Headlines for Monday, June 28, 2004

  • Workouts Conducted for Barretts Summer Sale

    Two 2-year-olds tied for the fastest eighth-mile work when they stopped the timer in 10.20 seconds at Monday¬źs preview for horses consigned to Barretts Summer Sale of Horses of Racing Age and 2-Year-Old in Training.

  • Hughes Buys Spendthrift; Stallion Operation to Continue

    B. Wayne Hughes was looking for a nice little place in Central Kentucky where his grandchildren could visit and he could keep his broodmares. But when he realized Spendthrift Farm was available, he decided to buy a piece of history along with a farm that met his needs.

  • Spa Prepares for 'Best Racing in the Nation'

    The New York Racing Association June 28 unveiled the details of its 2004 Saratoga meet, a 36-day gathering with a heavy line-up of horses and top trainers but one that will operate under the watchful eye of a court-appointed monitor.

  • Analysts: New York Racinos No Sure Bet

    Hit by relatively high revenue-sharing demands from the state and plans for even more gambling competition, New York's racetrack video gaming machine program has a murky future, Wall Street analysts and industry officials said.

  • Light Jig overtakes Moscow Burning to win the Beverly Hills Handicap.

    New Frankel Turf Star Emerges in Beverly Hills

    An anticipated speed duel between Noches De Rosa and Moscow Burning never materialized, but it hardly mattered to jockey Alex Solis and Light Jig. The Bobby Frankel-trained rising turf star came off the rail in upper stretch and rallied impressively for victory in the $200,000 Beverly Hills Handicap (gr. IIT) for fillies and mares at Hollywood Park.