Headlines for Wednesday, July 14, 2004

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Ethics For Sale

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- Kentucky's two Thoroughbred auction companies, Fasig-Tipton and Keeneland, were not happy when the subject of ethics in the bloodstock market was broached here in an April 3, 2004, editorial.

  • Fairly Spectacular

    <i>By Morton Cathro</i> -- Horse racing's venerable merry-go-round, better known as the Northern California Fair Circuit, once again is on its dizzying summertime whirl through the county fairs of the Golden State.

  • 'Dancer Breezes Into Delaware Handicap

    California shipper Summer Wind Dancer, scratched from Sunday's Milady Handicap (gr. I) at Hollywood Park, tops a field of ten entered in the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) at Delaware Park Sunday.

  • Pollard's Vision Favored in Leonard Richards

    Edgewood Farms Pollard's Vision, second last time in the Ohio Derby (gr. II), tops a field of nine 3-year-olds entered in the $250,000 Leonard Richards (gr. III) at 1 1/16 miles at Delaware Park Sunday.

  • Yearly Report Heads Delaware Oaks Field

    Golden Eagle Farm's Yearly Report tops a field of ten entered in the $500,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) to be run at 1 1/16 miles at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Dan Hendricks' Stable Carries On

    The crew for trainer Dan Hendricks, who was paralyzed from the waist down due to a spinal injury suffered in a motorcycle accident a week ago, will saddle Runaway Dancer in Hollywood Park's closing-day feature Sunday, the Sunset Handicap (gr. IIT).

  • Penny Chenery, who owned Secretariat, watches as a statue of Big Red is unloaded at the Kentucky Horse Park on Wednesday.

    Statue Unveiling Highlight of 'Secretariat Celebration'

    A statue immortalizing Triple Crown winner Secretariat will be unveiled at the Kentucky Horse Park July 17 as part of a two-day celebration designed to pay tribute to the legacy of the horse known as "Big Red."

  • Patrick Valenzuela

    California Board Postpones PVal Hearing

    The California attorney general's office has postponed indefinitely Thursday's scheduled formal hearing by Hollywood Park stewards concerning the summary suspension of jockey Pat Valenzuela, which went into effect July 2.

  • Report Indicates Shift in New York Wagering

    More money was wagered in New York on out-of-state races than in-state races in 2003, the first time such a shift has occurred, according to a new report by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.

  • Winkfield, Bowl of Flowers Elected to Hall of Fame

    Internationalist Jimmy Winkfield, who won two turn-of-the-century Kentucky Derbys, and Bowl of Flowers, a two-time filly champion of the 1960s, have been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame.

  • Arkansas Owner Fred Selz Dead

    Arkansas owner Fred Selz, who raced horses for more than 40 years, died July 12 in a Little Rock, Ark., hospital.