Headlines for Tuesday, October 4, 2005

  • Montjeu Filly Tops Tattersalls' First Session

    Europe's premier yearling sale -- the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale (Part 1), enjoyed an excellent start in Newmarket, England, on Tuesday, with the very first lot making the top price of the first of four days selling.

  • NTRA to Offer National Pick 4 Saturday

    The NTRA National Pick 4 wager, offered in conjunction with "The Road to the World Thoroughbred Championships on NBC", will be available for fans Saturday, Oct. 8.

  • Simulcast Conference to Address Internet Wagering

    Originally scheduled to take place in New Orleans, the International Simulcasting Conference kicked off Monday afternoon in San Diego with discussions focusing on the future trends in gambling and the growing presence of Internet wagering.

  • New Jersey Tracks to Begin Offering Two New Exotic Wagers

    Scientific Games Racing, a subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation, and Cantor Index announced Tuesday that the Meadowlands Racetrack and Monmouth Park Racetrack, both owned by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, will begin to offer the Choose Six and Group Bet.

  • Hoosier Park Boosts Purses by 10%

    Hoosier Park at Anderson, Indiana has announced a 10% increase in its overnight race purses for the track's 2005 Thoroughbred meet, effective Friday, Oct. 7.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Classic Classic?

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - Seldom do horses win a major stakes in a common gallop like Borrego won the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) Oct. 1. But you only have to go back three weeks, to Sept. 10, to see a similar romp, when Saint Liam won the Woodward (gr. I) in a laugher.

  • Bon Appetit!

    <i>By Morton Cathro</i> - Would you like a steak? Or a hamburger or bowl of chili, perhaps? For dessert we suggest a banana split, strawberry waffles, a slice of cherry pie, or donuts...and would you like a cold beer with that?

  • Yellow Ribbon winner Megahertz will be sold at Keeneland next month.

    Megahertz to be Sold at Keeneland November Sale

    Megahertz, who notched her 14th career win in 33 starts and upped her earnings to $2,261,594 by winning Saturday's Yellow Ribbon (gr. IT), will be sold at public auction on Monday, Nov. 7.