Headlines for Monday, February 14, 2005

  • Youbet.com Reports Record Fourth-Quarter Results

    Youbet.com reported Monday that it had record net income for the 2004 fourth quarter period of $535,372, or $0.02 per fully diluted share, compared to a loss of $1.2 million, or ($0.04) per fully diluted share, in the 2003 fourth quarter.

  • Stakes Winner Ema Bovary Retired

    Ema Bovary, a Chilean-bred mare who was one of the top sprint mares in 2003-04, was retired after injuring her left front ankle during a workout Feb. 12 at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Scipion took a big stride forward with Risen Star victory.

    Kentucky Derby Trail: Scipion to the Rescue

    Simply put, this has been a relatively uneventful Kentucky Derby (gr. I) trail. Until Feb. 12, no 3-year-old had done anything exciting enough to infiltrate the top spots, occupied by last year's stars, none of whom have even run yet in 2005. Then, along came Scipion.

  • John Gaines: In His Own Words

    The following is the transcript of a question and answer session by John Gaines with Dan Liebman, executive editor of <i>The Blood-Horse</i>, which appeared in the pages of the magazine in October, 1999.

  • Maryland Slots Bill Introduced Again

    For the third straight year, a bill legalizing slot machines in Maryland is headed for the House of Delegates, where it's anyone's guess what will happen next.