Headlines for Wednesday, March 16, 2005

  • Paraneck's Daddy Joe, Pavo Work for Gotham

    Daddy Joe, a $900,000 son of owner Paraneck Stable's 1996 Wood Memorial (gr. I) winner Unbridled's Song who is set to run in the $150,000 Gotham Stakes (gr. III) Saturday, worked five furlongs in 1:00 on the Aqueduct inner track Wednesday with jockey Norberto Arroyo Jr. aboard.

  • Jockeys' Guild and Teamsters Unite for Common Interests

    Leaders of the Jockeys' Guild and Teamsters Union met Wednesday in San Diego to discuss how the two organizations can work together to advance the mutual interests of their members in the horseracing industry.

  • Barretts sale-topper, in pre-sale workout that was believed to be the fastest ever by a 2-year-old sale horse.

    $1.9-Million Songandaprayer Colt Tops Barretts Sale

    Bob Lewis outlasted fellow Californian Sidney Craig in the bidding for a Songandaprayer colt at Tuesday's Barretts selected sale of 2-year-olds in training, paying $1.9 million for a horse who breezed a quarter-mile in what announcer John Henderson said was a world record time of :20.6 seconds.

  • TOC: No Choice But to Evaluate Options

    The Thoroughbred Owners of California, faced with the possibility of losing a major racetrack partner, has been discussing its options for the future given ongoing rumors Hollywood Park may be sold and no longer offer horse racing.

  • Greatest Game to Participate in Equine Affaire

    The Greatest Game, the Thoroughbred industry program that seeks to expand the scope of horse ownership by attracting and retaining new investors in the sport, will participate in "The Great American Horse Exposition Equine Affaire" at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio, April 7.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    For Keeps

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- The horse industry now has a strong voice in Frankfort that will be heard.

  • More Than a Milkshake

    <i>By Dr. Rick M. Arthur</i> - The California experience has been successful. The tracks and horsemen, on their own and outside of the state regulatory system, eliminated 99% of the problem (25% to 0.2%) in six months.