Headlines for Tuesday, March 22, 2005

  • Yes It's True colt, sold for $900,000 at OBS's first session.

    Yes It's True Colt Brings $900,000 at OBS

    A striking bay son of Yes It's True was purchased by Sheikh Mohammed's Darley for $900,000 to top Tuesday's opening session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March selected 2-year-olds in training sale.

  • In Kentucky, Even Horse Would Be Suspended

    The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council is considering substantial penalties for drug violations in horse racing, including combinations of fines and suspensions, use of detention barns, and provisions for horses to be barred from racing for specific periods of time depending on the offense.

  • Finger Lakes Owner Signs On With 'Friends'

    The company that owns Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack and operates video lottery terminals at two upstate New York harness tracks has joined the board of directors of Friends of New York Racing, the advocacy organization that seeks to create a better business model for horse racing in the state.

  • Woodman Sires 100th Stakes Winner

    Woodman, whose runners have won stakes across the globe, sired his 100th stakes winner when his 4-year-old daughter Kelliewood captured the March 19 Natasha Trophy in Australia.

  • Frankel Runners Arrive Late in Dubai

    Bobby Frankel-trained Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) contender Lundy's Liability and UAE Derby (UAE-II) hope Marenostrum arrived in Dubai Tuesday morning after a delayed flight.

  • 'Moneigh' Exhibit to be Held on Santa Anita Derby Day

    Rerun and the California Equine Retirement Foundation will present a "Moneigh" exhibit at Santa Anita Park April 9, the same day as the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), the final West Coast prep race for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I). The Moneigh sale will be held adjacent to the paddock area.

  • Santa Anita was playing to speed Saturday when Consolidator won the San Felipe.

    Kentucky Derby Trail: Rocky and Elvis and Other Headliners

    So, where are the best 3-year-olds based? Florida, Arkansas, California, and New York can all make a case for being the hot spot right now following Saturday's stirring and strange turn of events. With Declan's Moon and now Roman Ruler out of the picture, and Afleet Alex and Wilko facing uphill battles, last year's top 2-year-olds are fading fast.

  • Top International Mare Rossard Dead

    Rossard, a champion in Denmark and Sweden and a grade I winner in the United States, was found dead in a field at Steve and Cindy Stewart's Huntertown Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Larrupin' to Fleming Thoroughbred in Arizona

    Larrupin', a stakes-placed son of Mr. Prospector, has been purchased privately by Walter H. Seifried Trust for stallion duty at Fleming Thoroughbred Farm near Cashion, Ariz.

  • Vet Outlines Santa Anita 'Milkshake' Program

    The veterinarian in charge of the committee that oversees Santa Anita Park's milkshake testing program said he has nothing to do with the process and is only involved when notified that a trainer's horse has exceeded the acceptable level of total carbon dioxide in its blood.