Headlines for Tuesday, May 17, 2005

  • Champion sprinter Housebuster, romping in a paddock in 2004.

    Champion Sprinter Housebuster Dead

    Housebuster, the last two-time Eclipse Award-winning sprinter, died May 15 after he was taken to a veterinary clinic. The 18-year-old son of Mt. Livermore is represented as a stallion by 32 career stakes winners.

  • The Power of Ten

    <i>By Morton Cathro</i> - When owner Jerry Moss attached his green-and-pink colors to slot 10 during the post-position draw for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), he unwittingly was saddling Giacomo for a wild ride through storied Derby history.

  • Magna Entertainment Lands Michigan Racing License

    Acting Michigan Racing Commissioner Christine C. White awarded the one available racetrack license in the Detroit Metropolitan area to Michigan Racing Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of Magna Entertainment Corporation (MEC).

  • Wine Ruling Could Impact Account Wagering

    A United States Supreme Court ruling that overturned Michigan and New York laws that keep wine produced out of state from being shipped to in-state customers could have implications for account wagering, a National Thoroughbred Racing Association official said.