Headlines for Wednesday, May 18, 2005

  • Trainer Mitchell Can't Forget Star Over the Bay

    Trainer Mike Mitchell tried to concentrate on work in his Hollywood Park stable office Wednesday but found it impossible to forget about grade I winner Star Over the Bay, whose winner's circle pictures hung on the wall.

  • Stewards to Hear Jockeys on Unapproved Ads

    Three jockeys who appear to have worn unapproved advertising during the May 7 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) are expected at a hearing before Churchill Downs stewards May 21 in Louisville.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Giacomo, left, is shilouetted as he walks around the Stakes barn at Pimlico Wednesday.

    Derby Winner Arrives at Pimlico

    Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Giacomo arrived at Pimlico Race Course at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in pursuit of the second leg of the coveted Triple Crown in Saturday's Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • Premiere Radio to Deliver Preakness Radio Broadcast

    Premiere Radio Networks will deliver the exclusive radio call of the 130th Preakness Stakes May 21 live from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md. The one-hour broadcast will begin at 5:30 p.m. (ET) with The Preakness Stakes post time scheduled for 6:05 p.m.

  • Dr. Catherine Kohn

    Noon Chat to Offer Expert

    Ask an expert about EHV. Dr. Catherine Kohn, of The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine answers your questions live at noon.

  • Track-Surface Woes Force Evangeline Shutdown

    Louisiana racing officials planned to meet May 18 to discuss a strategy in the wake of an announcement that live racing at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino would be halted until June 30 so the new racing surface can be overhauled.

  • Strong Demand For Juveniles Continues at Barretts Sale

    Strong demand for juveniles at public auction continued at the Barretts May Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training held May 17 at the Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex Park in Pomona, California. A total of 193 horses were reported sold for gross receipts of $7,663,700, an 8.6% jump over the same sale a year ago when 189 youngsters sold for a total of $7,053,000.