Headlines for Tuesday, June 28, 2005

  • NY Breeders' Sales Co. Catalogues 210 Yearlings

    The New York Breeders' Sales Company announced the catalog for the Saratoga Premier Yearling Sale Aug. 11-12 is now available online at www.nybreederssales.com. The sales company has catalogued 210 yearlings for the two sessions, which will begin at 7:30 p.m. each day.

  • Kentucky Stallion Jambalaya Jazz Killed by Lightning

    John C. Oxley's <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1357820&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">Jambalaya Jazz</a>, a 13-year-old stallion standing at Charles Nuckols Jr. and Sons' Nuckols Farm near Midway, Ky., was killed by lightning in his paddock June 27.

  • Giant&#39;s Causeway colt topped last year&#39;s Saratoga sale at $1,850,000.

    Saratoga Sale Catalogue Considerably Smaller

    Having previously announced its Saratoga sale would be held over two nights rather than three for the first time, Fasig-Tipton officials said the catalogue for the sale has declined considerably.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor-in-Chief

    Track and Field

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - In an industry where horse owners and racetrack management often find themselves on opposite sides of an issue, racetrack safety is something upon which both parties certainly can agree. A safe racetrack can help reduce the frequency of injuries to horses and riders and thereby provide long-term economic benefits to both owners and tracks.

  • BET On It

    <i>By Pete Lang</i> - The Triple Crown season is a whirlwind for people in the Thoroughbred industry, especially when you're right in the middle of it.

  • Australian Star Elvstroem Retired

    Elvstroem, a four-time Australian group I winner who was sent on a group I international quest this year, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Blue Gum Stud in Euroa in the Australian province of Victoria.

  • TOBA Partners with Exclusive Resorts

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced Tuesday that TOBA will be an exclusive partner with Exclusive Resorts, a leader in the new consumer segment of luxury residence clubs. The partnership originated out of interest in the National Awards Dinner to be held Sept. 9 at the Kentucky Horse Park. Exclusive Resorts identified TOBA members as a niche market for their product.

  • Limehouse Pointed Toward Hollywood Gold Cup

    Dogwood Stable's millionaire Limehouse, winner of the Brooklyn Handicap (gr. II), will run next in the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) July 9, going 1 1/4 miles at Hollywood Park.

  • Seeking Daylight to Shuttle to Argentina

    Seeking Daylight, a grade II winner by Seeking the Gold, will shuttle from Maryland Stallion Station near Glyndon, Md., to stand at Haras La Providencia in Argentina.

  • Horsemen Seek Stability as Hollywood Deal Looms

    Officials maintained a taut no-comment stance on reports that Churchill Downs Inc. is close to a deal with the owner of Bay Meadows for the sale of Hollywood Park, but a spokesman for California's major trainers' organization expressed comfort in the news.

  • Kentucky Panel Discusses Workers' Comp

    A governor-appointed panel to study and resolve jockey insurance issues in Kentucky met for the first time June 27 to begin work on a statewide workers' compensation recommendation for lawmakers.