Headlines for Monday, August 15, 2005

  • Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Sale Posts Record Median Price

    The Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale ended its two-night run Monday in Saratoga Springs with a healthy increase in its median price that pushed the figure to its highest level ever. But there were declines in gross revenue and average price from last year's sale records.

  • Pacific Classic contender Borrego.

    Borrego Completes Pacific Classic Preparations

    Borrego, multiple graded-stakes performer and runner-up to Lava Man in the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I), wound up his preparations for Sunday's $1-million, grade I Pacific Classic with a solid five furlong work in 1:01.40 at Santa Anita.

  • Hawthorne To See Purse Increase

    Hawthorne Race Course in Chicago announced an across-the-board purse increase for its meeting that will run Sept. 23 through Dec. 31.

  • Maiden Winner India Sold for More Than $2 Million

    Peachtree Stable's India, who broke her maiden by 12 lengths in her second career start, has been sold to her breeders, Frank and Jane Lyon, owner of Summer Wind Farm near Georgetown, Ky., Peachtree owner John Fort said today.

  • Proud Accolade Retired; Will Stand at Padua

    Proud Accolade, who won the Champagne Stakes (gr. I) last year at two and the Hutcheson Stakes (gr. II) earlier this year, has been retired and will stand in 2006 at Satish Sanan's Padua Stables near Summerfield, Fla.

  • Services Scheduled for Murdered Florida Breeder Maloy

    Foster L. "Pete" Maloy, who raised 2005 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner Buzzards Bay at his Hidden Hill Farm near Ocala, Fla., was shot and killed Aug. 12 by an enraged motorist at a road construction site under Maloy's supervision.