Headlines for Tuesday, August 30, 2005

  • Indian Ocean to Stand at Bridlewood

    Graded stakes winner Indian Ocean, who was retired this summer because of a tendon injury, will enter stud at Arthur I. Appleton's Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla.

  • Steve Haskin says Flower Alley's Travers win does not overshadow Afleet Alex but makes the dual classic winner's achievements look even better.

    Countdown to the Cup: Autumn Blossoms

    With the majority of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships races beginning to sort themselves out, it looks as if this year's events for the most part are going to be wide-open races, with no standout. And that means Horse of the Year also is still very much up for grabs.

  • AmericaTab Donates $100,000 to U. of Arizona's Race Track Program

    AmericaTab Inc. has contributed $100,000 to the University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) to help endow a proposed faculty position to conduct industry business research and to head the group's masters degree program according to RTIP director, Doug Reed.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Rolling Along

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - Unbeaten Lost in the Fog, America's most popular racehorse, is now its best, according to the Aug. 29 poll of racing journalists conducted by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

  • Silent Movie

    <i>By Larry Levin</i> - Racing has developed a murky way of doing business. Concealing troubling information does not protect the sport--it allows the problem to grow. Nor is keeping the process hidden going to silence the growing number of people who have had enough. As New Orleans musician Dr. John put it, "If ignorance is bliss, why ain't more people happy?"

  • Fair Grounds Damage Unknown; Track Used as Staging Area

    As Hurricane Katrina moved through New Orleans Monday, the Fair Grounds racetrack sustained some structural damage and the track was being used as a staging area from which rescue vehicles and personnel could work.