Headlines for Monday, December 4, 2006

  • Meehan Named International Trainer of the Year

    The successes of David Junior and Red Rocks this year earned Brian Meehan the International Trainer of the Year Award at the 40th Derby Awards, held by the Horserace Writers & Photographers Association in London, England, Dec. 4.

  • Dr. Rick Arthur, equine medical director for the California Horse Racing Board.

    Regulation of Steroids to be Recommended

    Members of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium are expected to recommend regulation of anabolic steroids in racehorses, but the timetable for the regulations remains up in the air.

  • Japanese Champion Heart's Cry Retired to Shadai

    Heart's Cry, the sole horse to beat star performer Deep Impact in Japan, has been retired from racing to stand at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station on the island of Hokkaido.

  • First Winner for Forbidden Apple

    Grade I winner Forbidden Apple was represented by his first winner when his son, Forbidden Bear, won Nov. 30 at Woodbine.