Headlines for Monday, March 20, 2006

  • Donn Handicap winner Brass Hat, on the track at Nad Al Sheba.

    Brass Hat on Track in Dubai

    Trainer Buff Bradley was delighted with his Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) hopeful Brass Hat after the 5-year-old son of Prized galloped under the Nad Al Sheba lights Monday evening, having first sampled the parade ring as his trainer ensured he would experience conditions similar to Saturday night.

  • Haskin: Lawyer Ron "by far the star of the day" with Rebel Stakes win.

    Kentucky Derby Trail: Rebel Rouser

    This year's road to the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) has only a few more doors left to pass through. But the scene so far at each one has resembled a slapstick comedy routine where everyone tries to go through a door at the same time, and no one gets through.

  • Rockport Harbor, defeating Galloping Grocer in the 2004 Remsen.

    It's Official: Rockport Harbor Retired

    The roller coaster career of Rockport Harbor finally came to an end Monday when owner Rick Porter officially announced the colt has been retired following his latest injury suffered in the Razorback Handicap (gr. III).

  • Horsemen's Group Formed in Great Britain

    A horsemen's group has been set up in Britain to protect and develop the interests of the racing industry's stakeholders and those who earn their living from the sport, but breeders for the moment are staying on the sidelines.