Headlines for Tuesday, April 18, 2006

  • $2,395,000 Keeneland Buy-Back Probably Will Be Trained By Mott

    A royally-bred <a href="http://www.stallionregister.com/sr_sire_page.asp?refno=1245197&origin=BHonline&result=1" target="_blank">A.P. Indy</a> -- Dream Supreme filly brought the highest bid of $2,395,000 at Tuesday's Keeneland juvenile auction. But she was bought back by her breeder, George Steinbrenner's Kinsman Farm.

  • Sportswriter and author Bill Nack will be this Wednesday&#39;s guest on bloodhorse.com Talkin&#39; Horses.

    Author Bill Nack Wednesday's Guest on Talkin' Horses

    Seven-time Eclipse Award-winning writer Bill Nack, one of sports' most distinguished authors and writers, will be the special guest live online for the Wednesday, April 19th edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses" beginning at Noon ET (9:00 a.m. PT).

  • Sportswriter and author Bill Nack will be this Wednesday&#39;s guest on bloodhorse.com Talkin&#39; Horses.

    Author Bill Nack Wednesday's Guest on Talkin' Horses

    Seven-time Eclipse Award-winning writer Bill Nack, one of sports' most distinguished authors and writers, will be the special guest live online for the Wednesday, April 19th edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses" beginning at Noon ET (9:00 a.m. PT).

  • Bob and John, Point Determined Turn in Sharp Works

    Wood Memorial (gr. I) winner Bob and John and Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) runner-up Point Determined both worked five furlongs in a bullet :59 1/5 at Santa Anita Tuesday as they begin their serious training for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Louisiana Stallion Afternoon Deelites Sidelined

    Afternoon Deelites, who stands at Clear Creek Stud near Folsom, La., has been relieved of stallion duty for this season because of a bad reaction to a strangles vaccination.

  • Redoute's Choice Gives Inglis Record Opening Yearling Day

    Redoute's Choice now has had winners in seven different countries. And this from just three crops of racing age. He's had black type winners in four of those countries.<br>In the sales ring in his home of Sydney, Australia April 18 at the Australian Inglis Easter Yearling Sale, the awesome might of this young stallion was flexed. He topped the sale with a $2-million colt.

  • UAE Derby winner Discreet Cat will miss the Kentucky Derby.

    Godolphin's Discreet Cat to Miss Kentucky Derby

    Godolphin Racing announced Tuesday that UAE Derby (UAE-II) winner Discreet Cat will miss the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and will be pointed toward major races during the second half of the U.S. racing year.

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

    Past the Preps

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - Hard evidence points to the Arkansas Derby (gr. II) as the most productive Triple Crown prep race in 2004 and '05, with Smarty Jones and Afleet Alex each going on to sweep two-thirds of the Triple Crown after taking Oaklawn Park's signature event.

  • One Last Peek

    <i>By Tom LaMarra</i> - Racetracks, like mountains, have an aura--almost a personality--for those who take the time to experience them. It is the horses, the people, the smells, the view, and, of course, the memories.