Headlines for Tuesday, June 13, 2006

  • Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin (left), jockey Fernando Jara (aboard) and Shadwell VP/GM Rick Nichols lead Belmont Stakes victor Jazil to the winner's circle.

    Talkin' Horses with Kiaran McLaughlin

    Join Kiaran McLaughlin, trainer of 2006 Belmont Stakes winner Jazil, as he shares his thoughts on winning the Belmont and the Triple Crown experience, as well as his ideas on training on the next edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses" Wednesday, June 14 at Noon (ET).

  • Dr. Dean Richardson, with Barbaro earlier in the week.

    Barbaro's Vet: 'His Leg Looks Excellent'

    Dr. Dean W. Richardson, chief of surgery at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center, on Tuesday got his first look at the right rear leg of Barbaro since he performed surgery on the colt and reported "his leg looks excellent."

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Meet the New Boss

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - Some people may have been surprised to see a relatively unknown 18-year-old jockey aboard Jazil in the June 10 Belmont Stakes (gr. I)-but they shouldn't have been.

  • Much Is Being Done

    <i>By Dell Hancock</i> - As with all accidents, racing's do happen. But we all need to make sure that, while they may never be totally eliminated, we are working hard to rid racing of as many as possible and deal successfully with those that cannot be avoided.

  • Seeking the Gold had two runners in this year&#39;s Triple Crown hunt.

    Seeking the Gold Hits Classic Paydirt

    Four straight. A mind-boggling eight of the last nine. Ten of the last 12. An even dozen. Those overwhelming figures are the number of Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winners tracing in male line to Mr. Prospector.