Headlines for Friday, June 23, 2006

  • Grade II Winner Cool Conductor Recuperates

    David Garner's Cool Conductor, winner of the 2005 Dixie Handicap (gr. IIT) and Arlington Park Handicap (gr. IIIT) is sidelined while he recovers from surgery to remove a small bone chip.

  • Obrigado Seeks First U.S. Win in Cinema BC

    Obrigado, a three-time winner in Europe, will aim for his first North American victory in Sunday's $100,000 Cinema Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds on the Hollywood Park turf.

  • Fairplex Expansion Project Aired for CHRB

    Fairplex Park gave an extensive presentation of a proposed $100 million project to expand and greatly enhance the racetrack facility located on the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds during the California Horse Racing Board's meeting June 22.

  • Fairplex Expansion Project Aired for CHRB

    Fairplex Park gave an extensive presentation of a proposed $100 million project to expand and greatly enhance the racetrack facility located on the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds during the California Horse Racing Board's meeting June 22.

  • California Industry Backs 'Instant Racing' Bill

    The California horseracing industry has thrown its weight behind "Instant Racing" video games in the drive to offset declining economic fortunes, but a representative of the state's major casino tribes say it's nothing more than a smokescreen to break the Indians' monopoly and give the tracks slot machines.

  • Oregon State Study Links Kentucky Abortions to Virus

    A new study by veterinary researchers at Oregon State University has linked a major epidemic of abortion a few years ago in Kentucky Thoroughbred mares to infection with vesivirus, the first time the virus has been suggested to cause this type of problem in horses.

  • Paseana, winning the 1992 Breeders' Cup Distaff, died Wednesday in her native Argentina.

    Hall of Famer Paseana Dies in Native Argentina

    Paseana, a Hall of Fame member and a two-time Eclipse Award-winning older female, died June 21 in her native Argentina at Dr. Ignacio Pavlovsky's Haras San Ignacio de Loyola.

  • Older Horses, 2-Year-Olds Supplemented to Barretts Sale

    Eleven older horses and 10 2-year-olds have been supplemented to the 2006 Barretts Summer Sale of Horses of Age and 2-Year-Olds in Training that will be held next Tuesday, June 27 in the Hinds Pavilion located on the grounds of Fairplex Park in Pomona, California beginning at 1p.m.

  • Graeme Hall, winning the Jim Dandy, has been represented by his first winner as a stallion.

    Millionaire Graeme Hall's First Winner

    Millionaire Graeme Hall was represented by his first winner when his daughter, Bovell Road, won June 22 by 6 1/4 lengths at Monmouth Park.