Headlines for Friday, June 30, 2006

  • Proposed, 'Parade Renew Rivalry in Vanity H.

    Proposed and Star Parade, who staged a dramatic battle in the Milady Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) one month ago, lead a small but strong field of seven entered for the $300,000 Vanity Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Hollywood Park Sunday.

  • The Tin Man Well-Oiled for American Return

    The 8-year-old gelding The Tin Man will attempt to win the $250,000 American Invitational Handicap (gr. IIT) four years after he first captured the nine-furlong grass event at Hollywood Park for trainer Richard Mandella.

  • The Tin Man Well-Oiled for American Return

    The 8-year-old gelding The Tin Man will attempt to win the $250,000 American Invitational Handicap (gr. IIT) four years after he first captured the nine-furlong grass event at Hollywood Park for trainer Richard Mandella.

  • 16 Potential Bidders Step Up in New York

    A who's who of racing industry heavyweights formally notified New York state June 30 of their interest in obtaining the franchise now held by the New York Racing Association to operate Aqueduct, Belmont, and Saratoga racetracks.

  • Silver Whistle Favored in Stars and Stripes BC

    Stronach Stables' Silver Whistle, most recently fifth in the Grade I Manhattan Handicap at Belmont Park June 10, looks to return to his winning ways in Sunday's $200,000 Stars and Stripes Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IIIT), Arlington's traditional Fourth of July weekend headliner.

  • Penna Hopes to Spread the 'News' in Poker H.

    Remarkable News, a 4-year-old Venezuelan-bred trained by Angel Penna Jr., seeks his second stakes win in the $100,000 Poker Handicap (gr. III) Sunday on the turf at Belmont Park.

  • EVA Outbreak Reported in New Mexico

    An outbreak of Equine Viral Arteritis has been confirmed at a New Mexico Quarter Horse farm, according to a release from the Reference Laboratory for Equine Viral Arteritis at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture's Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center.

  • Maryland Stallion Crowd Pleaser Dead

    Crowd Pleaser, a graded stakes-winning son of A.P. Indy, was found dead in his paddock June 27 at Northview Stallion Station near Chesapeake City, Md.

  • Sakhee's First Winner Scores in France

    Sakhee, a European group I winner who ran second in the 2001 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), was represented by his first winner when his son, Shujoon, won June 28 at first asking at Compeigne in France.

  • Lizarzaburu Wins Dogwood Dominion Award for 2006

    Pete Lizarzaburu, a former jockey who currently serves as social program coordinator for the Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, is this year's winner of the Dogwood Dominion Award, which honors an unsung hero in Thoroughbred racing.

  • Bay Meadows Supporters Win Round in Court

    A group supporting Bay Meadows Racecourse moved a step closer June 29 to landing a referendum on the November ballot aimed at reversing a San Mateo City Council action allowing redevelopment of the track.