Headlines for Tuesday, June 6, 2006

  • Connections Argue Palomar Purse Redistribution

    The owners of champion mare Intercontinental and those who ran behind her in last September's $200,000 Palomar Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IT) at Del Mar argued in front of three California stewards June 5 whether the winner's share of the Palomar purse should be redistributed.

  • Horseracing TV to Debut Weekly

    When HorseRacing TV (TM) unveils their new weekly half-hour show, "Across the Board," June 7 at 9 p.m. EDT, fans will get a detailed look at major happenings in the Thoroughbred racing world, and will have the opportunity to voice their opinions during a special call-in segment.

  • ESPN and ABC to Offer Belmont Stakes Coverage

    Comprehensive coverage of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) on ESPN and ABC Sports begins June 8 and concludes June 10, when the third jewel of Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown will be held at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Serve It Up

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - Why has it been so difficult for the racing industry to put together a meaningful series of races leading up to the Breeders' Cup World Championships?

  • More Than We Know

    <i>By Joe Clancy</i> - Other sports hold more popularity than racing, but nobody ever stood on an overpass to wish a linebacker good luck in his surgery. The horses matter, and people care more than those of us in racing know.

  • Take-Charge Jockeys Land Guild Senate Seats

    Many of the jockeys who were instrumental in overthrowing the controversial management team at the Jockeys' Guild last fall and moving the organization in a new direction were re-elected to the organization's senate after the ballots were counted June 5.