Headlines for Monday, July 17, 2006

  • Ruling Dooms Bay Meadows Referendum

    A San Mateo County judge's ruling July 17 left a group opposing the redevelopment of Bay Meadows Racecourse all but dead in its attempt to qualify a referendum on the property's future for the November ballot.

  • Strategic Mission Returning to Gainesway

    Strategic Mission, who stood his first two years at Gainesway Farm near Lexington before standing the last three in New York, will return to Gainesway for the 2007 breeding season.

  • Churchill Downs Has Deal to Sell Ellis Park

    Churchill Downs Inc. has reached a definite agreement to sell Ellis Park in western Kentucky to a company owned by Ron Geary, a horse owner who recently retired as president and chief executive officer of ResCare, a Louisville, Ky., based, publicly-held provider of training services and services to persons with developmental and other disabilities.

  • McKee Joins TOBA Staff

    Katherine McKee has been named communications coordinator at the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.

  • SoCal Trainer Stein Back on Airwaves

    Southern California trainer Roger Stein is coming back to the radio airwaves in the Golden State. Following a year's absence, the conditioner's popular radio show "Trackside with Roger Stein" will debut Saturday, July 22, on KMXE-AM 830.

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    Bernardini Breezes 5 Furlongs in :58 4/5 for Jim Dandy

    Darley Stable's Bernardini, winner of the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), turned in an eye-catching work at Belmont Monday, breezing five furlongs in a bullet :58 4/5, the fastest of 15 works at the distance. The colt will make his next start in the July 29 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II).