Headlines for Tuesday, July 18, 2006

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Eclipse Expansion

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - Keeneland's director of racing, W.B. Rogers Beasley, earlier this year made an interesting case for expansion of the Eclipse Awards from 11 to 15 equine categories (including steeplechasers). Suggested additions were 3-year-old males and 3-year-old fillies on turf, filly and mare sprinters, and turf sprinters.

  • The Old Lion's Horses

    <i>By Bill Shanklin</i> - The train from London takes me to Sevenoaks Station in the gently rolling English countryside. At the nearby taxi rank, finely attired folks are about to embark for Royal Ascot and the afternoon races. My destination is different. I am here for a visit to the home of the most venerated racehorse owner and breeder of any era.

  • Barbaro Remains Stable; Casts Changed

    Barbaro remains in stable condition with good vital signs after a restful night, according to a release from the New Bolton Center, where the colt owned by Roy and Gretchen Jackson continues battling laminitis.

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    Jazil to Miss Travers with Bruised Cannon Bone

    Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Jazil has been sent to owner Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Farm near Lexington for 30 days to recuperate from a bruised cannon bone on his right hind leg, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Tuesday.

  • Race For Education Awards $358,000 in Scholarships

    The Race For Education is awarding nearly $358,000, and obtained another $43,000, in scholarships to 34 students for the 2006/2007 academic year. This year's recipients -- from 20 states around the country -- were chosen from a pool of more than 400 applicants.