Headlines for Monday, July 31, 2006

  • Private Terms

    Private Terms Pensioned at Claiborne

    Private Terms, sire of millionaires Afternoon Deelites and Soul of the Matter, has been pensioned from stallion duty at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • KEEP Selects Scholarship Recipients

    The Kentucky Equine Education Project selected the winners of its new academic scholarships during a recent board meeting. Each winner will be awarded $1,000 toward their academic studies.

  • Canterbury Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

    Canterbury Park will honor their 2006 Hall Of Fame inductees Aug. 12 with a breakfast at 10:30 a.m. This year's class will include owner Tom Metzen and trainer David Van Winkle. The two men will be the 37th and 38th members inducted into the track's Hall of Fame.

  • A. P Jet Fully Recovered

    A. P Jet, who was hospitalized after suffering an injury April 30 at Howard Kaskel's Sugar Maple Farm near Poughquag, N.Y., is fully recovered from the ordeal.

  • TOC Acts on Northern California Recommendations

    As part of an effort to address concerns raised by several Northern California members, the Thoroughbred Owners of California held an open forum July 28 at Golden Gate Fields and pledged to act on several recommendations.

  • Anticipation, Optimism at Pennsy 'Day at the Races'

    Amid the sound of hammers and drills as Philadelphia Park readies the first two floors of its grandstand in anticipation of slot machines later this year, the Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association celebrated "Pennsylvania's Day at the Races" July 29.

  • Saratoga Diary: Go For Wand Saves Day

    One of the worst things a jockey at Saratoga can do to win a race these days is to use the rail in the final furlongs. There is a hard, smooth glide path just off the rail that seems to be more user-friendly to stretch-running horses en route to the winning post.