Headlines for Thursday, January 11, 2007

  • 91-Day Meet for Emerald Downs Approved

    Emerald Downs was approved for a 91-day live racing season by the Washington Horse Racing Commission Jan. 11. Opening day will be on April 20.

  • Nerud to Receive Eclipse for Lifetime Achievement in Racing

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Jan. 11 that John Nerud, one of America's most successful and influential Thoroughbred horsemen, will be honored with the Eclipse Award of Merit for a lifetime of outstanding achievement in Thoroughbred racing.

  • Mixed Ruling by Judge in New Jersey Lawsuit

    A judge has denied a request for a restraining order but granted a show-cause order in connection with a lawsuit filed by the Standardbred Owners and Breeders Association of New Jersey against the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and TVG.

  • Point Ashley Booked to Storm Cat

    Hill 'n' Dale Farms announced that Eclipse Award finalist and grade I winner Point Ashley, consigned by Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency as agent for Zayat Stables and purchased by Hill 'n' Dale Bloodstock as agent, will be bred to leading sire Storm Cat.