Headlines for Wednesday, January 17, 2007

  • New Owners Seminar Set Jan. 20 at Santa Anita

    Thoroughbred Owners of California will host a free seminar, "Ownership 101," on Jan. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Santa Anita Park's Top O' The Stretch Clockers' Corner. Scheduled panelists include owners John Amerman and Madeline Auerbach.

  • Online Registration Usage Up, Jockey Club Reports

    The Jockey Club's Interactive Registration, an Internet-based service launched in 1996 to simplify and streamline Thoroughbred registration, processed a record 112,420 transactions in 2006, up 7.7% from 2005, according to statistics released Jan. 17 by The Jockey Club.

  • Juvenile Fillies winner Dreaming of Anna focused on May 4 Kentucky Oaks.<br>
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    Dreaming of Anna, Corinthian Top Florida Work Tab

    Frank Calabrese's undefeated 3-year-old homebred filly Dreaming of Anna took another step toward her much-anticipated 2007 debut when the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) winner worked a bullet five furlongs in 1:00 flat at Palm Meadows Wednesday morning.

  • Strong Contender (right) outlasts Lawyer Ron to post impressive Super Derby win.

    Strong Contender OK for Donn, Ward Says

    John Oxley's 4-year-old Strong Contender wasn't seriously injured when clipped from behind in the roughly run Hal's Hope Handicap (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 6 and remains on target for the Donn Handicap (gr. I) on Feb. 3.

  • Oaklawn Joins HRTV Stable Friday

    HorseRacing TV will present live coverage of Oaklawn Park's 56-day winter racing season when the Hot Springs, Ark., track kicks off its meeting Jan. 19.

  • Slaughter Bill Introduced in House, Senate

    Legislators introduced horse slaughter prevention bills simultaneously Jan. 17 in both the United States House of Representatives and Senate in an effort to increase public awareness. Last year the bill was passed in the House with a 263 to 146 vote, but the Senate adjourned before members were able to vote on the bill.

  • King Cugat Not Returning to Lane's End

    King Cugat, who was sent to Widden Stud in Australia for the 2006 Southern Hemisphere breeding season, will not be returning to William S. Farish's Lane End Farm near Versailles, Ky., for the 2007 season.