Headlines for Thursday, January 25, 2007

  • Superpowers, Speed Dominate Breed, Conference Told

    The competition between Darley Stud organization and Irish-based Coolmore has become the defining element in Thoroughbred breeding, one that opens up opportunities for smaller breeders, delegates to the 31st Asian Racing Conference were told Jan. 25 in Dubai.

  • Call for Less 'Disconnection' Among Industry Leaders

    Charismatic racing owner and airline boss V.J. Mallya called for greater integration and harmony and less "disconnection" among industry stakeholders at the 31st Asian Racing Conference in Dubai Jan. 25.

  • Cal-bred Champions Announced

    The California Thoroughbred Breeders' Association has announced its 2006 award winners, with the exception of Horse of the Year, which will be presented at the organization's annual meeting and awards dinner Feb. 5. Finalists for the honor include Brother Derek, Lava Man, and Thor's Echo.

  • BC Juvenile winner Street Sense is high weighted 3-year-old.
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    Street Sense Tops Experimental at 127 Pounds

    Street Sense, 10-length winner of the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), received the high weight assignment of 127 pounds on the 2006 Experimental Free Handicap, released today by The Jockey Club.

  • Champion Artax Moved to Keane Stud

    Sprint champion Artax, New York's third-leading sire in 2006, has arrived for stallion duty at Keane Stud near Amenia, N.Y.

  • Grade I Winner Singletary Sires First Foal

    Grade I winner Singletary's first reported foal is a filly born Jan. 21 at Cardiff Stud Farm near Atascadero, Calif., where the millionaire stallion stands at stud.

  • Engelbrecht-Bresges to Chair Asian Racing Federation

    Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, chief executive officer-designate of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, is the new chairman of the Asian Racing Federation, which wrapped up its conference in Dubai Jan. 24.