During a Jan. 30 appearance on "Larry King Live," owners Roy and Gretchen Jackson said a decision has not been reached concerning Barbaro's burial. Dr. Dean Richardson also spoke about the decision to euthanize the colt.
American champion sprinter Thor's Echo has settled in to his new accommodations at Zabeel Stables in Dubai, where trainer Satish Seemar is developing a plan of attack on the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen on March 31.
- By Steve Haskin
By Steve Haskin - Fairy tales are not supposed to have unhappy endings. Barbaro was to leave New Bolton Medical Center, walking soundly with his head held high, and live happily ever after. But Thoroughbreds, despite the fairy tales they inspire, live in a different realm than Walt Disney.
By Evan Hammonds - During this year's Preakness weekend at Pimlico, the "Magna Entertainment Experience" surrounding the second jewel of the Triple Crown will not be nearly as enriching. On Jan. 25, the Maryland Jockey Club stuck a fork in the Pimlico Special (gr. I) for 2007.
Roy and Gretchen Jackson are scheduled to speak tonight on CNN's "Larry King Live."
This year's International Simulcast Conference will be held in Kansas City, Mo.
Judy's Red Shoes, a Florida-bred millionaire for Cleo and Vivian Hall, died last October at age 23 at the couple's Triple Crown Farm near Lakeland, Fla.
Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum will offer condolence cards for race fans to send personal messages to the connections of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro following his death Jan. 29. The cards will be available Jan. 31.
Legislation to authorize table games at West Virginia racetracks was introduced Jan. 30 in the state legislature.
Self-made millionaire purchases Zabeel colt for $1.4 million from Cambridge Stud.
Grade I winner Singhalese has been retired from racing because of a slight tendon tear.
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