Grande Melody, winner of last month's Dahlia Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park, could give leading 2006 North American jockey Julien Leparoux his first stakes victory at Santa Anita in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf Sunday.
Jazil, winner of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), finished second in a 1 1/16-mile allowance/optional claiming contest Jan. 5 at Aqueduct in his first start since winning the Belmont and recovering from a bruised hind cannon bone.
The California Horse Racing Board Medication Committee will consider major changes to the state's medication rules and penalties during a meeting Jan. 9 at Santa Anita Park.
Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale, which begins Monday in Lexington, will be bigger than ever before. The auction's total of 2,933 lots exceeds by 425 the former January record of 2,508, set last year.
HorseRacing TV will take a look back at the memorable Keeneland sales season when it presents "The 2006 Keeneland Sales Review" Jan. 7 at 10:30 p.m. (all times ET).
Osidy, a graded stakes-winning son of Storm Cat, will enter stud at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington.
Frank Stronach has retired grade I winners Spun Sugar and Amorama to his Adena Springs broodmare band near Versailles, Ky.
Helped by an increase in all-source handle during the fall Laurel Park meeting, wagering involving Maryland Jockey Club racing topped $960 million in 2006.
Magic Millions yearling sale features top horses and will have a celebrity visitor, Tara Reid.
For the fourth consecutive year, Adena Springs tops the list of leading individual breeders in North America in 2006 with earnings of $13,146,955, according to statistics released Jan. 5 by The Jockey Club Information Systems.
Close to 600 yearlings will be offered at the William Inglis & Son auction.
TVG will begin offering daily coverage of racing from the United Kingdom and Ireland, as well as the premier harness meet at Meadowlands in New Jersey.
The state of New York has filed a motion to have the New York Racing Association's bankruputcy petition dismissed.
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