Headlines for Tuesday, October 16, 2007

  • Trainer Doug O'Neill ships Super Freaky from California for the Valley View.

    Super Freaky Tries Again in Pin Oak Valley View

    California invader Super Freaky carries a high weight of 123 pounds for the Oct. 19 $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View Stakes (gr. IIIT), and she'll have to turn back several talented 3-year-old fillies to win the 1 1/16-mile event over the turf at Keeneland.

  • NYRA Announces Mobile Wagering Platform

    Sona Mobile Holdings and the New York Racing Association have reached an agreement where the gaming and entertainment software company will provide the racetrack group a mobile wagering application, it was announced Oct. 16.

  • Lady Joanne

    Lady Joanne Preps for Breeders' Cup Distaff

    Bentley Smith's Alabama Stakes (gr. I) winner Lady Joanne continued her preparations for the $2-million Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) to be run Oct. 27 at Monmouth Park by working a half-mile in :48.60 Oct. 16 at Churchill Downs with regular rider Calvin Borel up.

  • Terrell to Legacy Ranch

    Terrell, a 7-year-old son of Distorted Humor, will stand in 2008 at Legacy Ranch near Clements, Calif.

  • Suances moves to Rancho Temescal near Piru, California in 2008.

    Champion Suances to Rancho Temescal

    Suances, a French champion miler and California grade II winner, will stand in 2008 at Rancho Temescal near Piru, Calif.

  • A to the Croft

    Breeders' Cup Focus: A to the Croft

    Though A to the Croft has been experiencing a case of "seconditis" lately in stakes company, trainer Kenny McPeek still believes the filly has enough talent to put it all together in the Oct. 27 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) at Monmouth Park.

  • Dan Liebman
Editor-in-Chief

    Commentary: Short of the Mark

    <i> By Dan Liebman</i> - The preliminary recommendations of the Sales Integrity Task Force were released Oct. 15, and though the diligent work of the group is admirable, it fell far short of providing a strong blueprint for needed changes in the public auction arena.

  • Commentary: Old Friend

    <i>By Amy Zimmerman</i> - There are other places in this magazine where you can read about John Henry's humble beginnings, his legendary racing career, and his wonderful retirement. This is not about that.

  • Thoroughbred Group Offers Tips on Managing, Retraining the Ex-Racehorse

    <P>The proliferation of racehorse rescues and retirement programs means that thousands of retired Thoroughbred racehorses have been placed into new homes. Ensuring success in what comes next--the transition and retraining of Thoroughbreds by their new owners--is one of the primary missions of Wood End Farms, a nonprofit facility located north of Chicago t...