Headlines for Saturday, December 1, 2007

  • CTHS Ontario Sale Fluctuates

    The 2007 edition of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society's Ontario Division winter mixed sale saw a decline in gross but rises in the average price of broodmares and weanlings and horses of racing age, although the average spent on yearlings dropped sharply as the one-day event concluded at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion Dec. 1.

  • CTHS Ontario Sale Fluctuates

    The 2007 edition of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society's Ontario Division winter mixed sale saw a decline in gross but rises in the average price of broodmares and weanlings and horses of racing age, although the average spent on yearlings dropped sharply as the one-day event concluded at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion Dec. 1.

  • CTHS Ontario Sale Fluctuates

    The 2007 edition of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society?s Ontario Division winter mixed sale saw a decline in gross but rises in the average price of broodmares and weanlings and horses of racing age, although the average spent on yearlings dropped sharply as the one-day event concluded at the Woodbine Sales Pavilion Dec. 1.

  • Romance Is Diane leads every step in Bayakoa.
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    'Diane Won't be Denied in Bayakoa

    Romance Is Diane proved she is back on the top of her game with a determined front-running victory over Tough Tiz's Sis in the $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) on the Hollywood Park Cushion Track Dec. 1.

  • 'Diane Won't be Denied in Bayakoa

    Romance Is Diane proved she is back on the top of her game with a determined front-running victory over Tough Tiz's Sis in the $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) on the Hollywood Park Cushion Track Dec. 1.

  • Will He Shine

    Will He Shine Retires to Millennium

    A half-brother to grade I Belmont Futurity winner Cuvee, Will He Shine was fourth in his final career start, the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I), on November 24 at Laurel Park in Maryland, and retires to Millennium Farm for the 2008 breeding season.

  • CHRB Takes Another Step Toward Ban

    The California Horse Racing Board took another step Thursday toward the elimination of anabolic steroids in California races, and at the urging of CHRB Chairman Richard B. Shapiro and others, the prohibition could eventually extend to California horse sales as well.

  • Will He Shine Retires to Millennium

    A half-brother to grade I Belmont Futurity winner Cuvee, Will He Shine was fourth in his final career start, the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I), on November 24 at Laurel Park in Maryland, and retires to Millennium Farm for the 2008 breeding season.

  • Ballast splits horses to take the Tropical Turf Handicap.

    Ballast Afloat in Tropical Turf

    Getting his first win since a 2006 score in the Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT), Richard C. Thompson's Ballast took the 2007 edition of same race after splitting horses in a dramatic move at Calder Race Course Dec. 1.

  • Ballast Afloat in Tropical Turf

    Getting his first win since a 2006 score in the Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT), Richard C. Thompson's Ballast took the 2007 edition of same race after splitting horses in a dramatic move at Calder Race Course Dec. 1.

  • Ballast Afloat in Tropical Turf

    Getting his first win since a 2006 score in the Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT), Richard C. Thompson?s Ballast took the 2007 edition of same race after splitting horses in a dramatic move at Calder Race Course Dec. 1.

  • Filly, Green Desert - Hotelgenie Dot Com brought 240,000gns ($505,532).

    Tattersalls Dec. Foal Sale Wrap Up

    Tattersalls December Foal Sale concluded in Newmarket last night with a 28,684,600gns ($60,420,842) turnover, which was down 1% from comparative figures from 2006, while the 36,541gns ($76,969) average dropped by 6%, and the 20,000gns ($42,127) median fell by 9%.

  • Tattersalls Dec. Foal Sale Wrap Up

    Tattersalls December Foal Sale concluded in Newmarket last night with a 28,684,600gns ($60,420,842) turnover, which was down 1% from comparative figures from 2006, while the 36,541gns ($76,969) average dropped by 6%, and the 20,000gns ($42,127) median fell by 9%.

  • Control System was much the best in the Garland of Roses at Aqueduct.
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    Control System Dominates 'Roses'

    Control System stalked the pace, took over at the top of the stretch and easily pulled away for a 2 -length victory in the $81,700 Garland of Roses Handicap Dec. 1 at Aqueduct.

  • Control System Dominates 'Roses'

    Control System stalked the pace, took over at the top of the stretch and easily pulled away for a 2 -length victory in the $81,700 Garland of Roses Handicap Dec. 1 at Aqueduct.

  • Control System Dominates 'Roses'

    Control System stalked the pace, took over at the top of the stretch and easily pulled away for a 2 -length victory in the $81,700 Garland of Roses Handicap Dec. 1 at Aqueduct.

  • Control System Dominates 'Roses'

    Control System stalked the pace, took over at the top of the stretch and easily pulled away for a 2 -length victory in the $81,700 Garland of Roses Handicap Dec. 1 at Aqueduct.

  • Control System Dominates 'Roses'

    Control System stalked the pace, took over at the top of the stretch and easily pulled away for a 2 ?-length victory in the $81,700 Garland of Roses Handicap Dec. 1 at Aqueduct.

  • J'Ray scores in the My Charmer.

    J'ray Gets Revenge in My Charmer

    It has been almost a year since talented fillies Bayou's Lassie and J'ray met in the 2006 Frances A. Genter (gr. IIIT). In that bitter duel, Bayou's Lassie took the early lead and then desperately held off late-charging J'ray by just a head on the Calder turf.

  • J'ray Gets Revenge in My Charmer

    It has been almost a year since talented fillies Bayou's Lassie and J'ray met in the 2006 Frances A. Genter (gr. IIIT). In that bitter duel, Bayou's Lassie took the early lead and then desperately held off late-charging J'ray by just a head on the Calder turf.

  • J'ray Gets Revenge in My Charmer

    It has been almost a year since talented fillies Bayou's Lassie and J'ray met in the 2006 Frances A. Genter (gr. IIIT). In that bitter duel, Bayou's Lassie took the early lead and then desperately held off late-charging J'ray by just a head on the Calder turf.

  • J'ray gets Revenge in My Charmer

    It has been almost a year since talented fillies Bayou?s Lassie and J?ray met in the 2006 Frances A. Genter (gr. IIIT). In that bitter duel, Bayou?s Lassie took the early lead and then desperately held off late-charging J?ray by just a head on the Calder turf.

  • Hall of Fame jockey, Bill Hartack.

    Hartack Funeral Set for Dec. 6

    Funeral arrangements have been made for the late Bill Hartack, whose remains will be buried Dec. 6 in Iberia, Mo., with a memorial service to follow Dec. 10 in Miami Springs, Fla.

  • Botulism: A Perfect Killer

    <CENTER> <HR> <STRONG><EM>Horses are highly susceptible to botulism toxins; vaccination and feed/water management are key to prevention.</EM></STRONG> <HR> </CENTER> <P>Botulism is an often-lethal disease caused by a bacterial toxin. Although the disease can affect nearly all warmblooded animals, it is particularly deadly in horses, because they are...