Headlines for Monday, December 3, 2007

  • Host Sold to Australian Interest

    Host, a grade I winner for owner Eugene Melnyk, has been bought by an Australian group that will stand him at stud.

  • Twinspires.com: Mobile Wagering

    Phantom Fiber Corp. and Churchill Downs Inc.'s advance deposit wagering entity, Twinspires.com, are teaming up to bring a wagering platform to mobile phones and personal digital assistants, or PDAs.

  • Pool Land Retired

    Grade I winner Pool Land has been retired from racing and will be bred to A.P. Indy.

  • Northern Spur, Yankee Mon Relocated

    Champion Northern Spur and stakes winner Yankee Mon will stand at Michael Lischin's Dutchess Views Farm/Metropolitan Stud near Pine Plains, N.Y.

  • Aussie Stars Clash in $100k Sprint

    There was no black type involved and the race was only worth $100,000, but the clash of group I sprinting Australian icons Takeover Target and Dance Hero over six furlongs at Royal Randwick on Saturday was as good an advertisement for horse racing as could be.