Headlines for Friday, May 25, 2007

  • Marsha Naify Chairs TOC Board

    Marsha Naify is the newly elected chair of the board of directors of the Thoroughbred Owners of California following the retirement of Alan Landsburg, the organization announced May 25.

  • Frankel Battles Vacare With Strong Gamely Pair

    Trainer Bobby Frankel will saddle the highly-regarded duet of Citronnade and Price Tag as he aims to add to his record six wins in the $300,000 Gamely Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. IT) on turf Monday at Hollywood Park.

  • Tough Customers for Kip Deville in Shoemaker

    Kip Deville, one of the nation's top-ranked milers, aims for his fourth straight victory as he returns to Southern California in Monday's $300,000 Shoemaker Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) on the Lakeside Turf Course at Hollywood Park.

  • Veteran Weigelia Hits Hard in Jaipur Line-Up

    The well-traveled Weigelia returns to one of his favorite courses Sunday when he takes on 11 rivals in the $100,000-added Jaipur Stakes (gr. IIIT) at six furlongs on the Belmont Park inner turf course for trainer Mike Trombetta.

  • Churchill Offers Racing Camps for Kids in June

    Churchill Downs offers racing camps during the month of June for children ages 5 to 12, allowing youngsters to experience all the behind-the-scenes activities that go into the care of racehorses.

  • Northern Afleet

    Northern Afleet to Shuttle to Brazil's Stud TNT

    Central Kentucky stallion Northern Afleet, sire of 2005 Eclipse Award winner Afleet Alex, will shuttle to Stud TNT in Brazil in 2007 under a joint venture between Stud TNT, Haras Santa Maria de Araras, and Haras Old Friends.

  • Idle Rumor Finds Tight Spot in Connaught Cup

    Idle Rumor, who three consecutive wins at Fair Grounds came at margins of a head, a neck and a nose, should find another tight spot in Sunday's $150,000 Connaught Cup (Can-III), the first turf stakes race of the 2007 Woodbine season.

  • Time To Get Even wins the Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D1268811%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Morris Funding

    Nine new equine health studies have received grants totaling $248,730 from the Morris Animal Foundation.

  • Carter Handicap winner Silver Wagon trains for Metropolitan Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D979025%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Silver Wagon Works Toward Metropolitan

    Four Roses Thoroughbreds' Silver Wagon worked four furlongs in a bullet :47.81 handily Thursday morning at Aqueduct as he prepares for Monday's 114th running of the $600,000 Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I)--Belmont Park's traditional Memorial Day feature race