Headlines for Wednesday, June 13, 2007

  • BC Juvenile Fillies winner Dreaming of Anna hopes to make it 2 in a row in the Regret.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprocess%3Dgallery%26gallery_id%3DS286113%26provider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D633856%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo<a></a></a>

    Dreaming of Anna Returns to Turf in Regret

    Dreaming of Anna, last year's champion 2-year-old filly, will try to make it two straight on grass as she heads Saturday's Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT) at 1 1/8 miles at Churchill Downs.

  • Let's not forget Curlin.<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%3D1375099%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Steve Haskin's Belmont Analysis: Let's Not Forget Curlin

    All the superlatives and accolades have been written. The 139th Belmont Stakes (gr. I) and the performance of Rags to Riches will forever be a part of Triple Crown lore, and will go down as one of the sport's greatest moments. But it was not all about one horse. There is another who deserves near-equal billing for his remarkable accomplishments.

  • French stallion Kendor Dead

    Prominent French stallion Kendor died June 6 at Haras de la Reboursiere et du Montaigu in France after severe hemorrhaging.

  • The Stephen Foster is the next assignment for Mineshaft winner Master Command, who is undefeated this year.

    Pletcher Pair Head Foster Line-Up

    Following his win with Rags to Riches in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), trainer Todd Pletcher has reloaded and sends out two horses, Master Command and Magna Graduate, who have big shots to take down Saturday's $750,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.

  • NTRA Summer Racing Series Begins June 30

    "NTRA Summer Racing - "Powered by Dodge," seven shows featuring 16 races, will air on the ESPN networks beginning June 30, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced June 13.

  • Apple Blossom winner Ermine is one of two Grade I winners in the Fleur de Lis.<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%3D979476%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Fleur de Lis Has Solid Field Set

    The Fleur de Lis (gr. II) is hard to call an undercard race with a solid field headed by Asi Siempre and Ermine.

  • Richard Fields announces the return of the MassCap.

    MassCap Set to Return This Year

    The storied Massachusetts Handicap, last run in 2004, will be renewed at Suffolk Downs Sept. 22, five weeks prior to the running of the Oct. 26-27 Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Street Cry

    Street Cry Not Shuttling

    Sheikh Mohammed's Darley Australia has announced that Street Cry, sire of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Street Sense, would not return for a fifth season to Australia.

  • Guidelines for Withdrawal Times Available on RMTC WebSite

    The Racing Medication & Testing Consortium has completed a section of its website (www.rmtcnet.com) that enables licensed horsemen to look up guidelines for withdrawal times for approximately 75 therapeutic medications identified by the RMTC Veterinary Advisory Committee.

  • Van Nistelrooy

    Van Nistelrooy's First Winner

    Irish group II winner Van Nistelrooy was represented by his first North American 2-year-old winner when his daughter Maileys Cat won the June 9 TTA Sales Futurity.

  • Naify, Liebau, Marzelli Take NTRA Board Seats

    Marsha Naify, Jack Liebau, and Alan Marzelli are new members of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association board of directors. Naify is the first woman to serve on the board.

  • Drug Withdrawal Times Posted on Racing Medication Group Web Site

    <P>The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium has completed a section of its Web site (<A href="http://www.rmtcnet.com/" target=_blank>www.rmtcnet.com</A>) that enables licensed horsemen to look up guidelines for withdrawal times for approximately 75 therapeutic medications identified by the RMTC veterinary advisory committee. <P> <P>The guidelines a...