Headlines for Monday, June 25, 2007

  • Sky Mesa Colt Tops Barretts Sale Workout

    A colt from the first crop of Sky Mesa worked an eighth of a mile in :10 seconds Monday as the fastest time during the training preview for the 2007 Barretts Summer Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age.

  • Baumgardner Named CFO of NTRA

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Monday that Vicki L. Baumgardner has been named its new chief financial officer.

  • KEEP Announces Endorsement in Gubernatorial Race

    The Kentucky Equine Education Project's board of directors announced June 25 its endorsement of the Steve Beshear-Daniel Mongiardo ticket in the 2007 Kentucky gubernatorial campaign.

  • Derby Winner Calvin Borel has been nominated for an ESPY.

    Borel, Albarado Among ESPY Nominees for Top Jockey

    Calvin Borel, regular rider of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Street Sense, and Robby Albarado, rider of Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Curlin, head up this year's list of nominees for ESPN's ESPY Awards in the top jockey category.

  • Vineyard Offers Artist Series to Benefit Old Friends

    Chrisman Mill Vineyard, located near Lexington, has recently released its second bottle of wine featuring sketch from the "Artist Signature Series," an ongoing collection of retired racehorse portraits provided by well-known actors. The series benefits Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement farm.