Headlines for Tuesday, September 11, 2007

  • Frank and Jane Lyon

    Summer Wind Off to Great Start

    The Keeneland September yearling sale got off to a great start for Frank and Jane Lyon and their daughter, Karen, who operate Summer Wind Farm near Georgetown, Ky.

  • Street Sense

    Street Sense Works in 1:02 at Churchill

    James Tafel's Street Sense, winner of this year's Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), turned in a solid five-furlong work at Churchill Downs Sept. 11 in his first major training move since a victory in the $1 million Travers Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga Aug. 25.

  • $2 million colt, A. P. Indy - Blithe by Unbridled.

    Keeneland Day Two Starts Strong

    The second day of selling action at the 2007 Keeneland September yearling sale got off to a strong start when two of the first 10 hips sold for seven figures or more.

  • Evan I. Hammonds<BR>Managing Editor

    Commentary: Surfers and Sellers

    <i>By Evan I. Hammonds</i> - One thing we should already know about next year's round of yearling sales is that there will be changes to the conditions of sale. The Sales Integrity Task Force has until the end of the year to come up with recommendations to the Kentucky legislature to address several issues involving the sale of horses in the Bluegrass State.

  • Commentary: Field of Play

    <i>By Bob Summers</i> - I've been playing horse races for 47 years and have not regretted a minute. But I've just passed another birthday and feel it's time to get one little confession off my chest.