Headlines for Tuesday, January 29, 2008

  • Guild Bankruptcy Stays in Kentucky

    A federal judge presiding over the Jockeys' Guild bankruptcy proceedings denied a request to move the case to California Jan. 29, saying Kentucky was the right place for the group to reorganize its operations.

  • Jove Stone to Clairmont

    Multiple stakes winner Jove Stone will stand at Clairmont Farm near Stony Mountain, Manitoba, Canada.

  • Slaughter Bill Killed in S.D.

    A bill that would make a state-funded loan of up to $1 million available to construct a horse slaughtering facility in South Dakota is no longer under consideration.

  • Laurel Park

    Laurel Park to Adjust Race Schedule

    At their monthly meeting Jan. 29, the Maryland Racing Commission accepted the Maryland Jockey Club's proposal to alter the live racing calendar for the final seven weeks of the current Laurel winter meeting.

  • The coveted Triple Crown Trophy has not been awarded since Affirmed claimed it in 1978.

    Ky. Derby Trail: What Foot Forward?

    It used to be so simple. Every step horses took on the Kentucky Derby trail was on good old Mother Earth. Now, we have no idea what some horses are putting their feet into.

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    Interest Bought in Court Vision

    IEAH Stables has acquired an interest in multiple graded-stakes winner Court Vision, one of the leading contenders for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • IEAh Buys Court Vision

    International Equine Acquisitions Holdings has acquired an ownership interest in grade II winner Court Vision with an eye toward the May 3 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Dan Liebman: Editor-in-Chief

    Commentary: Hall Worthy

    <i>By Dan Liebman</i> - Years after Kent Hollingsworth's death, many issues he wrote about are still at the forefront.

  • Commentary: Surfaces and Shut-downs

    <i>By Morton Cathro</i> - Santa Anita's wet-weather woes flooding its synthetic track remind a dwindling number of oldtimers of the rain-soaked, not-so-grand opening a half-century ago of Golden Gate Fields and its clay-like racing surface that doomed the track to temporary oblivion.