Articles posted January 4, 2008

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

Official: Industry Security Lacking

The head of a national organization of regulators told legislators Jan. 4 issues related to pari-mutuel integrity and security need "serious attention," and alleged available resources are being neglected.

Youbet Shut Out From Gulfstream

Youbet Shut Out From Gulfstream

A contentious standoff over Gulfstream Park's racing signal has brought a chilling end to any warm fuzzies felt from the recent broad distribution deals emerging out of California, New Jersey, and New York.

Tony Richards Dead

Tony Richards, who ran his English colt Bold Arrangement in the 1986 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and finished second behind Ferdinand, died Jan. 1.

Helmsman to New Zealand

Helmsman to New Zealand

Irish champion Helmsman, who has sired 20 runners that have won or placed in stakes, will stand at Grant Irvine's Dalacine Stud near North Palmerston in New Zealand,

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