Headlines for Friday, January 4, 2008

  • 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.

  • Adena Springs Tops Breeders' Lists

    Frank Stronach's Adena Springs heads the list of leading individual breeders in North America in 2007 with earnings of $18,055,772, according to statistics released Jan. 4 by The Jockey Club Information Systems.

  • Carolyn's Cat Stalking First Stakes

    Carolyn's Cat, a $650,000 yearling, makes her stakes debut in Aqueduct's $75,000 Ruthless Stakes on Jan. 6. The daughter of Forestry comes into the race off a gutsy maiden win in mid November.

  • Top Flight winner Mini Sermon carries the top weight of 118 in the Sabin.<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%3D2853236%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Top Flight Fillies Meet in Sabin

    The top three finishers from Aqueduct's Nov. 23 Top Flight Handicap (gr. II), led by Edward P. Evans' Mini Sermon, will meet again in the $150,000 Sabin Handicap (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 6.

  • Pennsylvania Derby victor Timber Reserve is back from a layoff and looking good.<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%3D2174429%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Timber Reserve Back for Hal's Hope

    Timber Reserve missed three months of training after his game victory in the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II). Now he's back, seeking to emerge as a top 4-year-old in the Hal's Hope Handicap (gr. III) Jan. 6 at Gulfstream Park.

  • 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.

  • Ohio Stallion Private School Dead

    Private School, a stakes winner four of the five years he raced, died Dec. 17 of an aneurysm at age 20 at Elizabeth Alexander's Eutrophia Farm near Chesterland, Ohio.

  • The 2007 Eclipse Award winners will be announced on Jan. 21.

    Curlin Tops Eclipse Finalists

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), National Turf Writers Association (NTWA) and Daily Racing Form (DRF) today announced the finalists for the 2007 Eclipse Awards.

  • Helmsman

    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,

  • Buddha

    Buddha to Pin Oak Lane

    Buddha, a grade I winner by Unbridled's Song, has arrived for stallion stud at Dr. William J. Solomon's Pin Oak Lane Farm near New Freedom, Pa.