Articles posted August 6, 2008

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

Best of Talkin' Horses Book Published

Eclipse Press has announced the release of Best of Talkin' Horses, a compilation of the popular online chats with the movers and shakers in the Thoroughbred racing industry featured on BloodHorse.com.

Hialeah's Brunetti Meets With Minor

Hialeah Park owner John Brunetti and prospective buyer Halsey Minor held their first meeting Aug. 6, with Brunetti later saying "we will have another meeting to see if our common interests are strong enough to continue going forward."

And They're Off: At Saratoga (Video)

And They're Off: At Saratoga (Video)

Hosted by Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin, "And They're Off" is a bi-monthly online video series sponsored by Darby Dan Farm. This week's topics include Big Brown, an interview with Kenny McPeek, the Hall of Fame, and Lava Man.

Endangered Horses on Way to Being Saved

Forty-six Thoroughbreds that wound up on a feedlot in Phoenix, Ariz., are on their way to being rescued, according to the president of a Southern California horse retirement farm who has spearheaded the effort to save the animals.

Tizdejavu Eyes Fourth Straight Turf Win

Tizdejavu Eyes Fourth Straight Turf Win

Michael Cooper and Pamela Ziebarth's Tizdejavu, undefeated on turf, will be after his fourth consecutive victory over the surface in the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) Aug. 9 at Arlington Park. Tizdejavu, trained by Gregory Fox, was installed as the 6-5 morning line favorite in the 1 1/4-mile test for 3-year-olds. Nine were entered.

Bay Meadows Assets to be Auctioned

Bay Meadows Assets to be Auctioned

All assets of Bay Meadows, the historic California track which is conducting its final 10-day meet, will be auctioned Aug. 23-25.

CDI Pleased with Quarterly Results

CDI Pleased with Quarterly Results

Churchill Downs Inc. said Aug. 6 it was pleased with its second quarter results despite various challenges that left the company with flat earnings in year-over-year comparison, claiming a high-profile dispute with horsemen had "little impact" on certain aspects of its financial performance.

Inside Track: Purple Haze

Inside Track: Purple Haze

With thousands of unwanted racehorses throughout the country and the ongoing effort by many to stop slaughter in the United States gaining momentum, the need for Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse adoption programs has never been greater.

MEC May Reconsider Sale of Some Assets

MEC May Reconsider Sale of Some Assets

Magna Entertainment Corp., which posted a $21.25-million loss for the second quarter of 2008, said Aug. 5 it's reconsidering the sale of some assets it expected to unload as part of a debt-elimination plan.

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