Headlines for Monday, September 15, 2008

  • Injury Database Could Face Resistance

    A new national racetrack injury database will have problems achieving widespread compliance without a large measure of anonymity and confidentiality, a Kentucky racetrack veterinarian said Sept. 15.

  • Breeders' Cup Partners With Bulgari

    The Breeders' Cup announced Sept. 15 that it has entered into an exclusive relationship with Bulgari, the renowned Italian jeweler and watchmaker, for the 25th running of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Barretts Mixed Sale Has 514 Horses

    Barretts has cataloged 514 horses for its October mixed sale, which will be held Oct. 27 and 28 at the Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex Park in Southern California.

  • Taylor Made to Conduct RNA Sale

    Taylor Made Sales Agency will host its annual RNA sale and party at its Nicholasville, Ky., facility Sept. 17 from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. (EDT). Horses that were bought back during the early sessions of the Keeneland September yearling sale will be offered during the event.

  • Paco Lopez

    Inside Track: A Natural Rider

    Walk around Calder Race Course and you'll keep hearing the word "Paco" from the lips of trainers, bettors, stewards, and other track officials.

  • Curlin, shown winning his most recent start, the Woodward (gr. I), continues to prep for his next scheduled start in the Sept. 27 Jockey Club Gold Cup.

    Curlin Turns in Work for JC Gold Cup

    Defending Horse of the Year Curlin turned in an effortless five-furlong breeze the morning of Sept. 15 over the fast Oklahoma training track at Saratoga Race Course, covering the distance in 1:01.80 under regular exercise rider Carlos Rosas.

  • TCA Affiliates With TOBA

    Plans have been finalized for Thoroughbred Charities of America to affiliate with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. TCA will be considered a supporting organization of TOBA with executive offices located in Lexington, Ky., and Middletown, Del.

  • Cetewayo

    Millionaire Cetewayo Sires First Winner

    Grade I winner and millionaire Cetewayo came through with his first winner when his son J D's Firecracker won Sept. 13 at Penn National.

  • Black Tie Affair ('91 Classic)

    Jerry Bailey gave Black Tie Affair a masterful  gate-to-wire ride to capture the 1991 Classic. Read more about the race here.