Headlines for Tuesday, January 27, 2009

  • Betfair Buys TVG for $50 Million

    British-based Betfair Group Ltd. announced Jan. 27 that it had completed its acquisition of the TV Games Network from Macrovision for $50 million in cash consideration.

  • Maraahel to Trinidad and Tobago

    Maraahel, an English group II winner, has been retired from racing and is scheduled to be sent to Trinidad and Tobago.

  • Gross Down 30.8% at NZ Yearling Sale

    Business declined significantly at New Zealand Bloodstock's premier yearling sale, which ended in Karaka Jan. 27 after a two-day run.

  • Jess Jackson celebrates Curlin's repeat as Horse of the year.

    Eclipse Ceremony Meets Expectation

    Eclipse Award attendees and the TVG viewers tuned in on the night of Jan. 26 were anticipating, and many were hoping, that Curlin would repeat as Horse of the Year.