Joel Rosario equaled the Hollywood Park record for most wins in a day when he won with six of his seven rides on a wet Friday, Dec. 11, at the California track.
When Republican Jimmy Higdon soundly defeated Democrat Jodie Haydon in the special state Senate election Dec. 8, it signaled challenging times ahead for Kentucky's horse industry.
The American Graded Stakes Committee has made the following corrections to the 2010 schedule that was released on Dec. 3.
Beginning Dec. 11 and through Jan. 15, 2010, fans can choose from among five compelling storylines some human, some equine and cast their ballots for NYRA "Story of the Year."
The Breeders' Cup board of directors approved core components of the organization's long-term strategic plan Dec. 11 at its December meeting in Lexington, Ky., Breeders' Cup announced.
Champali is relocating from Glencrest Farm in Kentucky to Richwine Farm in Indiana.
Einstein will return to the track in 2010 for at least one more race, this according to Adena Springs general manager Eric Hamelback.
Champion Action This Day will stand in 2010 at Dana Point Farm near Lenhartsville, Pa., for a fee of $3,500.
Modigliani, sire of Italian champion Magritte, will relocate to Castleton Lyons near Lexington from Greentree Stud in Ireland for the 2010 breeding season.
For the first time, Churchill Downs will give the general public an opportunity to purchase two-day ticket packages to the Kentucky Derby and Oaks via the racetrack's new online box office, http://tickets.churchilldowns.com.
Post positions, post times for the Dec. 13 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races held at Sha Tin Racecourse.
- By Steve Haskin
Zenyatta may be retired, but she remains the gift that keeps on giving. Through her memorabilia and "Moneigh" paintings she has contributed to a number of worthy organizations.
As if equine Cushing's, metabolic syndrome, laminitis, and insulin resistance weren't enough to worry about in our aging horses, we can now add "immunosenescence" and "inflammaging" to the list.
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