Headlines for Sunday, December 13, 2009

  • Lookin at Lucky, who edged Make Music For Me in the Del Mar Futurity, hopes for a repeat performance in the CashCall Futurity.<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%3D8462032%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo.</a>

    Solid CashCall Futurity Field Taking Shape

    Make Music for Me, a maiden who finished a closing second to Lookin at Lucky in both the Best Pal Stakes (gr. II) and Del Mar Futurity (gr. II), will start in the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park Dec. 19.

  • Sunland Park's GM Honored in El Paso

    The general manager of Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, home base of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Mine That Bird, has been honored as El Paso's "Sportsman of the Year" by a local weekly newspaper.

  • Da Hoss and Michael Dickinson

    Da Hoss and Trainer Michael Dickinson, and the journey to 2 Breeders' Cup Mile wins.You may also enjoy, Da Hoss at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • Fair Grounds Cancels Dec. 13 Program

    Live racing at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots was cancelled Dec. 13 due to unsafe track conditions. The state and track stewards made the final decision about 10:30 a.m. CDT.

  • Ridden by Olivier Peslier, Vision D'etat beats a top class field in the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup.

    Vision D'Etat Overcomes Injury, Wins HK Cup

    Vision D'Etat, who was questionable to even make the starting gate only one day before, showed a blistering turn of foot to stun a top class field in the HK$20 million Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) at Sha Tin on Dec. 13

  • Italian Racing Suspended from EBF

    The European Breeders Fund has suspended Italian racing from participating in its program because Italian racing has failed to "provide a solution to a long-running problem about the application of EBF regulations."

  • Feed Selection for Weight Loss (Book Excerpt)

    When an owner wants a horse to lose weight, the first thing to do is look at its current diet very critically. Calculating the overall total intake may reveal that calories, and potentially even protein, vitamins, and minerals, are being fed above their requirements, similar to the example in Chapter 3. Often, the first thing that should be considered is ...