Headlines for Wednesday, December 30, 2009

  • 2009 Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic winner Life Is Sweet switches to the turf in the San Gorgonio Handicap.<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%3D8608643%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Life Is Sweet Starts New Season On Turf

    Making her first start since a rousing triumph in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) two months ago, Life Is Sweet returns in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Jan. 2.

  • Rail Trip<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%3D8320303%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Rail Trip Back in Training at Hollywood

    Grade I winner Rail Trip, last seen finishing third in the Pacific Classic (gr. I) at Del Mar in September, is back in training at Hollywood Park, trainer Ron Ellis said Dec. 30.

  • THS: The Tropical Park Derby (Video)

    Special Guest Host Suzanne Dorman, Creative Director at The Blood-Horse, and James Scully of Twinspires.com preview the Tropical Park Derby (gr. III) on January 1 at Calder Race Course.

  • THS: Tropical Park Derby

    Special Guest Host Suzanne Dorman, Creative Director at The Blood-Horse, and James Scully of Twinspires.com preview the Tropical Park Derby (gr. III) on January 1 at Calder Race Course.

  • TrackNet, East Coast Tracks Still in Dispute

    One of the country's top advanced deposit wagering providers and a group representing 17 MidAtlantic racetracks remain at odds over terms of a new contract, leading to disruption of simulcast wagering at the tracks.

  • Amanda Tamburello getting "indoctrinated" with raw eggs in the Jockeys' Room at Turfway Park after her first win.

    Inside Track: Living the Dream

    Instinctive. Accomplished. Seasoned. These are not words typically used when speaking about an apprentice jockey. They are accurate, however, when describing Amanda Tamburello.

  • Monitoring and Surveillance of Equine Infectious Diseases

    Disease monitoring is the ongoing systematic collection, analysis, and distribution of health-related information. Surveillance is a process that is specific for a particular disease within a defined monitoring system and implies that an intervention strategy will be initiated at some predetermined threshold level. For a disease like equine infectious ane...