Headlines for Monday, February 23, 2009

  • Statue of Liberty to Stand in Australia

    Statue of Liberty, a Kentucky-bred son of Storm Cat, will shuttle to Eliza Park in Kerrie, Victoria, Australia, from East Stud in Japan for the 2009 Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • Marion Gross

    Stallion Manager Marion Gross Dies

    Marion Gross, stallion manager at the Beck family's Gainesway Farm near Lexington, died Feb. 23 following a brief illness.

  • Kelly's Landing won the 2007 Mr. Prospector at Gulfstream Park.

    Kelly's Landing Embarks on Second Career

    Kelly's Landing, whose career was highlighted by a victory in the 2007 Gulf News Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I), ran his last race Jan. 17 and is now enjoying some rest and relaxation.

  • Horse Loses, But Charity Wins Anyway

    A British charity - the Royal British Legion which helps ex-armed forces personnel - would have benefited by £2,755,923 if a steeplechaser called Big Fella Thanks had won the valuable Racing Post Chase at Kempton Park, England, on Saturday, Feb. 21.