Headlines for Tuesday, July 21, 2009

  • Fasig-Tipton KY Sale: Recap

    Blood-Horse bloodstock sales editor Deirdre Biles recaps the Fasig-Tipton KY Select Yearlings Sale, including an interview with Dan Pride, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Fasig-Tipton. Presented by OCD Pellets.

  • Atomic Rain won the Long Branch Stakes on July 11.

    Godolphin Purchases Atomic Rain

    The Godolphin shopping spree continued July 21 with the purchase of Long Branch Stakes winner Atomic Rain from George and Lori Hall. There are no immediate plans for the son of Smart Strike, who had been pointing for the Haskell Invitational (gr. I) Aug. 2.

  • Medallist Sires First Winner

    Grade II winner Medallist sired his first winner when his son Gold Winner scored July 19 at Northlands Park.

  • Swaps winner Misremembered <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%3D8342024%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Misremembered Scores for Breeder Bob Baffert

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter <P>Already in the news for his move to Lane's End, Candy Ride also figures in to the first progeny black type for an 18-year-old mare and the first stakes win as a breeder for Bob Baffert.

  • KY Horse Owners Urged to Discard Tainted Feed

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising horse owners to discard feed purchased at a Florence, Ky., feed store because it could be contaminated. The agency issued the advisory July 20 when U.S. Marshals seized $24,000 in livestock food products from the Bi-County Farm Bureau Cooperative Association Inc.

  • Anne M. Eberhardt

    Dutrow Granted Stay on 30-Day Suspension

    A week after trainer Rick Dutrow filed an appeal over the 30-day suspension handed out by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission for a Clenbuterol positive in the spring of 2008, the Franklin County, Ky. Circuit Court issued him a stay.

  • Mine That Bird will be the first Kentucky Derby winner to run in West Virginia when he runs in the West Virginia Derby.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8063583%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    WV Derby Field Beginning to Take Shape

    Organized horse racing in West Virginia dates back at least 223 years, but no horse who has won the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) has ever competed in the Mountaineer State before. That status is going to change on Aug. 1, when Mine That Bird goes to the post in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (gr. II) at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort.

  • Rosemary Homeister Jr.

    Homeister Becomes Second Leading Female Rider

    Jockey Rosemary Homeister Jr. became Thoroughbred racing's second winningest female jockey of all time when she rode Kathleen O'Connell's Gambles List to victory in the third race the evening of July 20 at Colonial Downs.

  • Hip No. 250, a Medaglia d&#39;Oro bay filly that sold for $425,000 this morning at the F-T Sale.

    Medaglia d'Oro Filly Fetches $425,000 at FTK

    An offspring of Medaglia d'Oro commanded the highest price thus far at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale July 21 when Sheikh Mohammed's bloodstock agent John Ferguson went to $425,000 for a bay filly.

  • First Winner for Don Six

    Graded stakes winner Don Six came through with his first winner when his daughter Nothing's Perfect won by six lengths July 16 at Calder Race Course.

  • Jagerman to Fanlew in Louisiana

    Jagerman, a $1.1 million Saratoga sale yearling, will enter stud in 2010 at Kathy Paul's Fanlew Farms near Sarepta, La.

  • Equine Tapeworms Prevalent in Western States, Study Shows

    <P>New data shows tapeworm prevalence on West Coast farms as 17.3% in California, 36.5% in Oregon and 25.3% in Washington. A 2003 study in equine parasitology by Craig Reinemeyer, DVM, PhD, of East Tennessee Clinical Research, uncovered the high prevalence of equine tapeworms throughout the United States. That original study indicated a lower risk of tape...

  • Minimum Standards of Care Established by Kentucky Horse Group

    <P>In an effort to provide a basic guideline for minimum horse care requirements, the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) recently developed an eight page educational guide called Minimum Standards for Equine Care in Kentucky. The guide is a free resource offered for educational purposes to horse owners, potential horse owners, law enforcement officials, and all...