Headlines for Friday, January 1, 2010

  • Fly by Phil outfinishes Lost Aptitude to take the Tropical Park Derby.

    Fly by Phil Pulls Tropical Park Derby Upset

    Fly by Phil, a 23-1 longshot making his stakes debut, got the graded stakes season off to a rousing start when he ran down odds-on favorite Lost Aptitude in the final jump to win the $100,000 Tropical Park Derby (gr. IIIT).

  • Turfway Park

    On-Track Handle Declines at Turfway

    On-track handle decreased during Turfway Park's 2009 holiday meet when compared to the same meet in 2008, but all-sources handle held steady thanks to an uptick in wagers made out of state.

  • Kera's Kitten has two wins in three starts.<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%3D8601539%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Pair of Homebreds Top Turfway Prevue Field

    The 24th running of the $50,000 Turfway Prevue Stakes at Turfway Park Jan. 2 opens the track's stakes series for 3-year-olds and is the first prep for the Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) in March.

  • Zenyatta earned $3,330,000 in 2009 to become the fourth filly or mare to top the leading earners list.<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%3D8609665%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Girl Power: Females Rule 2009 Earnings List

    For the first time, female Thoroughbreds occupy the top two spots on the list of leading North American earners in 2009, according to final statistics released today by Equibase Company.