Headlines for Saturday, January 2, 2010

  • Trainer Steve Miyadi Scores 1,000th Win

    Steve Miyadi recorded his 1,000th training victory Jan. 2 when his 3-year-old filly Shesgoinghollywood won the first race at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Cat by the Tale cruises in the San Gorgonio.<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%3D8726084%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Cat by the Tale Gets Purr-fect 'Gorgonio Trip

    The $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Jan. 2 could not have come up any better for Cat by the Tale, who seized the lead from pacesetter Century Park on the final turn and burst home easily.

  • Laus Deo comes home strong in the Count Fleet.<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%3D8725991%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Laus Deo Shows Way in Count Fleet

    Laus Deo made the lead soon after the start and never looked back in winning the $65,000 Count Fleet for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct Racetrack Jan. 2.

  • Longshot Z. I. Zipp Scores in Turfway Prevue

    Longshot Z. I. Zipp scored an upset in the $50,000 Turfway Prevue Stakes at Turfway Park Jan. 2, jumping immediately to the lead and drawing off to win by 4 1/4 lengths under a hand ride by Tom Pompell.

  • Trainer Kathleen O'Connell is the first woman to win a training title at Calder.

    Trainer O'Connell Makes History at Calder

    Calder Casino & Race Course concluded its 47-day Tropical Meet on Jan. 2 with Kathleen O'Connell highlighting the session by becoming the first woman to win a training title in the 39-year history of the Florida racetrack.

  • $223 Winner Lights Up Aqueduct Tote Board

    It was a lucrative start to 2010 for the lucky horseplayers backing George Santangelo's homebred Hudson Heights in race 6 at Aqueduct Jan. 2, as the 110-1 longshot colt rallied late up the outside to win by a head.

  • Life Is Sweet<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%3D7902028%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Life Is Sweet Scratched from San Gorgonio

    Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) winner Life Is Sweet was scratched from the the Jan. 2 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) when she "tied up a little" following a morning jog, according to trainer John Shirreffs.

  • New York Gov. David Paterson

    Paterson: Aqueduct VLT Operator Decision Near

    Frustrated by the delay in picking an Aqueduct casino operator, New York Gov. David Paterson said he is moving to publicly name his choice in hopes of putting pressure on legislative leaders to make a decision.

  • Ohio State Symposium Will Examine Emerging MRSA Threat

    On March 20 experts in infectious diseases and on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in animals will convene a daylong symposium at The Ohio State University to explore the human and animal health threats posed by this emerging health problem. Health workers are aware that MRSA can be transferred from person to person; they might be less a...