Headlines for Thursday, December 9, 2010

  • Bettors Rapidly Closing NYCOTB Accounts

    Despite a furious push into the night Dec. 9 by unions to get the state Senate back to Albany to try another vote, the New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. remains closed with bettors fleeing its ADW accounts by the hour.

  • It's a Bird finished first in the 2009 Oaklawn Handicap, but was disqualified.

    2009 Oaklawn Handicap Purse Redistributed

    Following a ruling by the Circuit Court of Pulaski County, the Estate of Edmund A. Gann has returned the winning purse from the 2009 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II), originally paid to the connections of It's a Bird.

  • Discreetly Mine

    Discreetly Mine Retired

    Discreetly Mine, who developed into one of the nation's top sprinters this summer before being injured, has been retired from racing according to E. Paul Robsham Stables' racing manager Anna Hall.

  • California Screamin'--Issues Get Airing Out

    Issues impacting the long-term health of California horse racing were dissected Dec. 9 and produced a general message: Think outside the box, because the prospect of revenue from gaming is very dim.

  • THS: The Hollywood Starlet

    Jason, Evan, and Rich Nilsen of twinspires.com preview the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I).

  • THS: Hollywood Starlet

    Jason, Evan, and Rich Nilsen of twinspires.com preview the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I). Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Hollywood Starlet.

  • Refeeding Malnourished Horses

    Few sights are more tragic than malnourished or starved horses. Outright neglect does occur, but not all underweight horses are victims of abuse. Horses might be recovering from serious conditions that have led to weight loss, and their owners are doing all they can to help the horse regain its previous condition. Others are being fed regularly, but the f...

  • Individualized Hay Feeding Program Best for Horses

    Just like people, some horses have a high metabolism and can eat more food without becoming overweight. Therefore, it is important to tailor each horse's feeding program to meet his individual needs, according to the results of a recent study by a team of Icelandic researchers.