Headlines for Monday, February 22, 2010

  • Ahmed Zayat

    Zayat to Keep Control of Stable

    Thoroughbred owner Ahmed Zayat will keep control of his stable for the time being as Fifth Third Bank has decided not to seek a trustee to run Zayat Stables.

  • Fasig-Tipton Texas Sale has 223 Entries

    Fasig-Tipton has 223 entries for its 2010 Texas 2-year-olds in training sale at Lone Star Park March 30. The sale begins at 10:00 a.m. The under-tack show will be held March 28 on the main track at 10 a.m.

  • 50,000 Trading Cards to Promote Apple Blossom

    In one of the first promotions for the Apple Blossom Invitational (gr. I), Oaklawn Park, the Hot Springs (Arkansas) Convention and Visitors Bureau is printing 50,000 trading cards of Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta.

  • TOBA Announces New Owner Seminar

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced Feb. 22 that it will conduct a New Owner Seminar March 12 at Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar, Fla.

  • Turfway Park

    Lane's End Stakes Draws 151 Nominations

    WinStar Farms, owner of last year's Lane's End winner Hold Me Back, have nominated 10 to the 39th running of the Lane's End. Todd Pletcher is the leading trainer by nominations for the second straight year with 13.

  • West Coast: Establishing a Legacy

    When multiple graded stakes winner Papa Clem became available for stud duty in late January, Pete Parrella and several other prominent California breeders immediately leapt into action.

  • Racing Quarter Horses and Horseshoe Toe Grabs

    You've probably heard the old adage from mule fanciers: "Mules is just different." Well, it seems that the same principle holds among racehorses; racing Quarter Horses, it seems, are just different. From racing Thoroughbreds, that is. Researchers presented results from their study of racing Quarter Horse injuries and horseshoe toe grabs at t...