Headlines for Thursday, March 18, 2010

  • Guest Blog: A Nurse Mare Named Goldie

    Blood-Horse editorial intern Kelsey Riley writes a guest blog entry about her experiences at Sam Son Farm working with nurse mare Goldie and her adopted foal, Katie.

  • Tuscan Evening faces 7 in the Santa Ana.<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%3D8795240%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Tuscan Evening Bids to Stay Perfect in 2010

    Tuscan Evening, bidding for her ninth win in 13 starts since arriving in the United States last year, faces seven rivals in the $150,000 Santa Ana Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Santa Anita turf course March 21.

  • Gretchen Jackson

    Gretchen Jackson Joins NTRA Subcommittee

    Gretchen Jackson, who owned Barbaro with her husband Roy, has joined an NTRA subcommittee focused on the care of retired racehorses. The subcommittee also works on improving standards for racetracks, industry participants.

  • THS: Florida Derby and Bonnie Miss

    Jason, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com preview the Florida Derby (gr. I) and Bonnie Miss (gr. II). Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Florida Derby.

  • Erlton, Entepreneur to All Star

    Stakes winners Erlton and Entepreneur will stand at Jack Hebert's All Star Thoroughbreds near Sulphur, La.

  • Sabin winner Aurora Lights takes on Venezuelan star Bambera in the Rampart.<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%3D8813169%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Bambera Adds International Flavor to Rampart

    Venezuelan star Bambera, who is expected to take on undefeated Zenyatta in the Apple Blossom Invitational next month, adds intrigue to the field of eight selected for the $150,000 Rampart Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Bickersons was dominant in the Forward Gal.<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%3D8775092%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Rescheduled Cicada Adds One

    Bickersons heads a field of seven 3-year-old fillies in the rescheduled $100,000 Cicada Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct, the first graded stakes of the year in New York for females.