Headlines for Monday, March 22, 2010

  • Calder Lifting Ban on Horses

    Calder Casino & Race Course said it is lifting a ban on horses shipping into and out of its property, effective 12:00 a.m. the morning of March 23.

  • Holy Roman Emperor Sires First Winner

    First-crop stallion Holy Roman Emperor, a French champion and Irish group I winner, sired his first winner when his son High Award won the first race for 2-year-olds in England and Ireland this year.

  • Robby Albarado

    Albarado Foundation to Host Fundraiser

    The Robby Albarado Foundation will host its third annual fundraising cocktail party and auction April 25 from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Mellwood Arts Center in Louisville. Named the "Ils Sont Partis Sioree" (And They're Off P

  • Seattle Fitz

    Seattle Fitz Sold to Argentine Farm

    Grade II winner Seattle Fitz has been purchased by Juan Carlos Bago's Haras Firmamento from Central Kentucky horseman Douglas Arnold for stallion duty in Argentina.

  • Calder Horse Dies; Barn Under Quarantine

    A horse that was suffering from an apparent neurological illness died on the morning of March 22 at Calder Casino & Race Course, Calder officials said.

  • Hammer Time: OBS March Sale Delivers

    Like previous juvenile auctions this year, the sale showed increased strength at the top of the market, but it also delivered what the others didn't - enthusiastic buyer demand at all levels of the market.

  • Trail Talk: March 22, 2010

    Evan Hammonds recaps a key Kentucky Derby prep from this past weekend - the Florida Derby. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • HRTV to Air Dubai World Cup Card

    For the fifth consecutive year, HRTV will present live coverage of the Dubai World Cup night, featuring the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), from the new Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, March 27.

  • Kieren Fallon

    Jockey Fallon Struck by Owner Following Race

    Kieren Fallon, the six-time champion jockey of Britain, was struck in the face by an owner of another horse following a seven-furlong race on Polytrack at Lingfield Park, England, on Saturday, March 20.

  • NASCAR Driver Supports Thoroughbred Rescue

    Tony Stewart, owner and driver of the No. 14 Old Spice/Office Depot Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR Sprint Cup and owner of Stewart/Haas Racing, is also a winner on a different kind of track. In 2010, the Tony Stewart Foundation awarded $20,000 to Friends of Ferdinand Inc. in order to support the retirement and adoption of Thoroughbred racehorses.