Headlines for Wednesday, March 3, 2010

  • Tuscan Evening takes on males in the Frank E. Kilroe Mile Handicap. <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%3D8726957%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Tuscan Evening Stuck Outside in Kilroe Mile

    Tuscan Evening, brilliant winner of eight of 12 starts since transferring to the United States last year, squares off against males for the first time in the $250,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park March 6.

  • Colt; Distorted Humor - Tomisue's Delight by A. P. Indy was the $2.3-million sale-topper.

    Average Grows 9.3% at F-T Juvenile Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training March 2 was as refreshing as a cool ocean breeze on a hot summer day, providing the recession-battered Thoroughbred auction business with some relief.

  • Custom for Carlos won the Jan. 9 Mr. Prospector Stakes in his seasonal debut.<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%3D8735845%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Custom for Carlos Likely Favorite in Toboggan

    Custom for Carlos and Wall Street Wonder, both looking for their third straight win, will go up against three other stakes-winning older males including group III victor Elusive Warning in the March 6 Toboggan Handicap.

  • The Week in Photos: March 3, 2010

    Includes photos of a snowy Aqueduct, Amen Hallelujah, Presious Passion, Aurora Lights, Changing Skies, and Rachel Alexandra.

  • Ahmed Zayat

    Zayat, Bank In Agreement on Use of Cash

    Prominent horse owner Ahmed Zayat and Fifth Third Bank have reached an agreement allowing Zayat Stables to use cash on hand for racing operations in accordance with a budget submitted to a bankruptcy court in New Jersey.

  • Awesome Act makes his seasonal debut in the Gotham.

    Awesome Act Part of Interesting Gotham Field

    English shipper Awesome Act, a fast-closing fourth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. II), may be the wild card in a diverse field of 10 3-year-olds in the $250,000 Gotham Stakes (gr. III) March 6 at Aqueduct.

  • '10-10-10' Bill Passes West Virginia Senate

    West Virginia horse racing's "10-10-10" program, which offers purse supplements to in-state Thoroughbred owners, as well as breeders and stallion owners, would return under legislation passed by the state Senate March 2.

  • Free Report: Annual Purses Review

    In this free report, The Blood-Horse analyzes the purse levels at North American racetracks for 2009. Get a detailed look at how the results from 2009 may forecast the future of Thoroughbred racing.

  • Thoroughbred Trainer Pleads Guilty to Abuse Charges

    Thoroughbred trainer Chad Moore will serve 180 days in jail and is barred from owning or training animals for five years after pleading guilty to six counts of animal abandonment under an agreement entered in Clermont County Municipal Court on Tuesday.