Headlines for Wednesday, April 14, 2010

  • Tidal Pool Last to Get Into Oaks--Graded List

    Westrock Stables' Tidal Pool, trained by D. Wayne Lukas, would be the last one in the maximum 14-horse field allowed for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) if the race for 3-year-old fillies were held today.

  • Among the horses campaigned by Zayat is Eskendereya, likely favorite for the Kentucky Derby.<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%3D8802748%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Judge Favors Zayat in Latest Legal Round

    A federal bankruptcy judge in New Jersey has refused to certify a motion filed on behalf of Fifth Third Bank alleging that Zayat Stables had defaulted on terms of a cash collateral agreement.

  • Uptowncharlybrown at Keeneland on April 15.<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%3D8894462%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Uptowncharlybrown Running in Seewald's Honor

    Of the 12 sophomores entered for the $300,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes at Keeneland, there will be no bigger sentimental favorite than Fantasy Lane Stable's Uptowncharlybrown, whose trainer Alan Seewald passed away April 12

  • Freud Filly Turns in Fastest Quarter at OBS

    A Freud filly posted the fastest workout time for a quarter mile April 14 during the second session of the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. spring sale of 2-year-olds in training in Central Florida.

  • And They're Off: April 14, 2010

    Lenny and Steve discuss Zenyatta's 16th victory, the recent Kentucky Derby prep upsets and what this means for the Derby field, thoughts on changing the Derby qualifications, and more.

  • And They're Off: April 14, 2010

    Lenny and Steve discuss Zenyatta's 16th victory, the recent Kentucky Derby prep upsets and what this means for the Derby field, thoughts on changing the Derby qualifications, and more.Comments for Lenny and Steve? Send them to: ato@bloodhorse.com.

  • Buffalo Man to New Zealand

    Graded stakes winner Buffalo Man has been sold to stand at Totara Park Stud near Whangarei, New Zealand.

  • Eleven-time winner Jessica Is Back is the 5-2 morning line favorite in the Sixty Sails Handicap.

    Sixty Sails: Wolfson Duo Seek Smooth Sailing

    Eleven-time winner Jessica Is Back, coming off a nine-length romp in the Ocala Stakes at Gulfstream Park one month ago, is the 5-2 morning line favorite in the $200,000 Sixty Sails Handicap (gr. III) April 17.

  • Indiana Barn Fire Leaves 13 Horses Dead

    A barn fire at Indiana Stallion Station near Anderson the morning of April 12 resulted in the death of 13 horses and sent three stable employees to hospital.

  • Blue Grass winner Stately Victor<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%3D8886089%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Stately Victor: a Blue Grass Surprise

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />The first grade I winner sired by Ghostzapper - whose own pedigree is free of five-generation duplicated bloodlines - has an inbreeding pattern to the closely-inbred In Reality.

  • NYCOTB Bailout Deal Goes Up in Smoke

    An effort to bail out New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. collapsed April 14, leaving uncertainty over whether the betting giant will have to close its doors the weekend of April 17.

  • The Week in Photos: April 14, 2010

    Includes photos of Line of David, Stately Victor, Zenyatta, Karelian, Dr. Zic, Unzip Me, Silver Timber, Wasted Tears, and more.