Headlines for Tuesday, April 20, 2010

  • Hialeah Park is one of the tracks that will benefit from the Florida Bill.

    A 'Done Deal' to Help Florida Tracks

    The Florida Legislature passed a bill with long-sought benefits for Thoroughbred racetracks, including tax breaks, more slot machines, and extended poker room hours. The governor is expected to sign the bill into law.

  • Penn Gaming: No Plans to 'Flip' Beulah Park

    The Ohio State Racing Commission met with four representatives from Penn National Gaming Inc. April 20 to question them on the proposed purchase of Beulah Park in Grove City, Ohio.

  • It's Tea Time, Bella Diamante Ready For Oaks

    Two Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) hopefuls turned in workouts at Keeneland and Lone Star Park April 16. While It's Tea Time breezed four furlongs in :49 flat at Keeneland, Bella Diamante covered five furlongs in :59 4/5 at Lone Star.

  • High-weighted Expansion faces 11 in the Elkhorn.

    Well-Matched Elkhorn Closes Out Keeneland

    High-weighted Expansion and an interesting mix of veterans, including Brass Hat and Ascertain, headline a field of 12 in Keeneland's April 23 closing day feature, the $200,000 Fifth Third Elkhorn Stakes (gr. IIT).

  • Oaklawn Park,  Hot Springs, Arkansas, March 13, 2010


LOOKIN AT LUCKY
The Rebel Stakes  50th Running
Karl Watson, Michael E. Pegram & Paul Weitman, Owners
Bob Baffert, Trainer
Garrett Gomez, Up
Noble's Promise (2nd)
Dublin (3rd)
$4.20  $2.80  $2.20
Purse $300,000
1-1/16 Miles  1:43

    Trail Talk: April 19, 2010

    Evan Hammonds analyzes the final Kentucky Derby prep of the season, the Coolmore Lexington Stakes. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • Beautician

    Beautician Posts Stellar Work at Churchill

    Beautician, who is slated to run in the April 30 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), worked five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 in company with her stablemate Noble's Promise, a Derby prospect, at Churchill Downs April 20.

  • American Lion

    American Lion Breezes at Keeneland

    With WinStar Farm's management team on hand, Illinois Derby (gr. II) winner American Lion tuned up for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with a workout April 20 over the Polytrack at Keeneland.

  • Primal Storm Sires First Winner

    Primal Storm's first winner, the filly Lady Primal, became the stallion's initial stakes winner. Lady Primal captured the April 18 Manor Downs Thoroughbred Futurity.