Headlines for Tuesday, May 18, 2010

  • MID Affirms Support for California Racing

    In view of the recent announcement that the Oak Tree Racing's lease to conduct a fall meet at Santa Anita Park had not been renewed, MI Developments issued a statement May 18 reaffirming its support for California racing.

  • Jeff Mullins

    Mullins Takes Legal Action Against CHRB

    Alleging that the California Horse Racing Board "violated its own rules, the laws and Constitution of the state of California and the United States Constitution," trainer Jeff Mullins has filed suit against the board.

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    Ice Box Works; Belmont Field Shaping Up

    Robert LaPenta Jr.'s Ice Box, the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) runner-up and probable morning-line favorite for the upcoming Belmont Stakes (gr. I), turned in a four-furlong work at Saratoga May 19.

  • Snow Chief

    Champion Snow Chief Dies

    Snow Chief, the 1986 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner and champion 3-year-old male, died Preakness Day of an apparent heart attack. The 27-year-old son of Reflected Glory stood at Eagle Oak Ranch near Paso Robles, Calif.

  • TJCIS Unveils Pedigree Analysis Program

    The Jockey Club Information Systems May 18 unveiled on equineline.com a Pedigree Analysis Program that enables customers to research and analyze the effects of specific crosses and inbreeding patterns.

  • Florida Anti-Slaughter Bill Becomes Law

    Anyone who slaughters a horse and sells its meat for human consumption in Florida now faces criminal felony charges under a new measure signed into law by Gov. Charlie Crist on May 14.