Headlines for Thursday, June 10, 2010

  • Zenyatta will try to add to her perfect record in the Vanity.<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%3D8886149%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Zenyatta Takes Aim at History in Vanity

    Two-time champion Zenyatta attempts to remain perfect in a modern-day record 17 consecutive races when she faces five opponents in the $250,000 Vanity Handicap (gr. I) at Hollywood Park June 13.

  • Hollinger heads a field of eight 3-year-olds entered for Plate Trial Stakes.

    Hollinger Tunes Up in Queen's Plate Trial

    Hollinger, the winterbook favorite for Canada's Queen's Plate next month, heads a field of eight Ontario-bred 3-year-olds entered for the $150,000 Plate Trial Stakes over Woodbine's Polytrack June 13.

  • Churchill to Make Major BC Announcement

    Churchill Downs, the host of this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships and listed as a possible site for the 2011 event, will have a special announcement that will be attended by Breeders' Cup officials on June 11.

  • THS: The Stephen Foster

    Jason, Evan, and Les Instone of twinspires.com preview the Stephen Foster (gr. I) at Churchill Downs on June 12.

  • THS: The Stephen Foster

    Jason, Evan, and Les Instone of twinspires.com preview the Stephen Foster (gr. I) at Churchill Downs on June 12. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Stephen Foster.

  • Beautician, fourth in the Kentucky Oaks, tries turf in the Regret.<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%3D8920608%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Baker's Dozen Entered For Regret Stakes

    Dynazaper, winner of the Edgewood Stakes at Churchill most recently, heads a strong field of 3-year-old fillies in the Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT), including three starters from the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).

  • 2010 Belmont Stakes winner Drosselmeyer<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%3D9047692%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Inside Pedigrees: Drosselmeyer

    Drosselmeyer continues the trend of recent classic winners being sired by horses known for speed from mares with a pronounced aptitude for stamina.

  • Vow to Wager will face six other 3-year-olds in the Northern Dancer Stakes at Churchill Downs.

    Seven 3YOs Do Battle in Northern Dancer S.

    Heiligbrodt Racing Stable's homebred Crider ran a good second in the May 8 Lone Star Derby (gr. III) last out, which should set him up well for the $125,000 Northern Dancer Stakes (gr. III) June 12 at Churchill Downs.

  • HRTV Inside Information: Ron Turcotte

    Ron Turcotte, the jockey who swept the Triple Crown in 1973 with Secretariat only to see his career end in an accident five years later, is featured in this month's HRTV: Inside Information.