Headlines for Wednesday, July 14, 2010

  • Workin for Hops will try for his first graded stakes win in the American Derby.

    Workin for Hops Jumps Into American Derby

    Workin for Hops, second to Paddy O'Prado in last month's Colonial Turf Cup (gr. IIT), aims for his first graded stakes win in the $200,000 American Derby (gr. IIT) on the Million Preview program at Arlington Park July 17.

  • Tuscan Evening, unbeaten in 2010, takes on 5 in the Modesty.<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%3D8896392%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Modesty, Arlington 'Caps Draw Grade I Talent

    Tuscan Evening puts her 2010 unbeaten record on the line in the Modesty Handicap and Woodford Reserve Turf Classic winner General Quarters tops an 11-horse field in the Arlington Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park July 17.

  • Dixie Union

    Dixie Union Euthanized

    Multiple grade I winner and successful sire Dixie Union was euthanized July 14 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital because of a deteriorating neurologic problem.

  • Made for Magic won the Milady Handicap (gr. II) at Hollywood on May 16.<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%3D8960228%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Made for Magic Faces Five in A Gleam 'Cap

    After finishing far behind Rachel Alexandra in the Fleur de Lis (gr. II) last month at Churchill Downs, Made for Magic returns to the scene of her biggest win in the $150,000 A Gleam Handicap (gr. II) at Hollywood Park.

  • Santa Anita Derby winner Sidney's Candy hasn't run since finishing 17th in 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%3D8874682%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Sweet Pickings for Sidney's Candy in Swaps

    Sidney's Candy, in his first start since the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), is the clear standout among five 3-year-olds for the $200,000 Swaps Stakes (gr. II) July 17 as Hollywood Park.

  • Treat Gently is the 123-pound high weight in the Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes.<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%3D8977175%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Ten Entered For Robert Dick Memorial

    Phillip Maas' homebred A She's Adorable will be seeking her second straight victory against stakes company when she meets nine rivals in the $200,000 Robert G. Dick Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Delaware Park July 17.

  • NYRA Expands In-House Drug Testing

    The New York Racing Association announced plans July 14 to expand and enhance its in-house drug testing program in order to detect illegal performance-enhancing substances in Thoroughbred race horses.

  • Aqueduct Casino Bidding Process Halted Again

    A New York state judge has temporarily halted the bidding process for the Aqueduct casino project to give time to consider a lawsuit brought by a consortium that had won the casino rights in a previous bidding round.

  • Neo Universe Colt Tops Japan Foal Sale

    A full brother to 2009 Japanese Derby (Jpn-I)`winner Logi Universe brought a top bid of 112,000,000 yen (US$1,244,444) to top the foal session of the two-day select sale conducted by Japan Racing Horse Association.

  • Life At Ten takes on 5 in the Delaware 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%3D9063736%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Streaking Life At Ten Heads Del 'Cap Field

    Candy DeBartolo's Life At Ten, the late-blooming filly who has just begun to hit her best stride, will seek her sixth consecutive victory when she meets five rivals in the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) July 17.

  • Jessica Is Back

    Jessica Is Back, Brings the Family With Her

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter<br />Although she descends from an important early American female family, Jessica Is Back is the sole grade I-winning representative of her dam line's branch in a half-century.

  • TradeZone: A Safer Ride

    Moving a horse from one place to another is fraught with challenges, whether it is traveling by air, or simply overland by commercial carrier or horse trailer.