Headlines for Monday, July 26, 2010

  • Fly Down

    Fly Down Shoots Bullet for Jim Dandy

    Fly Down, the Dwyer Stakes (gr. II) winner and Belmont Stakes (gr. I) runner-up, tuned up for Saturday's $500,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) with a bullet half-mile move July 26 under jockey Jose Lezcano.

  • Runde Named Maryland Distinguished Vet

    Dr. Chris H. Runde, chairman of the Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, has been selected to receive the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association's 2010 Distinguished Veterinarian Award.

  • Video Tribute: With Approval

    With Approval, a Canadian Horse of the Year and Triple Crown winner as a homebred for the Willmot family's Kinghaven Farm and a member of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame. Produced by Woodbine Entertainment.

  • With Approval

    With Approval, a Canadian Horse of the Year and Triple Crown winner as a homebred for the Willmot family's Kinghaven Farm and a member of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame. Produced by Woodbine Entertainment.

  • Rachel Alexandra

    Haskin's Lady's Secret Analysis

    All year, it has been the opinion here that Rachel Alexandra has not performed near her level of last year and that she had several issues that needed to be worked out. That is what made Saturday's Lady's Secret so important.

  • TOBA Schedules Two Events in Saratoga

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association conduct a pedigree and conformation clinic on Monday, Aug. 2 and a Thoroughbred ownership seminar on Thursday, Aug. 5 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

  • 3-year-old Ocean Lad (#1, inside) raced to the win by a scant nose over his 4-year-old brother Oceanor.

    Full Brothers Thrill At Ruidoso

    Two full brothers raced nose and nose for 7 1/2 furlongs at Ruidoso July 23, with 3-year-old Ocean Lad defeating 4-year-old Oceanor by a nose in a maiden claiming event.

  • Conditional Support Offered for Compact

    The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has offered conditional support for the proposed National Racing Compact based on five conditions, the organization said July 25.

  • Full House for CARMA Fundraiser

    A full house of about 300 people turned out July 24 for a poker night to raise funds for the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), which benefits retired racehorses.