Headlines for Wednesday, July 7, 2010

  • Gayego winning the 2009 Ancient Title 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%3D8548174%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Godolphin's Gayego One to Beat in Triple Bend

    Shipping to the West Coast from Belmont Park for the Godolphin Racing team, Gayego is the one to beat in his 2010 North American debut in the $250,000 Triple Bend Handicap (gr. I) July 10 at Hollywood Park.

  • Rail Trip winning the Californian Stakes June 12.<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%3D9065821%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Rail Trip Seeks Gold Cup Repeat & Rare Sweep

    Defending Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) winner Rail Trip will carry top weight of 123 pounds when he attempts to become just the third multiple winner of the prestigious race in its 71-year history July 10 at Hollywood Park.

  • And They're Off: July 7, 2010

    Lenny and Steve discuss the racing agendas for Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra, and the performance of Mine That Bird on the turf. Plus, special guest Kenny Rice offers insights into horse racing on television.

  • And They're Off: July 7, 2010

    Lenny and Steve discuss the racing agendas for Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra, and the performance of Mine That Bird on the turf in the Firecracker. Plus, special guest Kenny Rice offers insights into horse racing on television.

  • Blind Luck tries for her fourth graded stakes victory of the year in the Delaware Oaks.<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%3D8532320%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Blind Luck Ships in For Delaware Oaks

    Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Blind Luck looks to stay unbeaten on dirt and score her fourth graded stakes victory of the season when she ships in for the $250,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) on July 10.

  • United Nations winner Chinchon

    Chinchon Proof of Inbreeding's Effects

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />From a Sex Appeal family branch that has rarely hit in recent generations, United Nations (gr. IT) winner Chinchon was bred on a smart family inbreeding pattern.

  • Turfway Park

    Turfway Drops Kentucky Cup

    Turfway Park has asked the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to approve a request to cut four Wednesday cards and all but one stakes race from its 2010 fall meet.

  • New York City OTB President Resigns

    The financially struggling New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. has accepted the resignation of its long-time president, and quickly filled his job with a replacement making nearly 10 times as much.

  • Two Years Added to KY Trainer's Suspension

    Trainer Jeffery Scott Raley, already under suspension in Kentucky for one year, has had two years added to his suspension after two horses he trains ran at Churchill Downs under the name of another trainer.