Headlines for Wednesday, August 11, 2010

  • Calif. Case Over Confederate Silks Delayed

    A hearing into a complaint against a Sacramento, Calif. horse owner charged with improperly substituting jockey silks in the colors of the Confederate flag for a race at Cal Expo was continued to Aug. 26.

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    Wide-Open Sword Dancer Draws 10

    Despite the return of the last three winners of the race, the 2010 edition of the Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT) lacks a true standout. That was made possible after the defection of probable favorite Take the Points.

  • Robby Albarado

    Albarado Injured in Saratoga Spill

    Jockey Robby Albarado suffered a fractured clavicle and left index finger when he fell from his horse during the gallop out of the first race at Saratoga on Aug. 11.

  • West Virginia Derby winner Concord Point

    Concord Point Rides the Waves

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter<br />West Virginia Derby winner Concord Point is the first graded winner with siblings Relaunch and Moon Glitter in his pedigree--a pattern to watch for in future pedigrees.

  • Kentucky Drug-Test Upgrade Needed for BC

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission hopes to expedite regulations for out-of-competition testing and have them in place in time for this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs.

  • Cigar at the KY Horse Park

    A visit with 1995 Breeders' Cup Classic winner Cigar, who enjoys his days at the Kentucky Horse Park.