Headlines for Thursday, August 26, 2010

  • KY Out-of-Competition Regs Closer to Reality

    Two committees of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission have agreed on a set of regulations that will pertain to out-of-competition testing that is being pushed through before the Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 5-6.

  • Rachel Alexandra schools at Saratoga on August 26 in preparation for the Personal Ensign.<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%3D9159883%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Rachel Returns to Grade I in Personal Ensign

    Rachel Alexandra will make her first foray into grade I company since defeating older males in the Woodward Stakes last September when she takes on four fillies and mares as the 2-5 favorite in the $300,000 Personal Ensign.

  • THS: Travers Stakes

    Jason, Tom, and Les Instone of TwinSpires.com preview the Travers (gr.I) and Pacific Classic (gr.I). Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Travers.

  • A Little Warm in the Jim Dandy 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%3D9124504%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    A Little Warm Lukewarm Travers Favorite

    A field of 11 was drawn for the Travers, with Jim Dandy winner A Little Warm pegged as the 7-2 morning-line favorite. Trappe Shot, First Dude, Super Saver, Afleet Again, and Ice Box are also returning from the Haskell.

  • California Anti-Slaughter Resolution Passes

    A bill instructing California's congressional delegation to support federal legislation that would forbid the transport of horses to horse processing plants in Canada and Mexico took its final step to passage on Wednesday when that state's Senate approved the measure. <P> Introduced in February, SJR 22 calls on federal lawmakers to pass HR 503, the Preve...