Headlines for Monday, September 13, 2010

  • Hip 185 A.P.Indy-Private Gift

    A.P. Indy Filly RNAs for $1,250,000

    An A.P. Indy filly failed to meet her reserve when the bidding stopped at $1,250,000 during the Sept. 13 select session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. She was bought back by her consignor/breeder, Mt. Brilliant.

  • Hip 169 A.P.Indy-Madcap Escapade sold for $900,000 at the Keeneland Yearling Sales.

    Lunsford Buys Out Sikura in A.P. Indy Filly

    A daughter of A.P. Indy out of millionaire Madcap Escapade was bought for $900,000 by breeder Bruce Lunsford from Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent, at the Sept. 13 select session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Distorted Humor Colt Bought for $900,000

    A $900,000 Distorted Humor colt was the second offspring by that sire to bring a significant price at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 13. He was consigned by Gainesway, agent for Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings.

  • Michael Martinez

    Rider Martinez Improves After 11-Hour Surgery

    Jockey Michael Martinez, who ranks second in the rider standings at Golden Gate Fields, was in critical but stable condition Sept. 13 after nearly 11 hours of emergency surgery overnight at Oakland's Highland Hospital.

  • Hip 118 Dynaformer-Bank Audit was sold for $900,000 at the Keeneland Yearling Sales

    Jacksons Buy Dynaformer Filly for $900,000

    A filly by Dynaformer fetched $900,000 at the second select session of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 13. Consigned by Eaton Sales, agent, she was bought by Nicoma, agent for Lael Stable.

  • Hip 116 Distorted Humor-Angel's Nest Sold for $2,050,000 at the Keeneland Yearling Sales

    Distorted Humor Colt Brings $2.050 Million

    A strapping son of Distorted Humor was hammered down for $2,050,000 during at the Sept. 13 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Bought by agent Mike Ryan, the colt was consigned by Lane's End, agent.

  • Aqueduct Race Track

    Aqueduct VLT Contract Gets Comptroller's OK

    Nine years after first being approved, the last major hurdle for the Aqueduct video lottery terminal casino project was cleared Sept. 13 when the state's chief fiscal watchdog gave his approval for the project.

  • Pending Tests, Calder Horses Restricted

    Calder Casino & Race Course Sept. 12 placed racing and training restrictions on horses in one of its barns and in an adjacent training center while those horses are being tested for a non-contagious tick-borne disease.

  • Hip 14 A.P.Indy-Balance sold for $4,200,000 at the Keeneland Yearling Sales in Lexington, KY.

    Keeneland September Sale Starts With a Bang

    Keeneland officials, who said they changed the September yearling sale's format in an effort to add excitement to the auction, got exactly what they wanted Sept. 12 in Lexington.