Headlines for Wednesday, January 19, 2011

  • Indian Firewater<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%3D9372247%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Indian Firewater Improves With Age

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Indian Firewater's grade II San Fernando score was the biggest victory for several Indian Charlie colts running the weekend of January 15.

  • Smiling Tiger kicks off his 4-year-old campaign in the Palos Verdes Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9226489%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Smiling Tiger Charges Into New Campaign

    Smiling Tiger, who won a pair of grade I races and became a finalist as the nation's top sprinter, kicks off his 4-year-old campaign in the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 22 at Santa Anita.

  • Gravesend winner Calibrachoa is back on the inner track for the Toboggan Stakes. &lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9334696%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Pletcher vs. Rodriguez in Toboggan

    The top three finishers of last month's Gravesend Stakes, including the winner, Calibrachoa, will meet again in the $100,000 Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 22 at Aqueduct.

  • Owner Suspended For Use of Confederate Silks

    A California horse owner who improperly substituted jockey silks in the image of the Confederate Southern Cross for his regular colors has accepted a $1,500 fine and the suspension of his license for the current term.

  • Stallion Show at Northview Stallion Station

    Stallions standing at Northview Stallion Station, including newcomers Bullsbay and Street Magician--will be shown during the stallion show from noon-3 p.m. Jan. 30 at the farm in Chesapeake City, Md.

  • Irish Industry Declines Continued in 2010

    While most of the key economic indicators within the Irish racing industry fell in 2010, the annual report from Horse Racing Ireland shows favorable trends within racecourse attendance and bloodstock sales.

  • Fifth Third Files Suit Against Gulf Coast

    Fifth Third Bank has filed a lawsuit against Gulf Coast Farms, North America's fourth-leading breeder for 2010, and related entities alleging they are in default on loans made in 2009 and 2010.

  • Canterbury Announces 2011 Stakes Schedule

    Canterbury Park's 2011 Thoroughbred stakes schedule features 28 races worth $1.215 million in purses, highlighted by the $60,000 Minnesota Oaks and Derby, which are slated for Aug. 13 at the Shakopee, Minn. track.

  • Arlington Park

    Arlington Releases 2011 Stakes Schedule

    Highlighted by the Arlington Million (gr. IT), Arlington Park will offer 22 stakes races worth more than $4.2 million during its 86 days of racing in 2011. The meet runs from May 6 through Sept. 25.

  • Sequalo Colt Shines as MM Yearling Sale Ends

    The Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale ended Jan. 19 in Australia with a Sequalo colt topping the sixth session. Magic Millions, acting as agent for a Queensland-based client, purchased the bay yearling for Aust$45,000.

  • And They're Off: Eclipse Awards 2010

    Lenny and Steve discuss the Eclipse Awards, Kentucky Derby prep races, Gulfstream Park, Life At Ten and Larry Jones.Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Mistletoe: A Treatment for Sarcoids?

    Mistletoe might be a timeless excuse for stealing a kiss at Christmas, but Swiss researchers have found a more practical and innovative use for the plant: treating equine sarcoids, the most common skin tumors in horses.

  • AHC: Horse Industry Should Take Notice of New Congress

    The 112th Congress of the United States convened in early January and will face many of the same issues left over from the last Congress. But they might remain on the table as this Congress&#39; emphasis will be on cutting government programs and spending, reducing the deficit and debt, and spurring job growth. The House of Representatives has shifted to ...