Headlines for Tuesday, January 25, 2011

  • KY Breeders' Incentive Panel Adopts Changes

    A committee that advises the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on its breeders' incentive program met again Jan. 25 and approved three additional recommendations for ways in which the program should be changed.

  • Judge Dismisses NYCOTB Bankruptcy Case

    A federal bankruptcy judge Jan. 25 dismissed the shuttered New York City Off-Track Betting Corp.'s Chapter 9 bankruptcy case, rejecting a motion by a union representing more than 1,000 fired workers.

  • Evening Jewel

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    Jewel Sent After Sunshine Distaff Heist

    Evening Jewel, a finalist for 2010 champion 3-year-old filly, faces seven Cal- and Fla-breds in the $300,000 Sunshine Millions Distaff Jan. 25. The 1 1/16-mile race will be run over the new dirt surface at Santa Anita Park.

  • Gross and Average Advance at Sydney Sale

    William Inglis & Son's Sydney Classic yearling sale ended its three-day run in Australia with increases of 8.3% in the number of horses that were sold, 11.7% in gross revenue, 3.2% in average price, and 4% in median price.

  • A Fan's Favorites

    Anne M. Eberhardt presents a look back at the career of 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta through the eyes of racing fan and photo enthusiast Mike Sekulic.

  • Candy Ride

    Candy Ride Filly Tops Barretts Sale

    Candy Ride expanded his California influence from the racetrack to the sale ring Jan. 24, when his daughter Smoothe as Candy topped the Barretts January mixed sale at $70,000.

  • Workshop Identifies Equine Respiratory System Research Priorities

    On Jan. 24 the (American Association of Equine Practitioners) AAEP Foundation released the findings of its 2010 Equine Respiratory Research Workshop, held July 20-21, 2010, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The report sums up future objectives identified by leading researchers of upper and lower respiratory diseases, immune responses, genetics, diagnostic prioriti...