Distorted Humor and Dynaformer also had a big impact in the auction ring.
The Jockey Club said Jan. 3 the Tropical Park Derby, run Jan. 1 at Calder Casino & Race Course in Florida, was inadvertently listed as a grade III stakes in data feeds provided by Equibase.
Gulfstream Park will open its 2011 racing meet Jan. 5 with a new Sunday date for the Florida Derby (gr. I), other changes in its stakes schedule, and new multi-race bets highlighted by a 10-cent only Pick 6.
Tropical Storm, an 11-year-old son of Storm Cat, will stand in 2011 at Brian Raimonde's Raimonde Farm near Wooster, Ohio.
Veteran television sportscaster Howard Sudberry has been named senior director of marketing and communications at Arlington Park.
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Turning For Home, the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association racehorse retirement program, recorded its 500th retiree when the mare Pumped left the track at Parx Racing for the last time Dec. 24.
Management at Hawthorne Race Course attributed improved weather, a schedule change, and larger fields for increased average daily wagering during the fall 2010 meet at the Chicago-area track.
Portland Meadows in Oregon canceled live racing for Jan. 3-4 because of freezing temperatures in the area.
A Race for Education scholarship will be renamed in memory of Olivia M. Saylor, the daughter of prominent horse owner Paul Saylor.
Edward Evans, whose racing and breeding program at Spring Hill Farm in Casanova, Va., produced numerous stakes winners including 2010 multiple grade I winner Quality Road, died Dec. 31 in New York. He was 68.
An Arkansas man is facing more than 100 animal cruelty charges in connection with the alleged maltreatment of horses on his Fulton County property.
The extreme flooding in Queensland, Australia, has reached what some reporters are calling "biblical proportions." The still-rising water now covers an area as large as France and Germany combined, according to a report on the ABC Brisbane website. The damage from the water (which could rise to 30 feet or more) is expected to exceed $1 billion, ...
The results of a recent study have revealed that a drug commonly used to treat exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH) is not as effective as veterinarians previously thought.
The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) Annual Conference will be held Jan. 14 at the Lexington Convention Center in conjunction with the Ag Industry Trade Show, Kentucky Cattlemen's Convention, and Burley Tobacco Coop Conference.
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