Headlines for Thursday, January 6, 2011

  • Sharp Cat winner May Day Rose is the probable favorite for the Santa Ysabel 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%3D9358343%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    May Day Rose Solid Choice in Santa Ysabel

    May Day Rose was unable to stay with Turbulent Descent in the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) in December, but the daughter of Rockport Harbor should bounce back against four rivals in the $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes Jan. 9.

  • Racing Historian, Editor Rowe, 97, Dies

    Howard A. Rowe, long-time editor-in-chief of "American TURF Monthly" magazine and a widely-known raconteur and historian of American Thoroughbred racing, died of natural causes on Jan. 5 at the age of 97

  • Large Field for Turfway Prevue

    Inhisglory, an impressive allowance winner last out at Turfway Park and two-for-three as a juvenile, will begin his 3-year-old campaign as one of the horses to beat in the $50,000 Turfway Prevue Stakes Jan. 8.

  • Richiegirlgonewild was first graded winner for Wildcat Heir.<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%3D8735866%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Close Race for Second-Crop Sires

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Leadership of the stallion crop with 1st 3yos of 2010 was determined by less than $21,000. Some names changed and others made the transition from leading freshman sires of 2009.

  • New Life for Atlantic City Race Course?

    A public-private partnership could lead to redevelopment of Atlantic City Race Course but would include upgrades to the circa-1946 facility and continuation--if not expansion--of live racing at the New Jersey track.

  • Ten Centuries Sires First Winner

    Ten Centuries, the only son of European champion Dubai Millennium standing in the United States, recorded his first winner when his son Ryans Joy scored by 5 1/4 lengths in a six-furlong race.

  • 'Sez Who' Owner Faces Florida Foreclosure

    Richard Simon, owner of Sez Who Thoroughbreds, is facing foreclosure on 86 acres of farmland in Florida after allegedly defaulting on more than $8.1 million in loans, according to court documents filed in Ocala.

  • Track Slots Bill to Floor of Illinois House

    A bill that would dramatically expand Illinois gaming, including permitting slot machines at the state's racetracks, has advanced to the floor of the Illinois House of Representatives with bipartisan support.

  • THS: Hal's Hope S. and San Pasqual S.

    Jason, Tom, and Les Instone of twinspires.com preview the Hal's Hope S. (gr. III) and the San Pasqual S. (gr. III). Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Hal's Hope.

  • Horse Processing Plants: Not Just a Horse Issue

    As the lackluster economy continues to challenge the horse industry, ranchers, lawmakers, and horse owners gathered at the Summit of the Horse in Las Vegas, Nev., this week to discuss the economic state of the industry and the unwanted horse issue. One of the topics drawing much attention to the summit was ways to re-establish the horse processing industr...

  • Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Welcomes New Surgeon

    Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Ky., welcomes Laura Werner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, to its surgery department. Werner specializes in lameness and equine emergency services and she is returning to Hagyard after having previously spent a year there as a surgical intern during her advanced training.