Headlines for Friday, October 14, 2011

  • It's number 18 for Rapid Redux.

    Rapid Redux One Win Closer to Tying Record

    Robert Cole Jr.'s Rapid Redux withstood challenges from two opponents through the first mile and then drew away to win his 18th race in a row Oct. 14 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

  • Arlington Park

    Wagering Improves at Arlington Park

    Average daily all-sources handle on Arlington Park's 2011 live racing was up 3% over 2010, but still remained significantly lower than 2009 figures.

  • John Phillips Interview

    Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin talk to John Phillips of Darby Dan Farm about Winter Memories, who runs in The Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (gr. I) at Keeneland October 15.

  • Here Comes Frazier

    Successful Surgery for Here Comes Frazier

    Surgery Oct. 13 on promising 2-year-old colt Here Comes Frazier to correct a multi-piece fracture of the right hock was successful and the prognosis is good the son of Badge of Silver could eventually return to competition.

  • Strongyle Egg Counts and Race Performance

    Regardless of the method of choice, most equestrians have deworming down to a science. For years, horse owners have been told to control the amount of worms in their horses' bodies to keep them feeling and performing their best. But what effect do worms really have on equine performance? A team of researchers recently found that high strongyle eg...