Headlines for Tuesday, October 18, 2011

  • OBS Fall Average Slips 17.1%

    The consignor preferred session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s fall mixed sale Tuesday, Oct. 18, was unable to keep pace statistically with last year's figures.

  • Eldorado's Tune is an Off Track Thoroughbred who has been retired from racing and has a second career as an eventer.

    Expanding OTTB Markets Among Aftercare Topics

    In light of the ever-growing issue of Thoroughbred aftercare, a series of speakers were invited to share their knowledge at an Oct. 18-19 professional education seminar offered by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association.

  • Arqana Oct. Yearling Sale Holding Steady

    Part 1 of Arqana's Deauville October yearling sale, which consisted of two sessions, turned in a steady performance. At its conclusion Oct. 18, the average price was up 1.7% while the median price was the same as in 2010.

  • Dream Ahead Retired to Ballylinch

    Dream Ahead, who beat Goldikova in the Qatar Prix de la Foret (Fr-I) Oct. 2 in what was his final start, has been retired for stallion duty in 2012 at Ballylinch Stud near Thomastown, Ireland.

  • Ohio Governor Fast-Tracks VLT Regulations

    Republican Gov. John Kasich, citing an "emergency" in Ohio, issued an executive order Oct. 14 allowing the Ohio Lottery Commission to adopt regulations governing racetrack video lottery terminals.

  • Alliance Will Stay the Course, Waldrop Says

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association Safety and Integrity Alliance is having an impact on the racing industry despite some misconceptions and will not be derailed, NTRA president Alex Waldrop said.

  • TCI: Here Come the Euros

    Jon and Joel discuss who will be competing in the Breeders' Cup from outside the United States, specifically in the Breeders' Cup Mile.

  • Cox Plate Interview - Grahame Begg

    Interview with Randwick Trainer Grahame Begg.See the AmWest Entertainment Australian Racing section for more stories and video features leading up to the Melbourne Cup

  • Cox Plate Interview - Mal Johnston

    An interview with Cox Plate winning jockey Mal Johnston.See the AmWest Entertainment Australian Racing section for more stories and video features leading up to the Melbourne Cup

  • Cox Plate Interview - Greg Eurell

    Interview with Greg Eurell, trainer for Pinker Pinker.See the AmWest Entertainment Australian Racing section for more stories and video features leading up to the Melbourne Cup

  • Cox Plate Interview - John Bary

    Interview with John Bary, trainer for Jimmy Choux.See the AmWest Entertainment Australian Racing section for more stories and video features leading up to the Melbourne Cup