Headlines for Thursday, October 20, 2011

  • Ohio Racetrack Relocation Rules Expedited

    Gov. John Kasich signed another executive order Oct. 20 that allows the Ohio State Racing Commission to adopt regulations governing eligibility for racetracks to install video lottery terminals and to request relocation.

  • MM Sale Posts Record Average

    A Nadeem colt topped the second and final session of the Magic Millions national horses in training sale on Australia's Gold Coast, bringing Aust$220,000 ($226,182 in U.S. funds) Oct. 20.

  • THS: Raven Run Stakes

    Jason, Ian and Evan Ciannello from Brisnet.com handicap the Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland this week.

  • THS: Raven Run Stakes

    Jason, Ian and Evan Ciannello from Brisnet.com handicap the Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland this week. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Raven Run Stakes

  • May Be a Way Forward for Illinois Tracks

    Although Gov. Gov. Pat Quinn has said there will be no slots at tracks on his watch, there may yet be a way forward for racetracks as part of gaming expansion in Illinois.

  • Ellis Park

    Ellis Park Wants 252 Instant Racing Terminals

    Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky., has submitted an application for regulatory approval to conduct Instant Racing, stipulating that it would use more than 13,200 square feet of its facility to house 252 gaming terminals.

  • Grade I winner Haynesfield faces 7 in the Empire Classic.<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%3D9095012%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Haynesfield Returns in Empire Classic

    Led by grade I winner Haynesfield, eight New York-breds will go to post Oct. 22 for the 36th running of the $200,000 McMahon Adena Empire Classic, the centerpiece of New York Showcase Day at Belmont Park.

  • TJC: Number of Mares Bred Fell 10% in 2011

    Statistics from The Jockey Club for the 2011 North American breeding season show the number of stallions that serviced mares fell 11.5% and the number of mares bred declined 10% when compared to the same period a year ago.

  • Together<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%3D9708619%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    American Breeders Should Get It Together

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />A trip to the U.S. was just what Galileo's Irish-bred daughter Together needed to break a 12-race losing streak -- which she did in the grade I Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland.

  • Cox Plate Interview - Playing God

    Trainer Neville Parnham is asked about his Cox Plate contender Playing God. See the AmWest Entertainment Australian Racing section for more stories and video features leading up to the Melbourne Cup.

  • Caulfield Interview - Charlie Henson

    Interview with Charlie Henson, international assistant to Luca Cumani.See the AmWest Entertainment Australian Racing section for more stories and video features leading up to the Melbourne Cup