Headlines for Friday, October 28, 2011

  • New Hampshire Moves Closer to Casino Gambling

    New Hampshire moved closer to the expansion of gambling when a House of Representatives committee advanced a bill calling for two casinos with a combined 10,000 slot machines and table games.

  • 2011 Breeders' Cup Stallion Analysis

    Be prepared for the Breeders' Cup with our analysis of how the progeny of stallions represented in the Breeders' Cup World Championships have fared on dirt and turf at Churchill Downs.

  • Ben's Cat is the even-money morning-line favorite in the Laurel Dash Stakes.

    Laurel Dash Will Suffice for Ben's Cat

    King Leatherbury's Ben's Cat, who could have been entered in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IIT) via payment of a $100,000 supplemental fee, is the even-money morning-line favorite in the $75,000 Laurel Dash Oct. 29.

  • OBS Winter Sale Will Have HRA Section

    The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. winter mixed sale in Central Florida will have a new horses of racing age section in 2012. The horses of racing age will be offered consecutively in a designated portion of the catalog.

  • Santa Anita Earns Safety Accreditation

    Santa Anita Park in California has been fully accredited by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Safety and Integrity Alliance following a complete review of all racing operations at the facility.

  • Amazombie

    Cal-Bred Amazombie Takes Shot in BC Sprint

    The fuss and bother of the Breeders' Cup won't faze Amazombie, who is slated to compete in the Breeders' Cup Sprint. Trainer Bill Spawr says the gelding's laid-back attitude should serve him well once he ships to Churchill.

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    Dynaslew On Course for Filly & Mare Turf

    Live Oak Plantation's Dynaslew is an outsider in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT), but is a front-running danger while rounding into best form after a rough start to the year.

  • Breeders' Cup Chat Live Blog: NOW!

    Join Jason Shandler and Tom LaMarra for a live chat Friday, October 28 from NOON until 1:00 (EDT) to discuss all things Breeders' Cup.

  • Turnout's Effects on Stall-Kept Equine Athletes

    More often than not, performance horses are kept in stalls for the better portion of the day. Fear of injury is one of the most common reasons these equine athletes are confined, but does a lack of turnout have an effect on the horse's behavior both in a stall and under saddle? According to a group of German researchers, a little turnout time could im...