Headlines for Wednesday, December 14, 2011

  • Majestic City is 3-for-3 on the Hollywood Park Cushion Track.

    13 Juveniles Set to Go in CashCall Futurity

    With an opportunity to enhance their standing for next year's Run for the Roses, 13 promising juvenile colts and geldings are set for the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park Dec. 17.

  • Horsemen's Group at Parx Racing Rejoins THA

    The Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, which represents horsemen at Parx Racing, is back under the umbrella of the Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, the parties said Dec. 14.

  • Rapid Redux is one of the nominees for this year's Secretariat Vox Populi Award.

    Voting Opens for Secretariat Vox Populi Award

    Online voting is now open for the second annual Secretariat Vox Populi Award. Created by Secretariat's owner Penny Chenery, the award recognizes the racehorse whose popularity and excellence resounded most with the public.

  • Mid-Atlantic Regional: Northview Times Two

    The stallion operation has faced plenty of adversity, but with its original facility and a new post in the growth state of Pennsylvania, Northview now boasts the deepest stallion roster in the Midlantic region.

  • Strike the Gold in the Winner's Circle after the 1991 Kentucky Derby.

    KY Derby Winner Strike the Gold Dead at 23

    Strike the Gold, the 1991 Kentucky Derby winner, was euthanized at Karacabey Stud Farm in Turkey Dec. 13, it was confirmed by the Turkish Jockey Club. The 23-year-old son of Alydar had been the oldest living Derby winner.

  • John Veitch

    Hearing Officer Rules Against Veitch

    A hearing officer has concluded that former Kentucky chief steward John Veitch violated five rules of racing in his handling of the Life At Ten incident during the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships.

  • Midnight Lute, pictured here, is a half-brother to Bank Heist.

    Bank Heist to Stand at Kaz Hill in New York

    Bank Heist, a winning half-brother to champion sprinter and two-time Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Midnight Lute, has been retired and will stand the 2012 breeding season at Kaz Hill Farm near Middletown, N.Y.