Headlines for Friday, December 2, 2011

  • Calder Sees Rise In Handle

    After its seven-month racing season, Calder Casino & Race Course enjoyed increased market share despite bad weather that limited turf races.

  • Power Back Up At Santa Anita

    Training and simulcasting resumed at Santa Anita as power was restored Dec. 2 after a severe windstorm hit the area Wednesday. No injuries to humans or horses were sustained.

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    Grade I Winner Haynesfield Retired

    Harvey Weinstein's Turtle Bird Stable announced Dec. 2 that grade I winner Haynesfield has been retired. A stakes winner each year he raced, Haynesfield won 10 of his 19 lifetime starts for earnings of $1,319,481.

  • Plato Recognized by Race for Education

    The Race for Education has presented its 2011 Valedictorian Award to Laura Plato, director of operations at the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, the organization announced Dec. 1.