Headlines for Tuesday, February 15, 2011

  • Zanzamar Gallant In Defeat

    South African breds Zanzamar and J J The Jet Plane catch the eye at Meydan in Dubai.

  • Pegasus Sale Deemed Success

    The initial auction of 2-year-olds at Pegasus Training and Rehab Center in Washington hits $37,235 average; $30,000 median.

  • CDI: We'll Invest, But KY Must Remain Strong

    During an event with political overtones, Churchill Downs Inc. introduced its renovated TwinSpires.com offices in Lexington Feb. 15 with a message: We'll invest in Kentucky as long as it remains horse capital of the world.

  • Suffolk Asks To Restore Simulcast Signal

    Suffolk Downs announced its intention to conduct a live race meet in 2011, but wants simulcasting signals restored in a dispute with New England horsemen's group

  • Gran Estreno

    Stidham Pair Looks Tough in FG Handicap

    The top three finishers of the Colonel E. R. Bradley Handicap (gr. IIIT) including the winner, Gran Estreno, will face off once again in the $125,000 Fair Grounds Handicap (gr. IIIT) Feb. 19.

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    Tapizar Off Derby Trail With Knee Chip

    Winchell Thoroughbreds' Tapizar has been taken off the Derby trail after a chip was discovered in his left knee following his disappointing fifth-place finish in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) at odds of 1-5 Feb. 12

  • MI Developments chairman Frank Stronach

    Stronach Wants Meeting With Maryland Horsemen

    MI Developments chairman Frank Stronach has offered to meet with Maryland horsemen in the wake of a Maryland Racing Commission meeting at which MID and partner Penn National Gaming Inc. were criticized.

  • Cordish Sues Maryland Jockey Club, Others

    Cordish Cos. of Baltimore has sued the Maryland Jockey Club and the owners of Indiana Downs for allegedly conspiring to defame the company, which plans to build a slot machine casino at the Arundel Mills Mall in Maryland.

  • Blue Love: The Story of Blue Blue Sea

    Maryland resident Miranda Prather has an amazing story to tell about how her horse overcame odds by surviving a malabsorbtion disorder and several other health issues.

  • Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen: 02/14/11

    Steve Haskin continues his 2011 Kentucky Derby Trail with the Derby Dozen. There are a few changes this week, including a tie for position 12! Rank your own Derby Dozen list from Steve's choices! Presented by Pauls Mill Farm

  • Michigan Man Charged in Horse Killings

    A Michigan man is charged with killing two horses, one of them his own, according to Ottawa County law enforcement authorities. The man suspected his wife and her horse's trainer were engaged in an extramarital affair.

  • Oregon Authorities Seek Horse Owner

    Law enforcement authorities in Oregon are seeking the owner of a horse found wandering in the Tumalo Reservoir area between the towns of Bend and Sisters last week.

  • 2011 Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference to be Held in Kentucky

    The North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association (NAVRMA) announced Feb. 7 that online registration is open for the 2nd annual North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Conference (NAVRMC) to be held June 2-4, 2011, in Lexington, Ky. Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will act as the conference organizing host in collaboration with the...