Headlines for Monday, February 28, 2011

  • Ky. Derby Trail: Dis and Dat

    It took only a week for the Derby picture to get muddled again, as To Honor and Serve's disappointing effort left a log jam at the top of the list.

  • Fasig-Tipton Sales, hip 49 who had the fastest time at the under-tack show.

    Times Sizzle in F-T Sale's Under Tack Show

    If the results of the under tack show Feb. 28 were any indication, the Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training is in the process of making a successful transition to its new home, Palm Meadows.

  • Bluegrass Cat

    Bluegrass Cat to Shuttle to Chile

    Bluegrass Cat, the second leading freshman sire of 2010 by progeny earnings and a top second-crop sire of 2011, will shuttle to Liliana Solari's Haras Don Alberto in Chile for the upcoming Southern Hemisphere breeding season.

  • First Mare in Foal to Tale of Ekati

    First-year stallion Tail of Ekati has his first mare pronounced in foal. The stakes-winning Sea Breezer is out of 2-year-old filly champ Lakeville Miss. Tale of Ekati stands at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • Derby Threat: Soldat

    A winner on turf, dirt, and slop, Fountain of Youth (gr. II) winner Soldat has versatility on his side.

  • Soldat in the Fountain of Youth.

    Soldat Marching On to Florida Derby

    The Florida Derby (gr. I) would be next for Soldat following the colt's dominating two-length win in the Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, his trainer said Feb. 27.

  • Suffolk Downs

    'Sink or Swim' in Suffolk Downs Negotiations

    The general counsel for the New England Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association said the afternoon of Feb. 28 negotiations have reached the "sink or swim" point on a contract resolution for 2011.

  • Uncle Mo

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    Uncle Mo Tops First NTRA 3YO Poll

    Uncle Mo, winner of the 2010 Gray Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), topped week one of the 2011 National Thoroughbred Racing Association 3-year-old poll, which covers racing performances through Feb. 27.

  • Ask the Vet LIVE: Equine Dental Care Recording Now Available

    TheHorse.com's Ask the Vet LIVE session on Equine Dental Care, held on Feb. 24, is now available for listening on demand. Listen in as Mary DeLorey, DVM, owner of Northwest Equine Dentistry Inc., and Erin Denney-Jones, DVM, owner of Florida Equine Veterinary Services, discuss what dental problems commonly affect a horse's ability to eat comfortabl...