Headlines for Thursday, February 3, 2011

  • Jockey Corey Lanerie

    Win Number 3,000 for Jockey Corey Lanerie

    Jockey Corey Lanerie, 36, born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, hit the 3,000-career win milestone Feb. 3 at Fair Grounds in New Orleans with his first mount of the day in the third race of the afternoon.

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    Aggie Engineer Seeks 4th Straight in 'Antonio

    Aggie Engineer, a sharp stakes winner in his two most recent starts, looks for his fourth straight victory in the $150,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II), the featured race on Super Bowl Sunday at Santa Anita Feb. 6.

  • Triple Crown Insider - 02/04/2011

    Triple Crown Insider tracks the top 3-year-olds, rating the 20 best contenders in the weeks leading up to Kentucky Derby 137.

  • Bold Silvano cruises to victory in the Al Maktoum Challenge R2.

    Bold Silvano Caps Banner Day for de Kock

    Mike de Kock put the seal on a banner night of racing when his Bold Silvano recorded an effortless 1 1/2-length victory in the $200,000 Al Maktoum Challenge R2 Sponsored by Etisalat (UAE-III) at Meydan Racecourse Feb. 3.

  • Golden Gate Fields

    CA Boycott Getting Noticed, Organizer Says

    As California racetracks struggled into their second month of the 2010-11 season, the president of a horseplayers' group that is leading a boycott of the tracks said racing officials in the state are getting the point.

  • THS: Donn Handicap 2011

    Jason, Tom, and Les Instone of twinspires.com preview the Donn Handicap (gr. I) and Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. I).

  • Pope: Reward Horses Generating Handle

    Thoroughbred industry marketer Fred Pope outlines a plan to reward the owners of the most popular horses with bonus purse money.

  • Good-Bye Mom and Pop?

    The financial drain is becoming too large for small commercial Thoroughbred breeders to handle.

  • PNGI Continues Looking for Growth Markets

    Penn National Gaming Inc. said 10 of its 15 gaming properties increased net revenue and that it intends to "expand its presence to any jurisdiction considering the expansion of gaming."

  • Carlino: 'We're Not Running Public Charity'

    Penn National Gaming Inc. believes racetrack gaming can be a major economic driver but shouldn't be viewed as a means to increase pari-mutuel wagering on racing, company president Peter Carlino said.

  • MM Sale Rescheduled Because of Flooding

    The 2011 Magic Millions Central Queensland yearling sale will be held in Rockhampton in Australia May 6. The sale originally was scheduled for April, but had to be moved so Rockhampton could recover from recent flooding.

  • THS: Donn Handicap 2011

    Jason, Tom, and Les Instone of twinspires.com preview the Donn Handicap (gr. I) and Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. I).Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Donn Handicap.

  • 52 Thoroughbreds Find Homes Via Facebook

    Some people view Facebook as little more than a communication tool for keeping in touch with friends and family. But Lynn Boggs recently turned to the social media platform to find homes for 52 Ohio Thoroughbreds in need. The message she posted on Facebook gained international attention within hours, and all of the horses were placed in new homes within f...

  • Respiratory Diseases Table Topic (AAEP 2010)

    Appropriate biosecurity program protocols for respiratory diseases on the farm was the first issue addressed at the table topic on respiratory diseases presented at the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md. Attendees agreed that segregating new arrivals/horses returning from horse shows and monitorin...