Headlines for Tuesday, April 5, 2011

  • Hip 164, filly, Flashy Bull - Destiny's Yield by High Yield brought $170,000 to top the Fasig-Tipton Texas sale of 2-year-olds in training.

    Flashy Bull Offspring Tops F-T Texas 2YO Sale

    For much of the Fasig-Tipton Texas sale of 2-year-olds in training April 5, it looked as though no horse would push past the six-figure mark. But in the final minutes, a Flashy Bull filly brought $170,000.

  • Ky. Derby Trail: Tickets Going Fast

    No, not seats; tickets to the starting gate. Spaces are filling at a rapid rate and there aren't many left for all the horses scheduled to run over the next two weekends.

  • Edgar Prado

    Agent Sellitto to Represent Prado

    Mike Sellitto has taken the book of jockey Edgar Prado and will represent the Hall of Fame rider in New York while managing Kent Desormeaux's book at Keeneland, the veteran agent said April 5.

  • Hall-endorfer by Evan Hammonds

    Hollendorfer has been eligible for consideration since 2004 based on the rules of the game. It says here this should be a one-and-done deal for the horseman to enter the Hall of Fame on the first ballot.

  • TOBA to Host Members Open House

    The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) will host a members open house Saturday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Keene Place located on the grounds of Keeneland.

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    Fabulous Strike Set for Return

    Walter Downey's Pennsylvania homebred Fabulous Strike was entered in an allowance race April 9 at Penn National Race Course, where he will make his first start since finishing second in the Vosburgh (gr. I) in October 2009.

  • Easter Sale Opens With Increase in Average

    The William Inglis & Son Easter yearling sale got off to a promising start, generating an average price of Aust$248,906 ($258,218 in U.S. funds), which was 12.9% above the comparable figure for 2010's entire auction.

  • Derby Trail: Where They're Going Next

    With only four weekends left before the Kentucky Derby, there are still dozens of horses in competition for a spot in the starting gate at Churchill Downs. Here's a rundown of next-start plans for 70 individual horses.

  • Cornell Equine Herpesvirus Update

    New information has surfaced in regards to the voluntary quarantine at Cornell University's equine hospital due to two cases of the neurologic form of equine herpesvirus (EHV-1). New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets' (NYSDAM) animal health officials, along with veterinarians from the equine hospital, are investigating the two confi...