Headlines for Friday, May 13, 2011

  • Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer

    Hollendorfer, 3 Fillies Make Hall of Fame

    Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, along with top fillies Open Mind, Safely Kept, and Sky Beauty form the Class of 2011 for the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place Aug. 12.

  • Luis Quinonez

    Quinonez Notches 3,000th Win

    Jockey Luis Quinonez won the 3,000th race of his career Thursday, May 12 at Lone Star Park when Hit It Hard rolled to an 8 3/4-length victory in the seventh race.

  • Shackleford (right) and Flashpoint (far left) in the Florida Derby, where they finished 2nd and 4th.

    Preakness: Will Flashpoint Tackle Shackle?

    It is early to start talking pace strategy for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), but with the speedy Shackleford and Flashpoint heading for the second leg of the Triple Crown, you can bet the discussion is going to intensify.

  • Richard L. Duchossois

    Duchossois: Slots Revenue Would Be Welcome

    Arlington Park chairman Richard L. Duchossois said he doesn't know if the racetrack can survive unless the Illinois legislature finally allows Arlington to add slot machines.

  • Commentary: Nutritional Supplements for Horses: Where's the Science?

    Many owners don't think twice before feeding their horses nutritional supplements touted to solve issues ranging from metabolic and joint problems to insect control and behavioral vices. But in many cases the science behind the powders, pellets, and liquids that these horses consume daily is lacking due to research challenges. Thus, owners need to be ...