Headlines for Thursday, May 26, 2011

  • Calder, FHBPA Still Negotiating on ADWs

    Calder Casino & Race Course and the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association on May 26 agreed to an extension until June 1 on talks for an Advance Deposit Wagering agreement.

  • Trainer Jeff Mullins

    Mullins Gains Court Injunction Against CHRB

    Trainer Jeff Mullins, expected to begin a 70-day suspension June 1 in connection with a 2006 medication violation, has been granted an injunction against the order by a California Superior Court judge.

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    Shackleford to NY in Next Couple of Days

    Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Shackleford is expected to ship to New York in the next couple of days and will have a workout over the Belmont track before a final decision is made about running in the Belmont.

  • TRF Forms National Equine Vet Alliance

    The Alliance consists of professionals who have agreed to provide pro bono veterinary care to Thoroughbred ex-racehorses from non-profit organizations that have been registered with, and approved by, the TRF.

  • THS: Louisville Handicap 2011

    Tom, Evan and Tim Holland briefly recap the Preakness Stakes, examine the Louisville Handicap and give a shout out to a special horse. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Louisville Handicap.

  • Shackleford

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    Shake Shack Along for Ride With Shackleford

    After Shackleford won the May 21 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), the Shake Shack chain gave away about 750 single cups of custard as part of a promotion conceived by company founder and New York restaurateur Danny Meyer.

  • THS: Louisville Handicap 2011

    Tom, Evan and Tim Holland briefly recap the Preakness Stakes, examine the Louisville Handicap and give a shout out to a special horse.

  • V Foundation to Benefit from 2011 BC

    The Breeders' Cup May 26 announced it has selected The V Foundation for Cancer Research as its primary, non-profit beneficiary for the 28th running of the Breeders' Cup World Championships Nov. 4-5 at Churchill Downs.

  • NETWA Elects 2011 Hall of Fame Inductees

    The New England Turf Writers Association has elected its Hall of Fame class of 2011, which will be honored along with the 2010 NETWA award winners at the organization's 69th annual awards dinner on Thursday, July 21.

  • Fastnet Rock Filly Leads Way at MM Sale

    A filly by Fastnet Rock topped the second and final select session of the Magic Millions national weanling sale May 26 in Australia. Offered by Coolmore Stud, the filly was knocked down to VCB/Garry Cuddy for Aust$185,000.

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    Shackleford's Preakness Puts Forestry Back On

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES: The 2011 Preakness Stakes winner gives Forestry a boost the same year the stallion's stud fee dropped to its lowest point. Shackleford also has pedigree ties to Mr. Prospector and Dr. Fager.

  • Yavapai Race Track

    Yavapai Downs Cancels 2011 Race Meet

    Yavapai Downs will not run a race meet in 2011 due to financial difficulties. Track management informed the Arizona Racing Commission and horsemen of the cancellation at a May 25 meeting.

  • TCI: Belmont Rubber Match?

    A look back at the Preakness, the Belmont Stakes Top 10 and, comments from Michael Lauffer, co-owner/co-breeder of Shackleford.

  • EHV-1 Outbreak: At Least Eight New Cases Reported

    Animal health officials today confirmed several new cases of neurologic equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) across the western United States and Canada. Now, two weeks after reports of EHV-1 positive horses first emerged following the recent National Cutting Horse Association's (NCHA) Western Regional Championship competition in Utah, the case count stands a...

  • Nitrogen Losses in Soil During Wet Weather

    The steady flow of wet weather in April has caused many farm managers to worry about nitrogen losses in their fields, especially in fields where nitrogen was applied prior to the rains. Fortunately, nitrogen losses might not be as bad as many producers expect, said Lloyd Murdock, PhD, extension soils specialist with the University of Kentucky College of A...