Headlines for Monday, May 9, 2011

  • My Oaks/Derby Week in Photos

    From the heartbreaking phone call I made to John Greathouse about his ill-fated filly Devil May Care, to the quiet beauty of the descending twilight on Oaks night, to the thrilling Derby finish of Animal Kingdom

  • Pour Moi wins the Prix Greffulhe

    Montjeu Sires 100th Stakes Winner

    Irish stallion Montjeu became the first son of the great Irish stallion Sadler's Wells to reach the 100 mark by number of stakes winners when his 3-year-old son Pour Moi won the Prix Greffulhe (Fr-II) May 7.

  • Battle of Hastings

    Battle of Hastings Doing Well After Surgery

    Multiple graded stakes winner Battle of Hastings, who suffered a condylar fracture to his right front leg during the May 7 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (gr. IT) at Churchill Downs, came out of surgery well May 8.

  • Derby TV Ratings Remain Strong

    NBC Sports reported strong overnight ratings for its May 7 telecast of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), slightly off from last year's record numbers.

  • Equine First-Aid Kits Recalled

    A Wisconsin company is recalling their equine first-aid kits due to the possible contamination of sterile alcohol prep pads and iodine prep pads with an "objectionable organism" during manufacturing. In a letter sent to customers in April, Creative Pet Products asked owners of its Horse Aid kit to remove and dispose of any alcohol or iodine prep...