Headlines for Thursday, June 16, 2011

  • Midnight Interlude<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9532048%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Midnight Interlude Tries Turf for Baffert

    After terrible performances in the first two legs of the Triple Crown, Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner Midnight Interlude has been entered in an overnight stakes on the grass during the night card at Hollywood Park June 17.

  • THS: Stephen Foster Handicap 2011

    Jason, Tom and Steve from TwinSpires.com handicap the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Stephen Foster.

  • 'Aiken' for Thoroughbreds - By Adam Spradling

    Corinne Ashton is a world class, four-star eventer and now Grand Prix dressage hopeful...and my first official riding lesson was with her. Hear about how she trains Thoroughbreds, whom a few are OTTB's

  • Royal Ascot Interview - Ken Ramsey

    Simon Burgess talks with Kenneth Ramsey, owner of Ramsey Farm and stallion Kitten's Joy, about racing at Royal Ascot. Sponsored by Ramsey Farm

  • Pants On Fire takes on 5 in the Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9504916%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Pants On Fire Using Pegasus as Haskell Prep

    A week after winning the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) with Ruler On Ice, trainer Kelly Breen and owners George and Lori Hall hope to add to their success with Pants On Fire in the $200,000 Pegasus Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park.

  • CDI chairman Bob Evans

    Diversification Drives CDI's Success

    Though there is no end in sight for the continued declines in North American racing, the newly elected chairman of Churchill Downs Inc. painted a positive picture for the Kentucky-based racetrack and gaming operator.

  • Banned won his last race, the American Turf, by 4 1/2-lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9516724%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Banned Stands Out in Jefferson Cup

    Glen Hill Farm's Banned, a smashing winner of the American Turf (gr. IIT) in his most recent start, returns to Churchill Downs as the heavy favorite for the $100,000 Jefferson Cup (gr. IIIT) on June 18.

  • Air Support won the Transylvania Stakes at Keeneland in April.

    Air Support Cuts Back for Hill Prince

    Stuart Janney III's homebred Air Support, a graded stakes winner on the Belmont turf a year ago, returns to New York as the one to beat in the $100,000 Hill Prince Stakes (gr. IIIT) on June 18.

  • Researchers Explore Treating Arthritis at Molecular Level

    "Go small or go home" might be the new catch phrase at the Ohio State University's Comparative Orthopedic Laboratory, where researchers are examining a novel molecular approach to finding the cure for osteoarthritis (OA) in horses. The team recently completed a study using this molecular approach, and the preliminary results they obtained we...