Headlines for Friday, June 17, 2011

  • Royal Ascot - Star Witness

    Simon Burgess talks with Danny O'Brien, trainer of Star Witness, who finished 2nd in the King Stand Stakes (Eng-1) on June 14, and scheduled to run in the Golden Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I) on June 18.

  • Royal Ascot: Star Witness

    Simon Burgess talks with Danny O'Brien, trainer of Star Witness, who finished 2nd in the King's Stand Stakes (Eng-1) on June 14, and scheduled to run in the Golden Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I) on June 18. Sponsored by Ramsey Farm

  • Jamgotchian Puts Claiming Rule to the Test

    A horse claimed recently by prominent owner Jerry Jamgotchian will be permitted to race at Penn National Race Course, even though there are rules in Kentucky precluding such horses from being entered at other tracks.

  • Craig Fravel

    Fravel Named Breeders' Cup President, CEO

    Del Mar president and general manager Craig Fravel has been named to succeed Greg Avioli as president and CEO of Breeders' Cup. His stint will begin July 18.

  • Ohio Policy Group: VLT Plan Violates Law

    The Ohio Roundtable, a public policy organization, said an agreement between Republican Gov. John Kasich and casino developers that includes a provision for racetrack gaming is a "clear violation" of Ohio law.

  • NJ Panel to Address Racetrack Lease Bill

    A Senate committee in New Jersey is scheduled to address legislation June 20 that would allow the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to jointly operate Monmouth Park and Meadowlands pending licensing of lessees.

  • Royal Ascot: More Than Real

    Simon Burgess talks with Ginny DePasquale, assistant trainer to Todd Pletcher. They discuss Bridgetown and BC Champion More Than Real, owned by Bobby Flay.Sponsored by Ramsey Farm

  • Royal Ascot - More Than Real

    Simon Burgess talks with Ginny DePasquale, assistant trainer to Todd Pletcher. They discuss Bridgetown and BC Champion More Than Real, owned by Bobby Flay.