Headlines for Thursday, June 2, 2011

  • AHC Releases More Details About Forum

    The American Horse Council's National Issues Forum, entitled "Congress on a Diet: What It Means for the Horse Industry," will feature several prominent speakers, the organization announced June 2.

  • Stakes Producer It's Personal Dies

    WinStar Farm's It's Personal, whose three stakes winners include grade II winner It's No Joke and 2011 stakes winner Mildly Offensive, was euthanized because of foaling complications.

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    Derby, Preakness Winners Still Going Strong

    Although most Triple Crown trainers admit their concern about having to run three grueling races in five weeks, the trainers of Animal Kingdom and Shackleford actually can't wait for the Belmont Stakes (gr. I).

  • Inglorious preparing for the Oaks at Woodbine.

    Inglorious Leads Woodbine Oaks Lineup

    Inglorious, undefeated in three starts over the local Polytrack, is the horse to beat in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, for Canadian-bred 3-year-old fillies June 5.

  • THS: Aristides Stakes 2011

    Jason, Tom and Les of TwinSpires.com handicap the Aristides Stakes at Churchill Downs and the Ohio Derby at Thistledown.

  • Belmont Charity Celebration Tickets Available

    The New York Racing Association and The Jockey Club have announced that, for the first time, tickets for the June 9 Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration can be purchased online at https://www.tjcis.com/grayson/BelEventTickets.

  • THS: Aristides Stakes 2011

    Jason, Tom, and Les Instone of TwinSpires.com handicap the Aristides Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs and the Ohio Derby (gr. III) at Thistledown. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Aristides.

  • TCI: Another Belmont Longshot?

    The current status of the Belmont Stakes field, late season 3-year-olds including Nehro, and longshots for the Belmont.

  • EHV-1 Outbreak: New Cases Trickling In

    The equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak that captured the attention of horse owners and animal health officials across the nation continues to see new cases diagnosed; however, the rate at which these confirmed cases are cropping up has dropped.