Headlines for Saturday, June 25, 2011

  • Irish Derby Interview - Ed Dunlop

    Simon Burgess talks with trainer Ed Dunlop, whose charge Native Khan runs in the Irish Derby on June 26.Sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.

  • Flashy Lassie rolls home to win the Debutante at Churchill Downs.

    Flashy Lassie, 17-1, Upsets Debutante

    The longest shot on the board at 17-1, Barry L. King's Flashy Lassie came from off the pace to collar Five Star Momma in the late going to take the $109,300 Debutante (gr. III) June 25 at Churchill Downs.

  • Summer Soiree leaves the rest behind in the Boiling Springs.

    Summer Soiree Steams Home in Boiling Springs

    Making her turf debut, Summer Soiree disposed of pacesetter Salary Drive on the turn for home and romped to victory by 8 1/2 lengths in the $155,000 Boiling Springs Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park June 25.

  • Court of the Realm and Eurico Da Silva take the King Edward at Woodbine.

    Court of the Realm Wins King Edward

    Making his stakes debut, Aurora Meadows and Oxbridge Farm's Court of the Realm held off the determined run of Fifty Proof to win the $269,200 King Edward (Can-IIT) June 25 at Woodbine.

  • Buster's Ready cruises to victory in the Mother Goose.<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%3D9576696%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Buster's Ready Rolls in Mother Goose

    Buster's Ready took over at the top of the lane and emphatically repelled the bids of her rivals, including odds-on favorite Joyful Victory, to score the $250,000 Mother Goose (gr. I) June 25 at Belmont Park.

  • Giants Play holds off Zagora to win the New York Stakes.<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%3D9576681%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Giants Play Breaks Through in NY Stakes

    Giants Play took advantage of an unpressured lead in the early going and had just enough to hold off Zagora to notch her first stakes victory in the $150,000 New York (gr. IIT) June 25 at Belmont Park.

  • Pretty Polly Interview - Aidan O'Brien

    Simon Burgess talks with trainer Aidan O'Brien after Misty For Me's impressive win in the Pretty Polly at the Curragh. Sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.

  • Misty For Me is all alone at the finish of the Pretty Polly.

    Misty For Me Clear Winner in Pretty Polly

    Misty For Me grabbed the lead from the start and never looked back, drawing off in the final furlong to win the $284,558 Stobart Ireland Pretty Polly Stakes (Ire-I) at the Curragh by six lengths over Midday June 25.

  • Irish National Stud (Video)

    Simon Burgess talks with John Osborne, CEO of the Irish National Stud, about the property and the horses, including stallions Invincible Spirit, Art Connoisseur, Amadeus Wolf, and Lord Shanakill.

  • Irish National Stud

    Simon Burgess talks with John Osborne, CEO of the Irish National Stud, where Sea The Stars was raised, about the property and the horses, including stallions Invincible Spirit, Art Connoisseur, Amadeus Wolf, and Lord Shanakill. Sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.

  • Study Examines Stem Cells' Efficacy in Racehorses

    Although stem cell therapy continues to increase in popularity for treating horse racing injuries, its use bas been based only on experimental data regarding the treatment modality's efficacy. However, a group of researchers from Great Britain recently published a study examining the effects of stem cell therapy in superficial digital flexor tendons (...

  • Dialed In<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%3D9532042%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Dialed In to Have Knee Surgery

    Robert LaPenta's Dialed In, winner of this year's Florida Derby (gr. I), will have surgery next week on a chip in his right knee and will be taken out of training for a undetermined period of time.