Headlines for Sunday, June 26, 2011

  • Malibu Pier wins the Beverly Hills Handicap.

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    Beverly Hills: Smooth Sailing for Malibu Pier

    Looking to rebound from a disappointing effort in the Gamely Stakes (gr. IT) one month ago, Malibu Pier put away three rivals in the $98,000 Beverly Hills Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Hollywood Park turf June 26.

  • Inglorious wins the Queen's Plate.

    Filly Inglorious Triumphs in Queen's Plate

    Inglorious became the first filly to win the $1 million Queen's Plate since 2001 with a spectacular performance for jockey Luis Contreras, sweeping past her rivals impressively for a 2 1/2-length victory June 26.

  • Musketier wins the Singspiel Stakes.

    Musketier On Target in Singspiel Triumph

    Musketier, given a confident ride by John Velazquez, hooked up with Grassy in the final furlong to prevail by a neck for his second win in the $152,984 Singspiel Stakes (Can-IIIT) June 26 at Woodbine.

  • Lou Raffetto Named TOC President

    Lou Raffetto, formerly the chief operating officer and president of the Maryland Jockey Club, has been named president of the Thoroughbred Owners of California.

  • Irish Derby Interview - Colm O'Donoghue

    Simon Burgess talks with Colm O'Donoghue, jockey for Treasure Beach who won the Irish Derby on June 26.Sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.

  • Irish Derby Interview - Aidan O'Brien

    Simon Burgess talks with Aidan O'Brien, O’Brien won the Irish Derby with Treasure Beach. Sponsored by Irish Thoroughbred Marketing.

  • Treasure Beach wins the Irish Derby.

    Clean Sweep for O'Brien In Irish Derby

    Treasure Beach just got up in the final strides to lead home an Aidan O'Brien sweep in the $1,772,850 Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Ire-I) at the Curragh June 26.

  • Magnesium Supplementation: Is It Necessary?

    In an equine society dominated by supplements for everything imaginable--from joint health and calmers to antioxidants and vitamins and minerals--some horse owners likely wonder what, if any, feed additives they should provide their horses. Take magnesium for example: Science has shown us that horses require this macromineral to keep their bodies function...

  • TOC: Takeout Hike Unpopular But Necessary

    Faced with criticism and a move to decertify it as the official horsemen's organization in California, the Thoroughbred Owners of California held a public forum at Hollywood Park June 25.

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    Zazu Takes Rail to Brave Hollywood Oaks Win

    Zazu won a rematch with Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Plum Pretty when she scraped the rail at the top of the stretch and drew off in the final strides to win the $147,000 Hollywood Oaks (gr. II) June 25