Headlines for Thursday, June 30, 2011

  • Futurity, Matron Return to Belmont Lineup

    The Futurity and Matron (both gr. II), previously held during the fall, both make their reappearance July 3 at Belmont Park after a one-year hiatus. The Futurity drew a field of six, while the Matron attracted seven.

  • NJ Purse Money Split, But Governor Must OK

    The New Jersey Racing Commission, in what could end up being nothing more than a symbolic gesture, has divvied up $15 million in casino money that would be used for purses in 2012 should Gov. Chris Christie approve.

  • THS: Shoemaker Mile Stakes 2011

    Jason and Tim of TwinSpires.com handicap the Shoemaker Mile S. and Suburban H. this week.Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Shoemaker.

  • John Veitch

    Veitch: Some Friction Among KHRC Staff

    Possible friction among KHRC staff was part of testimony June 30 on the third and final day of a hearing to examine whether state chief steward John Veitch violated racing regulations.

  • What's New With Equine Protozoal Myeloencephalitis?

    It's dangerous. It's debilitating. And sometimes it's deadly. It's equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM), and researchers have been studying this neurologic disease for years to try to understand it better. Scientists have made great strides in their comprehension of how the causative agents work, what they do to the body, and how to pr...