Headlines for Saturday, July 23, 2011

  • Acclamation leads the way in the Eddie Read.<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%3D9608630%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Acclamation Keeps Rolling in Eddie Read

    Acclamation made it consecutive grade I wins when he milked a soft pace and kicked away on the final turn en route to a 3 1/4-length victory in the $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes (gr. IT) on the turf at Del Mar July 23.

  • Claiming Box Popular in Southern California

    Claiming activity in Southern California surged at Hollywood Park this summer, a positive indicator for horse ownership as the popular summer meet at Del Mar completes its first week of the 2011 season.

  • Awad won the 1995 Arlington Million in record time.

    Multiple Grade I Winner Awad Dead

    Millionaire and four-time grade I winner Awad died July 23 at Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky. The 21-year-old horse was discovered early in the morning in his paddock, dead from an apparent heart attack.

  • Nathaniel and William Buick take the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 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%3D9607906%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Nathaniel Upsets Tragic King George

    Nathaniel, the lone 3-year-old in the field, drew clear from Workforce to win the $1,630,380 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes-Sponsored by Betfair (Eng-I) at Ascot July 23.

  • Pants On Fire is scheduled to work Sunday at Monmouth Park.

    Contenders Gearing Up For Haskell

    The locally-based duo of Pants On Fire and Ruler On Ice will have their final respective works for the $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I) between races Sunday, July 24 at Monmouth Park.