Headlines for Thursday, July 7, 2011

  • Hearing Scheduled for Walmac, Owner Lawsuit

    A district court judge has scheduled a hearing for later this month to decide whether a dispute between the two parties that own the stallion Ready's Image will be resolved through the courts or by arbitration.

  • Bay to Bay won the Nassau Stakes on a yielding Woodbine turf course last month.

    Dance Smartly: Bay to Bay Faces Attfield Trio

    Bay to Bay, convincing winner of the Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) on a yielding Woodbine turf course last month, returns to head a field of 10 older fillies and mares in the $300,000 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) July 10.

  • THS: Hollywood Gold Cup 2011

    Jason, Evan and Les from TwinSpires.com handicap the Hollywood Gold Cup at Hollywood Park and Man o' War at Belmont Park.

  • Animal Kingdom<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%3D9520150%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Animal Kingdom Has Successful Surgery

    Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Animal Kingdom had successful surgery to repair a hairline slab fracture, Team Valor International president Barry Irwin said in a statement July 7.

  • THS: Hollywood Gold Cup 2011

    Jason, Evan, and Les from TwinSpires.com handicap the Hollywood Gold Cup at Hollywood Park and Man o' War at Belmont Park. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Hollywood Gold Cup.

  • Six Candidates Seek Election to BC Board

    The Breeders' Cup announced there are six candidates seeking election for three positions to its board of directors: Bret Jones, Robert Manfuso, Garrett O'Rourke, Bill Oppenheim, Richard Santulli, and Barry Weisbord.

  • Canterbury Park

    Canterbury Files Petition to Restart Racing

    For the fifth day, Canterbury Park cancelled live racing and remained closed July 7 due to a shutdown of state government in Minnesota. Attorneys asked a judge again to restart racing by opening the racing commission office.

  • Gio Ponti won the Man o' War in 2009 and 2010 (shown).<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%3D9102014%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Gio Ponti Seeks Third Straight Man o' War

    Two-time reigning turf champion Gio Ponti still has a chance to remain one of the division leaders and he can do that while attempting to make history in the $600,000 Man o' War Stakes (gr. IT) July 9 at Belmont Park.

  • Adverse Reactions to Stem Cell Therapy

    Stem cell therapy is one of the most discussed regenerative therapies in the horse health community today, and both peer-reviewed and anecdotal evidence indicates that these tiny tools have been relatively successful in assisting injury healing. But as with most therapies, despite some great success things don't always go as planned. At the 2011 North...