Headlines for Wednesday, September 14, 2011

  • Massachusetts Begins Expanded Gambling Debate

    A bill allowing for three resort casinos and a slots-only facility has widespread support in the legislature. Suffolk Downs is seen as the front runner for one of the gaming licenses.

  • And They're Off: Fall Football Edition

    Lenny and Steve interview Geoffrey Russell and Rick Porter, discuss Life At Ten/John Veitch, Breeders' Cup Classic and Mile, Gio Ponti and Havre de Grace. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • And They're Off: Fall Football Edition

    Lenny and Steve interview Geoffrey Russell and Rick Porter, discuss Life At Ten/John Veitch, Breeders' Cup Classic and Mile, Gio Ponti and Havre de Grace. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Hip #730, colt; Tapit-Don'tellmichelle, by Regal Classic, brought $650,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 14.

    Kellys Buy Tapit Colt for $650,000

    Jon and Sarah Kelly went to $650,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 14 to purchase a colt by Tapit--Don'tellmichelle, by Regal Classic, from the consignment of Gainesway Farm.

  • Finale won the Continental Mile by an impressive 10 1/2-lengths.

    Finale Tops Summer Stakes Cast

    Finale, a 10 1/2-length stakes winner in his last start, is expected to be the heavy favorite in the $250,000 Summer Stakes (Can-IIIT) Sept. 17 at Woodbine.

  • The Foal Project Comes to Lexington

    Esther Marr interviews Lisa Miller about The Foal Project, a traveling gallery that documents the foaling process. The project benefits equine therapy organizations.

  • Hip #565; colt, Bernardini -- Ava Knowsthecode by Cryptoclearance brought $625,000 on Sept. 14 during the fourth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

    $625,000 Bernardini Colt at Keeneland Sale

    A Bernardini--Ava Knowsthecode colt consigned by Valkyre Stud as Hip No. 565 was bought by John Ferguson for $625,000 during the early portion of the Sept. 14 fourth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Weaning Stress and Nutritional Influences

    One of the most stressful times in a horse's life is weaning, when a foal is separated from his dam and asked to adjust to life on his own. But according to Amanda Adams, PhD, a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Kentucky's Gluck Equine Research Center, certain types of nutritional support could reduce the stresses and health challenges tha...