Headlines for Tuesday, September 6, 2011

  • CTHS Sale Average Jumps 11%

    A strong second select session at the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society's yearling sale of Canadian-bred youngsters at Woodbine helped spur an 11% jump in average price from 2010.

  • Calder Grand Stand

    Calder Reinstates Trainer Kirk Ziadie

    Calder Casino & Race Course has reinstated trainer Kirk Ziadie, two years after it barred him for reasons it now says are related to positive drug tests on horses and late payments to vendors.

  • Ellis Park

    Handle Declines at Ellis Park

    During Ellis Park's 31-day day race meet July 2-Sept. 5, the Henderson, Ky. track saw declines in all-source handle that were in line with the overall decrease in 2011 U.S. betting on Thoroughbred racing.

  • Populist Politics, Don't Get Mad's leading runner in 2011.

    Don't Get Mad to Rockin' Z Ranch

    Grade II winner Don't Get Mad, who finished fourth in the 2005 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), has been purchased by Dr. Robert Zoellner and Clark Brewster to stand in 2012 at Zoellner's Rockin' Z Ranch in Oklahoma.

  • Aqueduct has plans for future VLTs

    NY Tracks to Offer Casino Expansion Plan

    Racetracks across New York Sept. 7 will unveil a plan to amend the state constitution to permit them to offer a complete array of casino gambling as part of a proposal they say will raise revenue for the state and industry.