Headlines for Friday, September 9, 2011

  • Members of Edward Evans' Spring Hill Farm Team in the Winner's Circle at Colonial Downs, earlier this year.

    Evans, WinStar, Tarras Take Top TOBA Honors

    Edward Evans was named the nation's top breeder for the second consecutive year, WinStar Farm was named the nation's top owner, and Rudy and Virginia Tarra were named the leading small breeder for 2010.

  • 2011 Super Derby - Predict the Order

    Three-year-olds from all over the country compete in the Super Derby (gr. II) at Louisiana Downs. Will it be a shipper, or a local favorite?

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    Tizway Breezes, Progresses Toward JCGC

    Tizway, the leader of the handicap division, breezed an easy five furlongs over Saratoga's Oklahoma Training Track Sept. 9 as he continues to prepare for the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational (gr. I) next month.

  • Jebrica won the Aug. 18 Emerald Downs Derby by 2 3/4 lengths.

    A Dozen Lined Up for British Columbia Derby

    The winners of the Emerald Downs Derby and the local Richmond Derby Trial Handicap lead a field of 12 in the $200,000 British Columbia Derby (Can-III) Sept. 11 at Hastings Park. It's Western Canada's premier race of the year.

  • Science in the Mix: 'Pedigree Is Genetics'

    The combination of genomics and pedigree theory hasn't come close to reaching its potential, speakers said Sept. 8 on the second and final day of the Thoroughbred Pedigree, Genetics, and Performance Conference in Lexington.

  • Charles Town Cuts Takeout 12% on Some Wagers

    Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races took the first step toward returning more money to bettors Sept. 9 when the West Virginia Racing Commission approved a decrease in pari-mutuel takeout for four wagers.

  • TCI: Havre We Got a New #1?

    The guys reveal a Top 5 in the Sprint division, and discuss the current Breeders' Cup picture.

  • TCI: Havre We Got a New #1?

    Updating the Breeders' Cup Classic and Ladies' Classic divisions, including a look back at Havre de Grace's Woodward. Plus, the Top 5 for the Breeders' Cup Sprint Division, and a look at the Juveniles of both genders. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions