Headlines for Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • Steve Wynn

    Suffolk's Casino Quest Could Face Competition

    Suffolk Downs could soon be facing stiff competition for the sole destination-resort casino license to be awarded in the designated Boston area now that major Las Vegas developer Steve Wynn is interested in entering the fray.

  • Hawthorne Race Course

    Hawthorne Approved to Drop Seven Racing Days

    The Illinois Racing Board Nov. 27 approved Hawthorne Race Course's request to drop seven Wednesday cards because of the effects of an outbreak of neurological equine herpes on the backstretch.

  • Ciao Bella finishing 2nd in the Dowager Stakes at Keeneland.

    Ciao Bella Could Make La Prevoyante Impact

    Havant and Clarinet head a field of eight fillies and mares entered for the $100,000 La Prevoyante Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Calder Race Course & Casino Nov. 30, but the lightly raced sophomore Ciao Bella could make an impact.

  • Trade Zone: Physical Therapy

    Owners, therapists, and veterinarians can use manual therapies to aid equine recovery and support maintenance.

  • Shackleford caps closing weekend at Churchill Downs

    A dazzling farewell victory by popular classic winner Shackleford and jockey Jesus Castanon in the 138th running of the Grade 1 Clark Handicap provided an exclamation point as arguably the brightest moment of Churchill Downs' memorable 21-day fall meet that concluded Sunday.

  • Hollywood Notebook

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  • Summer Soiree

    Grade I Winner Summer Soiree Retired

    Grade I winner Summer Soiree wrapped up her racing career by passing the $500,000 earnings plateau and adding to her grade I credentials with a third-place finish in the Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) Nov. 25.

  • Journalist, historian Kelly dies

    The Maryland racing community lost one of its most prominent members when award-winning journalist and racing historian Joseph B. Kelly passed away Monday at Stella Maris Rehabilitation and Hospice after a short battle with cancer. He was 94 years old.

  • Racing at Retama Park.

    Retama Park's Future in Question

    The Texas Workforce Commission was notified the week of Nov. 19 that the 296 employees at Retama Park near San Antonio, Texas, would be laid off due to the termination of its management contract.