Headlines for Wednesday, December 12, 2012

  • Stable Mail: Lady Banks to make 2nd Start

    Lady Banks, a two-year-old filly who ran an excellent second in her debut at Aqueduct on November 23, is back in Friday in the 3rd race at Aqueduct.

  • He's Had Enough (left) finished 2nd behind Shanghai Bobby in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Juvenile/26130125_Wz4K8f#!i=2194440251&k=22Lw5kH">Order This Photo</a>

    Contentious CashCall Futurity Set Saturday

    He's Had Enough, who missed by a head winning the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) last month, and Nashua Stakes (gr. II) victor Violence face a quartet from the Bob Baffert barn in the CashCall Futurity (gr. I).

  • Animal Kingdom

    Animal Kingdom Works Toward 2013 Debut

    Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), is on track to make his 2013 debut in the Feb. 9 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap after an easy half-mile breeze at Palm Meadows Dec. 11.

  • Sightseeing

    Sightseeing, Sire of So Many Ways, Dies

    Sightseeing, sire of 2012 Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) winner So Many Ways, died Dec. 8 from complications due to intestinal surgery, Richland Hills Farm president Nathan Fox confirmed Dec. 12.

  • NYRA Reorganization Board Holds First Meeting

    A new state-controlled board of directors at the New York Racing Association held its first meeting Dec. 12, bringing the long-embattled racetrack operator to a new and uncertain place in its history that dates back to 1955.

  • KHRC Staff Outlines New Salix Procedures

    Members of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission staff outlined changes that have been put in place to prevent future mistakes in the administration of race-day Salix at the state's tracks.

  • Eblouissante will make her second start Dec. 15 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

    Eblouissante to Make Next Start at Hollywood

    A smashing winner in her much anticipated debut last month, Eblouissante, a half sister to 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta, will make her second start Dec. 15 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Adam's Turf: A Year of Finishes

    At year's end we typically see many of our favorite stars move into retirement or second careers. In spite of the many fan favorites and talented athletes who have left the track, one thing remains...their finishes.