Headlines for Wednesday, December 5, 2012

  • Class Included

    Class Included Gets Some Relief in Bayakoa

    Class Included, overmatched when seventh at 38-1 in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic last month, should get some class relief in the $200,000 Bayakoa Handicap Presented by Oak Tree Racing Association (gr. II) Dec. 8.

  • Dust And Diamonds

    Shine On Dust and Diamonds in Sugar Swirl

    After finishing second to Groupie Doll in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) in November, Dust and Diamonds looms as a prohibitive favorite in the Adena Springs Sugar Swirl (gr. III) Dec. 8 at Gulfstream Park

  • Executiveprivelege
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    Executiveprivilege Can Make Case for Eclipse

    With a victory in the $500,000 Hollywood Starlet Stakes (gr. I) Dec. 8 at Betfair Hollywood Park, Executiveprivilege could set off quite a debate for the Eclipse Award in the juvenile filly division.

  • Dust and Diamonds the one to beat in Sugar Swirl

    Dust and Diamonds, who emerged as one of the leading female sprinters in the country in her past two starts, will make her debut for new owner Stud TNT and trainer Todd Pletcher in Saturday's Grade 3, $100,000 <a target="_blank" href="https://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/sugarswirl12">Sugar Swirl</a> at Gulfstream Park. The six-furlong dash, the first graded event of the 2012-13 Gulfstream season, has attracted a field of seven fillies and mares.

  • Minger takes helm of Turf Publicists

    The Turf Publicists of America (TPA) has elected Mandy Minger of <i>Daily Racing Form </i>to serve as the organization's president for 2013-14, outgoing TPA President Bill Knauf announced Tuesday at the TPA's Mark Kaufman Workshop at the University of Arizona Symposium on Racing and Gaming.

  • Supporting a Foundered Foot with a W-Shoe

    Foundered hooves often require extra support to help them heal and grow while also offering the horse pain relief. But, rarely is the hoof undamaged and easy to shoe after a laminitic episode, said Chris Gregory, MS, CJF, FWCF, of Heartland Horseshoeing School in Lamar, Mo. For these cases Gregory employs a W-shoe custom made for the individual horse and ...