Headlines for Wednesday, February 8, 2012

  • And They're Off: Where's Winter Edition

    Steve and Lenny discuss the Full House among older horses, 3yos on the Derby Trail, and Luck. Plus, interviews with Jack Wolf, owner of Algorithms, and Paul Reddam, owner of I'll Have Another.

  • NH House Delays Action on Expanded Gambling

    The New Hampshire House of Representatives delayed action Feb. 8 on a bill that would expand gambling and open the door for the return of live Thoroughbred racing.

  • Sanagas won the Hollywood Turf Cup by 3 1/4 lengths last November.

    Sanagas Runs for New Owners in San Marcos

    Sanagas, a dominating 3 1/4-length winner of the Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. I) last November, returns to action for new connections in the $150,000 San Marcos Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 11 at Santa Anita.

  • And They're Off: Where's Winter Edition

    Steve and Lenny discuss the surprising Full House among the older horses, including Game On Dude, Animal Kingdom, Awesome Feather, and others, 3-year-olds on the Derby Trail, and some comments about Luck. Plus, interviews with Jack Wolf, owner of Algorithms, and Paul Reddam, owner of I'll Have Another. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm

  • Trickmeister is undefeated in 5 starts.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9779601%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Trickmeister Trying to Steal Donn Spotlight

    Shackleford and Ruler On Ice might be the headliners for the $500,000 Donn Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 11 at Gulfstream, but the smart money could wind up landing on a pair of Rick Dutrow Jr. trainees--Trickmeister and Redeemed.

  • 'Luck' to Hold Casting Call for Extras

    HBO's Luck, which was recently picked up for a second season by the cable network, is encouraging racetrack goers and employees to participate in an open casting call at Santa Anita Park Feb. 12.

  • Silver Medallion won the Fort Lauderdale Stakes at Gulfstream Jan. 14.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9799148%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Gulfstream Turf 'Cap to Test Silver Medallion

    Silver Medallion has found a home on grass since arriving at Todd Pletcher's barn last fall, but he'll face the toughest test of his career in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 11.

  • Reckless Jerry

    Reckless Jerry on Target for Southwest

    After a less-than-perfect trip in the Smarty Jones Stakes last month, Reckless Jerry looks as if he's on track to rebound in the $250,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 20 at Oaklawn Park. He worked five furlongs Feb. 5.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for Feb. 9

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the Feb. 9 program at the Dubai Carnival, which includes three key prep races for the Dubai World Cup: the UAE 2000 Guineas, the Firebreak, and the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2.

  • New Deslorelin Formula Improves Pregnancy Rates (AAEP 2011)

    The goal in a horse breeding program is to maximize pregnancy rates by breeding mares only once per cycle. Because this is easier said than done, veterinarians employ a little help in a product called deslorelin acetate, which induces ovulation at (or near) the time of breeding. Recently the drug became available in the United States in a slow-release for...