Headlines for Wednesday, June 20, 2012

  • Elusive Quality Colt Sets OBS June Sale Mark

    A colt by Elusive Quality brought a sale record of $350,000 to top the final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2012 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age June 20 in Ocala, Fla.

  • Willa B Awesome returns in Hollywood Oaks

    Willa B Awesome will try for her third graded victory of 2012 in Saturday's Grade 2, $150,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/holoaks12.html"> Hollywood Oaks</a> at Hollywood Park. The contest drew a field of eight to go 1 1/16 miles on the Cushion Track, including Eden's Moon, Killer Graces and Via Villaggio.

  • Believe You Can faces short field in Mother Goose

    Believe You Can will face only four rivals on Saturday in the Grade 1, $300,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/mothergoose12.html"> Mother Goose Stakes</a> at Belmont Park as she seeks to build upon her last-out victory in the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks. The Larry Jones-trained daughter of Proud Citizen is following the same path as former Jones pupil Proud Spell, and will try to go one better than that fellow Proud Citizen filly who ran second, before being disqualified to third, in the 2008 Mother Goose.

  • Willa B Awesome goes for her third graded stakes win of the year in the Hollywood Oaks.

    Willa B Awesome Tops Hollywood Oaks Lineup

    Willa B Awesome, upset winner of the Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I), goes for her third graded stakes win of the year against a couple of familiar rivals in the $150,000 Hollywood Oaks (gr. II) June 23 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Carroll tabs Pizarro to ride Wilcox in Queen's Plate

    Trainer Josie Carroll, the only female trainer to win the Queen's Plate, will be gunning for a third victory in the &quot;Gallop for the Guineas&quot; when she saddles Melnyk Racing Stables' lightly-raced Wilcox on Sunday.

  • And They're Off: Triple Crown Wrap Up

    Steve and Lenny discuss Frankel's Queen Anne Stakes win, I'll Have Another scratching from the Belmont Stakes, the Kentucky Derby points system, the New York Times, and Lenny's big Belmont score!

  • Belmont Notebook

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  • And They're Off: Triple Crown Wrap Up

    Steve and Lenny discuss Frankel's Queen Anne Stakes win, I'll Have Another scratching from the Belmont Stakes, the Kentucky Derby points system, the New York Times, and Lenny's big Belmont score!

  • So You Think takes control to win the Prince of Wales&#39;s Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1917276955&amp;k=LpMkVJc&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    So You Think Atones in Prince of Wales's

    So You Think notched the 10th group I victory of his career when he stormed to a 2 1/4-length win over Carlton House in the $542,500 Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 20.

  • Fame and Glory seeks Gold Cup repeat at Royal Ascot

    Fame and Glory will face eight rivals when he defends his crown in the Group 1 Gold Cup at Royal Ascot on Thursday. The multiple Group 1 winner successfully took up the mantle from Aidan O'Brien's star stayer Yeats when winning the 2 1/2-mile feature 12 months ago.

  • Royal Ascot day 2

    Royal Ascot Preview - Day 2 6/20/2012

    Simon talks about the Prince of Wales Stakes where So You Think will meet the Queen's horse Carlton House. Also, comments on Frankel's performance.

  • Secretariat in the 1973 Preakness Stakes

    Hangin' With Haskin: Viva Big Red!

    So, after nearly 40 years, the Maryland Jockey Club, following two hours of testimony and forensic analyses, finally has awarded the Preakness stakes record to Secretariat.

  • Royal Ascot Preview - Day 2

    Simon talks about the Prince of Wales Stakes where So You Think will meet the Queen's horse Carlton House. Also, comments on Frankel's performance.Wednesday June 20, 2012Sponsored by AmWest Entertainment.

  • Environmental Best Practices for Horse Owners

    Managing horses can be both rewarding and challenging. Horse owners often struggle to balance their horses&#39; needs with environmental concerns, while remaining within their farm&#39;s budget. In the United States farmers must comply with both federal and state regulations concerning agricultural sediment, pathogens, and nutrient pollution to the air an...