Headlines for Thursday, June 21, 2012

  • Eddie Delahoussaye

    Santa Anita Renames Stakes for Delahoussaye

    Eddie Delahoussaye, one of the greatest riders of all time, will be recognized on opening day of Santa Anita's autumn meet Sept. 28, when the track cards the inaugural Eddie D. Stakes.

  • Black Caviar

    Black Caviar to Make British Debut in Jubilee

    Black Caviar is set to make her British racing debut taking on 14 challengers and putting her perfect record on the line in the $775,000 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 23.

  • Havelock won the Hanshin Cup at Arlington Park on May 19 in his most recent start.

    Havelock Returns to Woodbine in King Edward

    Silverton Hill's homebred Havelock returns to Woodbine Race Course for the first time since a 2011 upset in the Play the King Stakes (gr. IIT), heading a field of seven entered in the $250,000 King Edward (Can-IIT) June 24.

  • Santa Anita renames turf stakes after Delahoussaye

    Eddie Delahoussaye, widely regarded as one of the greatest riders of all time, will be so recognized on opening day of Santa Anita's autumn meet on September 28, as the Great Race Place will card the inaugural Grade 3 "Eddie D. Stakes" for three-year-olds and up at about 6 1/2 furlongs down the Camino Real Turf Course.

  • Rosario looks forward to New York move

    Joel Rosario has come a long way in a short period of time and is ready to embark on the next phase of his career when he heads east at the conclusion of Sunday's races at Hollywood Park.

  • Wilkinson

    Wilkinson Colics, Will Miss Shoemaker Mile

    E.K. Gaylord II's Wilkinson, who registered a stunning 44-1 upset in the American Handicap (gr. IIT) last month, came down with colic June 18 and has been ruled out of the Shoemaker Mile at Betfair Hollywood Park June 30.

  • Strait of Dover installed as Queen's Plate morning-line favorite

    Strait of Dover, River Rush and Irish Mission head a well-matched field of 14 Canadian-bred three-year-olds for the C$1 million <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/queen'splate12.html"> Queen's Plate</a>, Canada's most famous horse race, Sunday at Woodbine.&nbsp;

  • Eaves: Closure of Woodbine Possible in 2013

    As Woodbine prepares to hold the 153rd edition of the Queen's Plate June 24, Nick Eaves, the track's president, stunned the crowd at the June 21 post-position draw by revealing that Woodbine may be forced to close next April.

  • Musketier, who won the 2011 Singspiel, tries for a repeat in 2012.

    Attfield Duo Heads Singspiel Stakes

    Hall of Fame trainer has 2009 and 2011 Singspiel Stakes (Can-IIIT) winner Musketier and recent Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) victor Simmard for the 1 1/2-mile test on Queen's Plate undercard.

  • Royal Ascot - Ribblesdale Press Conf

    Comments from trainer Dermot Weld and jockey Pat Smullen, after Princess Highway's victory in the Ribblesdale (Eng-II). Sponsored by AmWest Entertainment.

  • Handicapping Insights

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  • Simms enjoying Churchill meet, looking forward to Blueeyesintherein in Debutante

    Trainer Garry Simms won last year's running of the Grade 3 Debutante at Churchill Downs with Flashy Lassie and he will attempt to repeat in the first graded stakes event in North America for two-year-old fillies with Blueeyesintherein, the 5-2 morning-line favorite, on Saturday. The Debutante, which was first run at Churchill Downs in 1895, is the featured race on Saturday's program.

  • Royal Ascot - Norfolk Stakes Press Conf

    Comments from the connections of Reckless Abandon, including jockey Adam Kirby, and trainer Clive Cox, after his victory in the Norfolk Stakes (Eng-II) at Royal Ascot. Sponsored by AmWest Entertainment.

  • Homecoming Queen, Samitar face-off in Coronation

    Impressive Group 1 One Thousand Guineas heroine Homecoming Queen faces 11 rival fillies in Friday's Group 1 Coronation Stakes going a mile. The Aidan O'Brien-trained three-year-old, who was last seen finishing fourth behind Samitar in the Group 1 Irish One Thousand Guineas, is likely to be the trainer's only representative, as Group 1 victress Maybe has suffered a stone-bruise.

  • Colour Vision rallies under jockey Frankie Dettori to win the Ascot Gold Cup.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1919031896&amp;k=qPjVnLX&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Dettori Rallies Colour Vision to Gold Cup Win

    Colour Vision rallied under a strong drive from jockey Frankie Dettori and was able to hold off stablemate Opinion Poll to win the $542,500 Ascot Gold Cup (Eng-I) by a half-length at Royal Ascot June 21.

  • Royal Ascot - Tercentenary Press Conf

    Comments from jockey A.  De Vries after Energizer's win in the Tercentenary Stakes (Eng-III) at Royal Ascot. Sponsored by AmWest Entertainment.

  • THS: Mother Goose Stakes 2012

    Tom and Pete handicap the Mother Goose Stakes and the Debutante Stakes. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Mother Goose Stakes and the Debutante Stakes.

  • Horsemen: Harsh Penalties for Dermorphin

    The National HBPA and its affiliates said they have "zero tolerance" for trainers who use illegal Class 1 and Class 2 substances in racehorses in the wake of about 30 positives for Dermorphin in the Southwest.

  • Royal Ascot - Frankie Dettori

    Comments from Frankie Dettori after winning the Ascot Gold Cup aboard Colour Vision. Sponsored by AmWest Entertainment.

  • Royal Ascot Preview - Day 3

    Ladies' Day, the Gold Cup, and rain dominate Day 3 at Royal Ascot. Sponsored by AmWest Entertainment.