Headlines for Thursday, July 19, 2012

  • Eden's Moon will try turf in the San Clemente Handicap.

    Eden's Moon Makes Turf Debut in San Clemente

    Making her career debut on turf, grade I winner Eden's Moon is the 121-pound high weight in an evenly-matched group of 3-year-old fillies entered for the $150,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) at Del Mar July 22.

  • Rick Dutrow

    NY Court Upholds Dutrow's License Revocation

    A New York appeals court has unanimously upheld the revocation of trainer Rick Dutrow's license by state racing regulators, a major setback for the colorful trainer's ability to keep working in the state.

  • Deal to Put Santa Anita On TVG Discussed

    Racing from Santa Anita Park and Golden Gate Fields would be available on television network TVG under a content swap currently being negotiated, an executive from The Stronach Group told the California Horse Racing Board.

  • Grade I Winner Ice Box to Three Chimneys

    Grade I winner Ice Box, who was runner-up in the 2010 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will relocate to Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., for the 2013 breeding season.

  • Germany, Japan to field runners at Glorious Goodwood

    Glorious Goodwood is set to be a truly cosmopolitan meeting this year, with group/graded winners from Germany and Japan due to run at the five-day meeting, which takes place from July 31 to August 4.

  • Holy Candy resting at Sadler barn

    Holy Candy, who was pulled up in the stretch as the even-money favorite in Wednesday's second division of the Oceanside Stakes at Del Mar, was being given a routine bath outside trainer John Sadler's barn Thursday morning.

  • Gemologist

    Paynter, Gemologist Work for Haskell

    Belmont Stakes (gr. I) runner-up Paynter and Wood Memorial (gr. I) winner Gemologist each posted bullet works this week in advance of the 1 1/8-mile Haskell Invitational (gr. I) to be held at Monmouth Park July 29.

  • Arlington Park Handle, Purses Spike

    A number of initiatives, including a refocused marketeting plan and working with other Chicago area teams and companies, has led to a resurgence in business at Arlington Park, one of North America's most iconic racetracks.

  • Times Union Saratoga photo contest starts opening day

    The New York Racing Association (NYRA) announced Thursday that racing fans and photography enthusiasts will have the opportunity to capture the fun, pageantry and history of the 144th Saratoga Race Course season on camera, showcasing their shutterbug skills for a chance to win weekly prizes through the <i>Times Union</i> Track Pics Photo Contest.

  • Hall of Fame trainer Martin dies

    Trainer Frank &quot;Pancho&quot; Martin, who was inducted into the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame in 1981, died Wednesday night. He was 86.

  • Belmont records increases in on-track, total handle

    On-track handle and total handle continued their upward trends at the 2012 Belmont Park spring/summer meet, which ran 55 days from April 27 through July 15, according to the New York Racing Association (NYRA).

  • Handle Increases Continue at Belmont Park

    On-track handle, total handle, and New York Racing Association Rewards account wagering continued their upward trends at the 2012 Belmont Park spring/summer meet which ran 55 days from April 27 through July 15.

  • THS: Delaware Handicap 2012

    Tom and Pete handicap the Delaware Handicap and Virginia Derby. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Delaware Handicap

  • Instant Racing Machine at Kentucky Downs

    Top Court Asked to Hear Instant Racing Case

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and other supporters of Instant Racing have requested that a lawsuit challenging the legality of the machines be heard by the state Supreme Court rather than going back to a lower court.

  • Study: Antibiotics Might Protect Horses during Transport

    Long-distance transportation is a stressor for horses that could prompt poor performance, illness, and other life-threatening health issues. Recently, a team of Japanese researchers determined that certain antibiotic administration could reduce transport-related illness in our four-legged counterparts.