Headlines for Monday, July 2, 2012

  • Musical Romance, Trinniberg highlight Summit of Speed

    Champion female sprinter Musical Romance endured a tough beat in last year's Grade 1 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/princessrooney12.htm">Princess Rooney Handicap</a> when nabbed at the wire by Sassy Image, who rallied from far back while racing near the outer rail. The Bill Kaplan trainee will be favored to make amends in Saturday's renewal of the $400,000 dash over six furlongs at Calder, the highlight of the Miami track's annual Summit of Speed.

  • Fasig-Tipton Adds Sale in New York

    Fasig-Tipton has added a sale of mixed stock and horses of racing age in New York to this year's auction calendar. The sale will be held Oct. 9 at the company's facility in Saratoga Springs.

  • Gentry, trainer of Graustark and Proud Clarion, dies

    Loyd &quot;Boo&quot; Gentry, who trained Graustark and Proud Clarion, the 1967 Kentucky Derby winner, died Sunday in Lexington, Kentucky of heart failure.&nbsp;He was 87 and lived in Stuart, Florida, and Lexington.

  • Deadline Looms for Discounted Cup Noms

    Owners of horses of racing age currently not nominated to the Breeders' Cup program can nominate their runners at discounted rates prior to 11:59 p.m. (ET) July 15 for competition in this year's World Championships.

  • Barrel Racing

    Ruling Delayed on Barrel Racing in Florida

    The Florida Division of Administrative Hearings ended a four-day hearing June 29 without issuing a ruling on whether Gretna Racing LLC can continue to use a Quarter Horse racing license to hold pari-mutuel barrel racing.