Headlines for Tuesday, July 24, 2012

  • Extracorporeal shock wave therapy was one of the topics discussed at the meeting of the Association of Racing Commissioners International in Saratoga Springs.

    RCI Tightens Model Rule on Shock Wave Therapy

    Given the current climate of Thoroughbred racing, it's no surprise that health, safety, and medications were the primary topics of discussion at a meeting of the Association of Racing Commissioners International.

  • Street Life tops eight-horse Curlin field

    Eight three-year-old colts and geldings hoping to step up in the division will assemble at Saratoga Race Course for the $100,000 Curlin on Friday, the first of two "Party at the Spa" afternoons at the track. First race post time is 2:30 p.m. (EDT), with the Curlin scheduled to go off at 6:22 p.m.

  • Breeders' Cup Launches Fantasy 'Capping

    The Breeders' Cup and the Thoroughbred leadership group Vision 2020 announced July 24 the launch of Fantasy 'Capping, a free-to-play online fantasy game that spotlights 12 of the major races leading up to the Breeders' Cup.

  • Breeders' Cup announces free online fantasy game

    The Breeders' Cup, in collaboration with Thoroughbred leadership group Vision 2020, announced Tuesday the launch of Fantasy 'Capping, a free-to-play online fantasy game that spotlights 12 of North America's biggest horse races leading up to the Breeders' Cup World Championships. The game concludes with the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic on November 3 at Santa Anita.

  • Gulfstream announces 2012-13 stakes schedule

    Gulfstream Park announced today it will offer 61 stakes races (33 graded) worth more than $10.1 million during its 2012-13 Thoroughbred race meet, highlighted by the 62nd running of the Grade 1, $1 million Florida Derby on March 30.

  • Richard's Kid tops the six-horse field entered in the Cougar II Handicap at Del Mar July.

    Millionaire Richard's Kid Tops Cougar II

    Millionaire and multiple grade I winner Richard's Kid will be conceding from three to 10 pounds to his rivals as he tops the six-horse field entered in the Cougar II Handicap (gr. III) at Del Mar July 27.

  • RCI President Calls for Olympics Drug List

    The president of the Association of Racing Commissioners International is calling upon the Olympic Games to release the names of athletes who will be performing in London with performing-enhancing drugs in their systems.