Headlines for Friday, July 6, 2012

  • James Cassidy

    Jim Cassidy Succeeds Sadler as CTT President

    California Thoroughbred Trainers seated three directors and unanimously elected James Cassidy as its new president at its annual transition meeting July 6 held at Betfair Hollywood Park.

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    Trinniberg to Run in Carry Back, Not Smile

    Trinniberg will run in the $150,000 Carry Back Stakes (gr. III) at Calder Casino & Race Course July 7 rather than in the Florida oval's $400,000 Smile Sprint Handicap (gr. II) the same day, his owner said July 6.

  • Alameda County Fair Racetrack.

    Pleasanton to Add Paramedic After Fatal Fall

    In the aftermath of a jockey's death as the result of a massive brain injury July 5 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, Calif., management has agreed to staff its track ambulance with a licensed paramedic.

  • Becausei'mworthit is worth shipping for the Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint

    Though trainer Monte Thomas is stabled at Calder, and his four-year-old filly Becausei'mworthit exits a local stakes win just three weeks ago in the Cool Air, the daughter of Indian Express had to take to the road in advance of Saturday's $100,000 Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint, shipping down from Ocala on Tuesday.

  • Faucheux believes Gantry would benefit from Trinniberg's presence in Smile

    With the complexion of Saturday's Grade 2 Smile Sprint appearing to hinge on the decision of whether or not star sophomore sprinter Trinniberg is going to run there or in the Grade 3 Carry Back Stakes, at least one trainer isn't all that concerned about the possible presence of the lightning-quick colt. In fact, trainer Ron Faucheux, the conditioner of Louisiana-invader Gantry, is kind of hoping to see Trinniberg in the Calder starting gate for the Smile.

  • Barocci works for possible Man o' War start

    Trainer Christophe Clement sent last-out allowance winner Barocci for a half-mile breeze Friday morning over Belmont Park's fast main track as he ponders the next start for the Japanese-bred colt.

  • 2012 Summer Select Sales Guide

    The Blood-Horse's Summer Select Sales Guide provides insight into the premier summer yearling sales of 2012.

  • Stakes Annual of 2011 - Digital Edition

    A comprehensive guide to stakes winners of 2011. This valuable digital reference is a compilation of the winners and placers in North America's and Europe's richest races.

  • Queen's Plate winner Strait of Dover

    Strait of Dover Navigates Canada's Classics

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />Now the winner of four consecutive races, Strait of Dover not only went gate to wire to defeat Irish Mission but set a new Woodbine track record of 2:01.99 for the Polytrack surface.