Two track records were set at Zia Park in consecutive races Sept. 24, with new marks for the distances of 5 1/2 furlongs and 6 1/2 furlongs.
Churchill Downs Inc. has filed suit against the entities that have majority ownership of Kentucky Downs, contending the defendants breached their agreement with CDI by converting debt securities into equity.
Kentucky Downs, the all-turf track that recently completed a hugely successful five-day meet, is seeking eight live racing dates in 2013, including three in March.
Winning Express, trained by Ed McMahon, is one of the 15 fillies engaged for the Group 1, £163,500 Cheveley Park at Newmarket on Saturday after she was supplemented Monday at a cost of £15,000.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged a record 1,254 for its Kentucky fall yearling sale, which will be held Oct. 22-24 in Lexington. The number is up 24.5% from last year's total of 1,007.
The race to become champion steeplechaser of 2012 is about to reach its final fences as Belmont Park hosts the Grade 1, $150,000 Lonesome Glory on Thursday.
Trevor Denman celebrates his 60th birthday Monday and on Friday, he'll embark upon his 30th season as the voice of Santa Anita when the 2012 Autumn Meet gets underway at 1 p.m. (PDT).
Stakes winner Southern Success will stand in 2013 at Barbara Rickline's Xanthus Farm near Gettysburg, Pa.
Grade II winner Ventana will stand the 2013 breeding season at Indiana Stallion Station near Anderson, Ind.
- By Tom LaMarra
Bill Thomason, who took over as president and chief executive officer at Keeneland Sept. 1, has been named to the National Thoroughbred Racing Association board of directors.
A meeting is scheduled in Lexington Oct. 16 for creditors of Thoroughbred Times Inc., which filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection Sept. 14 and ceased operations of the Thoroughbred magazine and website.
Interest in what could be the career finale for Juddmonte Farms' undefeated Frankel has prompted England's Ascot Racecourse to add more seating for the Oct. 20 Qipco Champion Stakes (Eng-I).
Just days before the state is to take over control of the New York Racing Association, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is sending signals he wants to put the operation of the racing entity out to bid to for-profit companies.
Bioniche Life Sciences Inc., a research-based Canadian biopharmaceutical company, announced Thursday (Sept. 20) that one of its equine products--Hippirontm 1000--has been counterfeited, and was being sold via an Internet website. Regulatory authorities and veterinarian customers have been advised of this situation, along with the elements of the counterfe...
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