Headlines for Tuesday, January 15, 2013

  • New Shooters Seek Boston Casino License

    Four new entrants meet the key deadline to submit formal phase-1 proposals for the sole destination resort casino license designated for the Boston area.

  • Falling Sky after his allowance win at Gulfstream Park on December 15.

    Falling Sky Tops OBS Winter Sale Opener

    Falling Sky, a 3-year-old colt by Lion Heart, sold for a session-topping $425,000 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale. Gross and average up during consignor preferred and the horses of racing age segments.

  • Maryland Task Force Faces Uphill Climb

    A task force recently formed to address the struggling Maryland Thoroughbred breeding industry suggested several measures Tuesday to reverse steep declines.

  • Rick Dutrow

    Dutrow Expected to File Appeal

    Trainer Rick Dutrow is expected to file an appeal of his 10-year suspension Jan. 16, one day before New York State regulators can officially revoke his license.

  • Soft Falling Rain

    South African Champ Tops U.A.E. Classic Trial

    Trainer Mike de Kock's undefeated South African champion Soft Falling Rain tops a full field of 14, along with four also-eligible contenders, entered for the $110,00 United Arab Emirates Two Thousand Guineas Trial Jan. 17.

  • Suffolk Downs

    Suffolk Downs in Battle for Casino License

    Casino magnate Steve Wynn submitted a formal Phase 1 application with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission Jan. 14, one day under a key deadline, to vie with the proposal of Suffolk Downs and partner Caesar's Entertainment.

  • Hoof Radiographs' Role In Practical Farriery (AAEP 2012)

    Radiographs are an often overlooked but indispensible tool for assessing a horse's feet and developing a hoof care plan that will maximize his soundness. At a recent in-depth seminar titled "The Foot from Every Angle," Randy Eggleston, DVM, of the University of Georgia's School of Veterinary Medicine, described how to optimize use of rad...