Headlines for Wednesday, January 23, 2013

  • Action This Day Going to Peru

    The 2-year-old male champion of 2003 will stand the 2013 North Hemisphere season at Indiana Stallion Station before heading to Peru.

  • Kindle has a record of four wins and three seconds in nine lifetime starts.

    Kindle Switches to Dirt for Santa Monica

    After giving Mizdirection quite a tussle earlier this month on the hillside turf course, the speedster Kindle switches to dirt for the $250,000 Santa Monica Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 26 at Santa Anita Park.

  • And They're Off: Eclipse Awards Edition

    Lenny and Steve discuss the Eclipse Awards and Oxbow's win in the Lecomte for trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Plus, John Shirreffs talks about Eblouissante, half sister to Zenyatta, including how to pronounce her name.

  • Spring Venture is one of four stakes winners in Spring At Last's first crop.

    Spring At Last's First Crop

    by Ann Peters<br/> One of the surprise stallion developments of 2012 is Spring At Last, who finished second behind Henrythenavigator on the year-end first-crop sire rankings.

  • Will Take Charge

    Lukas Weighs Options for Weekend Stakes Stars

    Trainer D. Wayne Lukas had an anxious moment when victorious Will Take Charge stumbled while pulling up after winning the Smarty Jones Stakes Jan. 21 at Oaklawn Park, but the Hall of Fame trainer said the colt is doing well.

  • And They're Off: Eclipse Award Edition

    Lenny and Steve discuss the Eclipse Awards and Oxbow's win in the Lecomte for trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Plus, John Shirreffs talks about Eblouissante, half sister to Zenyatta, including how to pronounce her name. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm

  • Derby Could Be Made With Under 40 Points

    While there is an educated guess out there that 40 points may be the over-and-under to make the Kentucky Derby starting gate, there is reason to believe it will take fewer points than that.

  • Big Brown

    IEAH Sells Its Shares in Big Brown

    International Equine Acquisitions Holdings has sold all 11 of its shares in champion and dual classic winner Big Brown to a group that includes Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm.

  • Juveniles Shine at Barretts Mixed Sale

    Two juveniles from the H & E Ranch consignment had local trainers buzzing at the Jan. 22 Barretts mixed sale in Pomona, Calif., and by sale's end Mike Harrington and Jim Cassidy ended up with them.

  • Microbiomes: It's All About Balance

    You know the drill: Kill the bacterium that&#39;s attacking the immune system then prepare yourself for the relentless fungus to come out and play in its wake. This bug balance upheaval is the reason we reach for yogurt when we go on antibiotics or we pursue a probiotic supplement if we start feeling &quot;off.&quot; Some owners apply similar strategies w...