Headlines for Thursday, January 24, 2013

  • Average Surges at Cape Town Yearling Sale

    During a day of high prices that helped lift average, a son of successful South African sire Silvano topped the opening session of the 2013 Cape Premier Yearling Sale, the first sale of the year in South Africa.

  • Dublin's First Foal Arrives in New York

    Dublin, winner of the 2009 Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) as a 2-year-old at Saratoga Race Course, sired his first reported foal, a filly born Jan. 18 at Newtown Anner Stud Farm in Millbrook, N.Y.

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    Small Ulcer Detected in Beholder's Throat

    Beholder, the champion 2-year-old filly of 2012, likely had an excuse when she was second in her sophomore debut Jan. 21 as the 1-5 favorite in the Santa Ynez Stakes (gr. II).

  • Cape Thoroughbred Sale - Mike Bass

    Cape Town trainer Mike Bass talks about how he is a big fan of the Cape Thoroughbred Premiere Yearling Sale. He discusses how he shops for horses.

  • Cape Thoroughbred Sale Preview

    Adrian Todd, COO of Cape Thoroughbred Sales, talks about the Cape Thoroughbred Premier Yearling Sale. It's a Lifestyle

  • Sajjhaa dominates the Cape Verdi at Meydan.

    Sajjhaa Cruises Clear in Cape Verdi

    Trainer Saeed bin Suroor was expecting a huge effort from Sajjhaa in the $200,000 Cape Verdi Sponsored by Meydan Hotels (UAE-II) Jan. 24 at Meydan, and she delivered with a 3 3/4-length win for the Maktoum family's Godolphin.

  • Weewinnin tries two turns in the California Breeders Champion Stakes.

    Cal Breeders Champion Stakes Draw Big Fields

    Weewinnin, who blew out the Betfair Hollywood Park toteboard at 60-1 to take the King Glorious Stakes Dec. 16, will try two turns for the first time in the $300,000 California Breeders Champion Stakes Jan. 26 at Santa Anita.

  • Woodbine Expects Similar Daily Purses in 2013

    A two-year funding agreement reached with the government of Ontario will see Woodbine reduce Thoroughbred race dates by 14.7% in 2013 but will allow the track near Toronto to offer average daily purses comparable to 2012.

  • Assembly Speaker Weighs in on NY Casinos

    The New York legislature's most powerful Democrat said Jan. 24 he would be open to further casino development at Aqueduct Racetrack, as well as several other specific locations in New York City except for Manhattan.

  • THS: Holy Bull Stakes

    Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk discuss the tough field in the Holy Bull Stakes. Can Shanghai Bobby survive the other talented 3-year-olds?

  • That Handicapping Show - Holy Bull Stakes 2013

    Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk discuss the tough field in the Holy Bull Stakes. Can Shanghai Bobby survive the other talented 3-year-olds? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Holy Bull Stakes.

  • Downey Profile: Shanghai Bobby Put to Test

    A field of 10, some of them with the look of real contenders, will decide whether Shanghai Bobby will be be upended coming off his 2-year-old championship in the Grade III Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

  • Cape Thoroughbred Sale - Mike Bass

    Cape Town trainer Mike Bass talks about how he is a big fan of the Cape Thoroughbred Premiere Yearling Sale. He discusses how he shops for horses.