Headlines for Friday, January 4, 2013

  • Russell Baze

    For Inspiration, Stevens Can Look to Baze

    As jockey Gary Stevens embarks on the comeback trail while approaching age 50, he can look to the north for inspiration, where fellow Hall of Fame rider Russell Baze continues to toil at the top of his game.

  • Golden Gate Handle Drops, But ADW Increases

    Advance deposit wagering at Golden Gate Fields showed a healthy increase during 2012, but average daily handle from all sources was off by about 3% over the year, according to figures provided by the track.

  • Tackleberry

    Tackleberry Readies for 2013 Campaign

    Owner-trainer Luis Olivares reports that his popular 6-year-old gelding Tackleberry has begun training on the farm in Ocala and will be shipped to Calder next week to continue preparation for an expected Gulfstream start.

  • NTRA Advantage Goes Bilingual

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has announced that its NTRA Advantage group purchasing program will offer all its sales materials and communications in both English and Spanish in 2013.

  • Logotype winining the Asahi Hai Futurity.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2275742717&k=rwmHKgM">Order This Photo</a>

    Logotype Beyond Stereotype

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Lohengrin was not represented by anything of particular note from his first crop, but in his second crop he has not only Logotype, but also Gottfried.

  • Tiludronate, Shock Wave to Treat Bucked Shins (AAEP 2012)

    Rarely has a racehorse practitioner not encountered a case of bucked shins (also called dorsal metacarpal disease, or DMD). This commonly identified racehorse injury has both mechanical and biologic roots, so one veterinarian recently set out to test a new treatment protocol in hopes of getting quicker and better results than current treatment options offer.