Headlines for Saturday, January 5, 2013

  • Coil overtakes Ultimate Eagle to win the San Pasqual Stakes by a head.

    Coil Goes Out on Top in San Pasqual Thriller

    In his final start before retiring to stud in California, grade I winner Coil outlasted Ultimate Eagle by a head after a terrific stretch duel in the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 5 at Santa Anita Park

  • Activity Brisk at TCA Charity Auction

    Brisk bidding on 22 stallion seasons and assorted getaways and sports packages raised more than $750,000 Jan. 5, during the 23rd Annual Select Stallion Season Auction benefiting the Thoroughbred Charities of America.

  • Mac the Man and Norberto Arroyo Jr. dominate the Turfway Prevue.

    Mac the Man Wins Turfway Prevue

    Mac the Man gave trainer Jeff Greenhill his first stakes win in Kentucky Jan. 5, taking the $50,000 Turfway Prevue at Turfway Park by an easy four lengths over Smokinindaboysroom.

  • Total Handle Up for First Time Since 2006

    Despite a slight decline in wagering in December, total pari-mutuel handle on United States racing in 2012 was up 0.96%, the first increase since 2006, according to the Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators.

  • Hialeah Park

    Hialeah Keeps Thoroughbred Options Open

    Hialeah Park will hold its next Quarter Horse meet beginning Dec. 13, 2013. But owner John Brunetti said Jan. 3 his track might amend its racing dates filing and hold some Thoroughbred races as well.