Headlines for Tuesday, December 3, 2013

  • Immortal Verse sold for 4.7 million guineas on December 3.

    Immortal Verse Sells for European Record

    English and French group I winner Immortal Verse sold in foal to Dansili for 4.7 million guineas ($8,090,580 in United States funds), a European record price for a broodmare, at the Tattersalls December mare sale Dec. 3.

  • Suffolk Downs

    Vote on New Suffolk Proposal Deferred

    The Massachusetts Gaming Commission decided on Dec. 3 to defer until next week a ruling on whether Suffolk Downs and new partner Mohegan Sun can legally relocate a casino resort project to the city of Revere.

  • Angelica Zapata won the 2013 Capano Handicap.

    Angelica Zapata Targets My Charmer

    Angelica Zapata will try to register fourth straight stakes victory and first career graded stakes win when she faces a full field of fillies and mares in the $100,000 My Charmer Handicap Dec. 7 at Calder Casino & Race Course

  • RMTC Position Papers Uphold Thresholds

    A pair of position papers released by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium find no physiologic difference in various racing breeds to justify changes to its regulatory thresholds for clenbuterol and corticosteroids.

  • 20 New Facilities Accredited by TAA

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has announced that 23 accredited facilities are now eligible to receive financial grants from the organization for the ongoing care of retired Thoroughbreds.

  • John and Debby Oxley

    TCA to Honor Oxleys, RRTP at Season Auction

    John and Debby Oxley and the Retired Racehorse Training Project will be honored at Thoroughbred Charities of America's 24th Annual Select Stallion Season Auction on Jan. 4, 2014, at the Keeneland Entertainment Center.