Headlines for Thursday, February 14, 2013

  • Trainer Ron Ellis has Treasury Bill in the San Vicente Stakes.

    Will Treasury Bill Pay Dividends in 'Vicente?

    Treasury Bill is among six 3-year-olds entered in the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 17 at Santa Anita Park, but trainer Ron Ellis said the seven-furlong event is a starting point for the son of Lemon Drop Kid.

  • Surgeon Dr. Brett Woodie, center, and Dr. Bonnie Barr ,right, answer questions from the media regarding Rachel Alexandra.

    Rachel Alexandra Surgery Update

    Rachel Alexandra surgery update with surgeon Dr. Brett Woodie, Dr. Bonnie Barr, and Barbara Banke answering questions from the media regarding Rachel Alexandra at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital.

  • Private Ensign is scheduled to start in the Davona Dale Stakes on Feb. 23.

    Romans Sets Plans for Dewey Square, Others

    Eclipse Award-winning trainer Dale Romans said his Siena Farm 3-year-olds will both make their next starts at Gulfstream Park; he has yet to determine an exact target in Dubai for Breeders' Cup Turf winner Little Mike.

  • Rachel Alexandra Surgery Update

    Rachel Alexandra surgery update with surgeon Dr. Brett Woodie, Dr. Bonnie Barr, and Barbara Banke answering questions from the media regarding Rachel Alexandra at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital. .

  • Candle Lit Tops Goffs Sale at Final Session

    Moyglare Stud's 3-year-old filly Candle Lit was bought for a sale-topping 100,000 euros (US$133,493) at the second and final session of the Goffs February mixed sale Feb. 14 at Kildare Paddocks.

  • 6-year-old Tiz Miz faces 6 in Bayakoa Stakes at Oaklawn.

    Tiz Miz Sue Makes Season Debut in Bayakoa

    One day before champion Royal Delta makes her 2013 debut in the Sabin Stakes (gr. III), a rival who gave her a run for her money returns to the races in the $100,000 Bayakoa Stakes at Oaklawn Park.

  • NH Governor Puts Casino Fee Revenue in Budget

    New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan ardently supported the expansion of gambling in the state when she included $80 million from a casino licensing fee in her budget proposal.

  • NYRA Unveils Redesigned Website

    The New York Racing Association, Inc. has unveiled a redesigned website that the racing organization says is designed to be accessible for all visitors, regardless of their previous experience with racing.

  • Mental pulls away to win the Al Shindagha Sprint.

    Mental Foils Krypton Factor in Meydan Sprint

    Australian group I winner Mental grabbed the lead late from Kavanagh and drew clear to a one-length victory in the $200,000 Al Shindagha Sprint Sponsored by Jaguar XJ (UAE-III) at Meydan Feb. 14.

  • THS: El Camino Real Derby

    Pete Denk and Frank Angst handicap the El Camino Real Derby and Mac Diarmida Stakes.

  • Soft Falling Rain and Paul Hanagan take the United Arab Emirates Two Thousands Guineas.

    Unbeaten Soft Falling Rain Wins UAE Guineas

    Favorite Soft Falling Rain easily dispatched pacesetter Deauville Prince in the stretch and drew off to a clear win in the $250,000 United Arab Emirates Two Thousands Guineas (UAE-III) Feb. 14 at Meydan.

  • Bourbon-Themed Event to Benefit Old Friends

    A bourbon tasting and dinner to benefit the Old Friends equine retirement farm in Georgetown, Ky., will be held Feb. 23 at the Seelbach Hilton Hotel in Louisville, Ky.

  • Woodbine Implements Personnel Reductions

    Woodbine Entertainment Group announced Feb. 13 it has instituted a significant restructuring of its operating model and will reduce its work force by 109 salaried positions and a significant number of hourly positions.