Headlines for Friday, February 15, 2013

  • Barbara Banke with Rachel Alexandra on February 15.

    Rachel Alexandra Shows Some Progress

    While showing signs of progress, Rachel Alexandra's condition remained serious at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital Feb. 15, following surgery to repair a section of her small colon injured in the foaling a filly.

  • New York Racinos Outpacing Regional Rivals

    Hoping to convince state officials to give them full-blown casino rights, New York's racino operators say their financial performance continues to improve and is outpacing percentage returns of casinos in nearby states.

  • Majestic Hussar to Get Distance Test in FOY

    Majestic Hussar has run well in two allowance starts sprinting at Gulfstream Park this winter and will face his biggest challenge yet when he tries two turns for the first time in the Fountain of Youth Stakes Feb. 23.

  • Quarter Horse racing fits with Keeneland's mission and objectives

    Keeneland: Track Plan About Horse Industry

    Keeneland officials said they view their plan to build a Quarter Horse racetrack and entertainment center in southeastern Kentucky as part of an overall effort to improve the economics of the horse industry.

  • Stories from Cot Campbell: Jimmy Jones

    Cot Campbell tells the tale of how father-son training team Ben and Jimmy Jones got drawn into an "agreement" with notorious gangster Al Capone.

  • Capo Bastone: Overrated or Underrated?

    Capo Bastone will be the latest horse to run back from the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) when he goes in race 9, a non-winners allowance, at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.

  • Revolutionary (right)

    Revolutionary Win for the Blushing Groom Line

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Making his 2013 debut, War Pass' son Revolutionary produced a remarkable performance, weaving through traffic to score a last-to-first victory in the Withers Stakes.