Headlines for Wednesday, February 20, 2013

  • And They're Off: Spring Training Edition

    Lenny and Steve discuss Foaling Season, the 'Old Guys' - Gary Stevens and Mike Smith, and talk to Nick Sallusto, Racing Manager and Bloodstock Agent, who purchased by Violence and Falling Sky. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Pete Anderson, Rode Forego, Dies

    Pete Anderson, who rode the great Forego in the 1973 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and won the 1958 Belmont Stakes on Cavan, died of a heart attack Feb. 19 at a Hialeah hospital.

  • Kentucky Derby Report

    BrisNet.com's Kentucky Derby Report for Feb. 21, looking at El Camino Real Derby and Southwest Stakes.

  • The Lumber Guy faces 7 in the San Carlos Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2124731258&k=FRLr8G9">Order This Photo</a>

    The Lumber Guy Stacks Up Well in San Carlos

    Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.

  • And They're Off: Spring Training Edition

    Lenny and Steve discuss foaling season, the 'Old Guys' Gary Stevens and Mike Smith, and talk to Nick Sallusto, racing manager and bloodstock agent, who purchased Violence and Falling Sky.  Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Tony Allevato

    TVG Dismisses VP Allevato

    Tony Allevato, one of the most senior members of the TVG management team, was dismissed Feb. 19, according to a source familiar with the company, as part of a restructuring plan.

  • Charles Town Bans Horsemen Davis, Shanyfelt

    Oft-sanctioned owner/trainer Scooter Davis and trainer Doug Shanyfelt have been banned from Charles Town Races and the West Virginia Racing Commission is reviewing evidence against both horsemen.

  • Now Available: New Life

    New Life Expanded Coverage of the March 2 New Life Feature. Now Available at: BloodHorse.com/NewLife

  • Hollywood Announces Spring Stakes Schedule

    The 74th running of the $500,000 Hollywood Gold Cup and the $350,000 American Oaks (both gr. I) headline a stakes schedule worth more than $6.8 million for the 2013 spring/summer meet at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Commentary

    2012 National Handicapping Championship winner Michael Beychok offers insight into preparing for the Horse Player World Series.

  • RCI Conference to Examine Drug Penalties

    When regulators meet for the annual Association of Racing Commissioners Conference on International Racing & Wagering Integrity, they will consider rule changes that could overhaul medication policies in the sport.

  • Pat Cummings' Dubai Picks: Feb. 21

    Pat Cummings presents an analysis of racing Feb. 21 at the Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates. The card includes the $250,000 Al Fahidi Fort (UAE-II) and $200,000 Balanchine (UAE-II).

  • NE/Mid-Atlantic Regional: First Edition

    It Is foaling season at Edition Farm, and in the deeply straw-bedded stalls of a cozy barn, the miracle of new life occurs. As a mare stretches around to greet her newborn foal, 80-year-old Vivien Malloy is there.

  • Wise Dan
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    Wise Dan a Reminder of Overbrook's Class

    by Anne Peters<br /> It's unusual when a turf horse gets recognition beyond his favorite surface, so for Wise Dan to be voted champion turf male of 2012, champion older male, and Horse of the Year shows how dominating he is.

  • Oratorio Colt Tops Solid Final Perth Session

    With overall strength of the re-formatted Magic Millions Perth yearling sale squarely at the top of the market, the auction concluded Feb. 20, paced by an Oratorio colt purchased for $100,000 (US$103,175).

  • Triple Crown Races to Air Again on HRRN

    The Horse Racing Radio Network announced Feb. 20 it has reached an agreement with all three Triple Crown racetracks for HRRN to provide the national radio broadcast of the 2013 Triple Crown races.

  • Gov. Maggie Hassan

    NH Governor Urges Support of Gambling Bill

    While testifying first before the New Hampshire Senate Ways and Means committee and saying the time to move forward on expanded gambling is now, Gov. Maggie Hassan urged lawmakers Feb. 19 to support Senate Bill 152.

  • Diet's Effect on Broodmare Lactation Described (AAEP 2012)

    Your foal has finally arrived, and he and mom appear healthy and happy. But don&#39;t let your guard down just yet: The mare&#39;s continued health dictates her milk production and whether the foal will not only grow but also thrive during his first few months. Supporting her overall and nutritional health becomes especially crucial.