Headlines for Thursday, February 21, 2013

  • Racing at Del Mar

    California Again Amends Rule to Void Claims

    A claim made on a horse running in California will be voided if the animal is placed on the official veterinarian's list as lame or unsound following the race, under a rule adopted by the state's horse racing board Feb. 21.

  • Chantal Sutherland Kruse

    Sutherland Part of TVG's Big 'Cap Coverage

    Chantal Sutherland Kruse, who in 2011 became the first female jockey to win the Santa Anita Handicap when she piloted Game on Dude to victory, will join TVG for its coverage of Big 'Cap Day March 2.

  • That Handicapping Show: The Fountain of Youth

    Claire and Pete preview the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, and the Risen Star (gr. II) at Fair Grounds. Live Blog! Chat with staff from BloodHorse.com live; including Pete, Claire, Frank, and Tom. Staff present at each event may change. Find our live blogs here. Live Blog Calendar: February 22, 2013 March 1, 2013 March 15, 2013 March 29, 2013 April 5, 2013 April 12, 2013 May 3, 2013 May 17, 2013 June 7, 2013

  • TRF to Host Open House in Florida

    The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and the Florida Department of Corrections invite the public to attend an open house at the Lowell Correctional Institution's Second Chances Farm.

  • Handicapping Insights

    Gulfstream Park's Rainbow Pick 6 has been getting a lot of attention lately as the jackpot has grown to more than $3.1 million.

  • Sajjhaa storms home to win the Balanchine.

    Sajjhaa Upsets Igugu in Record Balanchine Win

    Godolphin's Sajjhaa spoiled the highly anticipated return of South African Horse of Year Igugu in the Balanchine (UAE-II) Feb. 21, rolling past the overwhelming favorite in the Meydan stretch and drawing off for the win.

  • InCompass Solutions Acquires CRM Software

    InCompass Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Jockey Club, has purchased the customer relationship management software of Minneapolis-based Redfish Studio.

  • Bourbon Event to Honor Secretariat

    A limited edition bourbon decanter featuring the likeness of the great Secretariat and his jockey Ron Turcotte will be unveiled May 1 at the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs.

  • Daisy Devine won the Marie G. Krantz Memorial Handicap by 1 3/4 lengths on Jan. 26.

    Daisy Devine Favored in Bayou Handicap

    James Miller's Daisy Devine, already twice an easy winner this winter in New Orleans, has been installed as the looming 2-5 morning line choice in the $75,000 Bayou Handicap at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23.

  • MRI to Identify Bone Changes in Racehorses (AAEP 2012)

    Horses can't describe brewing musculoskeletal discomfort the way human athletes can, so trainers and veterinarians don't know which horses to put on the proverbial bench to prevent career- or even life-ending injuries. But an equine research team has been using MRI to detect bone changes that could indicate a horse is at risk for catastrophic fetl...