Headlines for Sunday, February 24, 2013

  • Gulfstream Park

    Three-Year Deal Sought for Claiming Crown

    The Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association is working with Gulfstream Park and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association to secure a three-year contract for the Claiming Crown.

  • After the Wire - 2/24/2013

    Evan Hammonds recaps the results of the Risen Star Stakes and Fountain of Youth Stakes.

  • Carried Interest Second in Gulfstream Return

    Three-year-old prospect Carried Interest ran second as the 1-2 favorite in an allowance event at Gulfstream Park Feb. 24 in his first race since finishing second in last fall's Futurity Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park.

  • Ive Struck A Nerve in the Risen Star Stakes.

    Louisiana Derby Next for Ive Struck a Nerve

    Though virtually assured of a starting slot in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), trainer Keith Desormeaux says he plans to run Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) winner Ive Struck a Nerve in the Louisiana Derby.

  • Beholder

    Beholder Drills Sharply for Las Virgenes

    Eclipse Award winner Beholder worked five furlongs on Santa Anita's fast main track Feb. 24 in :59 3/5 under regular rider Garrett Gomez in preparation for the upcoming Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies.

  • Navicular Bone Fragments' Effect on Lameness (AAEP 2012)

    Although researchers have been studying the equine navicular bone for years, many mysteries still surround it. For instance, advanced imaging techniques give veterinarians a clearer picture than ever of irregularities or damage to the navicular bone, but it's not always evident what such pathologies mean for a horse's soundness. Elizabeth Yorke, D...

  • Treble Jig Tops Entries to Dubai Sale

    Treble Jig, a group III-winning son of Gone West, heads the list of 131 horses entered in the Emirates Racing Authority horses in training sale March 6 at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates.