Headlines for Tuesday, February 26, 2013

  • Barretts and Fairplex Park Combine

    Barretts Equine Limited and Fairplex Park have been combined and renamed Barretts Sales & Racing. The Thoroughbred auction house and racetrack name change is effective immediately.

  • DQ Soaks Beulah Park 'Bridge Jumpers'

    So called bridge-jumper bettors appeared home free when 2-5 favorite Paige's Prize rolled to a 12 1/2-length victory Feb. 25 in the first race at Beulah Park, but moments later their anticipated small profits would vanish.

  • John Veitch

    Conway: KHRC Withheld Information on Veitch

    A member of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said a key piece of information was withheld from commissioners when they voted last year to suspend former chief state steward John Veitch for a year.

  • Lovely Pass won the United Arab Emirates One Thousand Guineas on Feb 7.

    Lovely Pass Seeks Second U.A.E. Classic Win

    Lovely Pass, who led a quartet of Godolphin runners across the finish line in the United Arab Emirates One Thousand Guineas earlier this month at Medyan, returns in the $250,000 United Arab Emirates Oaks UAE-III) Feb. 28.

  • Revolutionary

    Scion of the French Revolution

    by John P. Sparkman<br /> Revolutionary is from the first of only two North American crops of War Pass, the champion 2-year-old male of 2007, who died in 2010 the day after returning from serving his second shuttle season.

  • WV Issues Support for Uniform Medication Plan

    The West Virginia Racing Commission Feb. 26 approved a resolution agreeing in principle with the effort to bring uniform medication, penalty, and testing rules to racing jurisdictions in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.

  • Caixa Eletronica in the 2012 Charles Town Classic.

    HRRN to Broadcast Charles Town Classic

    Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races announced Feb. 26 it has reached an agreement with Horse Racing Radio Network to provide live, on-site radio coverage of the $1,500,000 Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 20.