Headlines for Thursday, February 7, 2013

  • Diara Angel was purchased for 100,000 guineas ($164, 420).

    Half Sister to Wrote Tops at Tattersalls

    Tattersalls launched its 2013 sales calendar on Feb. 7 at Park Paddocks in Newmarket and saw the one-day mixed sale continue the momentum of last year's successful sales season.

  • Emma's Encore will carry 123 pounds in the Hurricane Bertie Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1951073740&k=9qFfVzG">Order This Photo</a>

    Emma's Encore is Hurricane Bertie Highweight

    Emma's Encore won the hearts of racing fans last summer racing for 83-year-old trainer Allen Jerkens. The daughter of Congrats is highweighted in the $150,000 Hurricane Bertie Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park on Feb. 10.

  • Hunter's Light rolls to victory in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round II.

    Hunter's Light Clear Maktoum Challenge Winner

    Godolphin's Hunter's Light provided trainer Saeed bin Suroor a ninth win in the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round II Sponsored by TABLOID (UAE-II) Feb. 7 with a convincing 3 1/4-length victory at Meydan.

  • Lovely Pass bounds home to win the United Arab Emirates One Thousand Guineas.

    Lovely Pass Strong in Guineas Win at Meydan

    Lovely Pass took over from the pacesetter in the stretch and held back a strong challenge from runner-up Shuruq to win the $250,000 United Arab Emirates One Thousand Guineas Sponsored by Gulf News Feb. 7 at Meydan.

  • Lots of Triple Crown Nominees Racing Saturday

    While there are no scoring races for the Kentucky Derby this weekend, there are several races of interest scheduled for Saturday that include 33 Triple Crown nominees. Here's a survey of them.

  • OSRC to Consider River Downs Meet Transfer

    The Ohio State Racing Commission will consider a request from River Downs to move its 2013 meet to Beulah Park, agency chairman Robert Schmitz said Feb. 6.

  • Street Life

    Street Life to Lovacres Ranch

    Street Life, a multiple stakes winner by Street Sense, has been retired from racing to stand in 2013 at Terry Lovingier's Lovacres Ranch near Warner Springs, Calif.

  • Kind and foal, a full brother to Frankel.

    Full Brother to Frankel Foaled

    A full-brother to Frankel, who was classisfied the best Thoroughbred in the world when he retired undefeated in 14 career starts, has been foaled at Juddmonte's Banstead Manor Farm in Newmarket, England.

  • Feeding Orphan Foals (AAEP 2012)

    It's an unfortunate reality that at one time or another, most veterinarians and breeders will face caring for an orphan foal. Whether a foal was orphaned because the dam did not survive parturition or because she rejected him, he requires special care from the very beginning. One aspect of his care that requires the most attention is his nutrition.