Headlines for Monday, March 25, 2013

  • The Fasig-Tipton Florida Sale.

    Fasig-Tipton Sale Average, Median Up

    Fasig-Tipton's Florida Sale at Palm Meadows Training Center in Boynton Beach, Fla., featured plenty of highlights throughout the one-day auction including double-digit gains in average and median.

  • Ryan Book Award Finalists Announced

    The finalists for the seventh annual Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award include a sequel to a previous finalist; a biography of a noted jockey; and a chronicle of the pursuit of American racing's ultimate goal.

  • Ramon Dominguez

    No Timetable Set for Dominguez Return

    Following an appointment with his neurosurgeon March 25, jockey Ramon Dominguez said he will continue physical and cognitive therapy for a fractured skull sustained in a Jan. 18 spill at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Dates Set for 2014 Handicapping Contest

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association and Treasure Island Las Vegas announced that the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship will return to the Las Vegas property in 2014.

  • Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen - 3/26/2013

    Steve Haskin has some shuffling in his Kentucky Derby Dozen this week. Read to see if Black Onyx or Govenor Charlie make an appearance!

  • Pervious Concrete Reduces Equine Injury, Environmental Risks

    Any owner who has ever bathed a horse while standing on a conventional concrete surface knows the soapy runoff can quickly turn that surface into a slick hazard for both animal and human. Stephen Higgins, PhD, director of Environmental Compliance for the Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, says hor...