Headlines for Wednesday, March 27, 2013

  • Dubai World Cup: Morning Training March 27

    Horses featured include Dice Flavor (Pink #6), Joy And Fun (Orange #5), Great Attack (Orange #6), Frederick Engels (Gold #5), Royal Delta (White #1), Little Mike (Yellow #3), and more.

  • 2012 Florida Derby winner Take Charge Indy runs in the Skip Away on Florida Derby Day 2013.

    Take Charge Indy Among Skip Away Favorites

    A year after Take Charge Indy left seven other 3-year-olds in his wake with a front-running score in the Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park, he returns as one of the favorites in the $100,000 Skip Away Stakes (gr. III).

  • Live Lively (right) and Dreaming of Julia finished 1-2 in the Davona Dale on Feb 23.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2379020368&k=WrLjNcX">Order This Photo</a>

    Live Lively, Dreaming of Julia Clash Again

    She couldn't catch Live Lively in her seasonal debut five weeks earlier, but Dreaming of Julia figures to be much tighter for their next engagement in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Oaks (gr. II) March 30 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Starformer won The Very One Stakes by 3 3/4 lengths on Feb 16.

    Starformer Tops Orchid Line-Up

    Juddmonte Farms' homebred Starformer seeks her second straight stakes score at Gulfstream Park March 30, going up against nine others in the $150,000 Orchid Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the undercard of the Florida Derby (gr. I).

  • Rydilluc

    Pedigree: Another Gold Medallion for Whiteley

    by John P. Sparkman<br /> Whiteley's arrangement with Richard and Audrey Haisfield's Stonewall Farm to support their young stallion Medaglia d'Oro resulted indirectly in the recent Palm Beach S. (gr. IIIT) winner Rydilluc.

  • Ohio Racing Plans Remain in Stall Mode

    A plan to shift the 2013 River Downs meet to Beulah Park remains on hold, and developers of new racetrack gaming facilities in Ohio were told to go back to the drawing board in terms of indoor seating for racing patrons.

  • Royal Delta prepping for the Dubai World Cup.
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    U.S. Ready to End Dubai World Cup Drought

    If America is going to finally crack the Tapeta blockade that has prevented it from having a single horse finish in the money in the three Dubai World Cups run at Meydan, this will be the year.

  • Handle on Live Pennsylvania Races Up 12%

    Purses paid at six racetracks in Pennsylvania in 2012 increased 1% while wagering on the live product was up 12% from the previous year, according to the latest benchmark report prepared by regulators.

  • Revolutionary was installed as the 3-1 favorite for the Louisiana Derby.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2343307942&amp;k=RWdJK2V&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Revolutionary Leads 14 in Louisiana Derby

    WinStar Farm's Revolutionary, winner of the Withers Stakes (gr. III), has been installed as the 3-1 morning line favorite in a field of 14 for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) March 30 at Fair Grounds.

  • Dubai World Cup: Bill Mott

    Trainer Bill Mott talks about Royal Delta, who runs in the Dubai World Cup on March 30.

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    Royal Delta 'Enchanting' Onlookers at Meydan

    Besilu Stable's Royal Delta puts on an enchanting performance March 27 in Dubai, working three furlongs in :35.64 at Meydan in advance of the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates (UAE-I).

  • Shanghai Bobby
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    Big Three Ready for Florida Derby Showdown

    A field of 10 has been entered for the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30 at Gulfstream Park, although three horses are getting almost all of the attention: Itsmyluckyday, Shanghai Bobby, and Orb.

  • Dubai World Cup: Edward Lynam

    Trainer Edward Lynam, who has Sole Power in the Al Quoz Sprint, and Balmont Mast in the Golden Shaheen.

  • Animal Kingdom in Dubai.

    Animal Kingdom Draws Post 12 in World Cup

    Animal Kingdom, winner of the 2011 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), drew post 12 of 13 when the field was drawn March 27 for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) at Meydan March 30.

  • MRI to Evaluate Suspensory, Sesamoid Injuries (AAEP 2012)

    Since its inception in the 1930s, the inaugural patent in 1974, and the successful construction of the world&rsquo;s first whole-body scanner by 1977, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has become an indomitable tool in both human and equine medicine. Today, equine practitioners use MRI extensively to help diagnose even the most subtle lameness causes.