Headlines for Friday, March 29, 2013

  • Joy Scott

    Joy Scott Recovering After Undergoing Surgery

    Jockey Joy Scott is in satisfactory condition March 29 following surgery a day earlier at Huntington Memorial Hospital to repair a compound fracture of her right femur, according to her son, Jesse Sanchez.

  • NYRA Seeking New General Counsel

    Less than a year after the New York Racing Association hired a veteran lawyer to help clean up its reputation in the wake of the betting takeout scandal, the now state-run racing corporation is moving to find a replacement.

  • Dubai World Cup: Training 03/29/2013

    Horses featured include Monsieur Joe (orange #8), Trailblazer (green #7), Private Zone (gold #6), Great Attack (orange #6), Taisei Legend (gold #7), French Fifteen (yellow #6), Royal Delta (white #1), Sarkiyla (blue #2).

  • Goldencents

    O'Neill Tries Tactical Change for Goldencents

    Sham Stakes (gr. III) winner Goldencents had his final major drill for the upcoming $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), going six furlongs on a fast main track in 1:14 flat Marhc 29.

  • Dubai World Cup: Training March 29, 2013

    Horses featured include Monsieur Joe (orange #8), Trailblazer (green #7), Private Zone (gold #6), Great Attack (orange #6), Taisei Legend (gold #7), French Fifteen (yellow #6), Royal Delta (white #1), Sarkiyla (blue #2).

  • Dubai World Cup: Training March 29, 2013 Part II

    Horses featured include Zazou (blue #4), Law Enforcement (pink #4), Dunaden (green #3), French Fifteen (yellow #6), Red Cadeaux (white #7), Frederick Engels (gold #5), Penitent (blue #1), Dice Flavor (pink #6), Dullahan (white #3), and more.

  • Internet Gambling Issues Add to Illinois Rift

    The Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association believes recent overtures by Arlington Park to the Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation may be an end-around on proposed Internet gaming legislation.

  • Preakness Highlights Pimlico Spring Stand

    Live racing in Maryland will shift to historic Pimlico Race Course Thursday, April 4 for a 36-day spring stand, headlined by the $1 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I).

  • NY Budget Redirects 1% of VLT Purse Funds

    New York lawmakers have approved a measure redirecting 1% of purse enhancements from the state's track-based video lottery terminal program to fund new initiatives to improve equine safety at racetracks.

  • Dubai World Cup: Mike Smith

    Jockey Mike Smith talks about Royal Delta, who he rides in the Dubai World Cup on March 30.

  • Dubai World Cup: Alain De Royer-Dupre

    Trainer Alain De Royer-Dupre, who has Sarkiyla in the Godolphin Mile, Verema in the Dubai Gold Cup, Giofra in the Dubai Duty Free, and Shareta in the Dubai Sheema Classic.

  • Dubai World Cup: Ed Dunlop

    Trainer Ed Dunlop talks about Red Cadeaux, who runs in the Dubai World Cup on March 30.

  • Dubai World Cup: Mike Smith

    Jockey Mike Smith talks about Royal Delta, who he rides in the Dubai World Cup on March 30.

  • AAEP Vets to Assist Telecasts of 2013 Triple Crown Trail

    Media-trained equine veterinarians representing the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) On Call program will support another season of live Thoroughbred racing telecasts when the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” series on the NBC Sports Group kicks off this weekend. The On Call program is designed to deliver accurate veterin...