Headlines for Saturday, March 9, 2013

  • Old Tune rolls home in the Hillsborough Stakes.

    Play It Again: Old Tune Wins Hillsborough

    Stud TNT's Old Tune, winner of Tampa Bay Downs' Feb. 2 Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT), returns to win the March 9 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at nine furlongs. Her score is trainer Todd Pletcher's fourth Hillsborough victory.

  • No Major Injuries in Gulfstream Spill

    Three jockeys and horses escaped major injury March 9 when they were involved in a spill during the running of the fifth race at Gulfstream Park.

  • Jakkalberry (left, outside) goes by Await the Dawn and Cavalryman to win the Dubai City Of Gold.

    Jakkalberry Among Super Saturday Stars

    Globetrotter Jakkalberry led in the final 100 meters to defeat 3-5 favorite Await the Dawn and Cavalryman in the $250,000 Dubai City Of Gold Sponsored by Emirates SkyCargo on the Super Saturday card March 9 at Meydan.

  • Itsmyluckyday

    Plesa's Itsmyluckyday Breezes Mile at Calder

    Itsmyluckyday was one of three top 3-year-olds trained by Eddie Plesa to work at Calder Casino & Race Course March 9, breezing an easy mile as he prepares for the $1 million Florida Derby (gr. I) March 30 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Sajjhaa comes on late to win the Jebel Hatta.

    Game Sajjhaa Gets Up Late in Jebel Hatta

    Godolphin's Sajjhaa gamely drove between horses in the stretch to deny South African champion The Apache a win in the $300,000 Jebel Hatta (UAE-I), the finale on the Super Saturday card March 9.

  • THS: Tampa Bay Derby

    Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Tampa Bay Derby and San Felipe Stakes this week. They also answer your questions submitted via Twitter at #THS.

  • Dubai Carnival: Mahab Al Shimaal

    Coverage of the Mahab Al Shimaal, run on Super Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Meydan, and won by Reynaldothewizard and jockey Richard Mullen.

  • Hunter's Light pulls away from the pack to win the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3.

    Hunter's Light Pounces in Maktoum Challenge

    Hunter's Light delivered Godolphin's 200th win at the top level when he captured the $400,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 Sponsored by Emirates Airline (UAE-I) on the Super Saturday card March 9 at Meydan.

  • Dubai Carnival: Mahab Al Shimaal

    Coverage of the Mahab Al Shimaal, run on Super Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Meydan, and won by Reynaldothewizard and jockey Richard Mullen.

  • African Story storms home for a repeat win in the Burj Nahar.

    Dullahan Unplaced in Burj Nahaar

    African Story stormed along the rail to win the $200,000 Burj Nahaar (UAE-III) over Capital Attraction while U.S.-based Dullahan was unplaced in his warm-up for the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) late this month.

  • EPM-Causing Organisms Widespread in U.S. Horses (AAEP 2012)

    The neurologic disease equine protozoal myeloencephtalitis (EPM) is caused by two protozoal agents, Sarcocystis neurona and, less commonly, Neospora hughesi. While researchers have long understood S. neurona's life cycle and transmission, their understanding of N. hughesi is less concrete. To compare the two organisms, a research team from California ...