Headlines for Tuesday, April 2, 2013

  • Goldencents won the Delta Downs Jackpot in November.

    Delta Downs Reports 12.5% Handle Spike

    All-sources handle for the season was $141,735,025, up 12.52% compared with the 2011-12 meeting that produced $125,963,850. This year's daily average handle from all sources was $1,629,138, or 13.81% higher.

  • Up With the Birds has won three races in a row.

    Up With the Birds Tops Transylvania

    John Oxley's Star Contender is highweighted at 123 pounds in a field of 11 for the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT), but SamSon Farms' Up With the Birds has beaten him and will likely be favored at Keeneland April 5.

  • Keeneland Spring Meet 2013 - Rogers Beasley

    Tom LaMarra asks Keeneland director of racing Rogers Beasley how the Keeneland meet is looking. With emphasis on the Bluegrass Stakes and horse numbers for the Keeneland race card fields.

  • Rogers Beasley

    Keeneland Spring Meet 2013 - Rogers Beasley

    Tom LaMarra asks Keeneland director of racing Rogers Beasley how the Keeneland meet is looking. With emphasis on the Bluegrass Stakes and horse numbers for the Keeneland race card fields.

  • Dubai World Cup - Animal Kingdom

    Relive Animal Kingdom's victory in the Dubai World Cup from the walking ring, to the race, to the post-race celebration.

  • Derby Trail: Where They're Going Next

    We're at the top of the stretch now, and every Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) prep race gains heightened importance. Here's a survey of about 80 contenders and pretenders on the Derby Trail.

  • Biomechanics and Hoof Problems, Treatment (AAEP 2012)

    Lameness caused by foot problems is common in the horse, and it can significantly impact how well a horse can perform. Hoof bruising, heel soreness, hoof cracks all create discomfort that alter a horse’s gait and prevent him from giving his utmost to an athletic task. Nearly all equine foot diseases have their root in biomechanics, noted a Universit...