Headlines for Monday, May 20, 2013

  • Haskin's Preakness Recap: Ox Tale

    You don't witness it very often, but one of those cheering the loudest for D. Wayne Lukas and Oxbow in the final quarter mile of the May 18 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) was one of his opponents in the race.

  • Hip 128, a bay colt by Unbridled's Song, attracted a final bid of $330,000 at the Fasig-Tipton's Midlantic 2YOIT sale.

    Unbridled's Song Colt Tops Midlantic Day 1

    A bay colt by Unbridled's Song consigned by De Meric Sales, agent, attracted a final bid of $330,000 to top the first of two sessions at Fasig-Tipton's Midlantic 2-year-olds In training sale in Timonium, Md., on May 20.

  • Sign in the Pocahontas Stakes.

    Hearing Officer to Consider DQ of Sign

    A Kentucky hearing officer will review a decision to disqualify Sign from victory in the 2012 Pocahontas Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs following a positive test for methocarbamol (Robaxin).

  • OH High Court Asked Not to Hear VLT Appeal

    The Ohio Attorney General's office has asked the state Supreme Court not to hear an appeal by a public policy group challenging the 2011 law authorizing video lottery terminals at racetracks.

  • New Federal Drug Legislation Introduced

    A U.S. Senator and four members of the House of Representatives have introduced the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2013 to regulate/prohibit substances, methods, and treatments that may be used in racing.

  • The Preakness Stakes post position sign for winner Oxbow.
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    Overnight TV Ratings Tick Up for Preakness

    Viewers tuning in to see if Orb could continue his Triple Crown run in the Preakness moved overnight ratings up for the Preakness during NBC's coverage of the second jewel of the Triple Crown May 18.