Headlines for Wednesday, May 29, 2013

  • Clubhouse Ride faces six in the Californian Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park.

    Clubhouse Ride Back Home for Californian

    Six-S Racing Stable and Niko Petralia's Clubhouse Ride, second to Game On Dude in the $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II) in his last start, will face six others in the $150,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II) June 1.

  • Walls to Receive Gomez Memorial Award

    Jockey Mickey Walls was named recipient of this year's Avelino Gomez Memorial Award. The honor is given to a Canadian-born, Canadian-raised, or regular rider in the country who has made significant contributions to the sport.

  • Noble Tune

    Noble Tune Leads Inaugural Penn Mile Lineup

    Eight sophomore turf contenders entered the inaugural edition June 1 edition of the $500,000 Penn Mile Stakes at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, including Noble Tune, Rydilluc, Jack Milton, and Charming Kitten.

  • Nechita, Lot 590, a filly by Fastnet Rock.

    Patinack Sparks 'Epic' Day at Magic Millions

    The Magic Millions National broodmare sale was off to a rousing start May 29 on the Gold Coast, paced by a pair of seven-figure horses from the dispersal of embattled Australian coal magnate Norman Tinkler's Patinack Farm.

  • Pleasant Colony winning the Kentucky Derby.

    Pedigree: Kentucky Derby Winners as Sires

    by Anne Peters<br />Winning the Derby immediately marks a colt as a potential stallion prospect. Breeding success does not always follow, however, and the commercial market has been hard on Derby winners in recent years.

  • OH Supreme Court Asked to Reject VLT Suit

    The Ohio Attorney General's Office May 28 asked the state Supreme Court to reject an appeal filed by a public policy group that is challenging the constitutionality of a 2011 law that authorized VLTs at racetracks.

  • Airflow's Impact on Thermographic Readings of Horse Legs

    Considering thermography to evaluate a horse&#39;s legs? Better move that patient inside and shut the doors. Austrian researchers recently learned that wind and air drafts can affect themographic readings of horses&rsquo; front legs&mdash;very quickly, in fact&mdash;potentially leading to false positive or negative results.