Headlines for Thursday, May 9, 2013

  • Haskin: Oxbow and Stevens Try Again

    Up until the five-sixteenths pole of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Gary Stevens was envisioning a fairy tale victory aboard the D. Wayne Lukas-trained Oxbow.

  • Hollywood Park to Close in December

    Betfair Hollywood Park, in a May 9 letter, said it told the California Horse Racing Board it won't seek 2014 racing dates and will close at the end of its fall meet Dec. 22.

  • THS: Peter Pan Stakes

    Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park this week. Are there any Belmont Stakes contenders in this field?

  • Satish Sanan

    Sanan Resigns from Breeders' Cup Board

    Saying he saw an opposition to openness and transparency among some members that degenerated to personal attacks, longtime member Satish Sanan resigned from his Breeders' Cup board position May 9.

  • Delegation faces 4 in the Eclipse Stakes.

    Delegation Dangerous in Woodbine's Eclipse

    Delegation should be able to dictate the tempo in the $200,000 Eclipse Stakes (Can-II) in a short field of five May 12, making the 4-year-old son of Speightstown a dangerous commodity on the Polytrack at Woodbine.

  • TCI: Kentucky Derby Recap & Peter Pan Preview

    Jon & Joel do some brief house cleaning on the Derby before turning the page and taking a first look at next Saturday's Preakness. They also preview this weekend's Peter Pan Stakes.

  • Equine Medical Director Term Limited by Bill

    The California Horse Racing Board's equine medical director would be restricted to serving no more than two two-year terms consecutively under a state Assembly bill currently before a legislative committee.

  • Cuomo Touts Expansion of Casino Gambling

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said there is a big enough appetite for gambling in New York to permit the state to expand casino operations while protecting the interests of existing racetrack-based casinos.

  • Abraham Seeks Better Trip in Peter Pan

    The Road to the Kentucky Derby is behind us, but we still have the Grade II Peter Pan en route to the Belmont Stakes. I am going to try to win again with Abraham.

  • That Handicapping Show - Peter Pan Stakes

    Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park this week. Are there any Belmont Stakes contenders in this field? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Peter Pan Stakes.

  • Mountaineer Horse Death Spurs Investigation

    Officials looking into the cause and if any violations occurred at the time, and how reporting and protocol were handled after the death of Slippin' Around, who was scheduled to run April 19 at Mountaineer.

  • Ohio Track Helps MTR Gaming Bottom Line

    With strong assistance from its video lottery terminal operation at Scioto Downs in Ohio, MTR Gaming Group greatly reduced its net loss for the first quarter of 2013 compared with the same period in 2012.

  • Rockingham Park Clubhouse Render

    Rockingham Plan Includes Redesigns for Racing

    Millennium Gaming has upped its ante significantly for the casino project it hopes to develop at Rockingham Park, but the company hasn't decided whether live Thoroughbred racing will return should it win a gaming license.