Headlines for Thursday, June 13, 2013

  • Deal With NY Tribe Limits Casino Locations

    Three large areas of upstate New York are now out of the running for commercial casino development after Gov. Andrew Cuomo struck a deal with the Seneca Nation of Indians to resolve a four-year-old dispute with the state.

  • Royal Ascot: Animal Kingdom Press Conference

    A press conference with the connections of Animal Kingdom. Hear from Graham Motion, Barry Irwin, and John Messara. Learn why they chose to go with jockey John Velazquez.

  • Inglorious

    Canadian Champion Filly Inglorious Retires

    Inglorious, the 2011 recipient of Canada's Sovereign Award for champion 3-year-old filly has been retired. She is one of only five fillies to capture both the Woodbine Oaks and the Queen's Plate.

  • Trainer Henry Cecil is at hand as Princess Reema feeds grass to her father Prince Fahd Salman's Oaks winning filly Ramruma, named after her, at Newmarket June 21, 1999.

    Sir Henry Cecil

    View moments in time from the life of trainer Sir Henry Cecil.

  • Park Stud Closes Breeding Shed for 2013

    A recent outbreak of EHV-1 at Woodbine Racetrack, has caused Park Stud to end the breeding this year for all its stallions. There has been no detection of the virus at Park Stud, closing early is a preventative measure.

  • RMTC Accredits First Two Laboratories

    The University of California-Davis Kenneth L. Maddy Laboratory and HFL Sport Science in Lexington became the first two fully accredited laboratories under the RMTC Laboratory Accreditation program June 11.

  • That Handicapping Show: Stephen Foster Handicap

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs. Can Ron the Greek win again? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Stephen Foster Handicap.

  • Calvin Borel

    Borel, Carroll Among KY Hall Inductees

    Three-time Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winning jockey Calvin Borel and former Turfway Park principal owner Jerry Carroll are among individuals being inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame June 13.

  • Researchers Develop Subjective Equine Personality Test

    It's common knowledge that horses' individual personalities play a role in how they behave. Scientists have even developed various equine personality tests—most of which use objective criteria in a scoring system—to determine personality type. But researchers have recently developed a new subjective personality test designed to help us...