Headlines for Friday, June 21, 2013

  • 19 Calif. Claims Voided in Rule's First Month

    A California rule that rescinds the claim of a horse placed on the veterinarian's list following the race in which the claim was submitted resulted in 19 of 229 purchases being voided at three tracks in the first month.

  • Trainer in Britain Suspended Three Years

    The Disciplinary Panel of the British Horseracing Authority has suspended trainer Ian McInnes for three years in connection with running a horse nine times after it had undergone a type of surgery that is banned.

  • Royal Ascot: Gary Player

    Gary Player talks about Royal Ascot, including reaction to The Queen's victory in the Ascot Gold Cup.

  • Ohio Racetrack VLT Lawsuit Takes a Turn

    The Ohio Roundtable said June 21 it will not file a memorandum in reply to the state's request that the Ohio Supreme Court not hear the public policy group's appeal of a lower court ruling that rejected its challenge to VLTs.

  • Royal Ascot: Preview Day 4

    Although Matt Chapman wonders why he was asked back after picking against Estimate, he tries again with Day 4 at Royal Ascot, including the Coronation Stakes and the King Edward VII.

  • Royal Ascot: Gary Player

    Gary Player talks about Royal Ascot, including reaction to The Queen's victory in the Ascot Gold Cup.

  • Latest License Riles Up Florida Horsemen

    Florida horsemen are again on the offensive after the Florida Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering granted a license to Gretna Racing despite a court ruling that said Quarter Horse barrel racing violates state law.

  • Royal Ascot: Preview Day 4

    Although Matt Chapman wonders why he was asked back after picking against Estimate, he tries again with Day 4 at Royal Ascot.

  • Colonial Downs Event to Benefit TRF

    Colonial Downs and the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation at James River are joining together to host the first-ever "Mr. TRF" Second Chances Stakes, a competition of ex-racehorses June 29.

  • Feed Choices Can Mean Cost Savings for Horse Owners

    Few horse owners have remained unchallenged by the intractable recession. Rising fuel and feed costs have pushed horse ownership expenses skyward. And with no end in sight, it's no wonder that horse owners are looking for ways to trim their routine horse-keeping expenses without sacrificing the quality of their animal's care. Bob Coleman, PhD PAS,...