Headlines for Thursday, July 11, 2013

  • Dhaamer won the 2012 Sunset Handicap by 3 1/4 lengths.

    Marketing Mix in Way of Dhaamer's Sunset Bid

    Dhaamer meets the top class turf mare Marketing Mix as he attempts to defend his title in the $100,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 14, closing day of the final spring/summer meet at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Marketing Mix takes on males in Sunset

    The grade III, $100,000 Sunset Handicap might not be what it once was during its glory days, but the July 14 closing-day feature at Betfair Hollywood Park has more glamour than usual.

  • Dual Grade I Winner Sewickley Dies

    Sewickley, a dual grade I winner and sire, died July 10 in Marylandat the age of 28. According to his owner, the cause of death was complications due to colic.

  • THS: Man o' War Stakes and Virginia Derby

    Frank Angst and Claire Novak handicap the Man o' War Stakes and Virginia Derby. Both seem to think the Virginia Derby will be a very telling and exciting race to watch. Can the Kittens finish 1-2-3?

  • Trainer Peter Miller

    Trainer Miller Chases Juvenile Stakes Sweep

    Trainer Peter Miller takes aim at a pair of 2-year-old stakes on the July 13 program at Betfair Hollywood Park with Solid Wager in the Hollywood Juvenile Championship and On the Backstreets in the Landaluce for fillies.

  • That Handicapping Show - Man o' War Stakes

    Frank Angst and Claire Novak handicap the Man o' War Stakes and Virginia Derby. Both seem to think the Virginia Derby will be a very telling and exciting race to watch. Can the Kittens finish 1-2-3? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Man o' War Stakes.

  • New TAA Donation Opportunity at Sales

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has enacted a plan for both buyers and consignors at Thoroughbred auctions to automatically contribute a small portion of their respective purchases or gross sales to the organization.

  • Handicapping Insights

    Dick Powell offers a study of turf sprints at Saratoga, which starts its meet on July 19.

  • Uh Oh Bango

    Grade II-Winning Uh Oh Bango to E.A. Ranches

    Dual graded stakes winner Uh Oh Bango has been retired and will enter stud in 2014 at E.A. Ranches farm near Ramona, Calif. A fee has yet to be announced for the 6-year-old son of Top Hit.

  • Calder Casino & Race Course

    Still No Purse Contract at Calder

    After three months of Calder Casino & Race Course's 2013 season, horsemen are frustrated over the lack of a purse agreement with the Miami Gardens, Fla., track.

  • Feed Delivery Methods' Effects on Glucose, Insulin Response

    There are a number of ways to help prevent insulin resistance (IR) or associated conditions like laminitis in horses, but did you know that how you feed your horse could be one of them? According to recently published study results, feeding methods that slow horses’ feed consumption rate can also reduce their insulin and glucose responses directly a...