Headlines for Thursday, July 18, 2013

  • Unusual Way won the Campanile Stakes on June 1 by 2 1/2 lengths.

    Unusual Way Part of Well-Matched San Clemente

    Consistent filly Unusual Way, a stakes winner in her only try on turf, is part of a well-matched field of 3-year-old fillies set to battle July 21 in the $150,000 San Clemente Stakes (gr. IIT) at Del Mar.

  • WinStar Offers Saratoga Challenge

    WinStar Farm's Stablemates program offers first annual Saratoga Challenge. Participants must predict the leading sires, trainer, jockey and freshman sire of the meet to win prizes.

  • CHRB chairman David Israel

    CHRB Delays Action on Southern Cal Race Dates

    Concerned that the racing industry is no closer to resolving issues surrounding the closure of Hollywood Park next year, the California Horse Racing Board July 18 put off approval of racing dates in 2014-15 for a month.

  • Heavy Breathing to Stand in New York in 2014

    Following the record-breaking success of last year's top New York freshman sire Frost Giant, a group including that stallion's principal owner will stand his full brother, stakes-placed Heavy Breathing, in New York in 2014.

  • Saratoga Race Course

    NBC Sports Unveils Saratoga Schedule

    The New York Racing Association and the NBC Sports Group are partnering for a third consecutive year to present the "Summer at Saratoga" series, with seven live broadcasts from Saratoga Race Course.

  • Robin Scully of Clovelly Farms Dies

    Robin Scully, prominent Thoroughbred breeder and owner, died in his sleep July 12 at his home, Abbottswood, in the village of Stow-on-the-Wold, in the English Cotswolds. He was 89 years old.

  • That Handicapping Show - Delaware Handicap 2013

    Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Delaware Handicap and CCA Oaks. Do you think the races will be exciting with such small fields but big talent? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Delaware Handicap.

  • Saratoga 150th Anniversary - Chad Brown

    Trainer Chad Brown talks about his memories of growing up around Saratoga and what it means to be involved in the industry and at Saratoga during it's 150th anniversary.

  • Saratoga 150th Anniversary - Chad Brown

    Trainer Chad Brown talks about his memories of growing up around Saratoga and what it means to be involved in the industry and at Saratoga during it's 150th anniversary.

  • NYRA Chief Meets With Locals in Saratoga

    After meeting with the media earlier in the day July 17, New York Racing Association president and chief executive officer Chris Kay made his first public appearance at the annual Saratoga Race Course meet preview.

  • Osteochondrosis Field Evaluation Protocol Developed

    It's common knowledge that osteochondrosis—a developmental orthopedic disease that results from a disruption in the growth of articular cartilage located in specific joints—can cause problems for young horses, but how common is it? How are different breeds affected? Where are the most common lesion sites? And, of course, what’s the m...