Headlines for Tuesday, July 2, 2013

  • Einstein

    First Crop Stallion Einstein Two-for-Two

    Two months ago, Einstein was awaiting his first starter. He now counts two winners from his first two starters, E Equalsmcsquared and Theoryofrelativity.

  • Somali Lemonade holds off Miz Ida to win the Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap.

    Somali Lemonade Squeezes Out James Penny Win

    Caroline Forgason's homebred Somali Lemonade took a little time to get the 2013 season underway but found success in her second start off the layup, winning the $250,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 2.

  • Spectacular Sky is one of 5 runners for trainer Marty Wolfson in the Princess Rooney Handicap.

    Wolfson Sends Out Princess Rooney Volley

    Trainer Marty Wolfson, winner of a record three editions of the $350,000 Princess Rooney Handicap, has entered five for this year's July 6 edition at Calder--against the likes of Reneesgotzip and Judy the Beauty.

  • KHRC Faces Lawsuit Over Bridle Rule

    Edward Buck, inventor of the bitless Spirit Bridle, has filed a lawsuit seeking damages for his claim that the KHRC is committing deceptive trade practices and interfering with his economic opportunity.

  • Small Fine for Trainer After Horse's Death

    The trainer who failed to report the pre-race death of her horse to the stewards at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort this spring has received a penalty similar to those given for minor medication violations.

  • Supplement Reduces Gastric Ulcer Reoccurrence

    Owners who’ve had horses with gastric ulcers know firsthand how frustrating—and expensive—it is to manage animals with this often chronic condition. And with an estimated 75% of horses suffering from gastric ulcers, it’s no surprise that treatment and prevention of the condition—which is common enough to have its own acronym,...