Headlines for Tuesday, July 30, 2013

  • Uncaptured flies home to win the Prince of Wales Stakes.

    Uncaptured Grabs Prince of Wales

    Heavy favorite Uncaptured stormed to the front in the stretch and held off River Seven to win the Prince of Wales Stakes, the second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, for John Oxley and Mark Casse.

  • Sir Shackleton Returns to Stand at Dana Point

    Representatives from Gayle Gerth's Dana Point Farm near Lenhartsville, Pa., have announced the return of multiple graded stakes winning stallion Sir Shackleton for the 2014 breeding season.

  • Cuomo Signs New York Casino Expansion Law

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a measure sharply increasing the number of Las Vegas-style casinos permitted in the state, if voters agree to go along with the idea in a statewide referendum this fall.

  • Casino Bill Could Resurface in New Hampshire

    Though a measure to expand gambling in New Hampshire and open the door to the possible return of live racing at Rockingham Park failed in the state legislature in May, the prime sponsor of the bill said he will try again.

  • Overanalyze faces 8 in the West Virginia Derby.

    Overanalyze Hopes to Rebound in WV Derby

    Repole Stable's Overanalyze will seek to bounce back after a couple of uncharacteristic efforts when he faces eight other 3-year-olds in the $750,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort Aug. 3.

  • Flashpoint

    Flashpoint to Stand at Stud in Louisiana

    Spendthrift Farm has purchased Flashpoint, winner of the Hutcheson Stakes (gr. II) and Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III). The multiple graded stakes-winning son of Pomeroy will stand at Le Mesa Stallions for 2014.

  • No Nay Never winning the Norfolk Stakes.
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    Pedigree Analysis: Scat Daddy's Triple Play

    To sire all three place-getters in a group I race is something akin to fantasy, but Scat Daddy joined elite company when Solaria led home Dalala and Lemon Pretty in the Premio Arturo Lyon Pena (Chi-I) June 28.

  • Researchers Study Abnormal Behavior Prevalence in Racehorses

    Many horse owners don't think about equine stereotypic behaviors until they own a cribber, a stall walker, a weaver, or a horse that passes his time with any abnormal behavior. But these stereotypies are more important than some might think: They could indicate compromised equine welfare. Recently, Chilean researchers set out to evaluate the prevalenc...