Headlines for Thursday, August 15, 2013

  • Uniform Drug Reform Discussed in Kentucky

    An initial introduction in Kentucky of the Mid-Atlantic Uniform Medication Program received raised eyebrows, but supporters of the changes are encouraged that the important racing state is giving the program consideration.

  • Overheard won the Alywow Stakes at Woodbine June 9.

    Overheard Vs. Poly Foes in Ontario Colleen

    The Aug, 17 Ontario Colleen Stakes (gr. IIIT) run at one mile at Woodbine looks to be one big grab bag, with no standout and a number of classy fillies on Polytrack trying their luck on grass, several for the first time.

  • Malibu Moon Son Heat Shimmer to Stud

    Heat Shimmer, a 4-year-old unraced son of Malibu Moon, has been acquired by Jeff and Jean Whitmer of Whitmer Thoroughbreds near Wabash, Ind.

  • Politicallycorrect is the 7-2 morning line favorite for the Longacres Mile.

    Well Matched Field of 12 for Longacres Mile

    A full field of 12 is entered in the 78th renewal of the Northwest's most prestigious race, the $200,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III) at Emerald Downs Aug. 18.

  • Last Gunfighter tries to begin another winning streak in the Iselin Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2518840507&k=kHTTsXk">Order This Photo</a>

    Last Gunfighter Takes Aim at Iselin

    Last Gunfighter, who had his six-race winning streak stopped by Flat Out in the Suburban Handicap (gr. II), looks to start another one when he takes on seven rivals in the 1 1/8-mile Philip H. Iselin Stakes at Monmouth Park.

  • Broadway Empire is the 2-1 favorite in the Canadian Derby.

    Broadway Empire Heads Packed Canadian Derby

    Broadway Empire is the 2-1 favorite in a full field of 12 3-year-olds drawn for the $200,000 Canadian Derby (Can-III) Aug. 17, the highlight of the racing season at Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberta.

  • That Handicapping Show - Arlington Million

    Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the Arlington Million and Alabama Stakes this weekend. Will Princess of Sylmar lock in her Eclipse Award with this race? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Arlington Million.

  • Black Caviar Relative is Top Price at Inglis

    A close relative of undefeated superstar Black Caviar was the headline attraction on opening day of the Inglis Melbourne August Thoroughbred sale, going for the top price of $205,000 ($186,562 in U.S. funds) aug. 15.

  • Variety Club

    Variety Club Repeats as South African HOY

    Variety Club joined a select group of great South African Thoroughbreds named Horse of the Year on more than one occasion when he was honored for the second year in a row at a glittering ceremony in Johannesburg Aug. 14.