Headlines for Friday, August 16, 2013

  • Dayatthespa comes home strong to win the Yaddo Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2704418852&k=FJXPjnW">Order This Photo</a>

    Dayatthespa Takes Yaddo Stakes With Style

    Grade I winner Dayatthespa, making a rare appearance against New York-breds, took control in the stretch and held steady for a 1 3/4-length victory in the $150,000 Yaddo Stakes Aug. 16 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Carlo Vaccarezza with Little Mike

    Little Mike's Owner May Challenge Wise Dan

    If Little Mike repeats in the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 17, breeder/owner Carlo Vaccarezza might use the Arlington Park winner's circle as a platform to challenge Horse of the Year Wise Dan to a match race.

  • CHRB to Review Suspension Policy

    The appearance of suspended trainer Carla Gaines in the public area at Del Mar the weekend of Aug. 10 has prompted the California Horse Racing Board to review its current suspension policy.

  • Arlington Million: Indy Point

    Arlington Million (gr.I) contender Indy Point gets a bath at Arlington Park with Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella standing by Aug. 16.

  • Justin Phillip

    Justin Phillip Perseveres for Grade I Prize

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Justin Phillip made his racecourse debut Aug. 19, 2010 at Saratoga. Some 28 races later he gained a first grade I victory in Saratoga's Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. I).

  • Arlington Million: Dale Romans - Little Mike

    Eclipse Award-winning trainer Dale Romans talks about the chances of 2012 Arlington Million (gr.I) winner Little Mike repeating in this year's edition, coming up Aug. 17.

  • Equine Placentitis Update

    What&#39;s the most common cause of late-term abortion in horses and remains challenging for veterinarians to diagnose and treat, despite ongoing research? If you said placentitis, you&#39;re right. To bring attendees of the 2013 Society for Theriogenology Conference, held Aug. 7-10 in Louisville, Ky., up to speed on the latest research on the complex top...