Headlines for Thursday, August 22, 2013

  • Tiz Miz Sue<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2542445694&k=n5Wpdgx">Order This Photo</a>

    Grade I Winner Tiz Miz Sue Retired

    Grade I winner Tiz Miz Sue, a 6-year-old daughter of Tiznow who earned more than $1 million for the CresRan Racing operation of Carol Ricks, has been retired, it was confirmed Aug. 22.

  • Goldencents will get a new rider for the Pat O'Brien Stakes.

    Goldencents Teams With Rosario in Pat O'Brien

    Goldencents made a solid return to sprinting one month ago when second by a head in the Bing Crosby Stakes, and the Santa Anita Derby winner is back on the Del Mar main track Aug. 25 facing 12 in the Pat O'Brien Stakes.

  • Hollywood Plans to Remain Open for Training

    Slated to close for development Dec. 22, Betfair Hollywood Park is planning to stay open for training through Jan. 31--and perhaps longer, the California Horse Racing Board was told Aug. 22.

  • Obviously won the Del Mar Mile in 2012.

    Obviously Positioned for Del Mar Mile Repeat

    A narrow field has been drawn for the $200,000 Del Mar Mile Handicap (gr. IIT), to be contested Aug. 25. Obviously seeks a second consecutive win in the Mile, after setting a course record in the 2012 edition.

  • River Downs is expected to be ready for 2014.

    New River Downs, Others Apply for Ohio Dates

    River Downs, demolished earlier this year to make way for an integrated racing and gaming facility, plans to open in early May in 2014 and race through September, according to a request for racing dates.

  • Summer Front faces six in the Cliff Hanger Stakes.

    Summer Front Returns in Cliff Hanger Stakes

    Miami Mile (gr. IIIT) winner Summer Front takes on Howe Great and Hudson Steele, the 2-3 finishers in the Oceanport Stakes (gr. IIIT), in the $100,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes (gr. IIIT) Aug. 25 at Monmouth Park.

  • Breeders' Cup to Test Effects of Lasix Ban

    Horses competing in the upcoming Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park will form a test sample of the potential effects of running without anti-bleeding medications, but it will be up to their owners whether to participate.

  • Royal Delta faces four in the Personal Ensign. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2369612231&k=7D6gbrM">Order This Photo</a>

    Royal Delta Back for More in Personal Ensign

    Champion mare Royal Delta is the class of a small group entered in the $600,000 Personal Ensign Invitational (gr. I) Aug. 25 at Saratoga, but as we saw last year in this event, sometimes even class gets beat.

  • German Sire Lando Euthanized

    Leading German sire Lando was euthanized Aug. 20. The son of Acatenango had undergone successful surgery following a severe bout of colic, but suffered a spiral fracture in a leg upon rising and had to be put down. He was 23.

  • Saratoga 150th Anniversary - Skip Dickstein

    Follow renowned photographer Skip Dickstein as we profile him to celebrate Saratoga's 150th anniversary. View a gallery of select photos from Saratoga by Skip Dickstein.

  • New York Stallion Trick Me Dies at 25

    New York stallion Trick Me, a son of Phone Trick, died in his paddock at Donald Jones' LoAnJo Farm near Sugar Loaf, N.Y. He was 25.

  • Chenery Documentary Premiere in Lexington

    The documentary "Penny & Red: the Life of Secretariat's Owner," depicting the life of Penny Chenery, whose family's Meadow Stable bred and raced the great racehorse, will have its premiere Sept. 20 in Lexington.

  • Big Band Sound

    Grade II Winner Big Band Sound Retired

    Big Band Sound, a grade II winning son of Bernstein, has been retired, announced Richard Schultz, who owns the horse with Kendel Standlee. The 6-year-old Danny Vella trainee suffered a minor injury during training.

  • L. intracellularis Research Review

    Researchers around the world are always working to better understand a bevy of horse health problems. And while moving forward is the ultimate goal, sometimes it pays to look back at what previous research has revealed.