Headlines for Tuesday, September 24, 2013

  • Art Preston leads his Jockey Club Gold Cup winner, Flat Out to the winner's circe.

    Art Preston

    This Slideshow is a companion to the 'Art In Motion' feature in the September 28 issue of The Blood-Horse, providing a look at the career of owner Art Preston.

  • Wehrman Ban Upheld; Grove Appeals Ruling

    The WVRC Sept. 24 upheld a hearing examiner's recommendation that Randy Wehrman, the former racing secretary at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, be barred from seeking an occupational permit for two years.

  • Handsome Mike will carry co-highweight of 123 pounds in the Eddie D Stakes.

    Handsome Mike, Caracortado Head Eddie D

    Handsome Mike and Caracortado meet in the $100,000 Eddie D Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Santa Anita Park on Sept. 27, two of 14 entered for the 6 1/2-furlong sprint down the hill. Defending winner Unbridled's Note is also entered.

  • Court Rules in Favor of Indiana Commission

    The Indiana Court of Appeals has found in favor of the Indiana Racing Commission in a case in which it barred Indiana Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association executive director Ed Martin, Jr. from the state's tracks.

  • Palace Malice could clinch 3-year-old male title with a Jockey Club Gold Cup win.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2660652594&k=Mp6TZf2">Order This Photo</a>

    Pletcher vs. Pletcher in JC Gold Cup

    Todd Pletcher's mantle, assuming he has a mantle, is filled with so many Eclipse Awards it must look like a row of war horses lined up for battle. But there is always room for more.

  • Museum Announces Reward for Stolen Trophies

    The National Musem of Racing and Hall of Fame announced Sept. 24 the offer of a $20,000 reward from the StarNet Insurance Company for information leading to stolen trophies and parties involved in a Sept. 12 burglary.

  • Departing won the 2013 Super Derby. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2750529198&k=gRZsSZG">Order This Photo</a>

    Departing to End Season in Oklahoma Derby

    Trainer Al Stall Jr. said the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (gr. III) at Remington Park Sept. 29 will be the last start of the season for Departing, winner of the Sept. 7 Super Derby (gr. II) last time out.

  • George Bucky Sallee

    Bugler Bucky Sallee Retires from Keeneland

    George "Bucky" Sallee, bugler at the historic Keeneland racetrack for more than 50 years, will retire to become Bugler Emeritus beginning this fall, the Lexington oval announced Sept. 24. Steve Buttleman will replace him.

  • Top Reproduction Studies of 2012-'13

    Veterinarians and researchers with interests in equine reproduction gathered Aug. 7-10 in Louisville, Ky., for the 2013 American College of Theriogenology (ACT) Symposia and Conference. On the last day of the event presenters Mary Beth Stanton, DVM, Dipl. ACT, of Equine Veterinary Reproduction Specialists, in Ocala, Fla., and Audrey Kelleman, DVM, Dipl. A...