Headlines for Friday, September 27, 2013

  • Chips All In takes the Eddie D Stakes at Santa Anita.

    Chips All In All Out to Get Eddie D Nod

    Chips All In, back on his favored Santa Anita turf course, staved off the late-charging Boat Trip by a nose to capture the $101,750 Eddie D Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the opening day of the autumn meet Sept. 27 in Arcadia, Calif.

  • Vet Mason to Receive 2013 White Horse Award

    Dr. Michael Mason will receive the 2013 White Horse Award for his effort to protect a loose horse and others at Emerald Downs, the Race Track Chaplaincy of America announced Sept. 27.

  • Father Frank Niehaus at River Downs

    Backstretch Advocate Frank Niehaus Dies

    Father Frank Niehaus, who served as the pastor of several parishes in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio, in addition to heading numerous chaplaincies, and later was a racehorse breeder and owner, died Sept. 26 at age 84.

  • Chriselliam flies home late to win the Shadwell Fillies' Mile.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2794168867&k=gbhssbR">Order This Photo</a>

    Chriselliam Flies to Fillies' Mile Upset

    Chriselliam charged past favorite Rizeena with a torrid outside rally from the back of the field and won the Shadwell Fillies' Mile (Eng-I) in a 28-1 upset Sept. 27 at Newmarket.

  • Groupie Doll<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1830325064&k=LTstFfm">Order This Photo</a>

    Groupie Doll Heads Keeneland November Catalog

    Champion Groupie Doll, some recent grade I-winning fillies, and Eblouissante, half sister to Horse of the Year Zenyatta, are among the 3,602 horses Keeneland has cataloged for its 2013 November breeding stock sale Nov. 5-14.

  • Foreman: Drug Uniformity Won't Be Sidetracked

    A major proponent for national uniform medication rules said Sept. 26 the move by the United States Trotting Association to drop out of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium won't derail the effort.