Headlines for Wednesday, January 22, 2014

  • Back to Class sold for $85,000 to top the consignor preferred session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale Jan. 22.

    OBS Winter Mixed Sale Off to Steady Start

    Back to Class, a stakes-placed full sister to multiple graded stakes winner Chapel Royal, sold for $85,000 to Adena Springs to top the consignor preferred session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale Jan. 22.

  • And They're Off: Eclipse Awards Edition

    Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin discuss Dan Ward's comments about Sham winner Midnight Hawk, react to the Eclipse Awards, and talk about 2014 Derby contenders. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • And They're Off: Eclipse Awards Edition

    Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin discuss Dan Ward's comments about Sham winner Midnight Hawk, react to the Eclipse Awards, and talk about 2014 Derby contenders. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • The proposed Mohegan Sun Casino at Suffolk Downs.

    Suffolk Partner Makes Pitch for Casino

    The head of Mohegan Sun said Jan. 22 live Thoroughbred racing will be preserved at Suffolk Downs should the gaming giant prove successful in winning the sole destination resort casino designated for the Boston area.

  • NHC Tour Registration Begins for 2014

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association released the rules for the 2014 Daily Racing Form National Handicapping Championship Tour Jan. 22. Signups for the 2014 DRF NHC Tour are being accepted here.

  • Left a Message

    Left a Message to Open Campaign in Endeavour

    After closing 2013 with a third-place finish in the Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT), Left a Message will try to nail down her first graded stakes victory Jan. 25 in the Endeavour Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Tampa Bay Downs.

  • Give That Owner a Medal - By Eric Mitchell

    If you were on the fence about owning a Thoroughbred racehorse and watched this year's Eclipse Awards ceremony at Gulfstream Park, it's likely you began researching trainers the following morning.

  • Notional Relocated to Rockin' Z Ranch

    Notional, a three-time graded stakes winner and runner-up in the 2007 Florida Derby (gr. I), has been relocated to stand the 2014 breeding season at Dr. Robert Zoellner's Rockin' Z Ranch near Beggs, Okla.

  • Laurel Park on January 22.

    Mid-Atlantic Tracks Cancel Live Racing

    Due to extreme weather conditions, Laurel Park, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, and Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course canceled live racing for Jan. 22. Charles Town will be dark Jan. 23 as well.

  • Derby Trail: Where They're Going Next

    Kentucky Derby prospects are gathered and waiting to run, waiting in the wings, and waiting to come out of the woodwork. Let's take a look at where they're going next on the Kentucky Derby Trail.