Headlines for Monday, January 27, 2014

  • Wildcat Red (right) finished 2nd in the Gulfstream Park Derby.

    Wildcat Red Being Pointed Toward Hutcheson

    Honors Stable Corp.'s Wildcat Red has recovered from a cold and will be entered in the $200,000 Hutcheson Stakes (gr. II), to be run at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., on Feb. 1.

  • Javier Castellano

    Three Honored by Jockeys' Guild

    The Jockeys' Guild presented awards to three individuals for outstanding achievements and service to the horse industry Jan. 27 during its annual Assembly in Hollywood, Fla.

  • John Velazquez

    Jockeys Consider Options for Promoting Sport

    Stephen Panus, vice president of communications for the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, acknowledged many newspapers have discontinued racing coverage. He encouraged riders to embrace social media.

  • Lot 73 by Fastnet Rock out of Katie Lee

    Fastnet Rock Rules Market at Karaka

    While Fastnet Rock offspring dominated the top of the market, a relatively strong middle market pushed median price into positive territory on opening day of the New Zealand Bloodstock premier yearling sale Jan. 27 at Karaka.

  • Admiral Kitten won the 2014 John B. Connally Turf Cup.

    Penn Gaming Series Opens at Sam Houston

    Julien Leparoux, Mike Maker, and Ken and Sarah Ramsey, who teamed to win the John B. Connally Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) at Sam Houston Jan. 25, top the standings in the jockey, trainer, and owner categories for new series.

  • WinStar to Offer Derby Fantasy Contest

    WinStar Farm has announced registration is open for Fantasy Derby 2014, which offers a grand prize of two box seat tickets to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Understanding Immunosenescence in Horses

    With more horses living to a ripe old age than in the past, veterinarians have become incredibly well-versed in managing senior equids. But there are still some points that researchers are working to understand. For instance, exactly what impact does aging have on the immune system?