Headlines for Tuesday, February 4, 2014

  • Hunter's Light won the Al Maktoum Challenge-Round 2 in 2013.

    Hunter's Light Bids for Repeat at Meydan

    The road to the world's richest Thoroughbred race, the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), continues Feb. 6 with the $250,000 Al Maktoum Challenge-Round 2 (UAE-II) at Meydan Racecourse.

  • First CBA Seminar Called a Success

    The reasons to scope yearlings and significant findings in radiographs were among the major topics covered at the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association educational seminar at Keeneland Feb. 4.

  • Jockey Club Tour on Fox Starts Feb. 9

    Thoroughbred racing fans will see more major stakes on national television this year, starting with the Feb. 9 debut of the "The Jockey Club Tour on FOX," featuring champion 3-year-old Will Take Charge in the Donn Handicap.

  • Derby Trail: Where They're Going Next

    It's February, and that means many of last year's stars are close to making their 2014 debuts. Let's see what's next for over 60 horses trying to make the Kentucky Derby.

  • Deputy Storm Moves to Indiana

    Deputy Storm, a dual stakes-winning son of Forestry, has arrived at Kerry and Leigh Ann Hopper's R Star Stallions at RichWine near Anderson, Ind., where he will stand the 2014 season for $1,500.

  • Status of Florida Gaming Bill Uncertain

    The Florida Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse industries Feb. 3 renewed their request for the Florida legislature to clarify state laws on the definition of a horse race and released a study on breeding and racing's impact.

  • New York Racing

    NY Lawmakers Work On Racetrack Bill

    State lawmakers in New York are trying again to get legislation approved permitting tracks and off-track betting corporations to work together on race date start times and simulcasting schedules.

  • FTBOA Supports Downtown Miami Casino

    Florida Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association supports idea of off-track Miami casino tied to a non-profit race meeting at Gulfstream Park it believes would strengthen the industry in the state.

  • Winter weather

    Charles Town Cancels Feb. 4 Card

    Due to the winter weather having moved through the region Feb. 3 and anticipated for the evening of Feb. 4, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has cancelled its live racing program scheduled for Tuesday.

  • Hosier to Sequel Stallions Position

    Sequel Stallions in Hudson, N. Y., has appointed Christine Hosier to the position of stallion season sales and bookings manager.