Headlines for Friday, April 11, 2014

  • Close Hatches rolls to victory in the Apple Blossom at Oaklawn.

    Close Hatches Secures Apple Blossom Victory

    Defeating four older fillies and mares, Juddmonte Farms' Close Hatches secured her third grade I with a front-running performance in the $588,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) April 11 at Oaklawn Park.

  • OBS Spring Under Tack Show Starts Tuesday

    The under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. spring sale of 2-year-olds in training is set for four days, beginning Tuesday, April 15, and continuing through Friday, April 18.

  • Belmont Park

    Belmont Sets Spring/Summer Meet Post Times

    Belmont Park will have a first-race post time of 1:20 p.m. EDT on most race days during its 2014 spring/summer meet, which begins May 1 and concludes July 13.

  • Ramon Dominguez

    Preakness Media Award Winners Announced

    Jockey Ramon Dominguez, turf writer Sean Clancy, photographer Patrick Smith, and television executives Mark Viviano and Amy Zimmerman will be honored by the Maryland Jockey Club with this year's Preakness media awards.

  • Thoroughbred Ownership Seminar Webcast

    Considering Thoroughbred racehorse ownership? Find out how to get started during a LIVE Thoroughbred Ownership Seminar webcast, presented by the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association on Friday, April 18.

  • 5 Tips for Feeding Foals

    Proper foal nutrition is critical for adequate growth and development. A foal’s main source of nutrients is his dam’s milk, but in some cases this alone won't meet his high nutritional demands. What should you do?