Headlines for Friday, April 18, 2014

  • Speightstown Colt Works Quick Quarter at OBS

    A colt by Speightstown posted the fastest quarter mile breeze April 18, stopping the timer in :20 3/5 during the fourth and final session of the under tack preview for next week's Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale.

  • Sisterly Love holds off Moment in Dixie to win the Doubledogdare Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3188106484&k=XNP2c7b">Order This Photo</a>

    Sisterly Love Scores Doubledogdare Upset

    Gary Barber's Sisterly Love became the first two-time winner of the current Keeneland spring meeting and did so at the expense of multiple grade I winner Emollient when she took home the April 18 Doubledogdare (gr. III).

  • NYRA Donating Trees for Anna House Fundraiser

    The New York Racing Association is donating 45 trees -- and the space to plant them -- to the Belmont Child Care Association to help raise funds for Anna House, Belmont Park's on-track early education center.

  • Samraat<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3053689911&k=mwCwStt">Order This Photo</a>

    Samraat, Uncle Sigh Work at Belmont

    The battling New York-breds Samraat and Uncle Sigh both turned in solid works at Belmont Park April 18, and will have one more work there before shipping to Churchill Downs.

  • Cee's Song, who produced several successful full siblings, including 2000 Horse of the Year Tiznow

    A Case for Full Siblings

    Common sense would indicate that full siblings to a good horse have a better chance of being good runners themselves than half siblings, all other factors being equal and the respective sires being of roughly equal merit.

  • 5 Tips for Feeding Weanlings

    Young horses are considered weanlings from the time they're separated from their mothers until one year of age. This is a critical time in the young horse's life, and nutrition plays an important part. Here are five important points to consider when feeding a weanling: