Headlines for Monday, May 12, 2014

  • Gross, Average Down at Barretts 2YO Sale

    Long Hot Summer, a Street Boss filly raised at the same ranch as California Chrome, topped the Barretts May 2-year-old sale at $260,000. She was one of seven six-figure horses at the sale, held May 12 in Pomona, Calif.

  • Slots Revenue Issue in Gulfstream-Calder Plan

    A plan that would end the head-to-head weekend racing between Gulfstream Park and Calder Race Course remained under review by the tracks and by the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association as of May 12.

  • O'Reilly Colt Tops NZ Weanling Session

    The weanling session of New Zealand Bloodstock's National weanling and broodmare sale May 12 at Karaka enjoyed a superb day of trading with gains across primary market indicators.

  • Tepin won the 2013 Delta Downs Princess.

    Tepin to Open Season in Miss Preakness

    Grade III winner Tepin will open her second season of racing Friday, May 16 at Pimlico Race Course she faces an expected nine other 3-year-old fillies in the $100,000 Miss Preakness Stakes.

  • California Chrome aboard a flight bound for Baltimore on May 12. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Preakness-Stakes-139/i-XkN7JHN/A">Order This Photo</a>

    California Chrome to Arrive at Pimlico

    Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome boarded a van at Churchill Downs at 10:17 a.m. Monday, May 12 for the first leg of his journey to Pimlico Race Course to headline the 139th Preakness Stakes Saturday, May 17.

  • Social Inclusion

    Social Inclusion, Bayern Prep for Preakness

    A pair of grade I-placed colts who will make their Triple Crown racing debuts in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) wrapped up their serious exercise before the Maryland classic with workouts Monday, May 12.

  • Dickie Small poses with Broad Rule in February 2014

    Memories of a Master

    Maryland native Richard “Dickie” Small lived life to the fullest and remained sharp as ever until his death on April 4, 2014 – with an uncanny eye for talented runners and a storyteller’s gift for weaving together the threads of his fantastic past.