Headlines for Monday, June 16, 2014

  • Gulfstream Park

    Gulfstream to Add Summit of Speed Stakes

    Gulfstream Park in early July plans to run most if not all of the seven Summit of Speed sprint stakes that been scheduled for July 5 at neighboring Calder Casino & Race Course.

  • Treve
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    Treve Seeks Redemption in Prince of Wales's

    Reigning European Horse of the Year Treve will try to bounce back from her first career defeat against seven opponents in the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) June 18, the second day of the Royal Ascot meeting.

  • Frankel Foal Sells with Dam for $1,952,437

    The first foal by Frankel to be offered at public auction was sold along with his dam, in foal to the undefeated champion, for £1.15 million ($1,952,437 in United States funds) June 16 at the Goffs London sale.

  • OBS June Sale

    OBS in New Territory With Record Catalog

    On the eve of the largest Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s June 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale in history, OBS president Tom Ventura is subscribing to the notion that the record number is a sign of strength.

  • Funny Cide Still Draws a Crowd

    Eleven years after Funny Cide's Triple Crown attempt was spoiled by Empire Maker, he and his connections are still a hot item. Catch up with the New York-bred gelding with a day in his life at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • First Winner Reported for Grasshopper

    First-time starter Forte Feroce seized command at the quarter pole and romped to a clear win in the third race at Emerald Downs June 15, becoming the first winner for Texas-based freshman sire Grasshopper.

  • Researchers Study the Genetics of Heaves

    Recurrent airway obstruction (RAO, also called heaves) appears to have a genetic basis, but that genetic basis isn’t the same in all horses, Swiss researchers say. While the clinical signs can be the same, the disease's underlying genetic mechanisms can vary from one horse family to another.