Headlines for Sunday, July 13, 2014

  • Story to Tell wins the W.L. Proctor Memorial Stakes.

    Story to Tell, La Grange Win Juvenile Stakes

    Story to Tell won for the second time in three starts, beating favored Bad Read Sanchez in the $98,000 Willard L. Proctor Memorial Stakes July 13 at Los Alamitos Race Course on closing day of the Summer Thoroughbred Festival.

  • Unspurned wins the Bison City Stakes.

    No Catching Unspurned in Bison City Stakes

    Improving Unspurned made every pole a winning one to post a 2 1/4-length win in the $232,875 Bison City Stakes, the second jewel of the Canadian Triple Tiara for 3-year-old fillies at Woodbine July 13.

  • Gulfstream Begins Apprentice Education Class

    Gulfstream Park held its first apprentice riding education program meeting the morning of July 13, designed to give young riders an opportunity to learn from experienced guest speakers from many parts of the racing world.

  • Gallante wins the Grand Prix de Paris.
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    Gallante Shocks Soggy Grand Prix de Paris

    Coolmore and partners' Gallante took to the rain-drenched course at Longchamp July 13 and sprung a 62-1 surprise over favorite Prince Gibraltar and French Derby victor The Grey Gatsby in the Grand Prix de Paris (Fr-I).

  • Michael Straight taking part in an energy study.

    A Conversation With Michael Straight

    Michael Straight, paralyzed in a riding accident five years ago, takes time to talk with Claire Novak about his recent progress walking with a bionic exoskeleton and participating in research at Florida's Miami Project.

  • Jockey David Mello Registers 1,000th Win

    Leading Prairie Meadows jockey David Mello landed his 1,000th lifetime victory the evening of July 12 when he guided Voodooville to a three-length victory in the fourth race at the Altoona, Iowa, track.