Headlines for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  • Luminance ran 5 furlongs in :57.39 in her maiden win.

    Record Breakers Headed for Del Mar Debutante

    A pair of 2-year-old fillies who eclipsed the Del Mar Polytrack mark for five furlongs in separate racing debuts July 20, appear headed for a showdown in the $300,000 Del Mar Debutante (gr. I) for their powerhouse barns.

  • Haskin: The Saint of Saratoga

    Unable to ride any longer due to a series of injuries and being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Valerie Buck turned her passion in another direction.

  • Shanon Nicole gets by Kiss to Remember to win the Indiana Grand.

    Shanon Nicole Takes Off-Turf Indiana Grand

    Shanon Nicole, owned and bred by Connie Apostelos, benefited from a quick early pace to rally and capture the $205,200 Indiana Grand Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Indiana Grand Race Course July 23.

  • Delaware, Horsemen Hope to Pay Late Purses

    The Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and Delaware Park are working to ensure horsemen are promptly paid purse money in light of delays in the receipt of results of equine drug tests.

  • Art Sherman

    Art Sherman to Receive Laffit Pincay Award

    Art Sherman, a career horseman who rose to the pinnacle of racing this past spring when he guided California Chrome in a thrilling Triple Crown run, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Laffit Pincay Jr. Award.

  • Equineline 'Pedigree Binder' Now Available

    The Jockey Club Information Systems unveiled the "Pedigree Binder" July 23, enabling users to easily manage, store, and view Equineline pedigrees and other information online.

  • Wednesday at Saratoga

    Doug Salvatore looks at a baby race & the A.P. Indy Curse Wednesday at Saratoga.

  • Taghrooda won the 2014 Investec Epsom Oaks.

    Filly Taghrooda Takes Aim at Ascot History

    Classic-winning 3-year-old filly Taghrooda will face older males July 26, when she starts from the outside in the field of 12 expected for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot.

  • Risk Factors for EIPH in Australian Racehorses Studied

    Researchers know that exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage, or EIPH, can hinder a horse's lung function and athletic performance. What they're still not clear on, however, is which horses will bleed and when. But an Australian research team recently took a step closer to finding the answer.