Headlines for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

  • Palace Malice
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    Will Take Charge vs. Palace Malice in Whitney

    Will Take Charge and Palace Malice meet again Aug. 2 in the $1.5 million Whitney Handicap (gr. I), squaring off at Saratoga Race Course as the top two choices in a field of nine drawn for the 1 1/8-mile test.

  • Sweet Reason was installed as the 3-1 morning-line favorite for the Test.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-qrdhbCg">Order This Photo</a>

    Perfect at Spa, Sweet Reason Ready for Test

    After securing the first grade I win of her career last year at Saratoga Race Course, recent Acorn Stakes (gr. I) winner Sweet Reason will try to register a second straight top-level score Aug. 2 in the Longines Test Stakes.

  • CDI Reports Record Second Quarter Revenues

    Churchill Downs Inc. reported July 30 that the track and casino company had record second quarter net revenues of $303.7 million, up 7% over the $283.6 million figure for the same period a year ago.

  • Trainer Tom Amoss registered the 3,000th victory of his career on July 30.

    Tom Amoss Secures 3,000th Training Victory

    Trainer Tom Amoss joined an exclusive club of trainers July 30 when he registered the 3,000th victory of his career. Notching the milestone win for Amoss was Infinity of Humor July 30 at Indiana Grand Race Course.

  • Kingman wins the 2014 QIPCO Sussex Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-gTW8HKR">Order This Photo</a>

    Kingman Wins Sussex with Dazzling Late Speed

    Unleashing a belated but powerful acceleration, Kingman blew past the battling pair of Toronado and pacesetter Darwin in the closing stages and won the QIPCO Sussex Stakes (Eng-I) July 30 at Goodwood.

  • Rick Dutrow

    Federal Judge Dismisses Dutrow Lawsuit

    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. against the New York State Gaming Commission, the Association of Racing Commissioners International, and two New York regulators.

  • Araphaoe Park Racing

    Colorado Voters to Decide on Racino Gaming

    In November Colorado voters will decide if Arapahoe Park will be allowed to add casino-type gambling. The Denver Post reports Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler determined enough signatures had been submitted.

  • Saratoga Casino and Raceway

    CDI Gets 5-Year Contract with Saratoga Casino

    Churchill Downs is finalizing a five-year contract to manage the Saratoga Casino and Raceway and another casino in Colorado owned by Saratoga Harness Racing Inc. CDI is pursuing a 25% equity stake in Saratoga Harness Racing.

  • Check Ligament Surgery Helps Racehorses with SDFT Injuries

    Moderate to severe superficial digital flexor (SDF) tendon lesions in Thoroughbred racehorses have typically carried a poor prognosis for a return to racing and a lengthy rehabilitation process for horses that do return. But a team of veterinarians recently took a closer look at a procedure that could help improve the outcome for Thoroughbreds with such i...