Headlines for Monday, August 11, 2014

  • Suffolk Downs

    Horsemen Voice Support for Suffolk Casino

    Horsemen and Suffolk Downs employees took advantage of their final opportunity to speak in support of a casino at the track during a Massachusetts Gaming Commission hearing Aug. 11.

  • Dr. Fager

    Poll: Who is the Top Sprinter?

    Please choose who you think is the top sprinter from the poll list below. The results will be a part of a feature in the August 23, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • Kid Cruz
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    Kid Cruz Works Toward Travers Stakes

    Dwyer Stakes (gr. III) winner Kid Cruz worked five furlongs in 1:02.45 over the main track at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 11 in preparation for the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 23 at Saratoga.

  • Inside Yearling Sales Prep: Nutrition

    Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment covers components of a sales-prep feeding program, including supplements and how they promote development. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrion.

  • Travis Tygart

    USADA Chief: Independent Testing Necessary

    The head of the United States Anti-Doping Agency Aug. 11 outlined how the organization could assist the Thoroughbred racing industry should its factions come together and push for federal legislation.

  • Inside Yearling Sales Prep: Nutrition

    Glenye Cain Oakford goes behind the scenes of yearling prep. This segment covers various components of a sales-prep feeding program, including supplements and how they promote development. Brought to you by ADM Alliance Nutrition View more videos from the Inside Yearling Prep series.

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    Man Behind the Million

    A WWII veteran and Chicago business tycoon continues to influence Arlington International Racecourse – despite his advanced age and the political challenges faced by the Illinois racing community.

  • I Spent It wins the Saratoga Special Stakes.
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    I Spent It Squeezes Out Saratoga Special

    Javier Castellano, waiting for room aboard I Spent It in the stretch, squeezed through on the rail at the furlong mark and cleared off to win the Toyota Saratoga Special Stakes (gr. II) in smashing style Aug. 10 at Saratoga.

  • Hip 436 by Lookin At Lucky sold for $270,000 at the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred Yearling Sale.

    Lookin At Lucky Filly Tops New York-Bred Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton preferred sale of New York-bred yearlings concluded Aug. 10 on a positive note, with the overall two-day average increasing 11% and the median up 18% over the same sale at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., a year ago.