Headlines for Monday, July 4, 2016

  • Mo Dont No wins July 4 Cleveland Gold Cup

    Mo Dont No Solves Cleveland Gold Cup

    Loooch Racing Stables' Mo Dont No, sixth of 10 in his first start around two turns in the Ohio Derby in open company, wheeled back a week and two days later to easily capture the $75,000 Daniel Stearns Cleveland Gold Cup July 4 at Thistledown.

  • Foal Registration Changes Trigger Outcry

    The Racing Australia Board July 4 announced controversial new rules for the registration of Thoroughbred foals and their owners that bring them under the Australian Rules of Racing, despite an outcry from breeders.

  • Zipessa wins Dr. James Penny Memorial at Parx Racing

    Zipessa Zips Clear in Penny Memorial

    Empyrean Stables' Zipessa broke through the graded ranks July 4 at Parx Racing, obtaining the lead early and maintaining it late in the $200,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Nyquist Posts Another Santa Anita Breeze

    Trainer Doug O'Neill continues to put the foundation under Reddam Racing's champion Nyquist for his first start since a third in the May 21 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), although exactly where that race will be has not yet been revealed.

  • Steve Neff wins 1986 riding title at River Downs

    Neff, Winner of More Than 3,000 Races, Dies

    Steve Neff, who won multiple riding titles at River Downs and Latonia Race Course (now Turfway Park) in the greater Cincinnati, Ohio, area, died the week of June 26, said his friend and former riding colleague Clifton Schwing.

  • Delaware Park will run the Christiana Stakes July 6

    Promising Fillies Target Christiana Stakes

    Trainers Arnaud Delacour and Graham Motion each entered two in the $50,000 Christiana Stakes, which will offer a look at many promising 3-year-old fillies should the 1 1/16-mile event remain on the turf July 6 at Delaware Park.