Headlines for Friday, July 7, 2017

  • Trainer Jason Servis walks Actress to the winner's circle after the Black-Eyed Susan

    Actress Extends Run of Graded Stakes Winners for Servis

    Racing has been Jason Servis' livelihood as long as he can remember and while the start of his training career wasn't exactly planned, he has thrived as a conditioner, sending out at least one graded stakes winner for the past four seasons.

  • Suffolk Downs

    Massachusetts Legislators Keep Racing Fund Intact

    Massachusetts horsemen achieved a major victory when lawmakers reached compromise on the $40 billion 2018 budget bill that eliminates $400 million in spending yet leaves intact a significant portion of the money in the Race Horse Development Fund.

  • NYRA Bets Pick 5: Smaller Pool, Bigger Value

    It didn't take long for value-conscious horseplayers to see the benefits of the NYRA Bets Pick 5 rolled out July 4 for players at the advance-deposit wagering site, as well as on-track and in-state players

  • Bonapaw at Old Friends

    Grade 1 Winner Bonapaw Euthanized

    Grade 1-winning sprinter Bonapaw was euthanized July 7 at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, Ky., due to complications caused by the equine protozoal myeloencephalitis. He was 21.

  • Mythical Mission finishes a length behind Holy Helena in the Woodbine Oaks

    Mythical Mission Heads Bison City Stakes

    Runner up last out in the Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser, Sam-Son Farm homebred Mythical Mission looks to notch her first stakes victory in the $225,000 Bison City Stakes July 9 at Woodbine.

  • Arrogate, Where Are You?

    The more Arrogate accomplishes, the more we want to see if he can top it. Unlike the vast majority of today's champions, we want to know just how high a ceiling our champions have.

  • Gentleman's Bet retires with seven wins and $744,155 in earnings

    Gentlemen's Bet Retired to Journeyman Stud

    Gentlemen's Bet, a three-time black-type stakes winner and twice grade 1-placed son of Half Ours, has been retired and will stand the 2018 breeding season at Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud near Ocala, Fla.

  • What's Going On Here: Turning Two

    Stakes results from the holiday weekend are a reminder of the importance of 2-year-old racing in the yearling marketplace...especially for the younger stallions trying to build their résumés and for sires that stand below the five-figure line.

  • Resorts World Casino

    New York's Resorts World Casino Lands Loan

    As it continues a $400 million renovation plan, the Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct Racetrack has been granted a $290 million loan, according to The Real Deal, which covers real estate news in New York.