Keyword: Barbara Borden

  • Suddenbreakingnews at Churchill Downs

    The Twisting Tale of Suddenbreakingnews

    Suddenbreakingnews, a Belmont Stakes (gr. I) contender who recently had his sex status changed from gelding to ridgling, might still be considered a gelding had he not contested any of the Triple Crown races.

  • Five Stewards Honored With Pedersen Award

    The Racing Officials Accreditation Program announced five winners of the 2015 Pete Pedersen Award, presented annually to stewards who have made important contributions to the Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing industries.

  • Trainer Brendan Walsh

    Trainer Walsh Says Mistake Led to Positive

    Trainer Brendan Walsh has sent a letter to his owners contending that a post-race test that found multiple non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in Saham after a race was the result of a veterinarian's error.

  • Tammy Fox

    'Indian Charlie,' Fox Suspended by KHRC

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has taken regulatory action in connection with an altercation at Churchill Downs involving newsletter publisher Eddie Musselman, trainer Dale Romans, and Romans' life partner, Tammy Fox.

  • Instant Racing games at Ellis Park

    Record Instant Racing Handle for Ellis Park

    Since putting a new marketing plan in place for its Instant Racing games, Ellis Park has seen improvement in the business. The Kentucky track registered record monthly handle for the games at $3,024,776 in May.

  • Churchill Downs Looking Into Horse Death

    A spokesman for Churchill Downs said the track is gathering facts and conducting interviews in an effort to ascertain the circumstances leading to the death of a horse en route to the paddock for schooling May 22.

  • Sign winning the 2012 Pocahontas Stakes.

    Sign Reinstated as 2012 Pocahontas Winner

    The 2012 Pocahontas Stakes (gr. II) win by Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's filly Sign was reinstated following a settlement announced July 17 by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.

  • Sign in the Pocahontas Stakes.

    Hearing Officer to Consider DQ of Sign

    A Kentucky hearing officer will review a decision to disqualify Sign from victory in the 2012 Pocahontas Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs following a positive test for methocarbamol (Robaxin).

  • Sign in the Pocahontas Stakes.

    Stewards Disqualify Sign from Pocahontas Win

    Kentucky Horse Racing Commission stewards have disqualified Sign from her victory in last season's Pocahontas Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs following a positive test for methocarbamol (Robaxin).

  • Kentucky Tries to Reduce Fatalities

    The veterinary staff of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has added some additional protocols to its operations in an effort to cut down on the number of equine fatalities at the state's tracks.

  • Dr. Kendall Hansen and Mike Maker

    Hansen: Disappointed Horse's Tail Not Blue

    The co-owner of top 3-year-old colt Hansen said he was willing to go ahead and race his horse in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) with the colt's tail dyed blue in defiance of regulators and incur a fine.