In the spirit of the season, we wish you and your family a joyous holiday and a healthy and happy new year. We look forward to serving you and the Thoroughbred industry in the coming year.
Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman present the prestigious 4th Annual Offy Awards. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm
Tom, Ian and Les from Twinspires.com handicap the Malibu Stakes on opening day of the Santa Anita winter/spring meet. watch video
The offices of Blood-Horse Publications will be closed Dec. 24-25. There will be no daily newsletters for Dec. 25 and Dec. 26.
The Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association is spreading some holiday cheer.
- By Steve Haskin
The scene at the New Bolton Center was right out of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol." Just looking at the Christmas decorations, presents, and cards for Barbaro posted all over the lobby, and feeling all the caring and love that abounds, all that is missing is Tiny Tim throwing away his crutch and toasting, "God bless us, everyone."
For the first time in 20 years, California racing will get a real holiday. Racing takes a Christmas break after the Monday, Dec. 17 programs at Golden Gate Fields and Hollywood Park, and the action doesn't return until Dec. 26, when Golden Gate resumes and Santa Anita Park opens its traditional winter
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