Keyword: Gill

  • Gill to Continue Quest for Leading Owner Honors

    After he received the trophy Jan. 8 as leading owner in Maryland, Michael Gill issued a challenge to the racing world: If he isn't voted outstanding owner for 2004, he'll be even more determined to win the title in 2005.

  • 2001 Eclipse Award won by Barbara Livingston and stolen the night of the awards in Miami, 2002.
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Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt

    Eclipse Award Finalists: Some Familiar Names, Some Sure Things

    The Eclipse Award finalists, announced Jan. 5, reveal many familiar names in the human categories, with several big-name horses appearing in more than one category. Although most of the winners look like sure things, there are still some potential drag-out battles in the Sprint and 4-Year-Old and Up Female categories.

  • Gill Questions New York Positives for Tranquilizer

    Michael Gill, the leading Thoroughbred owner in the country in races and money won, said reported positives for a tranquilizer in two of his horses during the Saratoga meet would result in nothing more than damage to his reputation.

  • Gill Back at Delaware after Settling Lawsuit

    An antitrust lawsuit filed last year by owner Michael Gill against Delaware Park has been settled, which paves the way for the nation's leading owner in 2003 to return to action at the track when its live meet opens Saturday.

  • Mike Gill, led the owners' lists for stable earnings and races won in 2003.

    Gill Outlines Accomplishments, Disappointment in Not Getting Eclipse Award

    Michael Gill, who ended 2003 as the leading owner in both categories of money earned ($9.2 million) and races won (425), and in doing so became only the ninth owner in 100 years to claim both titles, issued a statement Thursday following the announcement earlier this week that Juddmonte Farms was voted the Eclipse Award for "Outstanding Owner."

  • Gill Gets Quick Start at Laurel, Wins 4 Thursday

    The familiar blue colors of owner Michael Gill visited the winners' circle four times Thursday at Laurel Park, bringing his total victories for the current Maryland winter meeting to 14 through the first 10 days.

  • Gill's Trio Among Eight Entered in Maryland Handicap

    Michael Gill, currently the nation's leading owner, appears to have the field surrounded in the $200,000 Maryland Handicap (gr. III) as he has three horses among the seven entered in the six furlong sprint.

  • Gill Files Another Lawsuit, This Time In Delaware

    Attorneys for Michael Gill, one of the leading Thoroughbred owners in the country, filed a federal lawsuit in Delaware May 1. They claim Delaware Park officials unlawfully conspired to prevent Gill from racing his horses at the track, which opened April 26.

  • Leading owner leaving racing.

    Gill To Leave Racing

    Owner Mike Gill, the nation's leading owner who has been mired in controversy in recent months after unprecedented success at Gulfstream Park, plans to disperse his stable of more than 270 horses over the next two years and leave the sport entirely.

  • Mike Gill files anti-trust actions against seven defendants.

    Gill Names Seven Defendants in Two Lawsuits

    Owner Mike Gill filed two separate lawsuits in U.S. District Court of New Hampshire April 9 for being denied entry into races at Delaware Park and for Gulfstream Park's handling of an investigation earlier this year.

  • Gill and Shuman Team for Deputy Minster Handicap Victory

    The controversial but successful team of trainer Mark Shuman and owner Michael J. Gill won two races on Sunday's Gulfstream Park card, including a decisive 4 1/2-length victory by Native Heir in the day's feature race, the $100,000 Deputy Minister Handicap (gr. III).

  • Doneraile Court Colt Brings $400,000 at OBSC Sale

    A colt from the first crop of Seattle Slew stallion Doneraile Court brought a final bid of $400,000 from agent John Ferguson to top the early returns at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s selected 2-year-olds in training sale at Calder Race Course on Tuesday.