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Judge Sanctions Lawyers in Keeneland Radiograph Case

Sat, 2022-12-03 21:27
A Lexington judge ordered sanctions against two lawyers she found lacked a reasonable basis to continue prosecution of a purported class action based on veterinarians' admitted falsification of radiograph dates for equine sales at Keeneland.

Baltas to Serve One Year Suspenson in California

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
The Dec. 2 ruling follows the CHRB investigation where Baltas' horses were captured on surveillance video being administered a pair of substances—higenamine, a stimulant, and paeonol, an anti-inflammatory—by members of Baltas' staff.

TERF Awards $5,000 in Scholarships to Wilson College

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
The Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation (TERF) is pleased to award Wilson College $5,000 to be used for scholarship support.

California Clarifies Equine Physical Therapy Rules

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
Dr. Jeff Blea, equine medical director for the California Horse Racing Board, issued a memorandum Dec. 2 related to equine physical therapy to associations, CTT, TOC, trainers, owners, veterinarians, and horsemen.

Government Reveals Settlement Talks in Servis Case

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
The U.S. Attorney's office asked for a delay in making certain pre-trial filings in the criminal case against Jason Servis, citing "discussions regarding a potential pre-trial disposition."

Bloodstock Agent, Consultant Clemons Dies at 82

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
Longtime bloodstock agent and equine consultant Harley Clemons died Nov. 30 in Central Kentucky. He was 82.

Treve Sisters Lead Haras du Quesnay Dispersal at Arqana

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
The end of an era will play out at the Arqana Breeding Stock Sale, which begins in Deauville on Saturday, with the four-day auction hosting the dispersal of stock from the Head family's famed nursery Haras du Quesnay.

Mind Control's Long Career Culminates in Cigar Mile

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
Anyone who bristled at Flightline heading to the breeding shed after just six races should be members of the Mind Control Fan Club.

Sovereign Awards Return to Universal Eventspace in 2023

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
The Jockey Club of Canada will host the 48th annual Sovereign Awards ceremony to honour Canada's champions of 2022 at one of Toronto's premier venues, Universal Eventspace.

KY HBPA's Maline to Retire Dec. 31, Clabes Interim ED

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
Marty Maline is retiring as executive director of the Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association on Dec. 31 after almost 47 years in the post.

Schosberg on 1999 Cigar Mile Win of Affirmed Success

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
As trainer Rick Schosberg calls it a career at the end of 2022, the widely respected horseman has had time to reflect on some of the shining moments. Among these merits are a redeeming victory in the 1999 Cigar Mile with Affirmed Success.

Crown Pride Duels T O Keynes in Champions Cup in Japan

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
Crown Pride, a key player in the Kentucky Derby (G1), seeks a top-level win in the Champions Cup (G1) in Japan, racing last year's winner and others.

TIF: Tampa Stewards Miss Unfair Start, Revise Procedure

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
Stewards at Tampa Bay Downs have revised their procedures after acknowledging they missed an incident at the start of the third race there on November 25.  Bettors who wagered on the gate-hampered Cash Call Kitten did not receive refunds.

Santa Anita's Upcoming Meet to Offer Record Purses

Fri, 2022-12-02 21:23
Santa Anita's Classic Race Meeting, which opens for a winter/spring run on Monday, Dec. 26, will offer horsemen the largest purse structure in Santa Anita's storied 88-year history with significant increases in both allowance and stakes race monies.

Record-Breaking Tattersalls Dec. Mares Sale Concludes

Thu, 2022-12-01 21:20
Despite quieter trade on the final day of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale Dec. 1, the 2022 edition will go down in the history books as the record total spent had been smashed by the third of the four sessions.

Regal Glory Goes for Second Matriarch at Del Mar

Thu, 2022-12-01 21:20
Closing out her career at Del Mar, Regal Glory could give trainer Chad Brown his fifth Matriarch (G1T) in the last six years.

Tides Favor Speed Boat Beach in Cecil B. DeMille

Thu, 2022-12-01 21:20
After experiencing his first defeat when ninth after pressing a hot pace in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (G1T) at Keeneland, Speed Boat Beach will look to get back on track in the $100,000 Cecil B. DeMille Stakes (G3T) Dec. 4 at Del Mar.

Former TOC Chairman Jack Owens Dies

Thu, 2022-12-01 21:20
Jack Owens, Thoroughbred Owners of California's longest-serving board member, passed away on Nov. 21 of a heart attack. First elected to the TOC board in 1995, he had just retired from board service this past July.

Bankit Among Three NY-Bred Champions in Thunder Rumble

Thu, 2022-12-01 21:20
Winchell Thoroughbreds and Willis Horton Racing's multiple graded stakes-placed Bankit will face two other reigning New York-bred champions in the $125,000 Thunder Rumble division of the New York Stallion Series Stakes.

Novo Sol, Who's the Star Renew Rivalry in Valedictory

Thu, 2022-12-01 21:20
The Dec. 4 CA$150,000 Valedictory Stakes (G3), a route test at 1 1/2 miles on the Woodbine synthetic main track, has attracted 12 starters, including the promising Novo Sol.