9 October 2007

John Henry Euthanized

John Henry euthanized at 32
Here is the first running of the Arlington Million:

I still can't believe John Henry got up.
I'm not sure, but I think that it was one Arlington Million, maybe this one, that became the first simulcast wagering event that could be bet on by patrons at Woodbine. I'm thinking 1982 or 1983. This one was in 1981.

Future of racing at Portland Meadows not looking so hot

Horsepower 8 World Lottery Takes Another Step Forward

Tom Goslin, Fort Erie's Racing Secretary gets praise from Bud Williams

Plans Unveiled For New Race Track In Detroit
They plan to race 165 days a year without slots? Magna has already figured it out. Without slots, racing has no chance. What do these new owners know that Stronach doesn't?

Racing scandal involving Fallon shows how dirty and dishonest racing can potentially be.

Trivia Question

Which horse won by over 8 lengths and got a 100 Beyer going 6 furlongs in his first lifetime start as a four year off these workouts?:

May04 WO 3f ft 36.1 hg 2/30 Apr27 WO 5f ft 1:03 bg 30/60
Apr17 WO 5f ft 1:02.3 h 19/43 Apr10 WO 1:01.4 h 17/44
Apr1 WO 4f ft 50.3 b 18/33 Mar26 WO ft 38.1 b 12/26

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