Headlines from around the country
Headlines from around the country for January 8, 2018.
Change coming to Santa Anita?
Stronach Group COO Tim Ritvo outlined a series of changes he says are necessary for racing to continue. Foremost among them, he said, is to build 1,000 new stalls on the backside.
Read more at The Blood-Horse.
Stellar Wind working towards Pegasus date
Virginia-bred Stellar Wind breezed five furlongs on January 7 as she prepares to be the first female runner in the Grade 1 Pegasus, to be run January 27 at Gulfstream Park. “We’re on target for the Pegasus,” trainer Chad Brown said.
Greyvitos on the mend after surgery
Two-time stake winner Greyvitos, who won the Springboard Mile at Remington Park after having survived the San Luis Rey fire, is on the mend after having surgery to remove a bone chip from his knee. Trainer Adam Kitchingman indicated that, despite the injury, the Kentucky Derby remains the goal for the Virginia-bred.
Read more at the Daily Racing Form.