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09-07-2006, 11:22 AM
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Horse Greeley Wins Del Mar Futurity to Close Meeting (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35218)
Horse Greeley, a homebred son of Mr. Greeley, charged to the lead coming out of the turn and won the Del Mar Futurity (gr. II) on closing day Wednesday at the seaside Southern California track. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35218)

Turfway Surface: A Little Tan, a Lot Less Kickback (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35217)
From a distance, it looks like dirt--a little on the tan side. Up close, it looks like fake dirt. But it's really just modified Polytrack, complete with Spandex, cabling material, and more sand. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35217)

National Jockey Club dates in doubt after Duchossois calls on debt (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66322&subsec=1)
The National Jockey Club meeting at Hawthorne Race Course sustained what appeard to be a crippling financial blow on September 1 when Duchossois Industries Inc. called in a $28-million loan it purchased from <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City>Chicago</st1:City> Harris Bank in July. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66322&subsec=1)

California Stewards: Valenzuela Can Exercise Horses (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35214)
Embattled jockey Patrick Valenzuela, who hasn't ridden since the conclusion of the spring/summer meet at Hollywood Park July 16, was given clearance to resume exercising horses Sept. 7 after meeting with Del Mar stewards the morning of Sept. 6. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35214)