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Deadline to Offer Choice for New York Track Operator Will Not be Met (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35441)
Next week's deadline by a New York state panel to offer its non-binding choice for a new operator of the state's three major Thoroughbred racetracks will not be met, the chairman of the committee said. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35441)

Lawyer Ron Tops Eight-Horse Super Derby Field (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35402)
Lawyer Ron, whose only defeat in his last eight starts came in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), was installed the 8-5 morning line favorite when eight 3-year-olds were entered for Saturday's $500,000 Super Derby (gr. II) at Louisiana Downs. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35402)

Arthur Tells Breeders He Wants Vets Accountable (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35444)
Dr. Rick Arthur, the new equine medical director of the California Horse Racing Board, told a meeting of state horse breeders Sept. 22 that he plans to hold veterinarians accountable when trainers they advise are found in violation of horse medication rules. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35444)

Free Online Videos Available For Churchill Downs Tracks (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35437)
Free online video race replays are now available for all Churchill Downs live facilities, the company announced on Friday. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35437)

Jockeys Insurance Bill Opposed by NTRA, Other Groups (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35442)
Several horse industry groups took a strong stand against legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday that would divert revenue from simulcasting to state racing commissions to fund accident insurance for jockeys, exercise riders, and other racetrack workers. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35442)

Island Fashion to be Sold After BC Distaff (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35425)
Everest Stable's three-time grade I winner Island Fashion is to make her final career start in the Nov. 4 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) at Churchill Downs and then be sold as a broodmare prospect during the November breeding stock sales in Kentucky, trainer Julio Canani revealed Thursday. Blood-Horse (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35425)

Grade I Winner Linkage Dead (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35405)
Grade I winner Linkage died of natural causes in early September at Joe Dand's Horizon Farms near High River, Alberta. The 27-year-old son of Hoist the Flag stood at Horizon Farms from 2005-2006 for a private fee. Blood-Horse (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35405)

Grade II Winner Caller I. D. Dead (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35406)
Grade II winner Caller I. D. died Aug. 28 of a ruptured stomach at Three Way Farm near Nashville, Ill. The 17-year-old son of Phone Trick was purchased earlier in the month by Gregory Mathis and Shirley Ness, who are the majority owners of the farm. He was scheduled to stand in 2007 for a fee of $2,000. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35406)