The sale of Eskendereya is the latest news that is making headlines at this point of time in the horse racing industry. In order to pay off Ahmed Zayat’s bank debt, the colt’s owner; the likely Kentucky Derby favorite may be sold off this year. A non-refundable deposit of $2 million is expected to be received in September 2010 from the sale of Eskendereya while the remaining proceeds are assumed to be received in December 2010. If you want to read more, such up-to-date news from the horse racing world, then sign up to receive daily newsletters from free online horse games websites.
The financial epic between Zayat Stables and the Fifth Third Bank has been in play since quite a few months. Fifth Third sued Zayat, one of North America’s leading owners in December, alleging he defaulted on a series of loans amounting to nearly $34 million. Fifth Third moved against him in the federal court to seize his stable and in order to block that takeover, Zayat filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection เว็บแทงบอล in February. Zayat countersued the bank, alleging deceptive lending practices. You can find more information on the same in the news section of free online horse games portals. While there, be sure to check out their online gaming community and forums.
Although Eskendereya’s worth has not been declared in the reorganization plan, it may play a significant role in the financial drama. The sale of Eskendereya, a Grade I winner of prestigious horse races including the 2010 Wood Memorial stakes and 2010 Fountain of Youth stakes could rake in enough money to offset her owner’s loan amount. Now you too can jockey, bet and train famous horses like Eskendereya in free online horse games which can be downloaded free of cost!
Eskendereya, an American Thoroughbred race horse sired by Giant’s Causeway was a $250,000 September yearling purchase. His dam, Aldebaran Light is the daughter of the great champion, Seattle Slew. Trained by Todd Pletcher, the amazing colt started his career on turf at Saratoga. His triumphant performances in the Grade II Fountian of Youth Stakes as well as the Wood Memorial Stakes made him an early Kentucky Derby favorite. The Fountain of Youth Stakes is a Derby prep race held in Florida. Till now, he has earned $725,700 from wins in four of six starts. If Eskendereya’s story has inspired you, then you can play free online horse games now!