William Clifton and Rudlein Stable's Behrens sustained a cut in the Jockey Club Gold, making him unlikely for the Breeders' Cup Classic and his future status up in the air.
Wednesday at Laurel
A weekend full of top quality Breeders' Cup-prep racing left blemishes on several records. Gold Mover and Perfect Sting, both undefeated in 2000 prior to Oct. 14, each recorded a loss on the unofficial Breeders' Cup preview weekend. However, Raging Fever remained undefeated after Saturday's Frizette (gr. I) victory over Out of Sync. Raging Fever could take her five wins into the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I).
Two mares were shot at Cabin Ridge Farm near Bowling Green, Ky., early Thursday morning. One mare died and the other is in critical condition after they were shot with a .22 caliber rifle.
The overnight rating on NBC's Breeders' Cup Preview climbs 25% higher compared with last year's preview.
By Steve Haskin -- Remember the time when the big Breeders' Cup preps served to clear up the picture rather than confuse it? Well, it seems those days are long gone.
Australian and New Zealand champion filly One Under was recently purchased by Lexington bloodstock agent Stanley D. Petter Jr. on behalf of owner John F. Kunkel.
- By Tom LaMarra
The criteria for those who wish to apply for a national owners' licenses has been set by the National Racing Compact, which hopes to accept applications beginning in January of 2001.
The National Racing Compact has adopted criteria for those licensed owners from which it will accept applications beginning in January.
Aaron and Marie Jones' brilliant Riboletta led a planeload of Breeders' Cup contenders who arrived at Churchill Downs Monday morning. Meanwhile, Behrens, who suffered a cut on his leg in the Jockey Club Gold Cup, didn't make the flight and could be retired.
French champion Sagamix, who became only the third horse in the post-war era to win the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) while unbeaten, will enter stud at Haras du Logis in France.
Tattersalls October Sale, traditionally the best barometer to the state of the European yearling market, didn't just surpass previous records -- it obliterated them.
Seth Hancock spoke out against medication, the current status of 2-year-old in training sales, and the size of stallion's books as the 69th honored guest of the Thoroughbred Club of America.
John T.L. Jones Jr.'s Walmac International, which boasts two of the nation's leading sires by number of career stakes winners, announced its stallion fees for 2001.
David Hutson's 635-acre Silverleaf Farm in Orange Lake, Fla., was sold at auction Saturday, with the group of owners and breeders that bought the facility planning to resell it.
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