Kalookan Queen will be pointed to the Breeders' Cup Sprint at Arlington Park on Oct. 26, along with stablemate Kona Gold, according to Aase Headley, wife of Kalookan Queen's trainer, Bruce Headley.
Major stallion Saint Ballado is scheduled to undergo surgery to correct mild incoordination, according to Ben Taylor, head of the Taylor Made stallion division.
Heavily favored Sightseek overcame a sluggish start and lack of racing room on the turn to win the grade III, $171,900 Raven Run Stakes Wednesday at Keeneland.
Xtra Heat arrives, will gallop up to BC Sprint...Two Item Limit Works Toward Distaff...Fraulein settles in.
Folks who like betting the gray horse in every race might have a hard time choosing a favorite in the Gray Ghost at Churchill Downs.
Lucille Little, wife of breeder W. Paul Little, died in Lexington Tuesday at the age of 93.
Henry Yuen has resigned as chief executive officer of Gemstar-TV Guide International and will be replaced by Jeff Shell, the company announced Oct. 8. Gemstar-TV Guide is the parent company of the TV Games Network.
Danthebluegrassman and Sky Terrace headline Friday's feature at Keeneland.
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has approved the framework for the state's 2003 racing calendar. Now, it must OK specific dates, which could be difficult with two racetracks and two breeds.
You, a winner of four grade I races this year, will not race again in 2002.
Evening Attire, winner of the Jockey Club Gold Cup, breezed an easy five furlongs in 1:03 at Belmont Wednesday. It was the son of Black Tie Affair's first work since his victory in the Gold Cup.
Ten jumpers, including the race's two previous winners, pre-entered for the Oct. 19 Breeders' Cup Steeplechase (NSA-I).
As North America looks toward the Oct. 26 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, fans of Australian racing are preparing for three of the country's biggest group I events.
Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Farm announced that successful sire Bahri will stand for $20,000 in 2003.
Stakes winner Crimson Guard was represented by his first winner when Provincetown won Oct. 5 at a mile in 1:36.40 at Belmont Park.
Millionaire Hap, a six-time graded stakes winner, has arrived at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington
Beeper Alarm, a bay filly by General Meeting, brought the top price of $165,000 during the Barretts October preferred yearling sale Tuesday at Fairplex Park in Southern California.
The Breeders' Distaff actually is quite simple this year: Azeri vs. the East.
When they go to the post for the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), the likely favorite will be Sky Mesa.
The final preps for the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf helped solidify and confuse the status of some of the major players. That's par for the course, though, because in three previous editions, the winner had won her previous start only once.
Sure, a solid favorite has been established, but there are still many questions to be answered in the week's time before pre-entries are taken Oct. 15 for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I).
They're all in the books now. All the prep races for the Breeders' Cup Sprint have been sprinted, and the field for the six-furlong contest is coming into focus.
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