Injuries and early retirements fail to diminish the field in the Big One.
North American success in Breeders' Cup events staged in southern California keep many European contenders home this year.
Failure to produce Derby winner lessens drama of the Juvenile.
Last year's winning trainer brings three gals to this year's dance.
This year's Sprint features the best field in recent memory.
Europe sending four top runners to compete in this year's Mile.
Daughter of Unbridled brings undefeated southern California record to the Cup.
Reigning Horse of the Year not favored in Distaff.
Still fifth with three-sixteenths of a mile remaining, Joe's Son Joey stormed down the middle of the course to win Friday's featured $84,525 Woodford County Stakes at Keeneland.
Seven imports were entered for Sunday's $750,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-I) for fillies and mares on the same Woodbine card as the Pattison Canadian International (Can-I).
Tattersalls' October Yearling Sale (Part 2) continued the trend seen at the more upmarket October (Part 1) and Houghton Sales at the Newmarket auction house when finishing Friday night.
It didn't take long for trainer Jerry Robb to return to the Laurel Park winners' circle after serving a 45-day suspension. Robb saddled Tactical Side ($6.60) to victory for owner Michael Gill in Friday's opener.
Merv Griffin, Gary Stevens and Chris McCarron will appear on "Larry King Live˜ Saturday at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT) on CNN to discuss horseracing and the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.
On Sunday at Belmont, Artie Schiller makes his stakes debut when he starts as the favorite in the $75,000-added Pilgrim Stakes (post time 5:12 p.m.).
Oak Tree Racing Association will host the Breeders' Cup Charity Gala Friday, Oct. 24th at the Ritz-Carlton Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif.
For trainer Wally Dollase, his journey to this year's Breeders' Cup Classic-Powered by Dodge (gr. I), has been something of a deja-vu.
Online wagering company AmericaTab announced Friday its latest affiliate with the launch of tBet.com, owned and operated by Times: standard inc.
Ten fillies and mares were entered for Keeneland's $150,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager on Sunday with Robert Sangster's Ocean Silk worthy of marquee billing.
Sam-Son Farms' Canadian homebred Soaring Free breezed five furlongs over Keeneland's main track Friday morning in preparation for his engagement in the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT).
With a bright sun illuminating the San Gabriel mountains on an unseasonably warm day, a handful of the horses pointing toward the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships worked out at Santa Anita Friday, while Azeri blazed 6 furlongs at San Luis Rey Downs.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association today Friday that Thoroughbred owner and breeder Trudy McCaffery and Keeneland president and CEO Nick Nicholson have joined the board of directors of NTRA Charities.
Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud announced sharp stud fee increases for Deputy Commander and Stormin Fever.
Grade II winner Limit Out will stand the 2004 breeding season at Carl Lizza Jr. and Joe Bartone's Highcliff Farm near Delanson, N.Y., as property of a partnership.
Multiple stakes winner Changeintheweather will enter stud at Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, Ky
Double S Stable, Ken Avanzino, and Joe Sullivan's French Charmer will be the starting highweight for this Saturday's $100,000 Flying Pidgeon Handicap at Calder Race Course. A full field of 12 has been entered for the 1 1/8-mile turf contest that will go as the fifth race on the card.
The $100,000-added Valley View (gr. IIIT) has attracted 11 well-matched fillies set to contest the 1 1/16 mile on the Keeneland turf course, led by Waterville Lake Stable's Derrianne.
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