Articles posted October 30, 2003

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Ethan Man Sidelined With Leg Injury

West Point Thoroughbred's Ethan Man has some farm rest on his schedule after the Patrick Byrne-trained gelding suffered a leg injury in his 10th place finish in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) last week at Santa Anita.

Secretariat Blanket Auctioned in Fundraiser

Penny Chenery, owner of the legendary Secretariat, has released for auction a horse blanket worn by the champion at his resounding 1973 victory in the Canadian International Championship at Woodbine. The Canadian International was the final race of Secretariat's career.

Michigan Sets Racing Schedule for 2004

Great Lakes Downs, Michigan's only all-Thoroughbred racetrack, was awarded 118 days of racing in 2004 under an order signed by Michigan racing commissioner Robert Geake.

Unbeaten Cactus Ridge Retired

Country singer Toby Keith's unbeaten Cactus Ridge has been retired from racing because of an injury to his right front knee that was discovered following a workout in preparation for the Oct. 25 Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I).

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