Articles posted October 3, 2006

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Appealing Zophie, Untouched Talent Head Alcibiades Field

Appealing Zophie, who won the Spinaway Stakes (gr. I), and Untouched Talent, who broke her maiden in a stakes before winning the Sorrento Stakes (gr. III) and finishing a fast-closing second in the Del Mar Debutante, should vie for favoritism Friday in Keeneland's opening day feature, the grade II Alcibiades Stakes.

HRRN to Broadcast Keeneland Feature Races

The Lexington-based Horse Racing Radio Network announced Oct. 3 that it has added Keeneland's feature races to its 2006 broadcast schedule. HRRN will provide its listeners with live coverage of Keeneland's feature race each day throughout the upcoming fall meet.

All Out

All Out

By Ray Paulick - Reaction to the Congressional ban on Internet wagering was swift and severe -- at least from stock market investors who previously were bullish about online poker, sports and horse race betting, and casinos.

The Golden Boy

By Jack Shinar - California lost the golden boy of its golden age of horse racing Sept. 26 with the death of Precisionist at the age of 25. The champion was laid to rest at Old Friends retirement home near Georgetown, Ky., where he had spent his final months.

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