Pine Island, who was euthanized after breaking down in the Nov. 4 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, was buried at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., Monday afternoon.
The right hind leg cast of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro was removed Nov. 6, according to his medical team at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center.
- By Ron Mitchell
The cast on Barbaro's right hind leg cast was removed Monday, Nov. 6, according to his medical team. "Barbaro was placed under general anesthesia for the cast removal," said Dr. Dean W. Richardson, chief of surgery at the New Bolton Center.
The Breeders' Cup simulcast helped trigger a record day for New Jersey Account Wagering and increased wagering at both Meadowlands and Monmouth Park.
Bernardini, who took command of the 3-year-old division starting with an overpowering victory in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley at Jonabell near Lexington.
Shadwell Farm's Invasor (Candy Stripes-Quendom, by Interprete), winner of Saturday's $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic Powered by Dodge (gr. I), will remain in training and looks to the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) on March 31, 2007, as his next major objective.
Racing or Stallion Prospect Half Ours Tops Opening Session of Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale
The 14-day Keeneland November breeding stock sale kicked off with a bang when Half Ours was purchased by Aaron U. Jones for $6.1 million, which is a record for a horse in training sold at Keeneland.
Television ratings were down but Web traffic was up for ESPN's maiden voyage covering the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Aragorn, who ran second in the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), has arrived at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., where he will begin stud duty for $30,000 in 2007.
Nathan Fox, president and co-owner of Richland Hills near Midway, Ky, has acquired the breeding rights of graded stakes winner and classic-placed Andromeda's Hero.
Ashford Stud announced leading third-crop sire Giant's Causeway will stand for a private fee in 2007.
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