Articles posted October 8, 2007

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Steve Haskin's BC Countdown: On to Monmouth

The preps are over and the journey to Jersey begins. This past weekend's stakes orgy did not measure up to the stirring stretch battles and top-class performances we saw the previous week. While there were some big efforts and exciting finishes, it was not a good weekend for favorites, with several big-name stars and division leaders going down to defeat.

Will He Shine to Stand at Millennium

Will He Shine to Stand at Millennium

Grade II winner Will He Shine has been acquired by Ro Parra's Millennium Farms. The 5-year-old son of Silver Deputy will enter stud at Millennium near Lexington after his retirement from racing.

Tattersalls October Opening with New Incentives

The European sales circus moves on to Newmarket, England, for the two-week October Sale organized by Tattersalls, with the select four-day part one due to start Oct. 9. Tattersalls also announced the creation of three new races with purses totalling £2.2 million. Only graduates of this year's Tattersalls October sale are eligible to start.

Wild Gams

Wild Gams

New Jersey-bred Wild Gams, who is fully accustomed to running in the Northeast, will have a home-court advantage if she competes in the $1-million Filly & Mare Sprint Oct. 26 at Monmouth Park.

Retiring Romanet Receives Jockey Club Medal

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Retiring Romanet Receives Jockey Club Medal

Louis Romanet, who will retire Dec. 31 after 40 years as director general of France Galop, received The Jockey Club Medal Oct. 8 for exceptional contributions to the Thoroughbred breeding and racing industry.

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