Red Gulch commanded the top price on the opening day of the Tattersalls autumn horses in training sale, bringing 250,000 guineas ($418,514 in U.S. funds) Oct. 24 in England.
Graded stakes winner Maybry's Boy has been relocated to stand in 2012 at Highcliff Farm in New York.
Fasig-Tipton's Kentucky fall yearling sale soared at the start, and company officials expected the market to remain upbeat throughout the auction's three-day run in Lexington.
Lisa Underwood said Oct. 24 she will step down as executive director of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to take a job with Wyatt, Tarrant, and Combs, a law firm for which she had worked previously.
Mike Repole's Uncle Mo and Stay Thirsty, who are being pointed to the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Classic, arrived at Churchill Downs Oct. 24 to continue their preparations.
The president of Ellis Park said Oct. 24 he believes implementation of Instant Racing could attract some of the customers in the area who have been whetting their gambling appetite at a nearby Indiana casino.
Ballydoyle, the racing arm of Coolmore, confirmed Oct. 24 that So You Think has been pre-entered in the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).
Caracortado, prepping for the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. II) at Churchill Downs, worked five furlongs on Santa Anita Park's main track Oct. 23 in a minute under regular rider Joe Talamo.
Fox Hill Farm's Havre de Grace turned in a smooth five-furlong work Oct. 24 at Keeneland in preparation for the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
Terry Wallace, who retired as Oaklawn Park's track announcer in June after 37 seasons of racing, will be among the 2012 class of inductees into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in February 2012.
A smaller horse population as its 2011 meet nears an end was cited for cancellation of live racing Oct. 27 at Thistledown.
Hopefuls for the Breeders' Cup World Championships were on the work tab Oct. 24 at Keeneland and Santa Anita Park, including Euroears, who scorched five furlongs in :56 3/5 at the Southern California racetrack.
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Ohio horseman Robert Butzer died Oct. 16 in Canton, Ohio, after a period of declining health.
Just days before the opening of the Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct, the New York Breeding and Development Fund announced a sharp increase in breeders' awards for 2012.
Tel Jericho, the last progeny of 1988 BC Sprint (gr. I) winner Gulch, was bred by TCR Ranch in Kentucky and will be sold in Paul's Mill consignment.
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