Articles posted October 31, 2012

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O'Brien gives updates on Breeders' Cup runners

While the Cup horses from Aidan O'Brien's Ballydoyle Stables remain in quarantine until they are able to make their first appearance on the track Thursday, the trainer was at the barn on Wednesday morning and spent some time with members of the international media discussing some of his Breeders' Cup hopefuls:

Dominus, Neck 'n Neck square off in Ack Ack

Grade 2 winners Dominus and Neck 'n Neck highlight an eight-horse field in Friday's Grade 3, $100,000 Ack Ack at Churchill Downs. The one-mile event also features the U.S. debut of Group 1 Argentinean hero Grand Berry.

THS: Breeders' Cup 2012

THS: Breeders' Cup 2012

Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap a few choice races from the Breeders' Cup providing insight from past performances and on site impressions. The Classic will  be covered in tomorrow's show. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Breeders' Cup Classic.

Stakes-filled opening weekend at Aqueduct

Thoroughbred racing action in New York moves to Aqueduct on Friday, with opening weekend featuring a "Welcome Back" event for patrons on the newly refurbished second floor, the simulcast of the Breeders' Cup from Santa Anita, and exciting live racing action.

BC Interview - Freddie Head Talks BC Mile

BC Interview - Freddie Head Talks BC Mile

Freddie Head, who won the Breeders' Cup Mile three times with Goldikova, talks about 2012 contender Moonlight Cloud, a filly running against the boys.

Fall Feeding Tips for Horses

As temperatures drop, horse owners should begin to make changes in their horse's feeding program in preparation for winter. But what alterations are needed? Here are some points to consider when preparing to adjust a nutrition program for the colder weather.

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