In her first serious move since having her eight-race win streak snapped in the Oct. 8 First Lady Stakes (gr. IT) at Keeneland, Tepin signaled she was "back to her normal self" when she turned in a solid four-furlong work in :48 2/5.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2005
It may be unprecedented in the annals of Thoroughbred public auctions. Over the Oct. 7-10 weekend, all 10 grade I stakes contested in North America were won by horses that had either sold or been offered for sale at Keeneland in Lexington.
Catch a Glimpse, last year's Canadian Horse of the Year, works a half-mile over the Keeneland turf course Oct. 9 in advance of the Oct. 15 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes Presented by Lane's End (gr. IT).
John Oxley's Classic Empire was on his best behavior Oct. 8 at Keeneland, and the additional work his connections have done paid off with a victory in the $500,000 Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (gr. I).
Classic Empire needs to get over his problems leaving the starting gate, but if he does so, he looks to be the top runner in the Claiborne Breeders' Futurity at Keeneland.
John C. Oxley's promising 2-year-old Classic Empire worked from the starting gate over the Churchill Downs main track Sept. 23.
Sanford Stakes (gr. III) winner Bitumen and New York-bred Runaway Lute appear to be the top colts in Saratoga's Hopeful Stakes (gr. I). The traditional curtain closer on the meet has a field of seven.
|Trainer||Thomas M. Amoss|
|Owner||Gold Mark Farm LLC (Theodore Paul Bulmahn)|
|Classic Empire View Five-Cross Pedigree||Empire Maker||Unbridled|
|Rangoon Ruby (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Todd Quast, agent for Goldmark Farm||Vinery||$190,000|
|Catch a Glimpse|
|Photo Call (IRE)|