Raging Fever won for the first time this year, scoring a 1 1/2-length victory Saturday in the $82,775 Garland of Roses Handicap at Aqueduct.
Jockey Norbert Arroyo Jr. was injured in a spill during the first race Saturday at Aqueduct.
The saga of musical jockey agents in Southern California continued Saturday as top journeyman Corey Nakatani revealed he would retain veteran agent Tony Matos effective for the upcoming Santa Anita season. Earlier in the week, Hall of Famer Gary Stevens announced he would be ending his professional relationship with Matos at the conclusion of the current Hollywood Park season and that he had retained the services of Brian Beach.
Tampa Bay Downs will begin a customer reward program called "The Club" when the Oldsmar, Fl, track's 93-day meet begins Dec. 16.
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) winner Sakhee was voted the Hermes Award as Horse of the Tear in flat racing by readers of the Paris-Turf.
The Puerto Rican representative Gran Duque won the Copa Confraternidad at El Comandante Racetrack in Canovanas, Puerto Rico on Friday.
Days after the defection of Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner Val Royal from the Hong Kong Mile (HK-I), the race at Sha Tin Racecourse lost another prospective entrant Friday when it was announced that Sagitta Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) runner-up Tamburlaine will also miss the Dec.16 race.
The Jockeys' Guild wants the racing community to help build a $10 million endowment that will provide long-term support for its disabled jockeys program
Fair Grounds president Bryan Krantz has been appointed the United States representative for Attheraces, an ambitious new online wagering and interactive television wagering company in the United Kingdom.
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