Headlines for Friday, October 17, 2003

  • Joe's Son Joey Tops Skeet in Woodford County

    Still fifth with three-sixteenths of a mile remaining, Joe's Son Joey stormed down the middle of the course to win Friday's featured $84,525 Woodford County Stakes at Keeneland.

  • Hi Dubai Leads Euro Raiders in E.P. Taylor

    Seven imports were entered for Sunday's $750,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-I) for fillies and mares on the same Woodbine card as the Pattison Canadian International (Can-I).

  • Robb Returns From Ban With 'Tactical' Win

    It didn't take long for trainer Jerry Robb to return to the Laurel Park winners' circle after serving a 45-day suspension. Robb saddled Tactical Side ($6.60) to victory for owner Michael Gill in Friday's opener.

  • Larry King

    'Larry King Live' to Focus on Breeders' Cup

    Merv Griffin, Gary Stevens and Chris McCarron will appear on "Larry King Live╦ť Saturday at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT) on CNN to discuss horseracing and the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

  • Artie Schiller Headlines Pilgrim

    On Sunday at Belmont, Artie Schiller makes his stakes debut when he starts as the favorite in the $75,000-added Pilgrim Stakes (post time 5:12 p.m.).

  • tBet.com: AmericaTab's New Affiliate

    Online wagering company AmericaTab announced Friday its latest affiliate with the launch of tBet.com, owned and operated by Times: standard inc.

  • Ocean Silk May Set Sail in Dowager

    Ten fillies and mares were entered for Keeneland's $150,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager on Sunday with Robert Sangster's Ocean Silk worthy of marquee billing.

  • Soaring Free Works 5fs at Keeneland

    Sam-Son Farms' Canadian homebred Soaring Free breezed five furlongs over Keeneland's main track Friday morning in preparation for his engagement in the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT).

  • McCaffery, Nicholson Join NTRA Charities Board

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association today Friday that Thoroughbred owner and breeder Trudy McCaffery and Keeneland president and CEO Nick Nicholson have joined the board of directors of NTRA Charities.

  • Limit Out to Highcliff in New York

    Grade II winner Limit Out will stand the 2004 breeding season at Carl Lizza Jr. and Joe Bartone's Highcliff Farm near Delanson, N.Y., as property of a partnership.

  • French Charmer May Soar in Flying Pidgeon

    Double S Stable, Ken Avanzino, and Joe Sullivan's French Charmer will be the starting highweight for this Saturday's $100,000 Flying Pidgeon Handicap at Calder Race Course. A full field of 12 has been entered for the 1 1/8-mile turf contest that will go as the fifth race on the card.

  • Valley View Forecast Anything but Clear

    The $100,000-added Valley View (gr. IIIT) has attracted 11 well-matched fillies set to contest the 1 1/16 mile on the Keeneland turf course, led by Waterville Lake Stable's Derrianne.