Headlines for Monday, October 10, 2005

  • Yes It's True filly, sold for $200,000.

    OBS Mixed Sale Opens With Gains

    A Yes It's True weanling filly named Truely Genuine sold for $200,000 to top all prices in the opening day of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. Fall Mixed Sale, asession which produced across the board increases over last year

  • Cayuga's Waters Takes Narrow Victory in Pebbles Stakes

    Cayuga's Waters used her speed to her advantage Monday afternoon to beat Wait It Out by a neck in the 13th running of the $110,900 Pebbles for 3-year-old fillies running a mile in the Columbus Day feature at Belmont Park.

  • Afleet Alex will miss the Breeders' Cup.

    Afleet Alex to Miss Breeders' Cup

    Trainer Tim Ritchey and veterinarian Patricia Hogan said today Afleet Alex's injured leg is still in the healing process and he will not be ready for the Oct. 29 Breeders' Cup Classic – Powered by Dodge (gr. I).

  • Vinery Bumps More Than Ready's Fee to $30,000

    More Than Ready, one of the leading second-crop sires while standing at Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington, will stand in 2006 for $30,000, up from his 2005 fee of $20,000.

  • Equine artist Richard Stone Reeves, died at age 85.

    Painter Richard Stone Reeves Dies at 85

    Richard Stone Reeves, perhaps the greatest modern-day horse painter, died Oct. 7 at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport, N.Y. He was 85.

  • Dizney Re-Elected FTBOA President

    Donald R. Dizney was re-elected president of the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association following the annual membership meeting on Saturday, Oct. 8, in Ocala, Florida.

  • Graded Winner Lunarpal to Le Mesa in Louisiana

    Graded stakes winner Lunarpal, the leading 2-year-old earner for part of 2004, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Le Mesa Stallions near Carencro, La.

  • Limehous, winning the Brooklyn Handicap, will start in the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile.

    Limehouse to Contest Breeders' Cup Mile

    Dogwood Stable's millionaire Limehouse, fifth in his first turf race in the Kelso Handicap (gr. IIT) Oct. 2, will run next in the $1.5 million NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Belmont Park, according to an announcement Monday by Dogwood Stable president Cot Campbell.

  • Barely a Moment Notches Second Group I

    Barely a Moment collected his second consecutive group I and third overall in taking the Toorak Handicap (Aust-I) on the first of the three-day Melboune Racing Club's Spring Carnival Oct 8.

  • Phone Trick, at Milfer Farm in 2001.

    New York Stallion Phone Trick Dead

    Phone Trick, sire of champions and Breeders' Cup winners Favorite Trick and Phone Chatter, died Oct. 10 of natural causes. The 23-year-old son of Clever Trick stood at Dr. Jonathan Davis' Milfer Farm near Unadilla, N.Y

  • Bart Cummings On Top Again

    Bart Cummings has crammed everything into his almost 80 years, the vast majority with horses despite a lifelong allergy to Lucerne. The trainer is a national living treasure.