Headlines for Saturday, October 22, 2005

  • McDynamo wins unprecedented third consecutive Breeders' Cup Steeplechase.

    McDynamo Three-Peats in BC Steeplechase

    Michael Moran's McDynamo earned an unprecedented third consecutive victory in North America's richest steeplechase, the $200,000 Breeders' Cup Steeplechase (NSA-I) at a rainy Far Hills Races in New Jersey.

  • For All We Know Certain Winner of Raven Run

    John Oxley's For All We Know came from off the pace to pull away from Flying Glitter in deep stretch for her first graded stakes victory in the $300,000 Raven Run (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies at Keeneland Saturday.

  • Call Goes Out to Fund Medication Consortium

    The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium expects to have enough money to carry it through 2006, but an official with the group indicated it's imperative more racetrack and horsemen's associations commit funds to the organization.

  • Punctilious Figures in E.P. Taylor Stakes

    Godolphin's Punctilious heads a field of 12 fillies and mares for Sunday's $1 million E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-I), at 10 furlongs on the turf at Woodbine, part of the undercard on Pattison Canadian International day.

  • Perfect Drift 'On Schedule' After Breeze

    Perfect Drift, pre-entered in the $4 million Breeders' Cup Classic, Powered by Dodge (gr. I), breezed five furlongs at the 'sloppy' Churchill Downs Training Center in 1:01 1/5 Saturday morning.

  • MEC Has Partner for Gulfstream Park 'Village'

    Magna Entertainment Corp. and Forest City Enterprises have entered into a partnership on the proposed Village at Gulfstream Park, a retail, entertainment, and residential development that will dovetail with racing and gaming operations at the Hallandale Beach, Fla., racetrack.

  • Rain Does Not Deter Breeders' Cup Workouts

    Despite the driving rain that inundated Belmont Park Saturday morning, trainers continued to work their horses in preparation for next Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.