Headlines for Thursday, November 10, 2005

  • Melnyk Cheering for Maple Leaf Victory

    Eugene Melnyk never imagined he'd be rooting for a Maple Leaf win, but that's exactly what the owner of the NHL's Ottawa Senators is hoping for this Saturday at Woodbine.

  • Thinking Out Loud Captures Coronation Futurity

    Thinking Out Loud, under Todd Kabel, held off a determined Pyramid Park in Thursday's $251,970 Coronation Futurity at Woodbine, a key event on the road to the 2006 Queen's Plate.

  • Heat Lightning

    Heat Lightning Strikes at Keeneland Thursday

    Heat Lightning lit up the bid board at Keeneland Thursday, selling for $1.1 million at the November breeding stock auction in Lexington less than two weeks after her son, Stevie Wonderboy, captured the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I).

  • Greater Good Shifts to Turf in Commonwealth

    Lewis Lakin's Greater Good turned in a sharp three-furlong work on Thursday in preparation for his scheduled grass debut in Sunday's second running of the $150,000-added Commonwealth Turf at Churchill Downs.

  • BC Sprint Rivals Pre-Entered in DeFrancis Dash

    Four of the top five finishers from last month's Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) are among the 31 pre-entries for the $300,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (gr. I) at Laurel Park Nov. 19.

  • My Typhoon Ready to Roll in Mrs. Revere

    Live Oak Plantation's My Typhoon, purchased as a weanling for $2.9 million, heads a competitive field of nine in Saturday's $150,000-added Mrs. Revere (gr. IIT) for 3-year-old fillies on the turf at Churchill Downs.

  • Red Smith 'Cap Features Attractive Rematch

    One year after Certifiably Crazy and Dreadnaught staged a great stretch battle won by a nose by Dreadnaught, the two square off again Saturday in the $150,000 Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIT) at 1 3/8 miles on the Aqueduct turf.

  • Bwana Charlie, winning the Amsterdam at Saratoga in 2004.

    Bwana Charlie to Sequel Stallions

    Bwana Charlie, a son of Indian Charlie out of the Halo mare Shahalo, will enter stud at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions in Orange Lake, Fla. in 2006. He will stand for $6,500 live foal.