Headlines for Sunday, November 13, 2005

  • Therecomesatiger Unleashed in Commonwealth Turf

    Therecomesatiger, ridden by Mark Guidry, passed early leader T.D. Vance in the stretch and drew away to a 1 3/4length victory in Sunday's $174,900 Commonwealth Turf for 3-year-olds at Churchill Downs.

  • Gertmenian vows to honor promise not to quit over controversy.

    Gertmenian: 'It Has to Go on Somebody's Head'

    As members of the Jockeys' Guild senate attempt to get a handle on the organization's financial situation and prepare for a possible vote on a management change, embattled president Dr. Wayne Gertmenian indicated he intended to follow through on a promise to Guild members that he wouldn't quit.

  • Charming Ruckus Fights Wind to Win Jammed Lovely

    Charming Ruckus saved her best for last, as the 3-year-old daughter of Silver Charm captured her first added-money race in late-running fashion Sunday in the $169,250 Jammed Lovely Stakes at windy Woodbine.

  • Keeneland Sale Slows Down in Second Half

    A $230,000 session topper wasn't enough to keep soaring figures afloat Sunday as Keeneland reported a decline in gross, average, and median prices compared to the same session last year, heading into the second half of its November Breeding Stock Sale in Lexington, Ky.

  • Laurel Leader Napravnik Breaks Collarbone

    Leading rider Rosie Napravnik fractured her left collarbone in a chain reaction spill during the running of Saturday's first race at Laurel Park and is expected to miss four to six weeks.

  • McGee Eyes Big Closing Week at Churchill

    Two of the most accomplished horses in the career of trainer Paul J. McGee may give the Louisville native a Thanksgiving Week to remember at Churchill Downs.

  • Industry Shows Appreciation for Day's Career

    After more than 11,000 racing fans enjoyed "Pat's Day" at Churchill Downs on Saturday afternoon, horsemen gathered to honor the Hall of Fame jockey at a charity roast Saturday evening.

  • Sweep Tosho Triumphs in Japan's QE II Cup

    Sweep Tosho capped a remarkable year with a grade I victory on Sunday, catching Osumi Haruka at the wire to win the 30th Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup.