Headlines for Tuesday, November 7, 2006

  • Mull of Kintyre to Ashford

    Classic sire Mull of Kintyre, who stood at Coolmore Stud in Ireland, will relocate to the outfit's North American base, Ashford Stud, near Versailles, Ky.

  • Fantastic Light to Japan for 2007

    Fantastic Light, an Eclipse and Cartier Awards winner, will stand in 2007 at Darley Japan Stallion Complex on the island of Hokkaido.

  • World Cup Winner Almutawakel Pensioned

    Almutawakel, the surprise winner of the 1999 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), has been pensioned from stallion duty at Derrinstown Stud in County Kildare, Ireland.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Forward Progress

    <em>By Ray Paulick</em> - After a rocky year of changes that touched both the board of directors and the organization's top executives, stakeholders in the Breeders' Cup should feel good about its new direction.

  • Worldly Feel

    <em>By Dan Liebman</em> - Despite the fact they added "world" to the name of the event several years ago, most people still simply call it the Breeders' Cup. But the 23rd edition, run Nov. 4 at Churchill Downs for a record sixth time, had a worldly feel to it.

  • Trainer Bruno Bellucci Dead

    Bruno Bellucci, 70, a longtime leader among local trainers at Penn National Race Course, died Nov. 5 in Harrisburg, Pa.

  • Breeders' Cup VIP Seating Called Issue at Churchill

    Though Breeders' Cup officials believe Churchill Downs is a premier host site for the World Championships, the rebuilt clubhouse at the Kentucky racetrack has created a problem providing quality seating for guests of Breeders' Cup.

  • TVG Sets Breeders' Cup Day Handle Record

    TVG processed a record-setting $6,708,450 in wagers, including $4,815,799 in wagering on the eight Breeders' Cup World Championships events, Nov. 4 from Churchill Downs.

  • Major English Stallion Efisio Dead

    Leading English sire Efisio, whose champions include Cartier Award winners Attraction and Hever Golf Rose, was euthanized Oct. 31 at Highclere Stud in Berkshire County in England because of laminitis.

  • Eltish to Saratoga Glen

    Eltish, a Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) runner-up, will stand the 2007 breeding season at Dan and Kathy Barraclough's Saratoga Glen Farm near Saratoga Springs, N.Y.