Headlines for Wednesday, November 14, 2007

  • The 10th session of the 2007 Keeneland November breeding stock sale saw declines.

    Keeneland Sale Hits Bump on Day 10

    The runaway train that had been the 2007 Keeneland November breeding stock sale hit a slight speed bump during its 10th session Nov. 14, with gross, average, and median all falling off slightly while the number of horses sold were up compared to figures from last year.

  • Video: Keeneland Nov - Day 10 Wrap

    As Keeneland's record-setting November sale completed its 10th session Wednesday, Nov. 14, Ron Mitchell discusses the auction with Tom Thornbury, associate director of sales.

  • Foxy Danseur faces four rivals in the Sharp Cat.

    Foxy Danseur Has Edge in Sharp Cat

    Charles Cono's Foxy Danseur will hold a significant experience edge over her four rivals in Hollywood Park's $100,000 Sharp Cat Stakes for 2-year-old fillies Nov. 17. The 1 1/16-mile Sharp Cat is Hollywood's major local prep race for the Dec. 15 Hollywood Starlet (gr. I).

  • Dylan Thomas was named 2007 Cartier Horse of the Year.

    Dylan Thomas Gets Cartier Award

    Dylan Thomas was named Cartier Horse of the Year and top older horse at the 2007 Cartier Racing Awards, presented in the ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel in London's Mayfair Nov. 14.

  • Peppers Pride

    Pride of New Mexico

    <b>Porter on Pedigrees</b> Several state-bred fillies have taken advantage of restricted programs to run up some impressive win streaks in recent years. Louisiana-bred Hallowed Dreams won her first 16 starts, 10 of which came in events contested only by state-breds. Another Louisiana-bred " Happy Ticket, foaled four years after Hallowed Dreams " took nine straight, the first seven against state-breds. Now we have Peppers Pride, who has taken her record to a perfect 13, so far.

  • Buzzards Bay heads the line-up for the $150,000 All American Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D1328549%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Buzzards Bay Back for All American

    Grade I winner Buzzards Bay heads the line-up for the $150,000 All American Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 17, Golden Gate Field's first graded stakes event on its new Tapeta Footings main track.

  • Connaught Cup Stakes winner Eccentric looks for his fourth win of 2007 in the Autumn Stakes.

    Autumn: Eccentric Faces Stiff Test

    Gary Tanaka's Eccentric has won four of his last seven starts, but two of those losses have come against horses that he will face in the $150,000 Autumn Stakes (Can-III), to be held Nov. 17 on the Woodbine Polytrack.

  • Criminologist is the lone graded stakes winner in the Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) Saturday at Churchill Downs.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D2509944%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order Criminologist Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Criminologist Seeks Fourth Straight

    Stuart Janney III and Phipps Stable homebred Criminologist searches for her sixth victory of the campaign and fourth in a row as she battles seven contenders in the $150,000 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Churchill Downs turf Nov. 17.

  • Santos' Daughter Appears in Court

    The attorney representing Sophia Santos, daughter of Hall of Fame jockey Jose Santos, asked a Nassau County District judge to be relieved of representation of his client in a Mineola, NY courtroom Nov. 14.

  • Great Hunter could be seen before the end of the year.

    O'Neill Duo On Comeback Trail

    Great Hunter and Spring at Last, two runners for Doug O'Neill that were sidelined by ankle chips, could make their next starts before the end of the year, according to O'Neill. Great Hunter could be headed for the Strub Series, while Spring at Last may earn other trip to Dubai.

  • Cal Cup Moved Before Breeders' Cup

    Due to the fact the 2008 Breeders' Cup World Championships will be held at Santa Anita Park, the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA) confirmed that the 29th California Cup has been moved up nearly a month, to be held Oct. 5, 2008.

  • McDynamo will try for a fourth Colonial Cup victory Nov. 18.

    Amazing McDynamo Eyes Another Title

    Michael Moran's McDynamo will look to add to his already spectacular career Nov. 18 when he tries for his third consecutive title in the $150,000 Marion DuPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Handicap (NSA-I) at Springdale Race Course in Camden, S.C.

  • Danehill

    Danehill Tops Again

    Danehill, the top English/Irish stallion the last two years, picked up another sire title this year.

  • The 10-year-old stallion Snuck In has relocated from Florida to Louisiana.

    Snuck In to Velocity in Louisiana

    Graded stakes winner Snuck In has been relocated to Velocity Farm near Shreveport, La., where he will stand for $2,500.