Headlines for Sunday, November 9, 2008

  • Peppers Pride extended her record win streak to 18 with a victory at Zia Park Nov. 9.

    Peppers Pride Still Perfect; 18 in a Row

    Undefeated Peppers Pride left the door open for a challenge, but once again she proved too tough for her state-bred competitors, holding sway for her record 18th consecutive win in the $177,615 New Mexico Cup Fillies & Mares Stakes at Zia Park Nov. 9.

  • Marchfield takes the Autumn Stakes Nov. 9 at Woodbine.

    Chilly Ride Helps Marchfield Win Autumn

    On a 43-degree day at Woodbine, jockey Patrick Husbands sat chilly on Marchfield until the last possible moment, rallying for a half-length victory in the $139,125 Autumn Stakes (Can-II) on the Toronto oval's Polytrack Nov. 9.

  • Nistle's Crunch with Robby Albarado (green cap) wins a tight finish in the Commonwealth Turf at Churchill Downs Nov. 9.

    Nistle's Crunch Takes Commonwealth Turf

    Shut off along the hedge in the final furlong, Nistle's Crunch altered his path sharply for jockey Robby Albarado and caught favored Seaspeak in the final yards to win the $112,900 Commonwealth Turf (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs Nov. 9.

  • Exciting Metro to Graham Farms

    Stakes-place Exciting Metro has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Graham Farms near Roswell, N.M.

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    Run Away and Hide to Darby Dan

    Unbeaten 2-year-old Run Away and Hide has been retired from racing and will enter stud in 2009 at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • Santana Strings won the 2005 Amsterdam (gr. II) at Saratoga.

    Santana Strings to Pin Oak Lane

    Saratoga grade II-winning sprinter Santana Strings has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Dr. William J. Solomon's Pin Oak Lane Farm near New Freedom, Pa.