Headlines for Sunday, October 18, 2009

  • Trick of the North Nips Teide in BC Premiers

    Making his 50th start, Aurora Stables' Trick of the North outfought 1-4 choice Teide in a gritty stretch duel for his first stakes win in the $107,414 British Columbia Premiers (gr. IIIT) Oct. 18 at Hastings Racecourse in Vancouver.

  • Chip Woolley

    Woolley: Don't Count Out Mine That Bird

    Chip Woolley Jr. sees the glass as half full for Mine That Bird in the $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) during Santa Anita Park's Oak Tree meeting Nov. 7.

  • City Zip Filly Brings $55,000 in N.Y. Sale

    A weanling filly by City Zip sold for $55,000 to top the New York Breeders Sales Company's fall breeding stock sale Oct. 18 at Saratoga Race Course. New Jersey bloodstock agent Buzz Chace, acting on behalf of West Point Thoroughbreds, purchased her from Waldorf Farm, agent.

  • Hollinger kept his perfect record intact with an impressive performance in the Cup & Saucer Stakes at Woodbine.

    Hollinger Hits Hard in Cup and Saucer

    Favored Hollinger, roused in upper stretch by jockey Tyler Pizarro, charged impressively to win the $242,341 Cup and Saucer Stakes for 2-year-olds on the Woodbine turf Oct. 18.

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    Conditions Right for Get Stormy at Keeneland

    Get Stormy disproved the notion that he was a "need the lead" type when he ran down pacesetter Major Marvel in the lane on his way to victory in the $125,000 Bryan Station Stakes (gr. IIIT) over a yielding Keeneland turf course Oct. 18.

  • Kaenel Retires from Race Riding

    Jockey Kyle Kaenel has retired due to extensive injuries the 21-year-old Oceanside, N.Y., native suffered in a riding spill at Fairplex Park in Southern California Sept. 27.

  • Jockey Escobar Out 4-6 Weeks

    Jockey Martin Escobar was injured following the last race Oct. 17 at Remington Park in Oklahoma when his mount, Cuvee Blanc, fell just past the finish line.

  • Mena Injured at Keeneland Oct. 18

    Jockey Miguel Mena was sent to the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington for precautionary X-rays after he was unseated from his mount at the start of Keeneland's first race Oct. 18.

  • Proudinsky

    Proudinsky Returns in Belmont's Knickerbocker

    After four months on the sidelines but not out of training, Johanna Louise Glen-Teven's millionaire, Proudinsky, returns to the grass wars Oct. 22 in the $100,000 Knickerbocker Handicap(gr. IIIT), a 1 1/8-mile race for 3-year-olds and up at Belmont Park. Originally carded for Oct. 18, the race was moved when inclement weather forced racing off the grass in New York this weekend.

  • Red Desire edged out favorite Buena Vista in the $2 million Shuka Sho (Jpn-I) at Kyoto Race Course.

    Buena Vista Loses in Japan's Filly Crown Bid

    Buena Vista failed in her bid to become the third winner of the Japanese filly Triple Crown on Sunday when she lost by a nose to second choice Red Desire in the $2 million Shuka Sho (Jpn-I) at Kyoto Race Course.

  • Athenia: Belle Allure Due for U.S. Stakes Win

    Ronchalon Stable's Irish-bred Belle Allure looks for her first U.S. stakes win in the $100,000 Athenia (gr. IIIT) Oct. 21 going 1 1/16 miles over the Belmont Park turf course. Originally carded for Oct. 17, the race was moved when inclement weather forced racing off the grass in New York this weekend.

  • Warrior's Reward finished fifth in yesterday's Perryville Stakes at Keeneland.

    Warrior's Reward OK After Perryville

    Warrior's Reward, who ran fifth as the favorite in the Perryville (gr. III) Oct. 17 at Keeneland in Central Kentucky, was tentatively scheduled to return to trainer Ian Wilkes' barn at Churchill Downs late Oct. 18.

  • Robby Albarado

    Albarado Off Oct. 18 Mounts at Keeneland

    Robby Albarado, leading rider at the Keeneland fall meet with 10 victories, was off all of his mounts Oct. 18 after a spill in Oct. 17's sixth race.

  • Taffy Davenport Tops Lousiana Mixed Sale

    Taffy Davenport, who finished second in the 1998 Delaware Oaks, brought the top price of $6,000 during the Breeders Sales Company of Louisiana's mixed sale Oct. 17 at Serenity Farm in Folsom, La. Hay Hollow Racing Stable purchased the 14-year-old daughter of Miswaki from Simpson Farm, agent.

  • More With the Chenery's: The Children

    Penny Chenery's children, Kate and John Tweedy, sit down with Lenny Shulman to share her remembrances of Big Red and his legendary career.Fore more information on the upcoming Walt Disney Secretariat movie, including an interview with star Kevin Connolly, check out the October 17th issue of the Blood-Horse magazine.