Headlines for Saturday, November 14, 2009

  • Sea The Stars

    Sea The Stars Favored For Cartier Awards

    Sea The Stars, whose six group I wins this year include the Stanjames.com Two Thousand Guineas, the Investec Epsom Derby, and the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, is favored to win two prizes when the 2009 Cartier Racing Awards are announced Nov. 17.

  • Too Many Toyz outfinishes favorite It's a Bird to win the Carl G. Rose Classic Handicap.

    Too Many Toyz Prevails on Florida Million Day

    Too Many Toyz outfought 7-10 favorite It's a Bird to win the $200,000 Carl G. Rose Classic Handicap in the finale of the $1.2 million Florida Million program at Calder Casino & Race Course Nov. 14. Other big winners included Soldier's Dancer and Sweet Repent.

  • Keeneland Nov News Minute: Nov 14

    Dan Liebman reports on the Day 5 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, moving into Book 3, including a 40% decrease in the RNA rate. Presented by Spendthrift Farm

  • Passion for Gold Trounces Criterium Field

    Passion for Gold rallied wide in the straight to score an impressive six-length win in the Criterium de Saint-Cloud (Fr-I) for 2-year-olds, the final group I race of the French season at the Paris racetrack Nov. 14.

  • Emerald Downs Prepares for Regional Floods

    Emerald Downs is on alert this winter for possible flooding in the Green River Valley, and has outlined procedures to ensure the safety of employees, patrons and horses.

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    Sunshine Millions Returns With Reduced Purses

    The popular Sunshine Millions, which was designed to match the best California-bred horses versus the best bred Thoroughbreds from Florida, will return to both Santa Anita and Gulfstream Park on Jan. 30 with $1.8 million in purses at stake.

  • Old Horse Colicking? Consider Surgery a Viable Option

    Geriatric horses have lower survival rates than younger horses following exploratory colic surgery, but there's no significant difference in long term survival rates between age groups, report Florida equine veterinarians in a new study. Most horses discharged post-surgically were still alive one year later, regardless of their age.