Headlines for Sunday, October 31, 2010

  • Briecat in the Las Palmas.

    Briecat, Valenzuela Claw Out Las Palmas Theft

    Briecat led all the way for jockey Patrick Valenzuela to score a 13-1 upset by a neck in the $150,000 Las Palmas Handicap (gr. IIT) on closing day of the Oak Tree meet Oct. 31 over the Hollywood Park turf.

  • Dancinginherdreams wins the Pocahontas S.

    Dancinginherdreams Struts Stuff in Pocahontas

    Even-money choice Dancinginherdreams charged through an opening at the rail and romped to victory in the $165,450 Pocahontas Stakes (gr. II) on the opening day of the Churchill Downs fall meet Oct. 31.

  • Astrology wins the Iroquois S.

    Astrology Takes Star Turn in Iroquois

    Heavily favored Astrology was an appropriate winner on Churchill Downs' Stars of Tomorrow card on opening day of the Louisville track's fall meet, convincingly taking the $122,300 Iroquois Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 31.

  • Girolamo

    Godolphin Horses Work for BC at Belmont

    Godolphin Racing will have a strong hand in the Breeders' Cup Nov. 5-6 as the operation's Girolamo, Sara Louise, Gayego, and Vineyard Haven are bound for Louisville after breezing at Belmont Park this weekend.

  • Paddy O'Prado (Classic) breezed five furlongs in 1:01.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9256655%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Busy Day on the Track at Churchill Downs

    It was a brisk 34 degrees when the track opened for training at Churchill Downs on Oct. 30 and there were nearly two dozen contenders for the Breeders' Cup World Championships who went through their final paces.

  • Haynesfield

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    The Breeders' Cup Work Tab for Oct. 31

    With the morning temperature about 10 degrees warmer than the 34 reading the day before, more than a dozen contenders for the Breeders' Cup World Championships completed their works at Churchill Downs on Oct. 31.