Headlines for Saturday, November 20, 2010

  • NY Horsemen Oppose Plans for Indian Casino

    New York's largest horsemen's group is among the latest calling on the Paterson administration to halt a looming agreement with a Wisconsin Indian tribe to build a casino in the Catskill Mountains.

  • Slideshow: Blame

    Images of Blame's racing career and his new life at Claiborne.

  • Bouquet Booth flies home to win the Delta Downs Princess.

    Bouquet Booth Picks Delta Princess Laurels

    It's early yet, but Bouquet Booth stamped herself as one to follow for the 2011 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) when she unleashed a late burst to capture the $500,000 Delta Downs Princess (gr. III) Nov. 20.

  • Aruna takes the Mrs. Revere under Ramon Dominguez.

    Mrs. Revere: Aruna Stays Perfect in U.S.

    Aruna remained unbeaten in three starts in the United States, wearing down Wild Mia in the stretch to take the $199,675 Mrs. Revere (gr. IIT) for 3-year-old fillies Nov. 20 on the Churchill Downs turf.

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    Stormy's Majesty Rules Discovery Handicap

    New York-bred Stormy's Majesty took over on the far turn and never looked back, scoring by two lengths for his first graded-stakes victory in the $100,000 Discovery Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 20 at Aqueduct.

  • Positives Seen as November Auction Concludes

    Though overall figures were down for the Keeneland November breeding stock sale that ended Nov. 20, the results were encouragingly good considering ongoing weakness in the horse industry and the economy at large.

  • Blame returned to Kentucky to prepare for the Jockey Club Gold Cup.

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  • EEE Outbreaks Taper as Temperatures Cool

    Mosquito-borne illness in horses has been a hot topic this summer with several states reporting a record number of positive test results for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). According to the USDA's National Animal Health Surveillance System (NAHSS), this year a total of 228 confirmed EEE cases were reported nationwide as of Nov. 12. But as the mosqu...