Headlines for Sunday, November 21, 2010

  • Cost of Freedom

    Cost of Freedom Ready to Soar in Underwood

    Fresh from his romp in the California Cup Sprint last month, Cost of Freedom is the 126-pound high weight for his return to graded stakes action in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III) on Thanksgiving at Hollywood Park.

  • Interpatation

    Interpatation Escapes From NY in All American

    In search of a victory, grade I winner Interpatation invades Northern California from New York for the $100,000 All American Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 26, the richest race of the autumn meet at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Monmouth Park

    Jersey Handle Up $123M With 50% Fewer Dates

    The consolidation of Thoroughbred racing at Monmouth Park this year led to a $123 million increase in total handle despite 50% fewer racing dates, New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority officials said Nov. 21.

  • Distinctive Dixie in the Chilukki.

    Distinctive Dixie Leads Falls City Field

    Distinctive Dixie, winner of the Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) earlier this month, will carry top weight of 120 pounds in the $150,000 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs Nov 25.

  • Wall Street Wonder

    Nine Sprinters to Vie in Fall Highweight

    Mesa Sunrise, making his graded stakes debut for trainer Tony Dutrow, is the morning line favorite among nine sprinters entered in the $100,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III), the Thanksgiving Day main event at Aqueduct.

  • A Shin Forward in the Japan Mile.

    New York-Bred A Shin Forward Wins Japan Mile

    Lightly regarded A Shin Forward took the lead 100 meters from the wire and held off favored Danon Yoyo in a driving finish to win the $2.3 million Mile Championship (Jpn-I) at Japan's Kyoto Racecourse Nov. 21.

  • Michael Gill

    Gill, Adamo Sue Over Penn National Ejections

    A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo against the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission concerning their ejection from Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in February.

  • UHC's Operation Gelding Clinics Continue

    The Unwanted Horse Coalition's (UHC) Operation Gelding program continues to enjoy success as participation has spread across the United States. The program is designed to offer funding assistance to organizations, associations, and events that wish to conduct a public gelding clinic under the name and guidelines of Operation Gelding.