Headlines for Saturday, April 10, 2010

  • Touching Beauty won the Comely Stakes at Aqueduct.<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%3D8885707%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Touching Beauty Wins Not-So-Pretty Comely

    Touching Beauty won a roughly run $100,000 Comely Stakes (gr. III) when odds-on choice She'll Be Doggone nearly went down after being shut off at the rail near mid-stretch at Aqueduct April 10.

  • Front-running upsetter Line of David took the Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park. <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%3D8885710%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Sadler, Line of David Upset Arkansas Derby

    Red-hot trainer John Sadler captured the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) with front-running upsetter Line of David at Oaklawn Park April 10, just a week after Sadler took the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) with Sidney's Candy.

  • Wasted Tears scored her fifth consecutive win as she went wire-to-wire in the Jenny Wiley at Keeneland.

    Wasted Tears Repels Forever Together

    Bart Evans' homebred Wasted Tears scored her fifth consecutive win--this one by far her biggest--as she went wire-to-wire under Rajiv Maragh holding off champion Forever Together by a half-length in the Jenny Wiley.

  • Together Indy rallied under Kent Desormeaux to win the Commonwealth Stakes at Keeneland. <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%3D8886021%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Together Indy Makes Grade in Commonwealth

    Together Indy rallied under Kent Desormeaux to win the seven-furlong Commonwealth Stakes (gr. II) by a length at Keeneland April 10, capturing his first graded race in his synthetic track debut for trainer George Weaver.

  • Haskin: A World of Their Own

    While rejoicing in the afterglow of Zenyatta's memorable triumphs, we should not let the greatness of Rachel Alexandra dim after all she did for the sport last year.

  • Melito First to Qualify For BC Turf Sprint

    The Australian-bred filly Melito became the first horse to qualify for the 2010 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) through the international Breeders' Cup Challenge series by winning the Darley TJ Smith Stakes April 10