Champion Blind Luck is scheduled to be sold at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. The multiple grade I-winning daughter of Pollard's Vision will be consigned in Book One as Hip No. 210A by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Cape Blanco, a five-time grade/group I winner, will enter stud in 2012 at Coolmore's Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.
West Coast star Acclamation, winner of five straight races, including the TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I), won't run again this year because of a foot problem, according to an Oct. 11 Daily Racing Form story.
Winter Memories began her stellar 2011 campaign in April with a win at Keeneland and she could end the year the same way in the 28th running of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes (gr. IT) Oct. 15.
The Breeders' Cup and Michael "The Grinder" Mizrachi are joining forces to host the First Annual Breeders' Cup Celebrity Invitational presented by The Deepstacks Poker Tour.
The frustrations of those involved in Kentucky horse racing surfaced Oct. 11 when a Kentucky Horse Racing Commission committee considered requests for 2012 racing dates from the state's racetracks.
Julian Pimentel swept the first three races Oct. 11 at Laurel Park in Maryland on his way to riding a career best five winners on a single card.
Julien Leparoux, who escaped serious injury in a frightening spill, plans to ride at Keeneland Oct. 12, according to his agent, Steve Bass. The 28-year-old jockey is named on eight mounts on the nine-race card.
The Book 2 portion of the Tattersalls October yearling sale opened strongly in England, posting increases from a year ago of 39.1% in gross, 27.1% in average price, and 24% in median price.
Anna "Rosie" Napravnik is slated to return to the saddle Oct. 15 after going through multiple surgeries to repair a broken arm she incurred during a spill at Delaware Park July 7.
Chris Baker has accepted the position of general manager at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm.
Red Bullet, winner of the 2000 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), has been pensioned at age 14 due to declining fertility.
Portland Meadows, who will kick off its 65th season of live racing on Monday, Oct. 17, will begin its new $25,000 Ultimate ShowVivor Online Contest.
Grade I winner Consolidator will stand in 2012 in the Philippines at Manny Santos' Jade Bros. Farm near Lipa City, Batangas.
At its annual White Horse Luncheon, the Race Track Chaplaincy of America will present its 2011 Community Service Award to the Horseman's Benevolent Protective Association.
Mad Flatter and Mambo Meister, the winners of the last two editions of the $100,000 Spend a Buck Handicap (gr. III), will face off again in the 1 1/16-mile race Oct. 15 at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Charlie Hayward said putting limits on out-of-state ADWs will hurt New York racing.
Due Date, a turf sprint specialist who won two consecutive stakes at Fair Grounds, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at Peach Lane Farms near Opelousas, La.
Randy's Moon sired his first winner when his daughter Moonface captured an allowance race at Zia Park Oct. 10.
Two British jockeys received suspensions for excessive use of the whip during races at Salisbury Racecourse Oct. 10, the first day that stiffer penalties went into effect for that violation.
A recent poll showed 52% of New Jersey voters in favor of allowing sports betting at racetracks and Atlantic City casinos. A referendum on whether sports betting should be legalized will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.
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