Headlines for Tuesday, October 11, 2011

  • Blind Luck winning the Delaware Handicap.

    Blind Luck to be Sold at Keeneland November

    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.

  • Acclamation

    Acclamation Sidelined by Foot Problem

    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<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%3D9670987%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Winter Memories: 'Everything Is Good'

    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.

  • Churchill Downs will race 59 days in 2012.

    KY Dates Requests Generate Discussion

    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.

  • Leparoux leads all riders with eight victories at Keeneland, including a win in the First Lady on Never Retreat.<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%3D9703837%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Leparoux Scheduled to Ride Oct. 12

    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.

  • Rosie Napravnik

    Napravnik Set for Riding Return

    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.

  • Bill Casner, co-owner of Well Armed, will be the feature speaker.

    HBPA to be Honored by RTCA

    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.

  • TCI: Sorting Out the Juveniles

    Jon and Joel recap the weekend racing and examine how performances affect the Breeders' Cup Sprint, followed by in depth analysis of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile and Juvenile Fillies. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions

  • Chewin' the Fat Episode 4

    Chewin' the Fat is Australia's newest horse racing show.In this episode: Feature interviews with Greg Miles, "the voice of Australian racing" and soccer star Andrew Walker. Other interviews include multiple trainers with horses competing in the Melbourne Cup.

  • Cortisol Test Might Detect Horses at Higher Risk for Colic

    Preventing colic often is easier than dealing with it. But how can you tell if your horse is at risk for colicking and, thus, make necessary adjustments to his life to reduce his colic risk? A group of Brazilian researchers recently proposed that a fairly simple method, known as cortisol circadian rhythm (CCR) ratio, could be used to identify horses under...