Headlines for Wednesday, October 12, 2011

  • And They're Off: Columbus Day Edition

    Lenny and Steve discuss Union Rags' Champagne, the Keeneland Polytrack, and cutbacks at Santa Anita. Plus, John Phillips of Darby Dan Farm talks about Winter Memories. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Both Sides Aired in Lemon Drop Kid Case

    A disagreement between a shareholder in the stallion Lemon Drop Kid and Lane's End Stallions was aired in federal court in Lexington on Oct. 12, with U.S. District Judge Jennifer B. Coffman delaying a ruling.

  • And They're Off: Columbus Day Edition

    Lenny and Steve discuss Union Rags' Champagne, The Keeneland Polytrack, and cutbacks at Santa Anita. Plus, John Phillips of Darby Dan Farm talks about Winter Memories. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Meshardal, a son of Shamardal, commanded the second session's top price of 220,000 guineas.

    Tattersalls Book 2 Continues to Soar

    The Book 2 portion of Tattersalls' October yearling sale generated increases of 18.8% in gross, 8.5% in average price, and 13.2% in median price from a year ago during its second session.

  • Willcox Inn carries 122 pounds in the Hawthorne Derby.

    Willcox Inn Tops Field in Hawthorne Derby

    Proven over the Arlington Park turf course this year, grade II winner Willcox Inn switches Illinois venues to Hawthorne Racecourse for the first time in the $200,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT) Sponsored by TVG Oct. 15.

  • Caulfield Cup favorite December Draw

    Watch the Imports in Caulfield Cup

    Former U.K. galloper December Draw has thrived in Australia and is the early favorite in this premier prep for the Melbourne Cup.

  • Yummy With Butter scored his first two graded wins in his last two starts, including the Cliff Hanger (shown).

    Yummy With Butter Leads Knickerbocker Lineup

    A winner of consecutive graded stakes, Yummy With Butter will try to successfully stretch out to 1 1/8 miles when he leads a field of nine turf horses in the $100,000 Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 15 at Belmont Park.

  • Caulfield Cup Interview: Peter Moody

    Caulfield trainer Peter Moody is asked about multiple horses competing in the upcoming Australian races. Including undefeated Black Caviar and how much of a challenge Sepoy could be.

  • Caulfield Cup Interview: Damien Oliver

    Simon interviews Jockey Damien Oliver about his new movie The Cup and what it takes to win the upcoming Caulfield Cup. Damien talks about Caulfield Cup competitor Manighar.

  • Caulfield Cup Interview: Damien Oliver

    Simon interviews Jockey Damien Oliver about his new movie The Cup and what it takes to win the upcoming Caulfield Cup. Damien talks about Caulfield Cup competitor Manighar.

  • Barretts Sale, Hip 41 sold for $100,000.

    Barretts Yearling Sale Off to Strong Start

    Led by two colts who each brought $100,000, the first session of the Barretts October Yearling Sale rose 47.15% in average, to $27,145. The 55 head sold at the Oct. 11 session grossed $1,493,000, up 42% from the 2010 gross.

  • Caulfield Cup Interview: Peter Moody

    Caulfield trainer Peter Moody is asked about multiple horses competing in the upcoming Australian races. Including undefeated Black Caviar and how much of a challenge Sepoy could be.

  • Caulfield Cup Interview: Michelle Paine

    Jockey Michelle Paine is asked about a few horses she is riding Melbourne Cup weekend, including Sistine Angel.See the AmWest Entertainment Australian Racing section for more stories and video features leading up to the Melbourne Cup

  • Caulfield Interview - Wayne Hawkes

    Interview with Wayne HawkesSee the AmWest Entertainment Australian Racing section for more stories and video features leading up to the Melbourne Cup