Robert Cole Jr.'s Rapid Redux withstood challenges from two opponents through the first mile and then drew away to win his 18th race in a row Oct. 14 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
Octavio Vergara ended his career as a jockey with a fourth-place finish aboard Powerofvoodoo in the fourth race Oct. 14 at Santa Anita Park.
The Book 3 portion of the Tattersalls October yearling sale posted gains of 1.2% in gross revenue, 28.9% in average price, and 57.1% for median price from a year ago.
The Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) has been launched, The Jockey Club announced Oct. 14. The program will recognize and reward the versatility of the Thoroughbred.
British horse racing's richest day Oct. 15 could be overshadowed by a growing feud over new whip rules that has led one jockey to quit before the big day at Ascot.
Dawn and Ike Thrash's Wild About Marie pulled a 12-1 upset in the Keeneland feature Oct. 14, coming from off the pace to take the $100,000 Buffalo Trace Franklin County Stakes by two lengths.
Rick Dutrow Jr., who had his license revoked and was barred from racing in New York for 10 years, won't be allowed to race in California either.
Thanks to her easy-going nature, Havre de Grace has had no problem settling into Keeneland, where she is training for her next start in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) Nov. 5 at Churchill Downs.
Average daily all-sources handle on Arlington Park's 2011 live racing was up 3% over 2010, but still remained significantly lower than 2009 figures.
John Phillips of Darby Dan Farm talks about Winter Memories, who runs in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (gr. I) at Keeneland October 15. Watch Video
Surgery Oct. 13 on promising 2-year-old colt Here Comes Frazier to correct a multi-piece fracture of the right hock was successful and the prognosis is good the son of Badge of Silver could eventually return to competition.
Despite being winless in his last four starts and making his North American debut, Bated Breath was made the 3-1 morning-line favorite for the $500,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT) Oct. 16 at Woodbine.
With Instant Racing off to a successful start at Kentucky Downs, other tracks in the Bluegrass state are making plans to usher in the form of electronic gaming.
Finger Lakes jockey Jose David Osorio died at his residence Oct. 4.
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