Headlines for Saturday, October 8, 2011

  • Jeranimo outfinishes Mr. Commons to win the Oak Tree Mile at Santa Anita.

    Jeranimo Gets Jump in Oak Tree Mile Victory

    Always close to the leaders, Jeranimo got the jump on Mr. Commons and proved to be too much for the 4-5 favorite to handle, winning the $150,000 Oak Tree Mile (gr. IIT) in brisk fashion at Santa Anita Oct. 8.

  • Amazombie and Mike Smith take the Ancient Title Stakes.

    Amazombie Comes Alive With Ancient Title Win

    With odds-on favorite The Factor cashing it in early, Amazombie closed from last on the far outside to take over past mid-stretch, winning the $250,000 Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Oct. 8.

  • Union Rags impresses in the Champagne.<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%3D9701133%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    No Way to Bottle Up Union Rags in Champagne

    Unbeaten Union Rags, forced to wait for room in traffic, slipped past pacesetter Right to Vote on the outside in mid-stretch and drew off to capture the $300,000 Champagne Stakes in dominating style at Belmont Park Oct. 8.

  • My Miss Aurelia draws away from the field to win the Frizette.<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%3D9701150%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    My Miss Aurelia Dominates Frizette

    My Miss Aurelia defeated Stopshoppingmaria for the second time this year, drawing away in the stretch for a convincing win in the $300,000 Frizette (gr. I) Oct. 8 at Belmont. Corey Nakatani bagged his sixth win of the day.

  • Holiday for Kitten (right) holds off Musical Romance to win the Thoroughbred Club of America.<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%3D9701098%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Holiday for Kitten Hangs On for TCA Upset

    The hot start to the Keeneland fall meet continued for Ken and Sarah Ramsey, as their homebred filly Holiday for Kitten held off Musical Romance by a nose to win the $200,000 Thoroughbred Club of America (gr. II) Oct. 8.

  • Havelock and Robby Albarado take the Woodford.<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%3D9701082%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Havelock Runs Down Speed to Claim Woodford

    Silverton Hill's homebred Havelock took advantage of blazing opening fractions, coming from off the pace to tally his third stakes win of the season in the $150,000 Woodford (gr. IIIT) Oct. 8 at Keeneland.

  • Keeneland Presidents' Round Table: Part 5

    In Part 5, the presidents imagine the next 75 years at Keeneland, reflect on what Keeneland has meant to them personally, and discuss the culture of Keeneland.

  • Keeneland Presidents Round Table: Part 5

    To celebrate Keeneland's 75th anniversary, BloodHorse.com presents a video series with Keeneland Presidents Bill Greely, Nick Nicholson, and James E. “Ted” Bassett III discussing Keeneland through the years. In Part 5, the presidents imagine the next 75 years at Keeneland, reflect on what Keeneland has meant to them personally, and discuss the culture of Keeneland.

  • Study Examines Safety and Efficacy of Strangles Vaccines

    Owners who keep their horses at boarding facilities or travel to events are likely familiar with their horses' risk of exposure to the respiratory disease strangles. This highly contagious disease is spread by horses shedding the Streptococcus equi bacterium while ill and for up to six weeks after clinical signs dissipate. Some horse owners choose to ...