Headlines for Sunday, October 9, 2011

  • Animal Spirits wins the Bourbon Stakes.

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    Bizarre Bourbon Won by Maiden Animal Spirits

    Maiden Animal Spirits overtook Coalport in the final strides to capture the $150,000 Bourbon Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the turf after pacesetter Here Comes Frazier bounced into the rail in the homestretch at Keeneland Oct. 9.

  • Prospective wins the Grey Stakes.

    Grey Stakes Easy as 1-2-3 for Mark Casse

    Trainer Mark Casse swept the top three spots in the the $193,574 Grey Stakes (Can-III) when upset-minded Prospective outfought his better- fancied stablemate Lockout by two lengths at Woodbine Oct. 9.

  • Irrefutable in the Ancient Title Stakes.

    Baffert May Add Irrefutable to BC Brigade

    Irrefutable, who closed well to finish second behind victorious Amazombie in Santa Anita's Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 8, might have earned himself a shot in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.

  • Summer Soiree is also pointed towards the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.

    Together Pointed For Queen Elizabeth II

    Mrs. John Magnier, Michael Tabor, and Derrick Smith's Together, who rallied to finish second in the Oct. 8 First Lady (gr. IT), will remain at Keeneland this week for a run in the Oct. 15 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.

  • Cal-Bred Enhancements Could Boost Barretts

    With California-breds dominating the Barretts October yearling sale catalog, buyers looking to take advantage of the recently announced Cal-bred stakes additions will have plenty of choices.

  • Green-Lipped Mussel Product Beneficial for Horses with OA

    Considering their relatively low cost and ease of use, nutritional supplements have become popular products in the equine industry, particularly those for joint health. However with many nutritional supplements, there is a limited amount of science proving their efficacy in horses, a concern that makes some veterinarians and owners skeptical of these prod...