Juddmonte Farms homebred Frankel, scintillating winner of five starts this year, took home top honors as Cartier Horse of the Year and top 3-year-old during the annual awards ceremony in London, England, Nov. 15.
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Hailstone, a half brother to TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner Court Vision, was purchased by agent Steve Young for $235,000 to top the Nov. 15 session of the Keeneland November sale.
Multiple grade I winner Tale of Ekati will stand in 2012 for $15,000 stands and nurses at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.
Arqana's revamped autumn sale ended its two-day run Nov. 15 in Deauville, France with a session of yearlings. The session replaced the December yearling sale, which had followed the company's breeding stock auction.
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The Goffs November foal sale got off to a roaring start in Ireland Nov. 15. The number sold and gross during the opening session were up 47% and 121.7% from a year ago.
A panel of arbitrators has ruled that a trainer at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia was discriminated against when the track refused to grant him stalls in December 2009.
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Nov. 15 announced the seven new members of the Charles Town Racing Hall of Fame to be inducted at the track Saturday, Dec. 10.
Harold Queen's homebred champion sprinter Big Drama will enter stud in 2012 for $10,000 at Stonewall Farm near Ocala, Fla.
Jockey John Davila Jr. and trainer Karl Grusmark each recorded milestone victories Nov. 14 at Finger Lakes Casino and Racetrack.
Group II winner Family One brought the top price of €400,000 ($550,028 in U.S. funds) Nov. 14 during the opening session of the Arqana autumn mixed sale in Deauville in France.
Beginning in 2012, trainer Saeed bin Suroor will no longer have a string of Godolphin horses based in North America.
If testimony taken Nov. 14 in Kentucky, a major breeding and racing state, is any indication, the battle over use of furosemide on race day doesn't figure to end any time soon.
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