Headlines for Saturday, November 26, 2011

  • Jeranimo and Garrett Gomez take the Citation at Hollywood Park.

    Jeranimo Thunders Home in Citation

    Favored Jeranimo rebounded from his seventh-place finish in the TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) three weeks ago with a decisive 2 3/4-length victory in the $250,000 Citation Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Hollywood Park turf.

  • Pacific Ocean flies home in the Vernon O. Underwood at Hollywood Park.

    Pacific Ocean Rolls to Underwood Win

    Pacific Ocean, bursting to the lead from his rail post, overpowered his rivals for the first graded stakes tally of his career in the Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III) at Hollywood Park Nov. 26.

  • Gemologist takes control in the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill Downs.

    Unbeaten Gemologist Scores KY Jockey Club

    WinStar Farm and Todd Pletcher, who won the Kentucky Jockey Club in 2009 with Super Saver before sending him off to win the Kentucky Derby, completed the first part of the double again with Gemologist Nov. 26 at Churchill.

  • Musketier takes the W. L. McKnight Handicap at Calder.

    McKnight: 9YO Musketier Keeps Plugging Along

    Nine-year-old veteran Musketier sat a perfect trip under Luis Saez and held off a late run from a pair of rivals to notch the sixth group/graded stakes score of his career in the $150,000 W. L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT).

  • Awesome Feather cruises home in the Gazelle.<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%3D9754148%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Perfect Awesome Feather Gallops in Gazelle

    Champion Awesome Feather remained perfect in eight starts when she rolled past pacesetter Love and Pride at the head of the stretch and romped to victory in the $250,000 Gazelle Stakes (gr. I).

  • O'Prado Again comes running to win the Remsen at Aqueduct.<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%3D9754153%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    O'Prado Again Grinds Out Remsen Victory

    Stalking O'Prado Again rallied gamely in the final furlong to defeat pacesetter Souper Speedy by three-quarters of a length in the $200,000 Remsen Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct Nov. 26.

  • TVG Adds Handel as Special Adviser

    Veteran racetrack executive Hal Handel, who left his position earlier this year as executive vice president and chief operating officer for the New York Racing Association, has joined TVG as a special adviser.