Headlines for Thursday, November 3, 2011

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    Tapitsfly Totes Top Weight in Cardinal 'Cap

    Tapitsfly, winner of the 2009 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita, will carry top weight of 117 pounds when she faces six rivals in the $100,000 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Churchill Downs turf Nov. 6.

  • Humble and Hungry and Jose Lezcano take the Commonwealth Turf Stakes at Churchill Downs.

    Humble and Hungry Devours Commonwealth Turf

    Humble and Hungry earned the first stakes victory of his career when he soared past his rivals near mid-stretch to easily upset the $111,200 Commonwealth Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) at rainy Churchill Downs Nov. 3.

  • TCI: The Picks Are In (Video)

    Jon and Joel present picks and longshots for the 2011 Breeders' Cup. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions.

  • THS: 2011 Breeders' Cup Classic

    Jason, Tom, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com preview the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I). Presented by twinspires.com   Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, and the Breeders' Cup Classic.

  • Cup Pre-Race Jockey Interviews to be Allowed

    New policies in place at this year's Breeders' Cup as a result of the Life At Ten incident in 2010 will still allow pre-race television interviews with jockeys immediately prior to the start of a World Championship race.

  • Switch

    Switch Is Back Again for Filly & Mare Sprint

    California-based Turbulent Descent will go off the likely favorite in the Nov. 4 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I), but the Golden State will also be providing a major threat to that one in Switch.

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    Trappe Shot Has Big Shot in Dirt Mile

    In trainer Kiaran McLauglin's mind, Trappe Shot is a star. But Mill House's 4-year-old son of Tapit hasn't won a grade I race. He'll try to achieve that goal in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I).

  • Jeremy Best (left) receives the Race Track Chaplaincy of America's 2011 White Horse Award.

    Starting Gate Crewman Gets White Horse Award

    Remington Park gate crewman Jeremy Best has been selected as the Race Track Chaplaincy of America's 2011 White Horse Award recipient for rescuing Quarter Horse jockey Roy Brooks during an incident last spring.

  • Breeders' Cup News Minute 11/3/2011 (Video)

    Lenny updates you from a soggy Churchill Downs on today's scratches, weather for Friday and Saturday as well as Steve Haskin honors. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions

  • Rapid Redux

    Rapid Redux Approaches Historic Milestone

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />The story of Rapid Redux -- winner of 19 straight from December 2010 through October 2011 -- points out the importance of consistent placement at a level at which he can compete.

  • Dubawi Heights jogging at Churchill Downs 11/2/2011.

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    Dubawi Heights on the Rise for F&M Turf

    Dubawi Heights, a two-time grade I winner this year for 28-year-old trainer Simon Callaghan, has impressed horsemen in her morning exercise leading up to the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT).

  • Get Stormy jogging at Churchill Downs.

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    Trainer Bush Sunny On Get Stormy

    Trainer Tom Bush is delighted to be saddling his first Breeders' Cup contender, and 5-year-old Get Stormy, a son of Stormy Atlantic, has taken to the Midwest like a pioneer since shipping in for the Oct. 8 Shadwell Turf Mile.

  • Gung Ho

    Gung Ho Scratched Out; No Turf Workouts

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Gung Ho, a 20-1 shot in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT), was scratched out of the race Nov. 3, opening a position in the starting gate that will now be filled by Tequila Factor.

  • THS: 2011 Breeders' Cup Part I

    Jason, Tom, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com give quick picks for the Ladies' Classic, the Sprint, the Turf Sprint, the Dirt Mile, the Turf, the Juvenile, and the Mile. Includes Past Performances for the Juvenile.

  • Breeders' Cup Interview: Ken Ramsey

    Lenny Shulman talks to owner Ken Ramsey about his Kittens, including Dean's Kitten in the Turf, Holiday for Kitten in the Turf Sprint, and Stephanie's Kitten in the Juvenile Fillies Turf, plus Headache and Pleasant Prince.

  • THS: 2011 Breeders' Cup Part I

    Jason, Tom, Evan, and James Scully of twinspires.com give quick picks for the Ladies' Classic, the Sprint, the Turf Sprint, the Dirt Mile, the Turf, the Juvenile, and the Mile. Presented by twinspires.com Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, and the Breeders' Cup Classic.

  • Developmental Dental Disorders in Horses

    One of the most common aspects people consider when selecting a horse to purchase is the animal&#39;s conformation. Are his hocks too straight? Is his back strong? And are his pasterns too long? But some horses that look flawless on the surface could be harboring a developmental dental disorder, some of which could be dangerous and performance-limiting if...