Headlines for Sunday, November 6, 2011

  • Funny Moon, hip 105, sold for $2.3 Million during the Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

    Market Surges at F-T November Mixed Sale

    The Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale enjoyed a tidal wave-like surge in business. The gross revenue rose 17% from a year ago even though the number of lots sold declined 11.2%. The average price increased 31.8%.

  • 2011 Breeders' Cup Classic

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    Trainers of Classic Horses Report No Problems

    A day after one of the closest first-to-last finishes in the history of the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), connections of the horses that participated in the race won by Drosselmeyer were at the track early Nov. 6.

  • Speightstown Mare Brings $1.55 Million

    Grade I winner Mona de Momma, a 5-year-old mare by Speightstown, fetched $1.55 million from Jon Clay of Alpha Delta Stables during the last hour of the Faisg Tipton November sale. She was consigned by Lane's End, agent.

  • Funny Moon

    Funny Moon Sells for $2.3 Million at F-T

    Grade I winner Funny Moon, who is foal to Indian Charlie and carrying her first offspring, shot into the price lead at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale around 7 p.m. (EST) Nov. 6, bringing $2.3 million.

  • All Star Heart wins the Las Palmas Stakes.

    Improving All Star Heart Lands Las Palmas

    All Star Heart circled the field in the stretch and charged home impressively under jockey Brice Blanc to register her first graded stakes win in the $150,000 Las Palmas (gr. IIT) Nov. 6, closing day at Santa Anita.

  • Bonnie Blue Flag Brings $1.5 Million at F-T

    Bonnie Blue Flag, a stakes-winning 4-year-old in foal to Medaglia d'Oro, was the most expensive horse sold during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale as of 6:30 p.m. (EST). She commanded $1.5 million Nov. 6.

  • Deluxe wins the Cardinal Handicap.

    Deluxe Takes Cardinal 'Cap for Red-Hot Mott

    Trainer Bill Mott put an exclamation point on his big Breeders' Cup weekend at Churchill Downs when the regally-bred Deluxe held on for a half-length victory in the $109,900 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov 6.

  • Pachattack jogging at Churchill Downs for the Breeders' Cup, sold for $1.2 Million at the Fasig-Tipton November Sale.

    Pachattack Sells for $1.2 Million at F-T

    Pachattack, who finished third in the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, commanded $1.2 million early in the first session of the Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale in Lexington.

  • Calibrachoa wins the 2011 Bold Ruler Stakes.

    Calibrachoa Gallops Away in Bold Ruler Makeup

    A return to a fast track at Aqueduct worked to the benefit of Calibrachoa, who pressed the issue for jockey Jose Lezcano and then drew off in the final furlong to easily win the $100,000 Bold Ruler Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 6.

  • Jean-Luc Samyn Retires to Become Agent

    Jean-Luc Samyn celebrated his 55th birthday Nov. 6 by taking out his license as a jockey agent and announcing his retirement from a riding career that spanned more than 30 years on The New York Racing Association circuit.

  • Breeders' Cup 2011 Day 2 Wrap

    Eric Mitchell recaps Saturday action at the 2011 Breeders' Cup, including Drosselmeyer's victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic. Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions

  • Breeders' Cup 2011 Day 1 Wrap

    Lenny Shulman recaps day 1 of the 2011 Breeders' Cup, including the win by Royal Delta in the Ladies Classic (gr. I). Sponsored by Taylor Made Stallions