Headlines for Wednesday, November 9, 2011

  • Mad Flatter heads the field for the co-featured Carl G. Rose Classic Handicap.

    Florida Million Program Set at Calder

    Mad Flatter, winner of the Spend A Buck Handicap (gr. III) last month, heads the field for the co-featured $150,000 Carl G. Rose Classic Handicap on the annual Florida Million program at Calder Casino and Race Course.

  • NH Senate Subcommittee Votes on Gaming

    By a vote of 5-0, the New Hampshire Senate Ways and Means sent a bill that would authorize four casinos and up to 10,000 slot machines in New Hampshire to interim study on Nov. 8.

  • Hungry Island is the 120-pound high weight in the Mrs. Revere Stakes.

    Mrs. Revere Attracts Competitive Line Up

    The rapidly improving Hungry Island, who gave a good showing in her grade I debut last out, is one of several top contenders in a well-matched field of 12 for the $175,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) Nov. 12 at Churchill.

  • Total Handle on BC at Least $183 Million

    Total pari-mutuel wagering on the Nov. 4-5 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs was at least $183 million, according to the latest figures released by Breeders' Cup.

  • A. U. Miner

    A. U. Miner Recovering from Surgery

    A. U. Miner, the 3-1 second choice in the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II), is recovering from successful surgery to repair broken sesamoids sustained during the 1 3/4 mile race at Churchill Downs Nov. 5.

  • Drill

    $1M Delta Jackpot Attracts 17 Pre-Entries

    Seventeen 2-year-olds including My Adonis, winner of the Jean Laffite Stakes, and Drill, unplaced in the Nov. 5 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), were pre-entered for the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes.

  • Dental Health and the Performance Horse

    When searching for answers as to why an equine athlete's performance has suddenly declined, many owners and trainers will look for problems from head to toe. But one place they sometimes neglect to check is the horse's mouth, where many dental issues can cause a performance horse to work at a less than optimum level.