Headlines for Thursday, September 22, 2011

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    Two Other Graded Races on Kentucky Cup Card

    A well-matched stakes undercard featuring a pair of grade III events and two other races worth $100,000 apiece supports the WinStar Kentucky Cup in its return to Turfway Park Sept. 24 after a one-year absence.

  • THS: Pennsylvania Derby 2011

    Tom, Jason, and Tim Holland of TwinSpires.com handicap the Pennsylvania Derby and Kent Stakes this week. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Pennsylvania Derby, and the Kent Stakes

  • Tentative Race Lineup for BC Released

    Breeders' Cup announced Sept. 21 the tentative race order for this year's World Championships set for Nov. 4-5 at Churchill Downs. The official race order will be finalized Oct. 26, Breeders' Cup officials said.

  • Suffolk Downs

    Suffolk Raises Fall Purses

    The fall schedule at Suffolk Downs will include higher purses, two additional four-day race weeks, and the running of the $100,000 Robert M. O'Malley Sprint Stakes.

  • Terry Wallace

    Wallace Among NTWAB Award Winners

    The National Turf Writers And Broadcasters will honor recently retired Oaklawn Park track announcer Terry Wallace, the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, and New York-based turf writer David Grening Nov. 2 in Louisville.

  • Wigmore Hall

    Wigmore Hall Adds to High Chaparral's Success

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Woodbine's grade I Northern Dancer Turf Stakes freshly added to his race record, Irish-bred Wigmore Hall adds to a breakout year for the Sadler's Wells stallion High Chaparral.

  • Equine Genetics 101: Genetic Concepts and Applications

    Even for the most knowledgeable horseman, equine genetics can be a confusing topic to grasp. Trying to conceptualize how genetics can be applied to equine performance can be even more confusing. But the attendees at the 2011 Thoroughbred Pedigree, Genetics, and Performance Conference, held Sept. 7-8 in Lexington, Ky., were in luck as Jamie MacLeod, VMD, P...