Headlines for Thursday, September 29, 2011

  • Class Included won the BC Oaks by 4 lengths.

    Big Fields Set for Closing Stakes at Hastings

    The final day of the 2011 Hastings Racecourse season Oct. 2 features full fields for two of the biggest events of the meet: the $100,000 Ballerina Stakes (Can-III) and the $100,000 British Columbia Premiers Handicap.

  • Acclamation is perfect in his last four races.

    Acclamation Seeks Fifth Straight in Hirsch

    On a four-race tear for trainer Donald Warren, multiple grade I winner Acclamation is expected to face seven opponents as the favorite for the $150,000 Clement L. Hirsch Turf Championship (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Oct. 2.

  • Breeders' Cup No Longer Employing TRPB

    The Breeders' Cup will no longer use the services of the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau for security at the World Championships, beginning with this year's event Nov. 4-5 at Churchill Downs.

  • She Digs Me has won 3 straight, including the Sapling Stakes.

    Revamped Nashua, Tempted Move to Belmont

    With a different home, a new spot on the calendar, and as preps for an inaugural Breeders' Cup race, the $150,000 Nashua (gr. II) and $100,000 Tempted (gr. III) stakes have taken on a whole different look.

  • Saintly Look Sires First Winner

    Graded stakes winner Saintly Look came through with his first winner when his daughter Aint She a Saint won by 6 1/2 lengths at Hoosier Park Sept. 28 in her initial start.

  • Del Mar Debutante winner Weemissfrankie faces 9 in the Oak Leaf.

    Weemissfrankie Heads Field of 10 for Oak Leaf

    After rallying impressively to capture the Del Mar Debutante (gr. I) one month ago, unbeaten Weemissfrankie will try two turns for the first time in the $250,000 Oak Leaf Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Oct. 2.

  • THS: Jockey Club Gold Cup 2011

    Jason, Tom, and Les Instone of TwinSpires.com handicap the Jockey Club Gold Cup and Vosburgh Inivitational at Belmont Park.

  • Fire On Ice

    Fire On Ice Injured, Out for the Year

    Promising 2-year-old colt Fire On Ice suffered a non-displaced condylar fracture in his left hind leg and will be out the rest of the year, trainer and co-owner John Kimmel said Sept. 29.

  • Flat Out seeks his first grade I win in the Jockey Club Gold Cup.<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%3D9584444%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Flat Out After GI Win in Jockey Club Gold Cup

    Preston Stables' Flat Out and Mike Repole's Stay Thirsty are the two standouts in the 1 1/4-mile Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I), which offers the winner an automatic berth in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).

  • Future Prospect in the Winner's Circle after the WinStar Kentucky Cup. <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%3D9679326%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Future Prospect Scores for Freud

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Full brothers Freud and Giant's Causeway looked and performed quite differently. However, both are successful sires, as exemplified by Future Prospect's victory in the WinStar Ky Cup.

  • THS: Jockey Club Gold Cup 2011

    Jason, Tom and Les Instone of TwinSpires.com handicap the Jockey Club Gold Cup and Vosburgh Inivitational at Belmont Park. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Jockey Club Gold Cup and the Vosburgh Invitational.