Headlines for Thursday, September 8, 2011

  • Del Mar Attendance, Handle Down Slightly

    Del Mar, California's summer boutique race meet, saw a slight decrease in attendance and a more significant slide in handle for its 37-day meeting that concluded Sept. 7.

  • Canadian Select Sale Posts Gains

    A son of War Front topped the CTHS yearling sale Sept. 6 when he sold for $140,000 Canadian funds to William and Anne Scott.

  • THS: Super Derby 2011

    Jason, Tom and Evan from TwinSpires.com handicap the Super Derby from Louisiana Downs and the Kentucky Cup Turf S. at Kentucky Downs. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Super Derby, and the Kentucky Cup Turf.

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    Bowling Green Commences Belmont Fall Meet

    German-bred Sanagas, the 2-1 morning-line favorite, goes for his first graded stakes win when facing six other turf males in the $150,000 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT) on opening-day of the Belmont Park fall meet Sept. 10.

  • KY Cup Distaff Top 3 Get Free WinStar Seasons

    Each of the first three finishers in the Kentucky Cup Distaff (gr. III) Sept. 24 at Turfway Park will be awarded a complimentary season to a WinStar Farm stallion in addition to purse earnings, it was announced Sept. 8.