Headlines for Monday, October 15, 2012

  • Ocala Stud Sets 2013 Stud Fees

    Leading Florida second-crop stallion High Cotton will see his fee rise 50% after leading the state's freshman sire list a year ago, when the 2013 breeding season commences at Ocala Stud.

  • Niigon, Won Queen's Plate, Dies

    Niigon, winner of the 2004 Queen's Plate Stakes at Woodbine, died Oct. 14 after suffering a broken femur in his stall at Colebrook Farms Stallion Station near Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada.

  • Seven confirmed to face Frankel in Champion

    Frankel, in what is expected to be the final start of his remarkable unbeaten career, Cirrus des Aigles and Nathaniel are all set to contest Europe's richest 10-furlong race, the Group 1, £1.3 million Champion Stakes at Ascot, which could make it one of the highest-rated races this century.

  • Musketier

    Musketier Back at Keeneland for Sycamore

    Roger Attfield, inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame this year, will try to add the Sycamore Stakes to his victory ledger when he sends out 10-year-old Musketier in the $100,000 race for 3-year-olds and older.

  • Hawthorne

    KY Issues Directive on Hawthorne Horses

    Due to an unknown illness among some horses at Hawthorne Race Course, the Kentucky state veterinarian's office has issued a directive that horses from that Illinois track not be allowed onto tracks in the Bluegrass State.

  • Sky Lantern definite for BC Juvenile Fillies Turf

    Group 1 Moyglare Stud Stakes winner Sky Lantern was confirmed on Monday for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, according to trainer <a target="_blank" href="http://richardhannonracing.co.uk/news.htm">Richard Hannon's website</a>.

  • Creative Cause retired to stud at Airdrie

    Grade 1-winning millionaire Creative Cause, last seen finishing third in the May 19 Preakness Stakes, has been retired and will begin his new career as a stallion at Airdrie Stud, it was announced Monday.

  • Algorithms

    Holy Bull Winner Algorithms Retired

    Starlight Racing's grade III winner Algorithms, winner of all three career starts, has been retired following the recurrence of an injury that knocked the son of Bernardini off the Triple Crown Trail earlier this year.

  • Preakness 138 tickets now available

    The Maryland Jockey Club has announced that tickets for 2013 Preakness Day went on-sale as of 10 a.m. (EDT) Monday morning. The 138th running of the Preakness place May 18, 2013 at famed Pimlico Race Course.