Headlines for Sunday, October 28, 2012

  • Breeders' Cup News Minute - 10/28/2012

    Steve Haskin gives analysis on works for Game On Dude, Power Broker, Title Contender, and Dullahan. Steve also talks about Beholder, My Miss Aurelia and discusses the tale of two coasts.

  • Breeders' Cup News Minute - 10/28/2012

    Steve Haskin gives analysis on works for Game On Dude, Power Broker, Title Contender, and Dullahan. Steve also talks about Beholder, My Miss Aurelia and discusses the tale of two coasts.

  • In Lingerie

    In Lingerie to Start in Filly & Mare Turf

    Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Gary Barber's In Lingerie will start in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT) and not the Ladies' Classic (gr. I), Eclipse president Aron Wellman confirmed Oct. 28.

  • Sun sets on Ryehill's dream comeback

    Ryehill Dreamer, who had been sidelined by injury since capturing the Grade 2 American Handicap in May 2011, tracked Red Sun through fractions of :23 4/5 and :47 1/5 on the firm turf. Rounding the far turn, Ryehill Dreamer went after the pacesetter in earnest. He drew alongside through six furlongs in 1:10 3/5, and appeared ready to go by at the top of the stretch, but Red Sun refused to yield.

  • Gomez hopes for another BC grand slam at Santa Anita

    Garrett Gomez is no stranger to winning Breeders' Cup races, especially at Santa Anita. The 40-year-old Tucson, Arizona, native has 12 such victories overall on his growing and glowing resume, including four in 2008 and one in 2009 when the World Championship events were held at The Great Race Place.

  • Game On Dude continues to impress ahead of Classic

    Multiple Grade 1 star Game On Dude shored up his early favoritism for the Breeders' Cup Classic with a strong seven-furlong drill in 1:25 over Santa Anita's fast main track Sunday morning.

  • Sign goes two-for-two in Pocahontas

    Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's homebred Sign made a couple of rookie mistakes in her stakes debut in Sunday's Grade 2, $168,150 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/pocahontas12.pdf">Pocahontas</a> at Churchill Downs, but the 4-5 favorite easily overcame them to win as much the best.

  • Uncaptured pulls away in Iroquois

    John C. Oxley's Uncaptured could not be caught in the Grade 3, $114,800 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/iroquoiscd12.pdf"> Iroquois</a> at Churchill on Sunday. The Ontario-bred two-year-old colt was an impressive winner by 5 1/2 lengths in his first race away from Woodbine.

  • Sign wins the Pocahontas Stakes.

    Sign Points to Good Things in Pocahontas

    Claiborne Farm and Adele B. Dilschneider's homebred Sign overcame a sluggish start and powered home to win the $168,150 Pocahontas (gr. II) by four lengths on opening day of Churchill Downs' fall meet Oct. 28.

  • Trainers targeting Aqueduct's weekend stakes

    Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey looks to have a strong hand in Aqueduct's early turf stakes, with Boisterous aiming to defend his title in the Grade 2, 1 3/8-mile Red Smith Handicap on opening Saturday and Hit It Rich looking to repeat in the Grade 3 Long Island Handicap a week later.

  • Ramon Dominguez

    Dominguez Wins Belmont Riding Title

    Two-time Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez continued his domination of The New York Racing Association circuit as he added the 2012 Belmont Park fall meet to list of riding titles.

  • Nipissing wins the Princess Elizabeth Stakes.

    Nipissing Stays Perfect in Princess Elizabeth

    Favored Nipissing remained unbeaten in three starts when she ran down outsider Strut the Course in the last few strides to capture the $251,525 Princess Elizabeth Stakes by half a length at Woodbine Oct. 28.

  • California Flag

    Two Turf Sprint Contenders Work

    California Flag and Tale of a Champion, two contenders for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), worked over the grass course at Santa Anita Oct. 28 in preparation for the Nov. 3 race.

  • My Miss Aurelia
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    My Miss Aurelia in Ladies' Classic Breeze

    Undefeated champion My Miss Aurelia, among the favorites for the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I), breezed a half-mile in :48 at Santa Anita Oct. 28 in preparation for her Nov. 2 World Championships race.

  • Sortilege Upstages Cherry Collect in Rome

    German-trained Sortilege halted the 2012 unbeaten steak of Cherry Collect Oct. 28, holding back the dual Italian classic winner to win the Premio Lydia Tesio Longines (Ity-I) at Capanelle Racecourse in Rome.

  • Eishin Flash snaps two-year losing streak in Tenno Sho

    Eishin Flash swept under the wire to capture Sunday's Grade 1 Tenno Sho (Autumn) at Tokyo, a much awaited victory after going winless for two years and five months since his Grade 1 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) triumph in 2010.

  • Fort Larned

    Fort Larned Puts in Final BC Classic Move

    In his final major training move for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park, Whitney Handicap (gr. I) winner Fort Larned breezed a bullet five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 Oct. 28 at Churchill Downs.

  • Little Mike at Santa Anita

    Arlington Million winner Little Mike at Santa Anita Oct. 28. Possible for Mile or Turf.

  • Eishin Flash wins the Emperor&#39;s Cup Fall (Tenno Sho Aki).
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    Eishin Flash Pulls Tenno Sho Upset

    Former Japanese classic winner Eishin Flash halted a lengthy winless skid on Oct. 28 when he defeated favorite Fenomeno in a thrilling finish to the $3,437,000 Tenno Sho (Autumn) (Jpn-I) at Tokyo Racecourse.

  • Cliff Berry

    Berry Wins 4,000th Race

    Veteran jockey Cliff Berry won the 4,000th Thoroughbred race of his career Oct. 28 at Remington Park when his mount Brown Okie rolled to a 2 3/4-length victory in the third race.