Headlines for Monday, October 8, 2012

  • Shanghai Bobby

    Shanghai Bobby Confirmed for BC Juvenile

    Undefeated 2-year-old Shanghai Bobby will travel to California to compete in the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park, Starlight Racing managing partner Jack Wolf confirmed Oct. 8.

  • Racing

    The American Racehorse

    Racing consultant Earl Ola talks about the relationship between conditioning and exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhaging (EIPH), also known as bleeding

  • Gervinho recovers in time in Zuma Beach

    Despite losing his footing briefly, Keith Brackpool's Gervinho rallied in time to deny Den's Legacy by a half-length in Monday's $100,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/zumabeach12.pdf">Zuma Beach Stakes</a> at Santa Anita. The unbeaten colt thus emerged as a candidate for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf over the same course and one-mile distance.

  • A Flashy-looking score in the Surfer Girl

    Riley Racing Stables' Flashy Ways rolled past the leaders turning into the stretch and kicked away in Monday's $100,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/surfergirl12.pdf">Surfer Girl Stakes</a> at Santa Anita, propelling herself into the picture for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.

  • Botti doesn't want soft ground for Moohaajim

    Exciting two-year-old Moohaajim remains on course for the Group 1, £150,000 Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket on Future Champions Day, Saturday, after exercising this morning during a media visit to Marco Botti's Green Ridge Stables in Newmarket.

  • Two horses finish on even turns for first and two are deadlocked for third.

    Laurel Race Finishes With Two Dead Heats

    Race seven at Laurel Park in Maryland literally went down to the wire Oct. 8 as four horses arrived at the finish line together, resulting in a rather unique climax, a dead heat for first and a dead heat for third.

  • Watsdachances completes Brown double in Miss Grillo

    Not long after Noble Tune demolished the field in Monday's Grade 3 Pilgrim at Belmont Park, fellow Chad Brown trainee Watsdachances rallied boldly between foes to capture the companion race for fillies, the Grade 3, $150,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/missgrillo12.pdf">Miss Grillo Stakes</a>, to complete a double for the barn. Like her stablemate, Watsdachances justified 6-5 favoritism, and earned an automatic Breeders' Cup berth -- in her case, to the Juvenile Fillies Turf.

  • In Lingerie

    In Lingerie Heads to BC, But Race Undecided

    In Lingerie is scheduled to take a plane ride from Kentucky to California Oct. 9 and "our thought at the moment" is for her to run in the Breeders' Cup World Championships next month at Santa Anita Park, said Aron Wellman

  • Tyson Gay, Plum Pretty to appear at Keeneland Sunday

    Keeneland will welcome Olympian and Lexington, Kentucky, native Tyson Gay to the races on Sunday for a special salute. Gay is a triple world champion, an American record holder and the second-fastest man in history. He earned a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic games as part of the 4x 100-meter relay team.

  • Pool Play surprises in Hawthorne Gold Cup

    Bill Farish's Pool Play proved the most long-winded of the six runners in a pokey renewal of the Grade 2, $500,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup on Saturday.

  • Paulick Report unveils new twist for Breeders' Cup or Bust

    A&nbsp; cross country trip, a two-man stroll from Lexington to Louisville and a 50-person relay from Keeneland to Churchill Downs...what do these three things have in common? They are all ways the Paulick Report and Breeders' Cup Charities have teamed up over the last three years to raise nearly $250,000 for several great causes in combination with Thoroughbred racing's annual World Championships!

  • After the Wire - 10/8/2012 - Shadwell Mile

    Evan recaps the Shadwell Mile winner Wise Dan, the Darley Alcibiades, Foxwood Champagne Stakes, Vosburg, and Santa Anita Sprint Championship. Evan also predicts who will show up at the Breeders' Cup from the weekend performances.