Headlines for Tuesday, October 9, 2012

  • Eight likely for Queen Elizabeth II

    Keeneland racing secretary Ben Huffman expects at least eight names, with the possibility of a couple more, to be in the entry box Wednesday for Saturday's 29th running of the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at 1 1/8 miles on the turf for three-year-old fillies.

  • Boisterous, Dealbata top Belmont stakes

    Belmont Park will host a pair of Grade 3 turf stakes Saturday, with Grade 2 winner Boisterous returning for a title defense in the $150,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/knickerbocker12"> Knickerbocker </a>and multiple stakes queen Dealbata highlighting the field in the $150,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/athenia12"> Athenia</a>. Both events are scheduled for the inner turf.

  • In Lingerie's BC decision pending

    Gary Barber and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' In Lingerie came out of her two-length victory in Sunday's Grade 1 Spinster in good order, according to Michael Dilger, assistant to trainer Todd Pletcher.

  • Live Video: Barretts Yearling Sale

    Live video coverage of the Barretts Yearling Sale is brought to you by Barretts Equine Limited. Video coverage of the Yearling Sale begins at 1:00 p.m. PDT on Tuesday, October 9th.

  • Belmont Notebook

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  • Trainer David Hofmans

    Trainer Hofmans Secures Career Win 1,000

    Southern California-based trainer David Hofmans, who boasts classic wins and Breeders' Cup victories, notched career win 1,000 on Oct. 8 when Sultry Season rallied from sixth to win the 10th race at Santa Anita Park.

  • Researchers Examine Link between Salmonella and Colic

    One of the most critical elements of operation for a major equine hospital is biosecurity, which can be challenging for facilities treating critically ill patients. Horses recovering from acute colic or colic surgery are among the most medically vulnerable to secondary illness, due in part to environmental and physical stressors, as well as potentially un...