Headlines for Wednesday, November 21, 2012

  • Csaba won the Tropical Park Derby by 14 lengths on Oct. 13.

    Csaba Looks for Another Calder Stakes Win

    After rolling to victory in the Tropical Park Derby on Oct. 13 at Calder Race Course, Csaba will try to keep the ball rolling when he faces an expected five rivals in the Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III).

  • Ben's Cat Scratches Out Fabulous Strike Tally

    The remarkable Ben's Cat surged through an opening at mid-stretch to put his head in front in the final strides, capturing the inaugural running of the $200,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap at Penn National Race Course.

  • Forte Dei Marmi won the Sky Classic Stakes on Aug. 19.

    Forte Dei Marmi Formidable Foe in McKnight

    Coming off a splendid three-race campaign at Woodbine, Forte Dei Marmi looks to wrap up the year on a winning note in the $150,000 W. L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course Nov. 24.

  • Flashy Ways was a 2 1/2-length winner of the Surfer Girl Stakes Oct. 8.

    Flashy Ways Seeks Rebound in Miesque Stakes

    Three weeks after suffering her first defeat in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT), Flashy Ways will try to redeem herself in the $100,000 Miesque Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Betfair Hollywood Park Nov. 24.

  • Forte Dei Marmi, Ioya Bigtime square off in McKnight

    The final Saturday of the Tropical meet at Calder features two graded stakes, the Grade 2, $150,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/mcknight12">W.L. McKnight Handicap</a> and the Grade 3, $100,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/hooper12">Fred W. Hooper Handicap</a>.

  • Sadler seeks sweep in Generous and Miesque

    The Hollywood Park Turf Festival continues Saturday with a pair of Grade 3 stakes for two-year-olds, the $100,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/generous12">Generous</a> and $100,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/miesque12"> Miesque</a> for fillies, and both races will be contested at a mile on turf. John Sadler will try to become only the second trainer to win the Generous in consecutive years when he sends out a pair, Rising Legend and Under Review, and he is responsible for top contender Pussycat Lips in the Miesque later on the program.

  • Uncaptured won the Iroquois Stakes by 5 1/2 lengths on October 28.

    Uncaptured Heads Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes

    Just under four weeks after rolling to victory in the Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs, Uncaptured will target more success at the Louisville track Nov. 24 in the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II).

  • Uncaptured tops Jockey Club; Golden Rod draws nine

    After posting a 5 1/2-length score in the Iroquois Stakes on October 28, Uncaptured will look to keep his momentum rolling while stretching back out to a two-turn distance in Saturday's Grade 2, $150,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/kyjockeyclub12">Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes</a> at Churchill Downs. The Lion Heart colt can enhance his reputation as a leading Kentucky Derby candidate with a strong showing in the 1 1/16-mile event.

  • CTBA Stallion Season Auction Set Nov. 27

    The annual California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Stallion Season Auction is set to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 6 to 8 p.m., by phone.

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    Pletcher Trio, Vegas No Show Top Remsen

    A trio of juveniles trained by Todd Pletcher and Dover Stakes winner Vegas No Show top the field for the Nov. 24 Remsen Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct, a 1 1/8-mile, two-turn test that drew 10 entries.

  • Billy Morey Elected to TOC Board

    Owner and trainer William E. "Billy" Morey had been added to the board of directors of the Thoroughbred Owners of California, filling a vacancy created recently by the resignation of Ron McAnally.

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