Headlines for Thursday, November 22, 2012

  • Post-Thanksgiving handicapping

    Greetings from St. Petersburg, Florida, where after one huge meal and two entertaining NFL games, I am ready to tackle the weekend cards.

  • Afleeting Lady pulls away from her rivals to win the Falls City Handicap.

    Afleeting Lady Powers to Falls City Victory

    Afleeting Lady built a three-race win streak and gave trainer Dale Romans his 19th graded stakes score of the season when she powered to victory in the $162,450 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) Nov. 22 at Churchill Downs.

  • Caixa Eletronica streaks away from the field to win the Fall Highweight Handicap.
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    Caixa Eletronica Takes Fall 'Weight in Style

    Repole Stable's Caixa Eletronica made start number 60 a winning one Nov. 22, carrying 133 pounds across the finish line in the $147,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack in solid style.

  • Kya One rolls home to win the My Charmer Handicap.

    French Lass Kya One Angles to My Charmer Win

    French import Kya One, making her second start in the United States, came from off the pace to register a 1 1/4-length victory as the favorite in the $100,000 My Charmer Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Calder Nov. 22.

  • Really Mr Greely leads all the way to win the Hollywood Prevue Stakes.

    Really Mr Greely Stars in All-Baffert Prevue

    Front-running Really Mr Greely, the longest shot among four entrants from trainer Bob Baffert in the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III), prevailed over odds-on favorite Super Ninety Nine by half a length Nov. 22.

  • Solemia (near) and Orfevre finished one-two in the 2012 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.

    Arc 1-2 Finishers Entered in Japan Cup

    Solemia and Orfevre, the one-two finishers in the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, have drawn posts 14 and 17, respectively, in the Nov. 25 Japan Cup (Jpn-I) at Tokyo Racecourse.