Headlines for Thursday, September 6, 2012

  • Taylors Deal has won three of his four starts this year, including the Turf Paradise Derby, when he was ridden by Mario Gutierrez.

    Gutierrez Will Try to Win BC Derby for Mentor

    Jockey Mario Gutierrez will attempt to win the $200,000 British Columbia Derby Sept. 9 at Hastings Racecourse for his mentor, Glen Todd, who has entered a trio of strong challengers in the $200,000 event at 1 1/8 miles.

  • Ortensia heads 15-strong field in Haydock Sprint Cup

    The Group 1 Sprint Cup is the highlight of the Flat season at Haydock Park, and the 2012 renewal, which takes place on Saturday, promises to be the most cosmopolitan ever with representatives from Australia, France and Ireland as well as a strong British-trained presence among the 15-strong field.

  • West Point rematch set for Cole; Gitchee Goomie, Hessonite meet yet again

    The stalwarts of the New York-bred turf divisions will head postward on Sunday as Belmont Park hosts the $150,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/ashleytcole12.html"> Ashley T. Cole</a> and $150,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/johnhettinger12.html"> John Hettinger</a>. Both races will be contested at 1 1/8 miles on the inner turf, with the John Hettinger restricted to fillies and mares.

  • Handicapping Insights

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  • I&#39;ll Have Another after winning the Kentucky Derby

    Countdown to the Cup: HOY Follies

    It's obvious no one is stepping up to claim the title that is totally up for grabs and no doubt won't be decided until the free for all that will be the Breeders' Cup Classic.

  • MJC Introduces 'Virtual Finish Line'

    The Maryland Jockey Club has introduced a Virtual Finish Line at the Laurel Park fall meeting. The video insertion technology delivers virtual distance markers and a virtual finish line on the main track and turf course.

  • THS: Masters Stakes 2012

    Tom and Pete handicap the Presque Isle Masters Stakes. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Presque Isle Masters Stakes

  • Bejarano, Miller honored as leading jockey, trainer at Del Mar

    At mid-season, pursuit of Del Mar's 2012 riding championship was a three-way battle among Rafael Bejarano, Garrett Gomez and Joe Talamo. A short time later, with a burst of victories, Bejarano was alone and in control atop the standings en route to his second Del Mar title and first since 2008.

  • Del Mar Notebook

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  • Racing at Del Mar

    Purses, Handle Soar at Del Mar's 75th Meet

    Del Mar completed its 75th season with sizable increases in purses and on-track and all-source wagering, but attendance took a slight dip during the 37-day meet at the Southern California track that ended Sept. 5.