Headlines for Tuesday, October 15, 2013

  • Vincent Timphony rejoices after Wild Again's victory in the inaugural Classic

    30 Years in 30 Days: My Flag, 1995

    The key to making anyone who is unfamiliar with horse racing "get it" -- assuming you can't take them to an actual racetrack -- is showing them a great race.

  • Hip 73, a weanling filly by Kitten's Joy, sold for $110,000.

    Numbers Soar at OBS Opening Session

    Capitalizing on the momentum of this year's thriving auction market, the consignor preferred session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s fall mixed sale in Ocala, Fla., enjoyed substantial gains in all key economic indicators.

  • Include Me Out won the 2013 Desert Stormer.

    Dual Grade I Winner Include Me Out Retired

    Include Me Out, the multiple graded stakes winner campaigned by Samantha Siegel's Jay Em Ess Stable has been retired. Having made the announcement via Twitter on Oct. 14, Siegel told The Blood-Horse that she retires sound.

  • Nellie Cashman won the 2013 Virginia Oaks.

    Nellie Cashman Heads Pin Oak Valley View

    Hot off a series of bullet workouts and looking to redeem a disqualification in her last start, Nellie Cashman heads an overflow field of well-matched 3-year-old fillies in the Oct. 18 Pin Oak Valley View Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Lot 798, a colt from the first crop of multiple group I winner Rip Van Winkle sold for the highest price of 230,000 guineas on October 15.

    Rip Van Winkle Colt Tops Tattersalls Session

    A colt from the first crop of multiple group I winner Rip Van Winkle sold for the highest price of 230,000 guineas ($386,356 in United States funds) on the second day of Book 2 at the Tattersalls October yearling sale Oct 15.

  • Nutello Favored in Sycamore Stakes

    After two adventures in grade I company, trainer Graham Motion brings Wertheimer & Frere's homebred Nutello to the $100,000 Sycamore Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Keeneland on Oct. 17.

  • Amy Bunt to Select Sales Agency

    Bunt joins Select Sales after working as the membership and education coordinator for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) and as the sales coordinator for VanMeter Sales.

  • Elite Squadron

    Elite Squadron to Stand in Indiana for 2014

    Graded stakes-winning stallion Elite Squadron is relocating to Don and Dana Meyers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind., owner Tom Walters announced Oct. 15.

  • Commander winning the BC Premiers Stakes.

    Commander, Madeira Park Win Hastings Stakes

    Commander defended his title in the British Columbia Premier's Stakes (Can-III) while Madeira Park secured the first graded stakes win in her career in the Ballerina Stakes (Can-III) Oct. 14 at Hastings Racecourse.