Headlines for Sunday, October 27, 2013

  • Keeneland: Rosie Napravnik On the Run

    Jockey Rosie Napravnik didn't have much time to celebrate her historic triumph as the first female to capture the leading rider title at Keeneland at the conclusion of the meet Oct. 27.

  • Mucho Macho Man

    Haskin: Mucho Macho is Now The Man

    Mucho Macho Man is showing all the signs. You know those signs good horses show when all the stars are aligned perfectly and you know they are sitting on the race of their life.

  • Joshua Tree wins the Canadian International.

    Record Win for Joshua Tree in International

    Joshua Tree, winless so far in 2013, captured the prestigious Pattison Canadian International (Can-IT) for a record third time with a patient ride from jockey Ryan Moore on a yielding turf course Oct. 27 at Woodbine.

  • Breeders' Cup

    Breeders' Cup: Tradition, But Not Status Quo

    As the Breeders' Cup World Championships approaches its 30th edition, some things have become standard from an operations perspective, while others continue to change. As questions are answered, new ones are asked.

  • Rosie Napravnik

    Napravnik 'Body Sore' from Churchill Spill

    Jockey Rosie Napravnik was unseated from her mount Be Nice or Leave prior to the seventh race at Churchill Downs Oct. 27. The jockey is reportedly body sore with no broken bones and should be back in the saddle Oct. 30.

  • Tannery wins the E.P. Taylor Stakes.

    Late-Running Tannery Takes E.P. Taylor Stakes

    Favored Tannery, overcoming her far outside post, rallied from last to capture the E.P. Taylor Stakes (Can-IT) by the skin of her teeth in a head-and-head battle with French invader Fitful Skies at Woodbine Oct. 27.

  • Sweet Lulu, inside.

    Sweet Lulu, Ismene Work Toward F&M Sprint

    Sweet Lulu and Ismene, California-based distaffers seeking to dethrone champion Groupie Doll in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, posted their final workouts Oct. 27 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Palace Malice

    Palace Malice Puts in Final Half-Mile Blow

    Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) contender Palace Malice breezed a half-mile over the training track Oct. 27, one of 15 horses that were put through their final drills in advance of next weekend's two-day racing extravaganza.

  • Authenticity

    Authenticity in Comfort Zone at Santa Anita

    While most of the New York-based horses for the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) are traveling to California Oct. 28, Authenticity has been at Santa Anita since running second in the Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) a month earlier.

  • Aqueduct Racing

    New York Racing Action Shifts to Aqueduct

    Thoroughbred racing action moves to Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 1, with opening weekend featuring the simulcast of the Breeders' Cup World Championships from Santa Anita Park and a trio of graded stakes races.

  • Just a Way wins the Tenno Sho.
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    Just a Way Devastates Tenno Sho Field

    Just a Way unleashed an explosive burst of speed 400 meters out and romped away to win the Tenno Sho (Autumn) (Jpn-I) Oct. 27, overwhelming Japan's reigning Horse of the Year Gentildonna and last year's winner, Eishin Flash.

  • Breeders' Cup: Game On Dude Makes a Friend

    Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) contender Game On Dude has priorities on his mind on the Sunday before the World Championships. Who can resist a peppermint?