Headlines for Sunday, November 17, 2013

  • Asserting Bear wins the Coronation Futurity Stakes.

    Asserting Bear Grabs Coronation Futurity

    Asserting Bear, shifted from turf to Polytrack for the first time by trainer Reade Baker, surprised the field with his initial stakes win in the $239,476 Coronation Futurity for 2-year-olds Nov. 17 at Woodbine.

  • Verrazano
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    Pletcher's Cigar Mile Trio Breezes at Belmont

    Trainer Todd Pletcher's three contenders for the Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I)--Forty Tales, Capo Bastone, and Verrazano--took to the Belmont Park training track Nov. 17 to turn in their penultimate breezes prior to the race.

  • Tosen Ra wins The Mile Championship at Kyoto Racecourse, Japan.

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    Take Reaches 100th Group I Win on Tosen Ra

    Yutaka Take became Japan's first jockey to win 100 grade or group I races when he guided Tosen Ra to victory in the Mile Championship (Jpn-I) Nov. 17 at Kyoto.