Headlines for Wednesday, November 27, 2013

  • TimeformUS Weekend Plays

    TimeformUS Plays for Thanksgiving Weekend, including the Fall Highweight, the Clark, and the Citation.

  • Ben's Cat goes by Ribo Bobo to win the Fabulous Strike.

    Ben's Cat Strikes for 19th Stakes Victory

    Marvelous veteran Ben's Cat did it again Nov. 27 when he wore down odds-on Ribo's Bobo in the final furlong to score a repeat victory in the $250,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.

  • Clenor faces 5 in the Miesque Stakes.

    Miesque, Generous Feature Juvenile Turfers

    Clenor, who suffered her first loss in the United States in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT), will try to rebound in the $100,000 Miesque Stakes Nov. 30 at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Lot 271, a Champs Elysees colt, brought 160,000 guineas.

    Tattersalls Foal Sale Posts Records in Opener

    The Tattersalls December foal sale posted an opening-day record for total sales, topped by a Champs Elysees colt for 160,000 guineas ($272,462 in United States funds), the highest price ever at the first session.

  • My Happy Face won the Lotka Stakes in the mud at Belmont Park at a mile in June.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2935404640&k=6gV2dFT">Order This Photo</a>

    Comely Has a Lot to Offer

    Aqueduct's Comely Stakes (gr. III) drew a field of 10 3-year-old fillies for a run at graded black type...and a $400,000 purse.

  • Almost Famous has gone gate-to-wire in winning two of three starts.

    Kentucky Jockey Club Post Fits Almost Famous

    While the finish figures to be more difficult to predict, on paper Almost Famous looks like he will be the early leader in the $150,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 30 at Churchill Downs.

  • Madly Truly won the Mazarine Stakes Oct. 5 on the Woodbine Polytrack.

    Madly Truly Back on Dirt in Golden Rod

    Grade III winner Madly Truly will return to Churchill Downs and dirt racing for the first time since her maiden special weight debut four races ago when she starts in the $150,000 Golden Rod Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 30.

  • Aaron Gryder is one of the finalists for the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.

    Five Woolf Award Finalists Announced

    Santa Anita Park has announced five finalists for the prestigious Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, with the winner to be announced on HRTV in January following a vote of jockeys nationwide.

  • Suffolk Downs

    Suffolk Downs Has Deal With Mohegan Sun

    Suffolk Downs remained in the running for a casino license with the Nov. 27 announcement it has reached an agreement with Mohegan Sun, which operates gaming facilities in Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.

  • Hoof Kinematics in Mild Lameness Diagnoses

    You know that nagging feeling when your performance horse is just not quite right, yet you can’t pinpoint the problem zone? Here's some good news: By using hoof kinematics, researchers at the Gail Holmes Equine Orthopaedic Research Center at Colorado State University (CSU) are developing a technique to aid in the diagnosis of mild or subclinical...