Headlines for Thursday, October 12, 2017

  • White Flag gets a neck victory in Belmont's Allied Forces Stakes Sept. 10

    White Flag Rides Win Streak Into Nearctic

    Robert Evans' homebred White Flag has found his best stride sprinting in New York and will ship across the border Oct. 15 with hopes he'll continue his roll in the $250,000 Nearctic Stakes (G2T) at Woodbine.

  • Tim Capps

    KEEP to Honor Tim Capps, Central KY Riding for Hope

    The late Tim Capps and Central Kentucky Riding for Hope will be honored with the Industry Vision Awards during the Kentucky Equine Education Project's second KEEP Equine Industry Conference .

  • Rick and Sharon Waller

    TOBA October Member of the Month

    Twenty-two years ago, a chance favor turned a couple on to Thoroughbred racing. Now, Californians Eric “Rick” Waller and his wife, Sharon, own homebred Spectator, who won her first two starts—including the August 5 Sorrento Stakes (G2) at Del Mar.

  • The Factor at Lane's End

    The Factor to Stand in Japan for 2018

    George Bolton, Stonestreet and Fog City Stables announced Oct. 12 that multiple grade 1 winner The Factor will relocate to the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association Farm for the 2018 breeding season on a one-year lease. 

  • Flameaway (left) won the 2017 Dixiana Bourbon Stakes

    Grade Reinstated for Dixiana Bourbon Stakes

    The American Graded Stakes Committee has ruled that the Oct. 8 renewal of the Dixiana Bourbon Stakes, originally scheduled over the Keeneland turf course but conducted as a listed race over the main track, will be reinstated as a grade 3 race.

  • Charitable Annuity wins the 2015 West Virginia Breeders Classic

    Charitable Annuity Back for WV Breeders' Classic

    After winning the 2015 edition of the West Virginia Breeders' Classic, Charitable Annuity will try to win the race for a second time in a full field of 10 in the $350,000 race for West Virginia-breds Oct. 14 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

  • Priceless Gem after her 1965 Futurity victory at Aqueduct Racetrack

    Look Back: Priceless Gem Tops Buckpasser in Futurity

    This week's Look Back feature is a recap of the 1965 Futurity Stakes at Aqueduct won by filly Priceless Gem. The story, headlined "Priceless Gem Beats The Boys" was written by William H. Rudy and appeared in the Oct. 2, 1965 issue of The Blood-Horse.