Headlines for Saturday, October 7, 2017

  • Firenze Fire seizes victory in the Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park

    Firenze Fire Bounces Back to Win Champagne

    Sanford Stakes (G3) winner Firenze Fire rallied along the rail in the far turn under Irad Ortiz Jr. then edged Good Magic by about three-quarters of a length at the wire to win the $500,000 Champagne Stakes (G1) Oct. 7 at Belmont Park.

  • Hipódromo Camarero after Hurricane Maria

    Puerto Rican Horses Heading Stateside for Retirement

    A small handful of the approximately 800 horses at Hipódromo Camarero are in the process of being moved from the U.S. territory to the states for retirement, some going to permanent homes and some going to Thoroughbred retirement organizations.

  • Roly Poly wins the Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes at Newmarket

    Roly Poly Rolls in Sun Chariot

    Roly Poly continued a monumental roll by Coolmore 3-year-old fillies and trainer Aidan O'Brien, winning the Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes (G1) at Newmarket Oct. 7 by 1 1/4 lengths over main rival Persuasive.