Headlines for Monday, October 9, 2017

  • Blacktype wins the 2017 Knickerbocker Stakes

    French-bred Blacktype Scores in Knickerbocker

    Jump Sucker Stable's Blacktype picked up his second straight win at Belmont Park with a one-length victory in the $200,000 Knickerbocker Stakes (G2T) going 1 1/8 miles on the inner turf on the Columbus Day holiday card Oct. 9.

  • Kate Tweedy speaks at her mother's memorial service

    Friends, Family Celebrate Penny Chenery

    A large audience gathered in Keeneland's sales pavilion the afternoon of Oct. 9 to remember the life of Helen "Penny" Chenery, the "First Lady of Thoroughbred Racing," who died Sept. 16 at age 95. 

  • OBS Sale Begins With a New Spot on Calendar

    Management at Ocala Breeders' Sales is hopeful a new position on the calendar and the bull market for yearlings will equate to positive results when the Ocala, Fla., sales company conducts its Oct. 10-11 auction.

  • Beth Bayer, whose OBS October consignment includes Hip 54, a colt by Distorted Humor

    Hips to Watch at OBS October Selected Session

    The only two yearlings entered in the Ocala Breeders' Sales October yearling sale produced from grade 1-winning mares are among the horses to watch during the Oct. 10 selected session of the two-day auction in Ocala, Fla.