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  • East Hall leaves Wildcat Red behind in the Millions Classic Preview.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-zS2Xk2P">Order This Photo</a>

    East Hall Tops Wildcat Red at Gulfstream West

    Improving East Hall turned the tables on nemesis Wildcat Red when he came from off the pace to score in the $100,000 Millions Classic Preview Nov. 8 at Gulfstream Park West, the featured event on a seven-stakes card.

  • Villandry rolls to victory in the River City Handicap.

    Villandry Gets First Stakes Win in River City

    Well positioned just behind the leaders early, Villandry swung out for the drive and drew off to victory in the $114,000 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) over a very firm Churchill Downs turf course Nov. 8.

  • Aigue Marine comes up the inside to take the Long Island Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-zJf3Rbk">Order This Photo</a>

    Aigue Marine Wins Long Island in Third Try

    With the benefit of a perfect ground-saving trip under John Velazquez, Aigue Marine rallied up the rail to catch favored Danza Cavallo in the $200,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) on yielding turf Nov. 8 at Aqueduct.

  • Terravista, Hucklebuck Win in Australia

    Terravista won a gathering of elite speedsters in the Darley Classic (Aus-I) Nov. 8 at Flemington, powering up fast and late to defeat favorite Chautaugua and Lankan Rupee, the world's top-rated sprinter.

  • Keeneland November Sale 2014: Day 4 Recap

    Ian Tapp recaps Day 4 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including comments from the connections of the top sellers. Also, feedback from Dr. George Mundy of Don Alberto, and Geoffrey Russell.

  • Kee Nov 2014: Hip 1230 in the Ring

    Hip 2014, Sheikh's Serenade, a mare by Unbridled Song, in foal to Hat Trick, brought $550,000 at the Keeneland November breeding stock stale. Video Courtesy Keeneland.

  • Keeneland November Sale 2014: Day 4 Recap

    Ian Tapp recaps Day 4 of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including comments from the connections of the top sellers. Also, feedback from Dr. George Mundy of Don Alberto, and Geoffrey Russell, Keeneland Director of Sales.

  • Kee Nov 2014: Hip 1054 in the Ring

    Hip 1054, Harriet, a Hard Spun mare in foal to Uncle Mo, brought $350,000 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Video Courtesy Keeneland

  • Harriet, a Hard Spun mare in foal to Uncle Mo, brought $350,000 at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Friday, Nov. 7.

    Hard Spun Mare Harriet Leading at Keeneland

    About midway through the fourth session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 7, a Hard Spun mare named Harriet, in foal to Uncle Mo, had registered the highest price of $350,000.

  • NJ Report: Racing, Casinos Should Partner

    A white paper prepared by the Rutgers Equine Science Center released Nov. 7 shows a continued loss of ground for the New Jersey horse racing industry and calls for a partnership between racing and casinos.

  • NYRA to Administer Jockey Health Insurance

    Facilitating new access to affordable health insurance coverage, the New York Racing Association Nov. 7 announced a formal agreement with the Jockeys' Guild which extends health care coverage to New York State jockeys.

  • Keeneland November 2014: Day 3 Recap

    Ian Tapp recaps Day 3 of the 2014 Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including comments from Brian Graves of Gainesway Sales, Alex Solis, Walker Hancock of Claiborne Farm, and Mandy Pope.

  • Keeneland November Sale 2014: Day 3 Recap

    Ian Tapp recaps Day 3 of the 2014 Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including comments from Brian Graves of Gainesway Sales, Alex Solis, Walker Hancock of Claiborne Farm, Mandy Pope, John Moynihan, and Geoffrey Russell.

  • Kee Nov 2014: Hip 842, in the Ring

    Hip 842, a weanling colt by War Front, out of Stone Hope, brought $850,000 Nov. 6 during the third session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Video Courtesy of Keeneland.

  • Kee Nov 2014: Hip 690, in the Ring

    Hip 690, a weanling filly by Malibu Moon, out of Life Lesson, brought $750,000 Nov. 6 during the third session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Video Courtesy of Keeneland.

  • Midnight Aria won the 2013 Queen's Plate.

    Queen's Plate Hero Midnight Aria Tops Autumn

    Tucci Stables' Midnight Aria, wire-to-wire winner of last year's Queen's Plate, will look to get back in the stakes column as he takes on five rivals in the $200,000 Autumn Stakes (Can-II) at Woodbine Nov. 9.

  • Jockey Groups Concerned About Parx Waiver

    Representatives of a local riders' group and the Jockeys' Guild plan to meet with officials from Parx Racing the morning of Friday, Nov. 7, to discuss a waiver riders say the track has asked jockeys to sign.