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  • Caulfield Cup: Peter Moody

    Trainer Peter Moody discusses his Caulfield Cup runners: Lights of Heaven, Sneek a Peek and Voila Ici.

  • Kindergarden Kid schools Sycamore rivals

    A perfectly timed ride by Julien Leparoux saw Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Kindergarden Kid slip between pacesetter Ioya Bigtime and Miami Deco to take Thursday's Grade 3, $100,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/sycamore12.pdf">Sycamore</a> at Keeneland by a neck over the former rival. The Dynaformer gelding was sent off the 3-1 third pick in the seven-horse field and completed 1 1/2 miles on the firm turf in 2:31 4/5 to add a first graded win to his resume.

  • Kindergarden Kid (left) gets by  Ioya Bigtime late to win the Sycamore.

    Kindergarden Kid Kicks in Late Sycamore Run

    Kindergarden Kid made his third start in little more than a month a winning one at Keeneland Oct. 18, kicking on the afterburners approaching the line to jet home in the $100,000 Sycamore Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Bobby Flay is one of the new members of the NYRA board.

    State Now Controls NYRA; New Board Appointed

    The New York Racing Association is now the nation's largest state-controlled racing entity, paving a new and highly uncertain future for the not-for-profit corporation that has seen its highs and lows.

  • Dalton McGuinty

    Move by Ontario Premier Blow for Racing

    Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty announced Oct. 15 that he will be stepping down as leader of the province and will also prorogue the government until a new leader for the Liberal party can be named.

  • Handicapping Insights

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  • THS: Breeders' Cup Preview - Friday Card

    Pete and Claire examine the fields for the Friday card of Breeders' Cup weekend. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic

  • Court Upholds Ejection of Gill, Adamo

    A federal judge has ruled against owner Michael Gill and trainer Anthony Adamo in a lawsuit they filed against the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission over the pair's ejection from Hollywood Casino at Penn National.

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    Soft Ground at Ascot Awaits Unbeaten Frankel

    Great Britain will stage its highly anticipated season finale Oct. 20 at Ascot, where superstar Frankel, one of the best racehorses of the modern era, will bid to remain undefeated in his final career start.

  • Mike Repole

    Owner Repole to Skip Breeders' Cup

    Frustrated with a Breeders' Cup decision to require starters in its five juvenile races at this year's World Championships to race without Salix, owner Mike Repole will not send any horses to this year's event.

  • Henry Cecil

    Ailing Cecil Grateful for Frankel

    There will be mixed feelings at Ascot on Saturday, Oct. 20, when the brilliant Frankel makes his farewell appearance on the racetrack in the QIPCO Champion Stakes (Eng-I).

  • Caulfield Cup: Peter Moody

    Peter Moody trainer of Caulfield Cup runners - Lights of Heaven, Sneek a Peek and Voila Ici.

  • Lot 1305, by Exceed and Excel, topped session 3 of book 2.

    Exceed and Excel Colt Sets Tattersalls Pace

    A son of Exceed and Excel topped the third session of Book 2 of the Tattersalls October yearling sale, bringing 200,000 guineas ($337,922 in U.S. funds). Mark Richards of the Hong Kong Jockey Club purchased the chestnut colt.

  • Haynesfield won the 2011 Empire Classic.

    Empire Classic Features Top New York-Breds

    A field of nine, including the 3-year-old filly Haldane, will contest the 1 1/8-mile event in which 5-year-old Lunar Victory is the 8-5 favorite to pick up his fifth win in six 2012 starts for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott.

  • Luckity.com debuts

    Churchill Downs Inc. has launched <a target="_blank" href="http://www.Luckity.com">Luckity.com</a>, a new and exciting gaming site with hundreds of chances to win cash prizes daily. It features number games, draw games, jackpots, quick picks, casino-style games and more, with the action revolving around live horse races around the world.

  • Pulpit broodmare tops OBS session at $50,000

    DECISIVE (Pulpit), a four-year-old filly carrying her first foal, by Kitten's Joy, on a March 4 cover, was the $50,000 top price at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's Fall Mixed Sale Open Session on Wednesday. Consigned by Ramsey Farm, agent, Hip No. 373 was gaveled down to Jose Uzcategui.

  • Gypsy Robin looking for Keeneland hat trick in Raven Run

    Gypsy Robin, front-running winner of this spring's Grade 2 Beaumont at Keeneland, returns to the site of that three-length victory to headline a full field of 14 sophomore fillies in Saturday's 14th running of the Grade 2, $250,000 Raven Run going seven furlongs on the main Polytrack.

  • Demonstrative winning the Turf Writers Cup.

    Demonstrative Leads U.S. Grand National Field

    Demonstrative, winner of the New York Turf Writers Cup Handicap (NSA-I), will battle with several veteran runners and new arrivals to American racing in the $250,000 Grand National (NSA-I), at Far Hills Races Oct. 20.

  • And They're Off: Post Season Edition

    Steve and Lenny discuss Frankel's last race, interview Buff Bradley on Groupie Doll and Brass Hat, as well as dissect the East vs West rivalry in the Breeders' Cup.