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  • Caulfield Guineas Day: Peter Moody

    Peter Moody talks about the barn prospects for Caulfield Guineas Day, including Dissident, Weinholt, Floria, and Office Bearer.

  • Altano Stays the Distance in Cadran

    With plenty of stamina in reserve, Altano shook off runner-up Tac de Boistron in the straight and took the Qatar Prix du Cadran (Fr-I) for stayers by 2 1/2 lengths Oct. 6 at Longchamp.

  • Jarnet Strikes with Moonlight Cloud in Foret

    Moonlight Cloud unleashed an astounding burst of speed from last and wore down pacesetter Gordon Lord Byron to capture the Qatar Prix de la Foret (Fr-I) by three lengths Oct. 6 at Longchamp.

  • Treve wins the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe.
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    Filly Treve Scores in Breathtaking Arc Romp

    Treve proved to be a cut above in a star-studded field for the 92nd Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) as she romped through the straight unchallenged to win in a tour de force performance Oct. 6 at Longchamp.

  • Dalkala, center, wins the Prix de l'Opera Longines.
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    Dalkala Denies Tasaday in l'Opera Thriller

    The Aga Khan's Dalkala won in a head bob at the finish line to deny favorite Tasaday in a Prix de l'Opera Longines (Fr-I) thriller Oct. 6 at Longchamp.

  • Karakontie wins the Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere-Grand Criterium.
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    Karakontie Wins Battle for Jean-Luc Lagardere

    Favorite Karakontie dispatched pacesetter Noozhoh Canarias in the closing stages and captured Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (Fr-I)-Grand Criterium (Fr-I) Oct. 6 at Longchamp.

  • Indonesienne Storms to Marcel Boussac Win

    Indonesienne reeled in pacesetter Lesstalk In Park with a torrid rally down the center of the track and won the Total Prix Marcel Boussac-Criterium des Pouliches (Fr-I) for 2-year-old fillies Oct. 6 at Longchamp.

  • Maarek, center/red and white dot silks, wins the Qatar Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp.
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    Maarek Takes Prix de l'Abbaye on Line

    Declan McDonogh drove Maarek between horses and nailed Catcall on the wire to win the Qatar Prix de l'Abbaye de Longchamp Oct. 6 at Longchamp.

  • Kenhope Sells for $1.2 million at Arc Sale

    Indian pharmaceutical billionaire Cyrus Poonwalla went to 900,000 ($1,220,008 in United States funds) to acquire Coronation Stakes (Eng-I) runner-up Kenhope at the Arqana Arc sale Oct. 5 at Saint-Cloud.

  • A Third Dollar for Cirrus Des Aigles

    Thought earlier this year to have his best days behind him, Cirrus Des Aigles showed he still had his competitive fire when winning the Qatar Prix Dollar (Fr-II) for the third time Oct. 5 at Longchamp.

  • Waller Wins Another Group I in Australia

    Trainer Chris Waller notched a third group I win this season when Boban stormed on the outside from the back of the field to edge favorite Streama in the Star Epsom (Aus-I) Oct. 5 at Royal Randwick.

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    Japan's Orfevre Takes Another Shot at Arc

    The field assembled for the 92nd Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I), Europe's premier middle-distance race Oct. 2 at Longchamp, looks to be one of best in recent years.

  • Al Kazeem

    Al Kazeem Fit for a Queen

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />As the first new sire to come to Sandringham since Motivator, Al Khazeem offers the Royal Studs both a sire line that is an outcross and a female family of transatlantic interest.

  • Turnbull Stakes Day: Simon Zahra

    Simon Zahra talks about his prospects for Turnbull Stakes Day, including Epic Saga, Menage A Charge, and Solicit.

  • Turnbull Stakes Day: John Sadler

    John Sadler talks about his prospects for Turnbull Stakes Day, including Pinstripe Lane and Perfect Offering.

  • Turnbull Stakes Day: Paul Snowden

    Paul Snowden talks about his prospects for Turnbull Stakes Day, including Dragons Eye, Tupac Amaru, and Paximadia.

  • Turnbull Stakes Day: Justine Hales

    Justine Hales, foreman for Chris Waler, talks about the barn prospects for Turnbull Stakes Day, including Hawkspur and Royal Descent.

  • Montjeu Son Sells for $3.8 Million at Goffs

    A Montjeu colt out of European champion Finsceal Beo lit up the board at Kildare Paddocks Oct. 3 when selling for &euro;2.85 million ($3,881,536 in United States funds) at the Goffs Orby yearling sale in Ireland.

  • Raven's Pass Filly Tops Goffs Orby Opener

    Shadwell Estate Co. bought a Raven's Pass filly for 520,000 Euros (US$706,454), the highest price at the opening of session of Goffs Orby yearling sale Oct. 2 at Kildare Paddocks in County Kildare, Ireland.

  • St Nicholas Abbey
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    St Nicholas Abbey's Recovery on Track

    Ireland's Coolmore Stud reported Sept. 30 that injured equine superstar St Nicholas Abbey's recovery is on track and that "surgeons at Fethard Equine Hospital couldn't be happier with St Nicholas Abbey's progress to date."

  • Czech Star Shamalgan Scores in Italy

    Czech star and French classic-placed Shamalgan found success in Italy as he captured the Premio Vittorio di Capua (Ity-I) in convincing fashion Sept. 29 at San Siro in Milan.

  • Rebel Dane Wins Tight Photo in Clarke

    Diminutive but game Rebel Dane fought out the finish in the Clamms Seafood Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (Aus-I) and earned his first top-level win Sept. 29 at Caulfield.

  • Lord Kanaloa and jockey Yasunari Iwata win the Sprinter Stakes at Nakayama, JPN.
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    Lord Kanaloa Repeats in Sprinters Stakes

    Champion sprinter Lord Kanaloa ran down pacesetter Hakusan Moon for a repeat victory in the Sprinters Stakes (Jpn-I), the first top-level race of Japan's fall season, Sept. 29 at Nakayama.

  • Vorda (left) goes by Princess Noor to win the Connolly&#39;s Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2795848423&amp;k=HpRMScz&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Classy Vorda Takes Cheveley Park Stakes

    French filly Vorda struck the front in the closing stages, scooting past the leading Princess Noor to win the Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes (Eng-I) for 2-year-old fillies Sept. 28 at Newmarket.

  • Sky Lantern runs away from the others to take the Sun Chariot Stakes.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2795848032&amp;k=2SpBFdB&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Sky Lantern Shines Bright in Sun Chariot

    Sky Lantern powered from last and overhauled Integral in the inside final furlong for a one-length win in the Kingdom of Bahrain Sun Chariot Stakes (Eng-I) Sept. 28 at Newmarket.

  • Chriselliam flies home late to win the Shadwell Fillies&#39; Mile.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2794168867&amp;k=gbhssbR&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Chriselliam Flies to Fillies' Mile Upset

    Chriselliam charged past favorite Rizeena with a torrid outside rally from the back of the field and won the Shadwell Fillies' Mile (Eng-I) in a 28-1 upset Sept. 27 at Newmarket.

  • Samaready Trounces Quality Field in Moir

    Samaready stunned a star-studded field in the Moir Stakes (Aus-I) Sept. 27 at Moonee Valley, scoring a four-length triumph over highly regarded Buffering.

  • Yeats Yearling Tops Tattersalls Ireland Sale

    The Castlebridge Consignment offered the top-priced horses on both days of a dynamic Tattersalls Ireland September yearling sale, with their Yeats colt bringing the sale's overall highest price on closing day Sept. 25.

  • Dayjur in the 1990 Breeders&#39; Cup Sprint.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://photos.bloodhorse.com/Classics/Classic-Photos/22651042_hrMBZZ#!i=2790452740&amp;k=TX5mHnj&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    European Champion and Sire Dayjur Dead

    European champion and sire Dayjur was euthanized Sept. 25 at Shadwell Farm in Lexington due to the infirmities of old age, according to an announcement from the farm. He was 26 and had been pensioned since 2010.

  • Spanish Steps Heading to Saudi Arabia

    Spanish Steps, sire of last year's Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I) winner and Eclipse Award finalist Little Mike, has been sold to stand in Saudi Arabia in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer Bloodstock.

  • Fort Erie Racing.

    Fort Erie Submits Proposal to Continue Racing

    The Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium said it has submitted a proposal to the Ontario provincial government's Horse Racing Transition Panel to continue live racing at Fort Erie for at least the next three years.

  • Vif Monsieur Gets Europa Win on Double DQ

    Vif Monsieur was awarded the win in the Preis von Europa (Ger-I) Sept. 22 at Cologne upon the stunning disqualifications of respective first- and second-place finishers, Meandre and Empoli, for interference.