Even-money choice Dancinginherdreams charged through an opening at the rail and romped to victory in the $165,450 Pocahontas Stakes (gr. II) on the opening day of the Churchill Downs fall meet Oct. 31.
Heavily favored Astrology was an appropriate winner on Churchill Downs' Stars of Tomorrow card on opening day of the Louisville track's fall meet, convincingly taking the $122,300 Iroquois Stakes (gr. II) Oct. 31.
Godolphin Racing will have a strong hand in the Breeders' Cup Nov. 5-6 as the operation's Girolamo, Sara Louise, Gayego, and Vineyard Haven are bound for Louisville after breezing at Belmont Park this weekend.
Good weather, competitive racing boost attendance and handle at Keeneland fall meet.
Successful Dan easily rolled past pacesetter Exhi just beyond the eighth-pole and romped home for a three-length victory in the $150,000 Greenbrier Fayette (gr. II) Oct. 30 on closing day at Keeneland.
Todd Pletcher sent out five of his Breeders' Cup hopefuls Oct. 30 at Churchill Downs, including his Ladies' Classic (gr. I) duo of Cynthia DeBartolo's Life At Ten and Edward Evans' Malibu Prayer.
Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint contenders Silver Timber and Bridgetown turn in solid works at Keeneland Oct. 30. Silver Timber worked on the main track, while Bridgetown worked on the turf.
Auctions are scheduled for Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, and Texas.
There is a possibility of rain in Louisville, Ky., Nov. 5 when the first day of the Breeders' Cup World Championships will be held at Churchill Downs.
Cash Refund had his final prep for the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) by working five furlongs in company in 1:00 1/5 over a fast track on a cool Oct. 29 morning at Churchill Downs.
Undefeated in three starts in Peru, Murjan will make his U.S. debut in the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Nov. 6 at Churchill Downs.
Runnymede Farm has decided to enter homebred Rogue Romance in the $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) Nov. 6 at Churchill Downs.
AAEP develops veterinary guidelines that emphasize racehorse health, safety, and welfare.
Super Saver, winner of the 2010 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr I), has been retired from racing and will stand at Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Maybesomaybenot, who won the Sanford (gr. II) this summer before tailing off in his last two, will carry top weight of 123 pounds in the $100,000 Iroquois Stakes (gr. II) on opening day of the Churchill Downs fall meet.
The Breeders' Cup and The Voice-Tribune have teamed up to give two fans the opportunity to win $5,000 in the "Breeders' Cup Fashion $5K" at Churchill Downs Nov. 5.
Julien Leparoux, the 2009 Eclipse Award winner as America's top jockey who has dominated the standings the past four years at Churchill Downs, will be a busy man next weekend with 12 Breeders' Cup mounts.
The garland of roses and other items from Winning Colors' 1988 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) victory have been presented to the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs.
The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale, which ended its three-day run Oct. 27 in Lexington, generated results that were "totally expected," according to the auction firm's chairman Walt Robertson.
Zenyatta and Goldikova will attempt to make history in their respective Breeders' Cup races.
The main focus this year, of course, will be on "Mighty Mare"--Zenyatta--who hopes to conclude her amazing career in the Classic with her 20th victory in as many starts, and the French femme fatale, Goldikova.
West Point Thoroughbred didn't waste any time in pulling a switch with Awesome Gem and Tropic Storm, both of whom will run in their second preference races.
Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm announced Oct. 27 that stallion seasons and matings specialist Anne Peters has decided to go out on her own.
Stately Victor, who scored his career biggest win at Keeneland in the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) this spring, returns to the Lexington racetrack as one of the favorites for the closing day $150,000 Fayette Stakes.
Todd Pletcher has pre-entered 11 horses -- more than any other trainer at the two-day Breeders' Cup World Championships to be held Nov. 5-6 at Churchill Downs.
Breeders' Cup officials touted this year's pre-entries for the Nov. 5-6 World Championships at Churchill Downs the deepest in the history of the event.
TVG's "The Works" program will be telecast live from Churchill Downs, beginning Saturday, Oct. 30, and continuing through Wednesday, Nov. 3, from 11 a.m.-noon EDT daily.
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's Equine Drug Research Council has withdrawn support and funding for one of six projects that it had approved for 2010.
Median price declines 35.5% and the buy-back rate increases.
Kentucky's Thoroughbred racetracks have received approval for 2011 live racing dates that are slightly higher than those being raced this year.
Trainer John Shirreffs may start training Zenyatta on the dirt this week in preparation for the upcoming Breeders' Cup Classic.
A pair of horses trained by Brian Koriner topped the Breeders' Cup work tab at Churchill Downs Oct. 26.
A filly by Hard Spun is the highest-priced horse sold so far during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky fall yearling sale.
Smarty Jones, whose wins in the 2004 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) while unbeaten catapulted him to celebrity status, is coming home.
The Breeders' Cup announced Oct. 26 that a record 184 horses have been pre-entered for the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships to be held at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5-6.
A Tapit colt brought the most expensive price of $280,000 from Canadian-based trainer Mark Casse, agent.
A strained tendon sends Hold Me Back to stud at WinStar Farm.
Kentucky Commission, Jockeys' Guild Reach Agreement on Advertising Dispute.
The Breeders' Cup and television station WHAS11 have teamed up to give one fan the opportunity to direct a wager $25,000 on the Nov. 6 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
Jordy Y breezed over the Keeneland turf course on Oct. 25 with Larry Melancon aboard.
Augustin Stable's Informed Decision and Forever Together breezed at Keeneland Oct. 25 as the two gray champions trained by Jonathan Sheppard continued to prepare for the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs.
The Oct. 25 workout tab at Churchill Downs included more than a handful of contenders for the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Gary Seidler and Peter Vegso's Unrivaled Belle tuned up for a run in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) on Nov. 5 by working five furlongs in 1:00 3/5 under jockey Kent Desormeaux at Churchill Downs Oct. 25.
Double Eagle Ranch and Buena Suerte Equine's Mine That Bird, winless since his huge 50-1 upset victory in the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), worked five-eighths of a mile in 1:00 at Churchill Downs.
Unlike the sunscreen and sandals that are the norm for the Breeders' Cup World Championships in Southern California, racing fans will want to bring outerwear to this year's event.
Favored Casablanca Smile could not have had an easier setup in Keeneland's $125,000 Rood and Riddle Dowager Stakes, kicking away in the stretch for a front-running seven-length romp over a firm turf course Oct. 24.
Espoir City, Japan's hope for the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) to be run at Churchill Downs Nov. 6, drilled six furlongs over the Louisville track to lead a host of workouts on the morning of Oct. 23.
Multiple grade I winner Blame and his stablemate, Super Derby victor Apart, breezed together at Keeneland Oct. 24, going five furlongs in :58 4/5 as Blame prepares for the BC Classic at Churchill Downs.
Hilda's Passion took over after a quarter-mile and repelled the bid of longshot Decelerator in the stretch to win the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies Oct. 23 at Keeneland.
With jockey Calvin Borel up, Hurricane Ike tuned up for his engagement in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) by working six furlongs at Churchill Downs in 1:12 2/5 after the renovation break Oct. 23.
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