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  • Leigh Court won the 2014 Thoroughbred Club of America, earning her ticket to the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint.

    Melnyk Could Add BC Win With Leigh Court

    While Eugene Melnyk is winding down his Thoroughbred ownership and breeding operation, the multiple Sovereign Award winner will have at least one chance to pick up another Breeders' Cup victory.

  • Ben's Cat rolls home late to win the Jim McKay Sprint.  <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2517815484&k=DXB5t6D">Order This Photo</a>

    Ben's Cat Logs Win No. 21 in Turf Sprint

    Owned by The Jim Stable of trainer King Leatherbury, Ben's Cat won the 21st race of his 31-race career with a solid come-from-behind tally in the $100,000 Jim McKay Sprint Presented by Apple Ford May 17 at Pimlico.

  • Ben's Cat won the Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes in 2011.

    Ben's Cat Heads Pimlico's Friday Undercard

    Popular Ben's Cat will run in the Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes for the third straight time on the undercard for this year's Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) program May 17 at Pimlico Race Course.

  • Speightstown

    Slideshow: Progeny of Speightstown

    Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse.

  • California Flag

    Two Turf Sprint Contenders Work

    California Flag and Tale of a Champion, two contenders for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), worked over the grass course at Santa Anita Oct. 28 in preparation for the Nov. 3 race.

  • Ben's Cat won the 2011 Turf Monster by a half-length.

    Sprint Veterans Headline Turf Monster at Parx

    Veteran turf sprinters Ben's Cat and Chamberlain Bridge, who have combined to win the past three renewals of the Turf Monster Handicap (gr. IIIT), head the field for this year's $350,000 race Sept. 3 at Parx Racing.

  • Ben's Cat wins the Prax Dash.

    Ben's Cat Breaks Course Mark in Parx Dash

    Perhaps bettors felt Ben's Cat had lost a step when they sent him off at 10-1 in the $150,000 Parx Dash Handicap June 17, but the 6-year-old dispelled that notion with an emphatic two-length victory in course record time.

  • Great Attack streaks home in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=1830138504&k=N6gL3gF">Order This Photo</a>

    Great Attack Surges in Twin Spires Turf Test

    Great Attack, closing from fifth at mid-stretch, collared favored Bridgetown close to home for a narrow victory in the $150,350 Twin Spires Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT), the first stakes race on the Kentucky Derby card May 5.

  • Royal Ascot - More Than Real

    Simon Burgess talks with Ginny DePasquale, assistant trainer to Todd Pletcher. They discuss Bridgetown and BC Champion More Than Real, owned by Bobby Flay.

  • Rogue Romance (outside) and Harlan's Ruby worked together in :59 2/5 over Keeneland's main track.

    Eight BC Contenders Work at Keeneland

    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.

  • Last year's Neartic winner Field Commission faces 11 challengers in 2010.

    Plenty of Options in 12-Horse Nearctic Stakes

    Winless in seven starts since taking last year's Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT), Field Commission will face a much more difficult task in this year's renewal when he faces 11 rivals in the $500,000 turf event at Woodbine Oct. 16.

  • Who's Up bounds away to a Generous win.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8659231%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Who's Up Gets Down in Smart Generous Victory

    Who's Up left the folding odds-on favorite Bridgetown past mid-stretch en route to a 1 3/4-length upset victory in his stakes debut in the $100,000 Generous (gr. IIIT) on the Holywood Park turf Nov. 28.

  • Bridgetown won the Summer Stakes at Woodbine in September.

    Cup Runner-up Bridgetown is Generous Choice

    Bridgetown, a determined second in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IIT) earlier this month after setting the pace, is clearly the one to beat in the Nov. 28 Generous Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park.

  • Noble's Promise, third in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, is headed for the CashCall Futurity at Hollywood. <br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8603639%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    McPeek Eyes More California Cash at Hollywood

    Trainer Ken McPeek has left his six Breeders' Cup World Championships weekend starters behind for the time being to race during the upcoming Hollywood Park fall meet, he said Nov. 12.

  • Godolphin's Buzzword is 6-1 on the morning-line.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8603116%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Many Upset Possibilities in Juvenile Turf

    With his versatility and powerful turn of foot, Interactif, a homebred son of Broken Vow trained by Todd Pletcher, certainly looms large in the one-mile contest. But anything can happen amongst inexperienced 2-year-olds and there are several starters that look intriguing -- some of them that could be big prices on the tote board.

  • Interactif is the lone two-time graded stakes winner in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf.

    Interactif Favored in Tough Juvenile Turf

    As expected, Wertheimer and Frere's homebred Interactif was made the favorite for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IIT). The son of Broken Vow, 4-1 on the morning-line, will face 11 rivals in the one-mile race Nov. 7 at Santa Anita.

  • Interactif has won two graded stakes on the turf.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8457915%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Interactif Has Big Chance in BC Juvenile Turf

    Wertheimer and Frere's impressive homebred Interactif will be the likely favorite for the $1-million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IIT) Nov. 7 at Santa Anita, but the son of Broken Vow will have to defeat what is expected to be a full field in the one-mile event.

  • Bridgetown leaves the rest behind in the Summer Stakes at Woodbine.

    Brilliant Bridgetown Scores in Summer Stakes

    Bridgetown surged past favored Stormy Lord in the stretch and held sway to win the $286,891 Summer Stakes (Can-IIIT) on the Woodbine lawn Sept. 19, locking up a berth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf with the victory.