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  • Wissie Brede Dies May 28

    Ann "Wissie" Brede, a Thoroughbred owner and breeder and expert horse show judge, died May 28 of complications from ovarian cancer. She was recognized as the 2006 Pennsylvania Horse Woman of the Year.

  • Appeal Filed in Brass Hat Disqualification

    Attorney William E. Johnson officially filed an appeal May 4 on behalf of Fred and William "Buff" Bradley, the owner and trainer, respectively, of Brass Hat.

  • Fund Established to Aid Disabled Jockeys

    A group of racetracks and racing organizations are joining with the Jockeys' Guild to raise funds for the immediate needs of permanently disabled riders.

  • Artie Schiller heads small field in Maker's Mark Mile Stakes at Keeneland Friday.

    Artie Schiller Makes 2006 Debut in Maker's Mark

    Artie Schiller, just edged in the voting for last year's champion turf male, heads a small but select field in the Maker's Mark Mile Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland Friday.

  • Chin High gives hometown trainer a win in Transy.

    Hometown Trainer Pulls Huge Upset at Keeneland

    Neil Pessin is from Lexington and has stabled at Keeneland for years. On the opening day of the spring meeting Friday, his Chin High pulled a major upset in the $150,000 Central Bank Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds.

  • Hutcheson Stakes winner Keyed Entry tops field for Wood Memorial.

    Keyed Entry Heads Solid Wood Memorial Field

    Keyed Entry, who was beaten just a neck in the Gotham Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct three weeks ago, could be the slight favorite among the nine entered today for Saturday's Wood Memorial (gr. I) at the same track.

  • Majesterian Dies of Heart Attack

    Majesterian, a son of Pleasant Colony owned by Drs. Lutz and Susanne Harfst, died March 22 of an apparent heart attack.

  • Special agents with the Internal Revenue Service were posted at the entrances to ClassicStar Farm Thursday.

    ClassicStar Operating a Day After IRS Visit

    A day after agents from the Internal Revenue Service were at ClassicStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., the horse operation is continuing, the farm manager said today.

  • Tricky Creek Moved to New Mexico

    Tricky Creek, the sire of 18 stakes winners, has been relocated for the 2006 breeding season to Nancy and Loren Bolinger's Running Horse Farm near Albuquerque, NM.

  • Four Races Upgraded to Grade I for 2006

    Calder Race Course will run its first grade I race in 2006, the Princess Rooney Handicap, one of four races upgraded to grade I status by the American Graded Stakes Committee.

  • Captain Squire Choice in Small Underwood Field

    Captain Squire, who won the Ancient Title (gr. I) two starts back, heads a small field entered for Saturday's Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) at Hollywood Park.

  • High Yield, relocating to Hill 'n' Dale.

    High Yield Moving to Hill 'n' Dale

    High Yield will be relocated for the 2006 breeding season to John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farm near Lexington. His fee will be $7,500.

  • Union Place to Silver Duck Stable

    Union Place, a graded stakes winning son of Out of Place, has been retired and will stand at owner William Sorokolit Sr.'s Silver Duck Stable in King City, Ontario, Canada.

  • Buck Pond Announces Stud Fees

    Buck Pond Farm announced its 2006 stud fees, which includes a hike for Lost Soldier, the sire of Lost in the Fog, and the setting of fees for several new stallions. The farm, near Versailles, Ky., is owned by Doug Arnold and will be home to a dozen stallions next year.

  • Meadowlake Dies at Age 22

    Meadowlake, the sire of 54 stakes winners including champion Meadow Star, died Nov. 5 at Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.

  • Wildcat Heir Injured in Sprint; Retired

    Wildcat Heir, who ran poorly in the TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), was found to have sustained a hairline fracture of the accessory carpal bone, apparently during the race, and has been retired.

  • Silver Train Stops Lost in the Fog's Streak in Sprint

    The biggest favorite on the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships day program faltered, Lost in the Fog going down at 3-5 odds and finishing off the board in the $1.06 million TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I).

  • No Catching Intercontinental in Filly & Mare Turf

    The bettors thought Intercontinental would not like the soft turf but she proved them wrong, going nearly wire-to-wire to win the $972,020 Emirates Airline Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT).

  • Folklore Takes Juvenile Fillies for Lukas, Prado

    Favored Folklore took the lead, gave it up, and then reclaimed it en route to a win in the $1.06 million Alberto VO5 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) Saturday at Belmont Park.

  • Magna Graduate Earns Honors in Discovery

    Magna Graduate won his second straight stakes Saturday at Belmont, coming from off the pace to win the $287,250 Discovery Handicap (gr. III) over favored Scrappy T.

  • BC Day Starts, Gotaghostofachance Grabs Sport Page

    Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships day got started just a few minutes past noon Saturday with one of two undercard races, the $281,500 Emirates Airline Sport Page (gr. III).

  • Belmont Turf Yielding, Track Super Says

    If races were being run on the turf at Belmont Park today, track superintendent John Passero said the courses would be listed as yielding.

  • Stallion Managers, Breeders Watching BC Horses

    One of the groups paying particular attention at the rail the past few mornings at Belmont Park are those who will have some of the participants in their next careers – the farm owners and stallion managers.

  • Breeders' Cup Head-to-Head Match-Ups Announced

    The head-to-head match-ups for the eight Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championship races were announced at the post-position draw Wednesday morning. The Breeders' Cup is Oct. 29 at Belmont Park.

  • Keeneland Kat Scratched From Juvenile Fillies

    Keeneland Kat became the latest casualty of the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, being declared out of the Alberto Culver VO5 Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) Wednesday morning.

  • Happy Ticket Has Workout for Distaff

    Happy Ticket, who gained a lot of believers after a strong second to Ashado in the Oct. 1 Beldame Stakes (gr. I), had her last workout Wednesday morning for Saturday's Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I).

  • There is Another Unbeaten Horse in the Breeders' Cup

    Everyone knows Lost in the Fog is unbeaten in 10 starts and will be the favorite in the TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I). And that Shakespeare has won all five of his races and will be one of the top choices in the John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).

  • Rain-soaked Belmont Park, Tuesday morning.

    Nor'Easter Hits Belmont; Track a Ghost Town

    On a morning not fit for man nor beast, it was hard to find any of either outside a shedrow Tuesday morning at Belmont Park. A huge storm hit the area with steady rain and blowing winds.

  • Record Rain in New York, Track Super Confident for BC Day

    There was quite a thunderstorm on Long Island Saturday night. The site of the Oct. 29 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships was hit with loud thunder and bolts of lightning accompanied by an inch of rain.

  • Ashado will be attempting to repeat her win in the Breeders' Cup Distaff.

    Four Try to Join List of Breeders' Cup Repeat Winners

    As far as the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is concerned, repeat customers are more than welcome. But while many Breeders' Cup winners have tried to repeat their glory, only a select few have succeeded.