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Raven Run Winner Taris to F-T November

Blood-Horse | 21 mins ago
Taris, runaway winner of the Oct. 18 Lexus Raven Run Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland, has been supplemented to the Fasig-Tipton November sale, where she will be offered by Darby Dan Sales. Read More...

Pulpit Filly Gets Through Late and Belmont

TDN | 24 mins ago
Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014 4:43 PM ET 8th at BEL (Belmont Park)Chelsea Flower S. ($100K)     Winner: Miss Chatelaine by Pulpit Favored Miss Chatelaine (f, 2, Pulpit) carves wi... Read More...

BC 2014: California Chrome Bath Oct 25

Blood-Horse | 42 mins ago
California Chrome gets a bath after his work at Los Alamitos on Oct 25. Read More...

Discreetly Mine Exacta at Big Sandy

TDN | 55 mins ago
Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014 4:12 PM ET 7th at BEL (Belmont Park)Msw ($75K)     Winner: Classy Class by Discreetly Mine Classy Class (c, 2, Discreetly Mine) leads home exacta fo... Read More...

Salutos Amigos Best in ‘Ruler, Eyes BC Sprint

Blood-Horse | 1 hour ago
The Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) field size appears to have grown by one after Salutos Amigos launched a powerful rally down the center of the track to take the $200,000 Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III) Oct. 25 from Be Read More...

Elm Park Cruises to Easy Racing Post Tally

Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago
Qatar Racing and Kingsclere Racing's progressive Elm Park stepped up to the group I level with style Oct. 25 at Doncaster, scoring an authoritative win in the Racing Post Trophy for 2-year-olds. Read More...

Personal Ensign tops among Distaff winners as broodmares

DRF | 2 hours ago
There are few lines of black type that can do more to boost a broodmare prospect’s résumé than a win in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff. The list of Distaff winners includes some of the most important female runners of the past three decades. However, while a victory in the Breeders’ Cup may open doors in the sales ring and the stud barn, it has not guaranteed a bountiful career as a broodmare. Measured by success in the breeding shed, the spectrum of Distaff winners ranges from Broodmares of the Year to outright disappointments. Read More...

Romans: Prayer for Relief’s Work ‘Super’

Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago
Despite Prayer for Relief having not visited the winner's circle since, trainer Dale Romans believes the 6-year-horse belongs in the field for the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I). Read More...

Romans: Prayer for Relief’s Work ‘Super’

Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago
Despite Prayer for Relief having not visited the winner's circle since, trainer Dale Romans believes the 6-year-horse belongs in the field for the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I). Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Juvenile contender Calculator works slowly by design

DRF | 2 hours ago
On Saturday, at the San Luis Rey Downs training center in Bonsall, Calif., Calculator completed preparations for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile by working six furlongs in 1:13.80. Read More...

BC 2014: California Chrome Work

Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago
Footage from California Chrome's work at Los Alamitos on October 25 in preparation for the Breeders' Cup. Read More...

BC 2014: California Chrome Work

Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago
Footage from California Chrome's work at Los Alamitos on October 25 in preparation for the Breeders' Cup. Read More...

Salutos Amigos wins Bold Ruler, targets BC Sprint

DRF | 3 hours ago
Maybe it wasn’t an either/or situation after all for Salutos Amigos. After dominating Saturday’s Grade 3 Bold Ruler Handicap by 3 1/4 lengths at Belmont Park, David Jacobson, part-owner and trainer of Salutos Amigos, said he wants to wheel the horse back in next Saturday’s $1.5 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Santa Anita. Salutos Amigos was pre-entered for the Sprint and did make it into the body of the race. Read More...

Mr. Besilu, $4.2-million yearling, to stand in Texas

DRF | 3 hours ago
Mr. Besilu, who sold for $4.2 million as a yearling, has been retired and will enter stud at Eureka Thoroughbred Farm in Fredericksburg, Texas, for 2015. His fee has been set for $2,000, the farm announced on Friday. Read More...

Adelaide Strikes From Last to Win Cox Plate

Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago
Ryan Moore piloted Irish raider Adelaide from last to victory in the Aus$3 million Sportingbet Cox Plate (Aus-I), Australia's premier weight-for-age race Oct. 25 at Moonee Valley. Read More...

Adelaide Strikes From Last to Win Cox Plate

Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago
Ryan Moore piloted Irish raider Adelaide from last to victory in the Aus$3 million Sportingbet Cox Plate (Aus-I), Australia's premier weight-for-age race Oct. 25 at Moonee Valley. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Modifies Convicted Trainer Rule

Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago
As part of the board revision of the convicted trainer rule, Breeders' Cup prohibits the participation by assistant trainers or other employees that affected trainers may transfer horses to following sanctions. Read More...

Yonkers: Monday 10/27 Analysis

DRF | 3 hours ago
Matt Rose's analysis of the Monday 10/27 card at Yonkers Raceway. Read More...

Nakatani to ride Sweet Swap in BC Turf Sprint

DRF | 3 hours ago
Sweet Swap, a two-time stakes winner in turf sprints this year, will be ridden by Corey Nakatani in the $1 million Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita on Nov. 1. Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Amends Convicted Trainer Rule

TDN | 3 hours ago
Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014 1:40 PM ET Breeders' Cup board votes to extend the reach of its convicted trainer rule. Read More...

Northfield: Monday 10/27 Analysis + Pick Four ticket

DRF | 3 hours ago
Jeremey Day's analysis of the Monday 10/27 card at Northfield Park. Read More...

Romans pleased with Prayer for Relief

DRF | 4 hours ago
Dale Romans has shocked the world. Not himself, mind you. But he has shocked the world. He did it in 2011 in the Breeders’ Cup Mile, where he scored a 64-1 upset with Court Vision when Goldikova was going for an unprecedented fourth straight win in the race. Read More...

Busy Day of Breeders’ Cup Works Oct. 25

Blood-Horse | 4 hours ago
It was a busy day Oct. 25 on the track at Santa Anita Park, where nearly two dozen participants in the Oct. 31-Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup World Championships went through their final paces. Read More...

Woodbine Harness: Monday 10/27 Analysis

DRF | 4 hours ago
Greg Gangle's analysis of the Monday 10/27 card at Woodbine Harness. Read More...

Litfin’s preview: Last turf sprints of N.Y. season

DRF | 4 hours ago
It’s the 38th and final day of Belmont’s fall meet, with a 10-race card that includes six turf races on courses that are likely to be in the good-to-yielding range. Read More...

3.6million Galileo Colt Sir Isaac Newton To Debut Tomorrow

TDN | 4 hours ago
Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014 1:05 PM ET Derrick Smith's 3.6million Galileo Colt Sir Isaac Newton (Ire) debuts at Leopardstown tomorrow Read More...

California Chrome Digs In for Final BC Breeze

Blood-Horse | 4 hours ago
California Chrome turned in his final pre-Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) work Oct. 25 at Los Alamitos Racecourse, clocking a sharp five furlongs in :59 3/5 under jockey Victor Espinoza. Read More...

Distaff contenders post final works leading up to Breeders’ Cup

DRF | 4 hours ago
Untapable and Close Hatches will command the most attention leading to the Breeder’s Cup Distaff, and both are scheduled for their final workout Sunday. Read More...

Fed Biz in Quick Work for BC Dirt Mile

Blood-Horse | 5 hours ago
Kaleem Shah and Fed Biz LLC's Fed Biz, a strong second to undefeated Shared Belief in the Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) in his last start, worked a half-mile Oct. 25 at Santa Anita in preparation for the Oct. 31 Dirt Mile. Read More...

BC 2014: Dale Romans Oct 25 Works

Blood-Horse | 5 hours ago
Trainer Dale Romans talks about Breeders' Cup works by Prayer for Relief and Cristina's Journey on Oct 25. Read More...

California Chrome has final pre-Breeders’ Cup workout

DRF | 5 hours ago
After California Chrome worked five furlongs in 59.60 seconds Saturday at Los Alamitos, his final workout before the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Nov. 1, Art Sherman had flashbacks. Read More...

Grand Arch ‘Ready to Go’ for BC Mile

Blood-Horse | 5 hours ago
Susan and Jim Hill's Grand Arch, who is having a career season at age 5, worked five furlongs on the dirt Oct. 25 at Keeneland in his final drill for the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Rich Tapestry, Big Macher in Sprint Works

Blood-Horse | 5 hours ago
Hong Kong's Rich Tapestry and California's Big Macher each worked Oct. 25 at Santa Anita in preparation for the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I). Read More...

Ouzts Takes Santa Anita Off ‘Bucket List’

Blood-Horse | 5 hours ago
Sixty-year-old jockey Perry Ouzts was planning to visit Santa Anita as a spectator during a vacation with his wife, but instead landed his first mount at the California track in the Oct. 25 Autumn Miss Stakes. Read More...

BC 2014: Alan Sherman: California Chrome Work

Blood-Horse | 5 hours ago
Assistant trainer Alan Sherman talks about Oct 25 breeze of Breeders' Cup Classic contender California Chrome at Los Alamitos. Read More...

Phoenix Reach’s Elm Park Dominates the Racing Post Trophy

TDN | 6 hours ago
Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014 11:24 AM ET 5th at DON (DONCASTER)G1 Racing Post Trophy     Winner: Elm Park (GB) by Phoenix Reach (Ire) Qatar Racing & Kingsclere Racing's Elm Park (GB) (Phoenix Reach {Ire}) wires Doncaster's G1 Racing Post Trophy Read More...

Watchmaker: How I’d play Belmont on Saturday, Oct. 25

DRF | 6 hours ago
The goods news is, the weather has finally cleared, and with the exception of the fourth race, turf racing will go as scheduled at Belmont Park on Saturday, the penultimate card of the meet. And the better news is, Saturday’s card is a playable one. Read More...

Belmont: Artemis Agrotera among BC workers

DRF | 6 hours ago
After three consecutive mornings of sloppy surfaces, the two tracks at Belmont Park dried out at least to the point where some trainers felt confident enough Saturday morning to work their horses for next week’s Breeders’ Cup. Read More...

Illman: Belmont pick four for Saturday, Oct. 25

DRF | 6 hours ago
Let’s try an early pick four. Read More...

Ruler of the World’s Bro Off the Mark at Leopardstown

TDN | 6 hours ago
Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:47 AM ET 2nd at LEP (LEOPARDSTOWN)Irish Stallion Farms EBF (C & G) Maiden     Winner: Giovanni Canaletto (Ire) by Galileo (Ire) Michael Tabor's Giovanni Canaletto (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), brother to Ruler of the World (Ire), wins at Leopardstown Read More...

Tonalist works five furlongs for BC Classic

DRF | 6 hours ago
Saturday morning did not start off particularly well for trainer Christophe Clement when he was told by New York Racing Association officials that he would not be allowed to work a horse on the turf for the Breeders’ Cup. Read More...

First Black-Type For Vocalised At Leopardstown

TDN | 7 hours ago
Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:35 AM ET 3rd at LEP (LEOPARDSTOWN)G3 Killavullan S.     Winner: Steip Amach (Ire) by Vocalised Jim Bolger's homebred filly Steip Amach (Ire) (Voc... Read More...

Speed Horses Hold Key to BC Classic

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
The Classic outcome most likely will be determined by what transpires on the front end, as we have two, possibly three, horses all trying to prove who is the fastest of the fast. Read More...

King’s preview: Live longshot in Fayette Stakes

DRF | 7 hours ago
Closing day of the Keeneland fall meet is upon us Saturday, highlighted by the running of the Grade 3 Fayette. And ontrack and offtrack fans could not ask for better conditions, with mild temperatures and partly cloudy skies. Read More...

Paco Boy Colt Bags Horris Hill

TDN | 8 hours ago
Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014 9:14 AM ET 1st at NBY (NEWBURY)G3 Worthington's Whizz Kidz S. (Horris Hill S.)     Winner: Smaih (Ger) by Paco Boy (Ire) Al Shaqab Racing's Smaih (G... Read More...

Seriously Silver scores upset in Gaylord Memorial

DRF | 9 hours ago
A week after winning three stakes on a single card at Remington Park, owner-trainer C.R. Trout took down another big race at the meet when Seriously Silver rallied for a half-length win over 1-5 favorite Bling It On Baby in Friday night’s $50,000 E.L. Gaylord Memorial. Read More...

Vivian Da Bling impresses in My Trusty Cat

DRF | 9 hours ago
Vivian Da Bling established herself as the early favorite for next month’s Grade 3, $400,000 Delta Downs Princess on Friday night by cruising to an eight-length win in the local prep for the race, the $100,000 My Trusty Cat. Zelda Can Dance rallied from last for second, while it was another length back to Pitcher in third. Read More...

Hammersly: Pick three for Santa Anita for Sunday, Oct. 26

DRF | 9 hours ago
A dropper in the first leg of the day’s last pick three may give you a nice starting point. Read More...

Free: Two Santa Anita doubles for Saturday, Oct. 25

DRF | 9 hours ago
Rather than swing for the fences, a suggested play is simple – a pair of daily doubles that key non-favorites. The sequences are races 5-6 and 8-9. While neither double would pay a ton ($30 range), neither requires a huge investment – $4 each. Read More...

Cox Plate Goes To Adelaide (Ire)

TDN | 13 hours ago
Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014 3:40 AM ET 8th at MOV (MOONEE VALLEY)G1 W.S. Cox Plate (A$3m)     Winner: Adelaide (Ire) by Galileo (Ire) G1 W.S. Cox Plate To Galileo's Son Adelaid... Read More...