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Midnight Bisou Retired After Sept. 28 Injury

on 09/30/2020 8:43 PM
Champion Midnight Bisou, who exited a Sept. 28 workout at Saratoga Race Course with discomfort in her right front leg, has been retired, according to a release from co-owner Bloom Racing Stable.
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Improbable Takes Over in Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings

on 09/30/2020 7:42 PM
Improbable, a commanding 4 1/2-length winner of Saturday's Awesome Again Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita Park, leaped from fourth to first place in Week #11 of the Longines Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings.
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Frank's Rockette to Try Older Females in Gallant Bloom

on 09/30/2020 7:42 PM
Speedy Frank's Rockette will try to secure a fourth straight win and fourth stakes victory this season when she faces older fillies and mares for the first time Oct. 3 in the $150,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (G2) at Belmont Park.
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Caravel Headlines Wanamaker’s October Sale

on 09/30/2020 7:42 PM
After a recent standout performance by $400,000 Wanamaker's graduate Fiya, the online auction house is set to offer another up and coming 3-year-old in the Mizzen Mast filly Caravel, who is undefeated with a stakes victory last out.
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Channel Maker, Sadler's Joy Renew Rivalry in Joe Hirsch

on 09/30/2020 7:42 PM
The wheel of fortune for older distance turfers in New York will be spun once again Oct. 3, and, as a carnival barker would say, where it stops nobody knows.
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New Vocations Launches 11th Breeders' Cup Pledge

on 09/30/2020 7:42 PM
New Vocations has officially launched its annual Breeders' Cup Pledge.
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Newsom Signs California Racing Reform Legislation

on 09/30/2020 7:42 PM
On Sept. 29, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill from California Sen. Bill Dodd meant to improve horse racing safety across the state and build on reforms adopted last year, the senator's office said in a release.
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Keeneland Gives Fans Many Options to Enjoy Fall Meet

on 09/30/2020 7:42 PM
Keeneland is making it easy for fans no matter their location to watch and wager on the track's 17-day Fall Meet with two exciting programs.
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Sam Houston 2021 Purses to Average $248K a Day

on 09/30/2020 7:42 PM
Sam Houston Race Park will kick off its 2021 live racing season on Friday, January 8 with an expanded 46-day Thoroughbred meet with overnight purses of approximately $248,000 per day.
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Sam Houston 2021 Thoroughbred Purses to Average 248K

on 09/30/2020 6:42 PM
Sam Houston Race Park will kick off its 2021 live racing season on Friday, January 8 with an expanded 46-day Thoroughbred meet with overnight purses of approximately $248,000 per day.
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Halladay Seeks Another Grade 1 in Shadwell Turf Mile

on 09/30/2020 6:42 PM
Having won this summer's Fourstardave Handicap (G1T) at Saratoga Race Course, Halladay aims to expand his bankroll and his reputation as a top-class turf horse in the $750,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1T) at Keeneland Oct. 3.
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Beau Recall Targets Breeders' Cup Berth in First Lady

on 09/30/2020 6:42 PM
Slam Dunk Racing and Medallion Racing's Beau Recall has not, as yet, made a trip to the Breeders' Cup World Championships during the entirety of her four-year racing career. 
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Podcast: Top Trainers Talk Preakness

on 09/30/2020 4:41 PM
Kenny Rice of The Kenny Rice Horse Racing Show recently spoke with Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, Ken McPeek, and Tommy Drury ahead of the Oct. 3 Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico Race Course.
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Goffs Orby Sale Gets Off to Sobering Start

on 09/30/2020 4:41 PM
Plenty will have been left wondering if they were witnessing the new normal at Doncaster Sept. 30 as the relocated Goffs Orby Sale got off to a sobering start compared to the giddy highs seen in recent years.
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Asmussen Brings Talented Duo to Breeders' Futurity

on 09/30/2020 4:41 PM
Asmussen's entries the Oct. 3 Breeders' Futurity (G1) at Keeneland include the only stakes winner in the field and another brilliant first-out winner.
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Jockey Ortiz Jr. Sidelined With COVID-19 Positive

on 09/30/2020 3:41 PM
The realities of the coronavirus pandemic have hit home for Eclipse Award-winning jockey Irad Ortiz Jr.
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Completed Pass, Love You Much to Face Off in Jim McKay

on 09/30/2020 3:41 PM
Having already faced off multiple times this year, Robert Bone's Completed Pass and Warwick Stable's Love You Much will be back at it again Oct. 1 in the $100,000 Jim McKay Turf Sprint Stakes, run at five furlongs on the grass at Pimlico Race Course.
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Lunsford Longs for Preakness Win With Art Collector

on 09/30/2020 3:41 PM
Bruce Lunsford, who is in the game for the long haul, eyes the Oct. 3 Preakness Stakes (G1) after a foot ailment derailed his Kentucky Derby (G1) dream a month ago.
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Flavien Prat's four graded stakes wins garners Jockey of the Week honors

on 09/30/2020 2:13 PM
After two graded stakes victories on Saturday and two on Sunday, Flavien Prat was voted the Jockeys' Guild Jockey of the Week for September 21 thru September 27.
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Derby Winner Authentic Gets First Glimpse of Pimlico

on 09/30/2020 12:40 PM
It was a typical Preakness Stakes (G1) week morning at Pimlico Race Course as nine of the 11 3-year-old starters in the $1 million Triple Crown test took to the racetrack Sept. 30 for leisurely moves over a sloppy surface.
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