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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.