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Mr. Besilu has been retired and will stand at Eureka Thoroughbred Farm near Fredericksburg, Texas for $2,000
The racing career of California Chrome could come to an end with a poor performance in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) Nov. 1, one of his owners said in a published report. Co-owner Perry Martin told the Sacramento Bee in an article posted Oct. 24 on the newspaper's website, sacbee.com."(It's) race by race now," said Martin, confirming for the first time what many observers suspected. "A good BC Classic and we'll keep going. (Run a) clunker and he's off to the breeding shed." Let's hope he runs a good race. Article on Bloodhorse
Will Goldencents return to the sight of his most prestigious victory, and repeat his success? Or, will familiar rival Fed Biz, or an up and coming three year old dethrone him?Read More
  • Mary Z. · Goldencents' Met Mile, his first start of 2014, not having raced since the Cigar Mile in November, was a very good effort, hanging off of the super-speedy Broadway empire, taking the lead then losing by only 1 length to Palace Malice. I agree, 6f is not Goldencents' best distance, but look at how good he is at 6f anyway. Bumped at the start of the Bing Crosby against Cali speedies? Not easy to make up for that quickly. He finished a close second, 1/2 length back, to Big Macher who had been running well all year, to that point. Beat Del Mar lover Fed Biz in the 7f Pat O'Brien. Super nice! Back to 6f in the SA Sprint Championship. Went wide, finished ahead of Baffert's 6f champ, cameo appearance maker Secret Circle, and was in a photo going 1:07.59, with the Shaheen winner. All fractions fast. Now he'll be back again at a mile. Should be no problem with pace or distance. Instead of saying unlucky, I say he's the new and improved 4 year old Goldencents having possibly his best year ever. About Fed Biz, one of my Cali likes. However, he may appreciate a slightly slower pace over dirt than he will get in the BC Dirt Mile. Was my very preliminary dirt mile pick months ago. Now, I have to go with Goldie. · 21 minutes ago
Loooch Racing Stable and Christopher Dunn’s Ria Antonia, whose most recent victory came via disqualification in the 2013 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) at Santa Anita, prepared for her California return Friday morning by working a half-mile in :47.60 under exercise rider Mario Orantes for train...Read More
Friday's 3rd race (3:00pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is a $56,000 Maiden Special Weight event for 2-year-old fillies traveling a mile and a sixteenth on the main track. #1 Redshirt (3-1) rallied for the show in her Del Mar sprint bow and finished an even 4th at that same venue (one mile) second time ...Read More
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  • travel_vic · Contenders before scratches: 6 Olivia's Greatdane 2 Conquest Superstep 1 Redshirt 7 Dad's Princess 5 goes out alone and then 6 1 7 come later. · 6 hours ago ·
  • Mary Z. · 6 scratched. 4,7,3,1 · 1 hour ago ·
There are a myriad of reasons why any horse performs less than other efforts and MOST of those PROVABLE reasons are random OR in the realm of those who work with the horse not some observer hundreds of feet away, or worst yet on television. IF an animal has two failures in a row, that suggests a trend to be aware of, but an isolated sub par performance? Who knows?
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  • amino998 · Sarcasm I understood, do you? Nevertheless, the bottom line is we haven't heard even the 20% since... · 3 hours ago
  • amino998 · …anyway, t_v, that’s exactly why boots on the ground information is important, not all those horrible things that you call it. As for the “MOST of those PROVABLE reasons are random “part, there must be a lot of randomness in your life experience. Breeding is random, poor performances are random… do you consider trouble in races to be random? · 1 hour ago
The Breeders' Cup is less than two weeks away. Here's a look at five live long shots that might be flying under your radar.Read More
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  • bennings via Disqus · If Shared Belief is to get beat I now believe that threat will come from Toast Of New York. It's easy to lose sight of just how good his Pacific Classic was. The odds should be there. He's got great tactical speed. He's had ample time to recover from his Top. His Tomilson figures suggest that the dirt should not pose a road block. · 2 hours ago
  • Dee P. via Disqus · Candy Boy? Really? There is not a chance of this horse hitting the board. · 1 hour ago
Winstar Farm has acquired half interest in G1 winner Daredevil in partnership with Let's Go Stable, according to DRF
As a prime contender withdraws, the Breeders' Cup Distaff could come down to a two-horse race.Read More
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  • Megatote · Tiz Midnight · 20 hours ago
  • Pick6Sam via Disqus · Don't Tell Sophia.. not convinced though. May just throw a horseshoe in this one and bet a high priced Fifthyshadesofhay.. Bounce back against this company is tough.. the toughest but it could happen. Hell at maybe 12-1/15-1 its a decent shot on a good filly · 2 hours ago
For the first time in six years, the BC Mile will not be graced by either Goldikova or Wise Dan. What this field lacks in star power, though, it makes up for with depth and competitiveness.Read More
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  • Megatote · I have been collecting big money on betting Grand Arch all year, an exotic must! · 21 hours ago
  • Pick6Sam via Disqus · Toronado looks just awesome! But likely no real $ to be made betting on him. I like Zipse's pick too ~ Tom's Tribute at a price. May just try various exotic tix in this one. My first picks are Toronado/Tom's Tribute in a exacta box but I think I'd have to bet a good amount with those two likely to be bet down allot. · 2 hours ago
According to the DRF, his turf tomilson figure is a lowly 191 (I can't remember the last time I saw one lower than 200), his wet T-figure is 315, which suggests he's far closer to being a dirt horse than he is a turf horse. He should be able to handle the dirt without worry.
Breeders’ Cup, Breeders’ Cup, and more Breeders’ Cup! Brian and Matt take an initial look at all 13 races in tonight’s edition HorseCenter.Read More
  • Pick6Sam via Disqus · Another great show guys! Great info on the upcoming Breeder's Cup! These euro's look quite tough, especially on the grass.. I think the BC-Turf is one of the most intriguing races of the two days! Course everyone is talking about the Classic and rightfully so.. There's natural speed up front, hounding pressers, turn-of-foot stalkers and out of the clouds closers in the Classic,.. very tough to handicap! · 2 hours ago
As ambitious D said, his race in the Pacific Classic was rather noteworthy. Shared Belief's Mike Smith is lucky he didn't get taken down for crossing into TONY's path as they turned for home. Now, DMR is a track that has a peculiar way of forcing horses to make a left turn at the head of the stretch. It's a cluster you know what. That said, TONY finished with great alacrity after having to steady. I would argue that he was coming back on at the finish. That makes me believe he can finish better than that race already indicates, which is a scary prop. So, the big ? is the surface. 2 things. The odds are with you. That is a huge factor. I, also, find it noteworthy that TONY has bombed on turf. He's NOT a turf horse. His PPs in Europe scream that. His only opportunities over there were on synthetic. So then we are to believe that he's strictly a synthetic horse? The odds say no. What if he's a dirt horse - like a lot of dirt horses - who handle synthetic well enough but are exposed on turf? I would argue that is more likely than being a synthetic specialist. He does have a high stride, although it's not as high as some. That could be why he handles the synthetic as well as he does. But it's done nothing for him turf-wise. Imo, TONY's last race is the 2nd best effort by a 3yo this year (behind SB). Yet, SB had a tough last race while this colt recovered from his best race. TONY has better tactical speed, if the PC is any indication. If he can get first run at the speed, the PC suggests that he can hold off SB in the stretch. The value should be there.
After two surprise losses this season, Champion Lankan Rupee finds his way back to the winner's circle in the G1 Manikato Stakes.
The Meadowlands Racetrack has cancelled its six-race Thoroughbred program for Friday, Oct. 24. Heavy rains have plagued coastal New Jersey and New England the last couple days forcing the cancelation of the all-turf card. A nor'easter brought heavy rains, hail, and winds up to 50 mph through Oct. 23. Flooding in places was so bad that people had to be rescued from their cars, according to several news reports. The Monmouth-at-Meadowlands meet will continue in East Rutherford on Saturday, October 25, first post 7 p.m.
From Racing Post.com: 2013 Epsom Derby winner, Ruler of the World, has been retired and will stand at Coolmore Stud next season. Can't say I didn't see this coming after back to back sub-par performances in the G1 Prix De l'Arc de Triomphe & G1 Champion Stakes.
Baffert says Midnight Lucky OUT of BC F&M Sprint per Marty Magee DRF.
  • Goblin · Not only out of the BC, but now retired per DRF. http://live.drf.com/ · 4 hours ago
  • ekindy · Why has this filly been so lightly raced? Injury? They never really get into the specifics. · 3 hours ago
Diversy Harbor is running Sat.at Santa Anita race 8, we'll she if the short break helped her ??? I hope so, I really like her. jlp
Raced today for the first time since the Dubai World Cup, raced mid back and moved up to finish a fine 3rd, not back considering there was apparently a speed bias. Replay (he is #1) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYHKiHbAEOs&feature=youtu.be&list=UU4xAL1Lid7vrrm-xtxyyvwA
Candy boy hmmmm????when it was derby time I omitted him in my wagers.i am starting to think he could make some serious noise in the bc classic and go unnoticed at 12-1!!! Maybe the other candy ride pulls a shocker!!!
  • amino998 · Yes John, only need 1 BIG race to get the Stud deal signed and you're 0-31 @ The Breeders' Cup... give Candy all the 'vitamins+' you got. · 4 hours ago

Poll of the Day

Who will win the Cox Plate? 

  • Happy Trails
  • Wandjina
  • Royal Descent
  • Sacred Falls
  • Almalad
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  • The Cleaner
  • Side Glance
  • Silent Achiever
  • Foreteller
  • Fawkner
  • Criterion
  • Sweynesse
  • Adelaide

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SA 10/24/2014 R3 - Redshirt ready to graduate at Santa Anita

Friday's 3rd race (3:00pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is a $56,000 Maiden Special Weight event for 2-year-old fillies traveling a mile and a sixteenth on the main track. #1 Redshirt (3-1) rallied for the show in her Del Mar sprint bow and finished an e...

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View DetailsView Video10/18Caulfield Cup-G1Admire Rakti

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