A flight carrying a contingent of Breeders' Cup horses from New York
to California was rescheduled to 1 a.m. EDT Oct. 29 and was able to take
off as Hurricane Sandy approached the Northeast, Breeders' Cup
The Tex Sutton plane left the airport in Islip, N.Y., carrying horses
trained by Christophe Clement, Shug McGaughey, Bill Mott, and others,
Breeders' Cup chief operating officer Bob Elliston said. The plane
stopped in Louisville, Ky., to pick up more horses and was scheduled to
land at the airport in Ontario, Calif., well before noon.