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2009 Breeders' Futurity (G1)

Date/Track:
10/10/2009, Keeneland
Distance:
1 1/16 m (Synthetic)
Age/Sex:
2 M
Time:

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Breeders' Futurity (G1)...

IEAH Stables’ Diamondrella (GB) and Court Vision left the Keeneland barn area at 7 a.m. Sunday to return to their home bases in New York after capturing the First Lady (G1) and the Shadwell Turf Mile (G1), respectively. “Everything is good this morning; he came back fine,” said Michelle Nevin, assis...Read More
Despite the pockets of mud in the paddock and decidedly overcast skies that lingered, Willie Martinez told his family Saturday was not the day for them to dress down as they ventured to Keeneland.Read More
The Polytrack was fast as always. Back on the turf, and the condition was listed as soft. Seven races run on synthetic, and only one wire job as off the pace types scored six times. Stalkers and closers best on the sod. Read More
It was only a matter of minutes before TVG was muted on my television as the hysteria that surrounded Zenyatta’s 13th consecutive victory was on full display. Read More
Keeneland Recap – Oct 9th: The Polytrack was fast as always. The two turf races were transferred to the synthetic surface. The two 6f races favored speed. Stalkers best in the three 7f races carded. Patient runners best in the five route races on the afternoon. Read More
ESPN Classic will air three races from Oak Tree at Santa Anita Park and two races from Keeneland Race Course on Saturday in a Breeders’ Cup Challenge telecast from 5 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. EDT. The Goodwood (G1) and Lady’s Secret (G1) Stakes from Oak Tree, meanwhile, also are scheduled to be simulcast li...Read More
Keeneland's 2009 fall meet starts Wednesday and will continue through October 31. As always, the October session features a strong stakes schedule and tough overnight competition among top horses and horsemen. The meet opens with a giant "FallStars Weekend" with $3.2 million offered in nine stakes e...Read More
Augustin Stable’s Forever Together drew post position five and will face eight rivals on Saturday when she attempts to become the first repeat winner of the $400,000 First Lady (G1) for fillies and mares 3-years-old and up at a mile on the Haggin Turf Course.Read More
I'd be awfully surprised to see any one in this field beat Dixie Band. With a record of 4-3-0-0, this colt may be wearing roses next year with his aggressive running style. Any competition for him is running up north at Belmont in the Champagne on the same day.
This is the first in a series of blogs featuring the 2009 Breeders’ Cup, to be held at Santa Anita Park on November 6th and 7th. I will look at each division in the coming days and weeks, and I’ll start with the juvenile colts and geldings. Read More
Augustin Stable's FOREVER TOGETHER (Belong to Me) and Circle E Racing's MR. SIDNEY (Storm Cat) are expected to take their shots at Keeneland racing history this weekend when the fall meeting kicks off a 17-day session on Friday that runs through October 31.Read More

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