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Bass Racing's Annapolis defeats his elders and joins a select group of 3-year-olds to capture the Oct. 8 $1 million Turf Mile Stakes (G1T) at Keeneland. His victory set a new stakes record of 1:33.29.
Widening away to a 6 1/2-length victory in the Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (G2) Oct. 8 at Keeneland, Slammed left her rivals in the dust with a swish of her long black tail, ears pricked as she hit the wire.
Rougir, a 4-year-old daughter of Territories, gave a strong kick in midstretch in the final sixteenth to finish by a head at the wire over Queen's Plate winner Moira, who was disqualified for interference. Flirting Bridge was moved to second.
Golden Pal wires the field in the Woodford Stakes Presented by FanDuel (G2T) in a final tuneup for a title defense in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T).
Forte survived a sustained stretch battle with Loggins and a stewards' inquiry to win the $600,000 Breeders' Futurity (G1) Oct. 8 at Keeneland.
Setting an easy, uncontested lead under Joel Rosario, In Italian comfortably turned back a stretch challenge from favored stablemate Regal Glory for a length victory in the $750,000 First Lady Stakes (G1T) Oct. 8 at Keeneland.
War Like Goddess handily defeated six male challengers in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1T) Oct. 8 at the Belmont at the Big A Meet to set up a potential start for her in the Breeders' Cup Turf (G1T) at Keeneland.
Juddmonte's Elite Power made his stakes debut a winning one Oct. 8 in the $250,000 Vosburgh Stakes (G2), a seven-furlong sprint for 3-year-olds and up at Aqueduct Ractrack.
The 11-year-old son of Pioneerof the Nile won seven graded stakes, including the Shoemaker Mile Stakes (G1T). Now a second-crop stallion, he has sired 34 winners.
A phenomenal week for Frankel in the Newmarket sales ring was capped in style on the track as 12 years after the super sire won the Oct. 8 Dewhurst Stakes (G1), his son Chaldean repeated the feat under a battered and bruised Frankie Dettori.
Key contenders for the Nov. 4-5 Breeders' Cup races turned in workouts across the U.S. Oct. 8.
Back at Keeneland, a track Letruska has traditionally thrived at for trainer Fausto Gutierrez, the defending race champion will take on a short field of 5 in the Oct. 9 $600,000 Spinster Stakes (G1).
Golden Gate Fields is saddened to report the loss of longtime Northern California racehorse trainer John F. "Mickey" Martin, who has passed away at the age of 63 after a lengthy illness.
Augustin Stable's filly becomes the first stakes winner for freshman sire Mendelssohn and earns a spot in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1T) after winning the Oct. 7 Jessamine Stakes (G2T) at Keeneland.
Manny Wah landed his biggest win to date in his 34th start for owner Susan Moulton, and while he might not have gone in with the faith of the betting public, trainer Wayne Catalano knew what he had.
D. J. Stable's Wonder Wheel made the most of her rail draw Oct. 7, skipping clear of traffic early and holding off the late rush of Chop Chop to capture the $497,337 Alcibiades Stakes (G1) at Keeneland.
Juddmonte's Nostrum will bid to emulate a host of champion 2-year-olds and extend his unbeaten record to three when lining up in the Darley Dewhurst Stakes (G1) Oct. 8.
Coverage will start at 5 p.m. ET each day, headlined by the $1 million Coolmore Turf Mile (G1) Oct. 8 and $600,000 Juddmonte Spinster (G1) Oct. 9.
Jordan, a 2-year-old daughter of Triple Crown winner Justify who broke her maiden Oct. 5 at Remington Park for owner/trainer J. R. Caldwell, is a supplemental entry to Fasig-Tipton's October Digital Selected Sale.
Fresh off an authoritative one-mile turf stakes win and unbeaten in two Southern California starts, the Phil D'Amato-trained Comanche Country should be plenty tough among a field of 10 juvenile fillies in the $200,000 Surfer Girl Stakes (G3T).