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  • Stronach Group Issues Statement on Equine Fatality

    The Stronach Group, which owns Santa Anita Park, issued this statement after the death of Satchel Paige at the California track following the fifth race on Oct. 19.

  • Jean Elizabeth Wires Field in Ontario Fashion Stakes

    Richard Ravin, Patricia's Hope, and Larry Rivelli's Jean Elizabeth made quick work of her competition Oct. 19, with a gate-to-wire victory in the CA$125,000 Ontario Fashion Stakes (G3) over six furlongs at Woodbine.

  • Forest Fire Wins Classic on Maryland Million Day

    Racing Oct. 19 in the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park, Forest Fire squeaked out a half-length victory over Prendimi, his third straight win and the seventh of his 13-race career.

  • Wayne O Finds Winner's Circle at Keeneland

    The third try was the charm for Wayne O, who prevailed by a head over Gold Street.

  • Like Father, Like Son: Mr. Buff Wins Empire Classic

    Emulating sire Friend Or Foe, Chester and Mary Broman's Mr. Buff prevailed in the $306,450 Empire Classic Handicap Oct. 19 at Belmont Park on Empire Showcase Day, a full-card program for New York breds that featured eight stakes worth $1.75 million.

  • Bell's the One Makes the Grade in Raven Run

    Lothenbach Stables' Bell's the One went from last to first in the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run Stakes (G2) Oct. 19 at Keeneland, picking up her first graded stakes score for trainer Neil Pessin.

  • Brain Power Sails to Victory in Grand National

    Trainer Nicky Henderson sent a fresh horse to America for the $450,000 Grand National (NSA-G1), and Michael Buckley's Brain Power powered away to a 15-length victory.

  • Tattersalls October Sale Concludes on High Note

    Tattersalls chairman Edmond Mahony has toasted strong levels of trade at the company's October Yearling Sale, which defied concerns over wider political turmoil in Britain to finish Oct. 19 with only a small decrease in turnover.

  • Ournationonparade Scores Black Type for Cal Nation

    Reeves Racing's Ournationonparade became the first black-type stakes winner for Cal Nation when he scored a 3 3/4-length victory in the Oct. 19 $100,000 Maryland Million Nursery Stakes at Laurel Park.

  • BC Classic Prospects Breeze in Florida, California

    With two weeks to go before the Longines Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) Nov. 2 at Santa Anita, prospects for the $6 million, 1 1/4-mile race tuned up with workouts on opposite coasts Oct. 19.

  • Donjuan Triumphant Wins for Owner King Power in Sprint

    Donjuan Triumphant provided connections with a poignant success in the Oct. 19 QIPCO British Champions Sprint (G1) at Ascot, as he secured his first group 1 win on his last run before retiring to stud.

  • Star Catcher Impresses in Fillies & Mares Stakes

    John Gosden trainee Star Catcher picked up the third group 1 win of her career in the Oct. 19 QIPCO British Champions Fillies & Mares Stakes at Ascot.

  • King of Change Scores Solid QEII Victory

    King of Change settled an old score with QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas (G1) winner Magna Grecia and eclipsed 14 others when landing his first win at the highest level in the one-mile Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (G1) Oct. 19 at Ascot.

  • Kew Gardens Nips Stradivarius in Long Distance Cup

    Different track, different result was the outcome of the QIPCO British Champions Long Distance Cup (G2) in which Kew Gardens brought the successful ten-race run of last year's winner Stradivarius to an end, but only just.

  • Resilient Magical Lands Champion Stakes Crown

    Magical, who sometimes wins and sometimes loses but never gives less than her all, delivered Oct. 19 in the QIPCO Champion Stakes (G1), prompting trainer Aidan O'Brien to hail her "the ultimate racehorse."

  • Yes Yes Yes Lands Everest for Coolmore

    Coolmore's bid to land the A$14m TAB Everest with Darley July Cup (G1) hero Ten Sovereigns may have backfired, but the titan owners nevertheless returned to the winner's enclosure Oct. 19 courtesy of the track record-breaking Yes Yes Yes.

  • Old School Thoroughbreds a New Venture for Cahills

    The Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearling Sale will be the third public auction for the Old School Thoroughbreds operation of Sarah Cahill, who has a hunter-jumper background.

  • Mer de Glace Shines for Japan in Caulfield Cup

    Scattered showers of rain were followed by stirring streams of tears for the Japanese travelling team as Mer de Glace became the second winner from the country to land the AU$5 million Stella Artois Caulfield Cup (G1) Oct. 19 at Caulfield.

  • Elate, Got Stormy Breeze at Churchill Downs Toward BC

    Grade 1-winning females Elate and Got Stormy were part of a group of six horses that breezed at Churchill Downs Oct. 19 toward potential starts in the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Nov. 1-2.

  • Night of Thunder Colt Tops Tattersalls Book 3 Finale

    The Book 3 finale was headed by a 75,000 guineas (US$101,523) son of Night of Thunder, who shares a key common trait with Pinatubo being out of a Dalakhani mare.