Horse Racing News on August 14, 2010

Direct Line upset the showcase race of the Ellis Park meet by nailing an even pricier longshot, West Hope, in the final strides of the Grade 3, $100,000 Gardenia on Saturday.
Goldikova goes in search of what would be a modern European record of 11 Group or Grade 1 triumphs on Sunday, when she renews rivalry with Paco Boy in the $769,000 Prix Jacques Le Marois going a mile at Deauville.
No Such Word won the Grade 3, $200,000 Monmouth Oaks Saturday to give the Jones family a natural hat trick -- three straight victories in the stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Monmouth Park.
Jockey Russell Baze became the first rider in history to score 11,000 victories when he guided first-timer starter Separate Forest to an 11-length victory in a maiden race at the Sonoma County Fair in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Saturday.
When it comes to readiness for the Travers, Tony Dutrow believes A Little Warm is already there, Todd Pletcher says Super Saver is getting there, and Kiaran McLaughlin doesn't know yet if Trappe Shot is going there at all.

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