Horse Racing News on October 7, 2010
Proviso has developed into one of the leading female turf runners in the country. She has won three straight Grade 1 races and will go for a fourth Saturday, when she heads a field of nine in the $400,000 First Lady at Keeneland.
Todd Pletcher may have four of the nine horses entered in Saturday's Grade 1 Frizette at Belmont Park, but trainer Tony Dutrow thinks he has the one.
Uncle Mo, the most impressive debut winner of the Saratoga meet, will meet five fellow maiden winners in Saturday's Grade 1, $300,000 Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park.
The most important race of Smiling Tiger's brief career is Saturday's $250,000 Ancient Title Stakes at Hollywood Park.
The stakes are high for Musket Man on Saturday in the Grade 2, $300,000 Monmouth Cup.
Gone, and mostly forgotten. That has been the story of Courageous Cat's 2010 campaign, but Courageous Cat might remind people just how good he can be when he returns to action Saturday in the Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland.
Hollywood Park canceled its eight-race Wednesday program after a significant downpour in late morning led to erosion in two places on the backstretch.
The Breeders' Cup Sprint lost yet another top contender when trainer Todd Pletcher revealed Discreetly Mine will miss the race because of an injury to his left stifle.