Horse Racing News on October 14, 2011
The two Grade 1 events on Sunday's Canadian International undercard, the E.P. Taylor and the Nearctic, both lured highly-competitive fields.
Joshua Tree, Mores Wells and Redwood, who served up a climactic three-way photo in the Grade 1 Canadian International a year ago, are among a record 16-strong field lined up for Sunday's $1.5 million renewal at Woodbine.
Trainer Phil Gleaves has had a year to think about Mad Flatter's one-sided win over his odds-on Mambo Meister in the 2010 Spend A Buck.
A full field of 10 state-bred geldings, including past race winners Sea Rescue, Russell Road, and Ghostly Thunder, are set for the featured $500,000 West Virginia Breeders' Classic.
Rick Dutrow Jr., who had his license revoked and was barred from racing in New York for 10 years, won't be allowed to race in California either.