Horse Racing News on November 17, 2010

Blue Laser's connections passed on the Breeders' Cup Juvenile and targeted Saturday's Grade 3, $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot.
Jaycito, the winner of the Norfolk Stakes at Hollywood Park in October and seventh in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs on Nov. 6, was transferred from trainer Mike Mitchell to Bob Baffert earlier this week, the trainers said on Wednesday.
Zenyatta has been officially retired and her new home beginning next month will be Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., the farm announced Wednesday.
Garrett Gomez suffered "bad bruising," but nothing worse, to his ailing right shoulder, according to results from a magnetic resonance imaging test taken last Friday, said Ron Anderson, agent for the star jockey.
An adviser to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has advised that the state sell Monmouth Park and convert the Meadowlands into an offtrack betting facility.
The Santa Anita Derby has been enriched from $750,000 to $1 million for next year's running on April 9, part of an enhancement to the purse structure of Santa Anita's prep races to the Triple Crown, the track announced Tuesday.
A pick six carryover just shy of $100,000 awaits players on Thursday at Hollywood Park.
Goldikova was named the Cartier Racing Awards Horse of the Year on Tuesday, an honor emblematic of the best horse trained in Europe. The winner of five Group or Grade 1 races in 2010.
Harbinger is the world leader in the latest World Thoroughbred Rankings computed by national handicappers from all of the world's major racing nations.

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