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Vexatious, who upset the now-sidelined Midnight Bisou in the Personal Ensign Stakes (G1) this summer at Saratoga, will miss a start in the Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) at Keeneland Nov. 7, trainer Jack Sisterson posted on social media.
Keeneland has announced four new additions to its advisory board of directors: Gatewood Bell of Cromwell Bloodstock, Coolmore's Aisling Duignan, Juddmonte Farms' Garrett O'Rourke and Sarah S. Reeves of Stoll Keenon Ogden.
The Jockey Club of Saudi Arabia Oct. 23 named four races as "Win and You're In" events for the second Saudi Cup program, slated for Feb. 19-20, 2021, at King Abdulaziz Racecourse in Riyadh.
Mother Earth and Snowfall, who were saddled incorrectly when running in the Fillies' Mile (G1) Oct. 9, have had their placings swapped but have not been disqualified after the BHA admitted the rules did not allow it to do so.
Daredevil, who moved to Turkey at the end of 2019, returns to the U.S. after getting two grade 1 winners in his first crop. The son of More Than Ready will stand at Lane's End for $25,000 as property of the Jockey Club of Turkey.
A total of 109 New York-breds are entered for a special 11-race card to celebrate the annual Empire Showcase Day, featuring eight stakes races worth $1.2 million, led by the $175,000 Empire Classic and $175,000 Empire Distaff.
Before daybreak the morning of Oct. 23, Tiz the Law breezed six furlongs at Keeneland in 1:13 1/5 on a fast track, one of two major local breezes he is expected to have prior to the Longines Breeders' Cup Classic Nov. 7.
It's been nine years since Orfevre swept the Japanese Triple Crown on his way to international glory and the local fans are looking for nothing less, and maybe more, from Contrail in the Kikuka Sho Oct. 25 at Kyoto Racecourse.
Dave Litfin analyzes stakes action around North America Oct. 24.
On a day showcasing potential future stars Oct. 25 at Churchill Downs, Eucharist will try to keep the momentum going off his clear debut victory when he starts in the $98,000 Street Sense Overnight Stakes.