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Reading Room Update - Joe Takach: SUCKER BETS (Part 22) (http://www.paceadvantage.com/ReadingRoom/Takach_SuckerBets22.html)

Four firms submit proposals in effort to acquire New York franchise (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66132&subsec=1)
Four firms have submitted proposals seeking the 20-year contract to run Saratoga Race Course, <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:PlaceName>Belmont</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType>Park</st1:PlaceType>, and Aqueduct. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66132&subsec=1)

Fleet Indian to be entered in Keeneland November sale (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66128&subsec=2)
Personal Ensign Stakes (G1) winner Fleet Indian will be consigned to the Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66128&subsec=2)

Kentucky to Count Horses; Navolio Retires From KEEP (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35082)
In a state that derives an important part of its identity from horses, it's surprising the number of horses that reside in Kentucky isn't known. In a collaborative effort, the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, the University of Kentucky Equine Initiative, the Kentucky Horse Council, and the Kentucky Equine Education Project plan to change that this fall with a statewide count of Kentucky's horse population. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35082)

Owner Melnyk Pays Tribute to Late Breeder Brunacini (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35078)
Owner Eugene Melnyk on Monday paid tribute to the late Thoroughbred breeder George Brunacini, one of 49 victims of Sunday's crash of Comair flight 5191 in Lexington. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35078)

Magna Must Find New Director to be in Compliance (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35083)
As a result of Gino Roncelli's departure from its board of directors on Aug. 22, Magna Entertainment Corp. is no longer in compliance with Nasdaq's audit committee requirements and must find a new director to return to good standing, it was announced Tuesday. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35083)