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09-01-2006, 04:09 AM
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Flower Alley, Sun King headline deep Woodward field (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66161&subsec=2)
The $500,000 Woodward Stakes on Saturday figures to serve as a significant race on the road to the $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), a path taken by each of the last two winners of North America's richest race, Saint Liam in 2005 and Ghostzapper (http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/isd/stallion.aspx?stallion_no=5342927) in '04. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66161&subsec=2)

Commentator back on track heading into Forego Stakes (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66162&subsec=2)
Tracy Farmer's Commentator will try to earn a position among the nation's best sprinters on Saturday as he takes on ten challengers in the $250,000 Forego Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66162&subsec=2)

Brother Derek, Bob and John Clash in El Cajon (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35129)
Last spring's Triple Crown contenders Brother Derek and Bob and John take the spotlight Saturday at Del Mar when they head a field of five 3-year-olds in the $100,000-added El Cajon Stakes at a mile on the main track. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35129)

Mixed Up takes New York Turf Writers, Hirapour unplaced (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66165&subsec=2)
Bill Pape's Mixed Up won his third consecutive stakes race on Thursday when he came from off the pace to win the $159,000 New York Turf Writers Cup Steeplechase Handicap at Saratoga Race Course. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66165&subsec=2)

Magna completes acquisition of AmTote (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66168&subsec=1)
Magna Entertainment Corp. announced Thursday that its wholly owned subsidiary MEC Maryland Investments Inc. acquired the remaining 70% of AmTote International Inc. for approximately $13.6-million. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66168&subsec=1)

Khalid Abdullah, Sheikh Mohammed among eight new Jockey Club members (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66153&subsec=1)
The Jockey Club has elected Khalid Abdullah, John Amerman, Ramona Bass, William T. "Buddy" Bishop III, Tracy Farmer, Ian Highet, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, and Walt Robertson as new members. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66153&subsec=1)

Old Friends adds Kiri's Clown and Ballindaggin (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66166&subsec=1)
Old Friends in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City>Georgetown</st1:City>, <st1:State>Kentucky</st1:State>, has added Grade 1-winning millionaire Kiri's Clown and multiple stakes winner Ballindaggin to its roster of retirees. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66166&subsec=1)

Leading California Sire Pirate's Bounty Dead (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35119)
Pirate's Bounty, a California leading sire, was euthanized last week at Marty and Pam Wygod's River Edge Farm near Buellton, Calif., because of the infirmities of old age. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35119)