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NYRA Says Bankruptcy Could Result if State Bailout is Not Forthcoming (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35399)
The New York Racing Association on Wednesday said that, if the state doesn't release $19 million of the bailout it promised, bankruptcy court action could cost New York ownership of Aqueduct, Belmont, and Saratoga racetracks. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35399)

New York comptroller blames state lottery division for VLT delay (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66590&subsec=1)
New York Lottery's refusal to approve the New York Racing Association's gaming contract with MGM Mirage threatens to undermine the state's process of selecting a new racetrack operator, Comptroller Alan Hevesi says. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66590&subsec=1)

Irish Derby Winner Dylan Thomas to Run in JC Gold Cup (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35391)
The war between Coolmore and the Maktoums that was evident at the recent Keeneland September yearling sale is expected to move north on Oct. 7 when Susan Magnier's Dylan Thomas squares off against Darley Stable's Bernardini and Shadwell Farm's Invasor in the $1-million Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I). Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35391)

Lawyer Ron needs Super Derby triumph to advance to Breeders' Cup (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66594&subsec=2)
Nine months ago, Lawyer Ron kicked off his six-race win streak at Louisiana Downs. On Saturday, the Langfuhr (http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/isd/stallion.aspx?stallion_no=1354584) colt will return to the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City>Bossier City </st1:City>track for the $500,000 Super Derby (G2) with a chance to cement a spot in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1). Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66594&subsec=2)

Leparoux Secures Mount on Perfect Drift in Kentucky Cup Classic (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35397)
Leading apprentice jockey Julien Leparoux will be aboard Stonecrest Farm's multi-millionaire Perfect Drift for the first time when the 7-year-old gelding heads postward in the Sept. 30 Kentucky Cup Classic (gr. II) at Turfway Park, the rider's agent, Steve Bass, has confirmed. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35397)

Brother Derek on Track With Bullet Work (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35384)
Cecil Peacock's multiple grade I winner Brother Derek remains on track for his next start in the Oct. 7 Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Santa Anita. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35384)

Personal Ensign Pensioned at Claiborne (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35388)
Personal Ensign, the unbeaten Hall of Famer and 1996 Kentucky Broodmare of the Year, has been pensioned at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky. Blood-Horse (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35388)

Grade 1 winner Taylor's Special dies at 25; Awad moves to Old Friends (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66591&subsec=6)
Grade 1-winning millionaire Taylor's Special was euthanized on Tuesday after breaking his rear left femur in a paddock accident at Old Friends retirement farm in <st1:City>Georgetown</st1:City>, <st1:State>Kentucky</st1:State>. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66591&subsec=6)

Little Missouri, sire of Prairie Bayou, dies at 24 (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66595&subsec=6)
Little Missouri, a Grade 1 winner who sired 1993 champion three-year-old male Prairie Bayou, was euthanized on September 8 because of the infirmities of old age at Bruce Kline's Foxhills Farm in Lexington. He was 24. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66595&subsec=6)