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Lava Man nominated to Breeders' Cup program (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66927&subsec=1)
Multiple Grade 1 winner Lava Man has been nominated to the Breeders' Cup program prior to expected starts in the Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap (G2) on Saturday at the Oak Tree meet at Santa Anita Park and Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) on November 4 at Churchill Downs. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66927&subsec=1)

Jazil Ruled Out of Breeders' Cup Contention (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35622)
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Jazil won't run in the Breeders' Cup Classic -Powered by Dodge (gr. I) at Churchill Downs next month, with the goal now the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) next year. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35622)

Miesque's Approval aims to run win streak to four in Shadwell Turf Mile (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66925&subsec=2)
Live Oak <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:City>Plantation</st1:City>'s homebred Miesque's Approval will try to win his fourth straight graded stakes event when he faces eight challengers in the $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes (G1) on Saturday at Keeneland Race Course. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66925&subsec=2)

Account-Bet Dispute Addressed, But Questions Linger (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35630)
The Ohio Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has indicated Thistledown would be authorized to send its signal to Youbet.com when source-market fees are paid to local horsemen. But Youbet.com has indicated it may not be willing to offer the signal. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35630)

Countdown to the Cup: Where Will the Cat Strike Next? (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35599)
The picture for the Breeders' Cup World Championships did not take on any new vibrant colors over the weekend, only the two "wow" performances by horses who were expected to do so, one of whom likely will not be competing at Churchill Downs on Nov. 4. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35599)

Lava Man Ready to Glow in Goodwood BC (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35581)
History-making Lava Man returns to action in the Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) Oct. 7 during the Oak Tree meeting at Santa Anita Park, where he will face a field that includes Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Giacomo and Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) hero Brother Derek. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35581)

Trainers take Keeneland surface change in stride (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66914&subsec=1)
When Keeneland Race Course officials decided to install a synthetic surface at the <st1:City><ST1:pLexington</st1:City> track, President Nick Nicholson said he was prepared for horsemen to take a wait-and-see approach through the first meeting. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66914&subsec=1)

SPECIAL: Do horses grieve? (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/horsehealth/hhview.asp?recno=66892&subsec=)
Emotions long thought to exist only in humans actually may influence unusual behavior in horses. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/horsehealth/hhview.asp?recno=66892&subsec=)