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10-08-2006, 04:49 AM
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Bernardini rolls into Breeders' Cup with easy Gold Cup victory (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66973&subsec=2)
Trainer Tom Albertrani was elated to see Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Bernardini pick up his sixth consecutive victory with about as much effort as he expends during an early-morning six-furlong breeze. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66973&subsec=2)

Lava Man Cements His Classic Credentials (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35695)
Odds-on choice Lava Man proved once again he's the class of the West Coast by winning his seventh straight race of they year with another convincing turn in Saturday's $500,000 Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) during the Oak Tree meeting at Santa Anita. Next, he'll get the chance to show he's the best in the nation in the Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge Nov. 4 at Churchill Downs. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35695)

Henny Hughes Sizzles in Vosburgh (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35693)
Zabeel Racing International's Henny Hughes won his third straight race and planted himself firmly at the head of the Sprint division Saturday, easily winning Belmont Park's $400,000 Vosburgh (gr. I) by 2 lengths. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35693)

Bordonaro Buzzes Ancient Title; Sprint on Hold (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35697)
After Bordonaro's smashing front-running victory in the Ancient Title Breeders' Cup (gr. I) Saturday at Santa Anita's Oak Tree meet, accomplished in a time of 1:07 4/5 for six furlongs, owners Fred Carrillo and Dan Cassella have a tough decision ahead of them. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35697)

Pletcher Assault Ends With English Channel (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35691)
English Channel got a dream trip behind slow fractions set by his stablemate and easily won the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (gr. IT) Saturday, completing Todd Pletcher's assault on Belmont Park's "Super Saturday" card with the trainer's third grade I win. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35691)

Pletcher shatters single-season earnings record with huge day (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66979&subsec=1)
Trainer Todd Pletcher broke his own single-season earnings record on Saturday with victories in four stakes races, including three Grade 1 events, at <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:PlaceName>Belmont</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType>Park</st1:PlaceType> and <st1:PlaceName>Philadelphia</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType>Park</st1:PlaceType>. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=66979&subsec=1)

Keeneland Sets Fall Meet Attendance Record (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35696)
Keeneland officials reported an all-time fall meet attendance record of 28,880 Saturday, the second day of the Lexington racetrack's meet. The figure topped the previous record of 27,788, set Oct. 14, 1989. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35696)