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10-14-2006, 05:41 AM
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Pletcher Milestone as Master Command Wins (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35804)
Trainer Todd Pletcher tied the North American record for most stakes wins in a year when Master Command captured the $500,000 Meadowlands Breeders' Cup (gr. II) by 1 1/4 lengths Friday night. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35804)

Hendricks Points Brother Derek to BC Classic (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35801)
Cecil Peacock's dual grade I winner Brother Derek is being pointed to the Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I) following his runner-up finish to Lava Man in the $500,000 Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II), trainer Dan Hendricks revealed. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35801)

Countdown to the Cup: Uruguayans Still Have Love Affair with Invasor (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35758)
With all the talk about Bernardini and Lava Man following their final preps for the Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I), the name Invasor suddenly has become a mere whisper among the shouting. But for the people of Uruguay, it is their hero who is still the rightful king of Thoroughbred racing. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35758)

Empire Group Urges Pataki to Release Funds (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35797)
The head of a group vying to take over the Thoroughbred franchise from the New York Racing Association is urging Gov. George Pataki to release already-promised state funds to the financially ailing franchise holder. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35797)

Gulfstream Park receives gaming license for slot machines (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67116&subsec=1)
Gulfstream Park received a gaming license for slot machines from the State of Florida on Friday. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67116&subsec=1)

Graded Winner Melhor Ainda Retired (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35790)
Melhor Ainda, a 4-year-old graded stakes-winning daughter of Pulpit, has been retired from racing because of ankle problems. Blood-Horse (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35790)

Valenzuela Hires Jim Pegram as Agent (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35800)
Jockey Patrick Valenzuela has hired veteran California agent Jim Pegram to handle his riding engagements, replacing Tom Knust, who will continue to maintain the business for Corey Nakatani. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35800)