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10-19-2006, 01:02 AM
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Late odds changes to be reduced to ten-second delay (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67256&subsec=1)
Beginning January 1, racetracks will be able to report final odds within ten seconds of wagering completion. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67256&subsec=1)

Fog's Cancer Extensive, Necropsy Reveals (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35873)
The deceased champion sprinter Lost in the Fog's cancer was much more extensive than originally believed and most likely had been growing for many months. Results of the necropsy, released Oct. 18, showed a gigantic tumor that compromised several of his internal organs. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35873)

Jacksons still wonder about Barbaro versus Bernardini (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67249&subsec=2)
While three-time Grade 1 winner Bernardini prepares for a run in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) on November 4 at Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Barbaro continues to recover from a shattered right hind leg, which he suffered at the start of the Preakness, and a life-threatening case of laminitis in his left hind hoof. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67249&subsec=2)

Shirocco '50-50' for Breeders' Cup Turf (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67259&subsec=2)
Shirocco (Ger) is 50-50 to attempt a defense of his Breeders' Cup Turf (G1) victory on November 4 at Churchill Downs. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67259&subsec=2)

El Gran Senor euthanized at age 25 at Ashford Stud (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67264&subsec=6)
English and Irish champion, classic winner, and pensioner El Gran Senor was euthanized on Wednesday morning due to the infirmities of old age at Ashford Stud in Versailles, Kentucky. He was 25. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67264&subsec=6)

Industry still searching for solutions to jockey insurance problem (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67251&subsec=1)
While most in the racing industry would agree that jockeys deserve adequate insurance to cover catastrophic injuries suffered on track as well as general health issues, no segment of the industry wants to pay for it. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67251&subsec=1)

Grade I Winner Bandini Retired to Walmac (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35841)
Bandini, a grade I winner and track-record setter, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at John T. Jones III and Robert Trussell's Walmac Farm near Lexington. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35841)