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Contention Runs Deep in 2006 World Championships; 127 Pre-Entered (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35980)
The 2006 Breeders' Cup World Championships will have something for everyone, including an array of top-notch horses from both coasts and Europe. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35980)

Godolphin pre-enters Discreet Cat in Classic as 'insurance' (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67399&subsec=2)
Godolphin Racing pre-entered Discreet Cat in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) but still plans to withdraw the undefeated colt unless a problem should arise with expected Classic favorite Bernardini over the next week. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67399&subsec=2)


Pletcher Shrugs Off Pressure of Pre-Entering 18 Breeders' Cup Starters (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35993)
Trainer Todd Pletcher is taking his record-breaking role of pre-entering 18 Breeders' Cup World Championship starters all in stride. Pletcher is expected to have at least one starter in seven of the eight championship day races, with the lone exception the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT). Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35993)

Pletcher Calls Flower Alley Classic Exclusion 'A Joke' (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35992)
Trainer Todd Pletcher called the exclusion of Flower Alley from the body of the Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I) 'a joke' during a National Thoroughbred Racing Association/Breeders' Cup media teleconference Oct. 25 to announce the pre-entries for the eight-race $20-million event. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35992)

Pletcher Ties Lukas' Graded Stakes Mark in Discovery (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35998)
The hits just keep on coming for trainer Todd Pletcher. First, he tops his own single-season earnings mark; then he enters a record 18 horses for the upcoming Breeders' Cup World Championships; on Wednesday, he ties D. Wayne Lukas' single season mark for graded wins. It's only Oct. 25, folks. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35998)

Sadler Welcomes 15 Gann Horses to Stable (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36002)
Trainer John Sadler on Wednesday welcomed 15 horses to his Hollywood Park stable from veteran owner Edmund Gann, who transferred them from Bobby Frankel after an alliance of more than 30 years. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36002)

New 'Cushion Track' Attracts Out-of-Towners (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35965)
Hollywood Park, which will debut its Cushion Track for racing when its fall meet begins Nov. 1, is expecting some out-of-town trainers to send horses after the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=35965)

Four Monmouth Horses Test Positive for Virus (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36004)
Four Monmouth Park-based horses with fevers who had blood tested were determined to be positive for the respiratory version of Equine Herpes Virus, it was learned late Wednesday afternoon. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36004)

All-Source Wagering Jumps 6.7% at Belmont (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36003)
Belmont Park's fall 33-day meeting concluded with increases in average daily attendance and all sources wagering after subtracting the figures from the 2005 Breeders' Cup World Championships, which was conducted at Belmont Park, to provide a more accurate depiction of business. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36003)

TVG launches educational website for new horseracing fans (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67405&subsec=1)
The Television Games Network has launched TVGfree.net, an educational website designed to give new horseracing fans a chance to test their handicapping skills for free. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67405&subsec=1)