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Breeders' Cup Launches 'Win and You're In' Series (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36110)
Breeders' Cup and some of the top racetracks in the country have repackaged major stakes for 2007 in the hope of promoting the World Championships. The scheme includes guaranteed berths in the Breeders' Cup for horses that win stakes on six big-event days in the summer and early fall. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36110)

Dubai Escapade Withdrawn from Sprint; Has Inflammation in Ankle (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36124)
Darley Stable's 4-year-old filly Dubai Escapade will not be entered in Saturday's $2 million TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) at Churchill Downs after the filly was found to have some inflammation in her front ankle Tuesday. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36124)

European horses take first look at Churchill track (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67516&subsec=2)
After completing their time in quarantine, many of the top European-based horses pointing for Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Championships, including prominent Turf (G1) contender Hurricane Run (Ire) and 2004 Filly and Mare Turf (G1) winner Ouija Board (GB), got their first look at the Churchill Downs track on Tuesday morning. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67516&subsec=2)

NYRA to turn down $19-million in bailout money (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67524&subsec=1)
The New York Racing Association plans to reject $19-million in state funds, part of a $30-million financial bailout package negotiated last December that was intended to keep NYRA operating Aqueduct, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course through 2007, citing unacceptable conditions imposed by the NYRA Oversight Board. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67524&subsec=1)

Churchill Downs Gets Push as Top Host Site (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36123)
The Breeders' Cup board of directors has made no decision on limiting the racetracks that could be considered as future host sites for the World Championships, but during an Oct. 31 luncheon in Louisville, Ky., officials couldn't say enough about having the event at Churchill Downs. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36123)

Successful Partnership of Romans and Ramseys Is Over (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36120)
Owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey and trainer Dale Romans, one of Kentucky's leading racing combinations, have separated after a partnership that lasted approximately five years. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36120)