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Pletcher, McLaughlin Discuss BC Strategies (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36166)
At a Nov. 2 press conference next to the Churchill Downs paddock, trainer Todd Pletcher tried to explain the logistics of starting 17 horses on Breeders' Cup World Championship day Saturday. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36166)


NYRA Seeks Bankruptcy Protection from Court (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36188)
The New York Racing Association has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, charging that the state of New York's failure to approve a long-stalled casino project for Aqueduct Racetrack has pushed it toward insolvency. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36188)

Magna reports sharper losses in third quarter (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67542&subsec=1)
Despite a 44.2% revenue increase to $113.7-million, Magna Entertainment Corp. reported losing $50.7-million during the third quarter of 2006, ended September 30, attributable to too much debt and interest expenses. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67542&subsec=1)

Barbaro Doing Well: Vets Plan to Remove Cast Next Week (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36161)
Barbaro, the unbeaten winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), is in good health and progressing well on his road to recovery, Dr. Dean Richardson told reporters in a Nov. 1 press conference during the National Turf Writers' Association dinner in Louisville, Ky. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36161)

Matz Back in Churchill Winner's Circle (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36190)
Sangrita, running for the Kentucky Derby-winning team of trainer Michael Matz and jockey Edgar Prado, grabbed the lead approaching the top of the stretch and powered to a two-length victory over Joint Effort in the $170,250 Chilukki Stakes (gr. II) at Churchill Downs Thursday. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36190)

Aqueduct Offers 5 Stakes on Breeders' Cup Day
Aqueduct will mark Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Championships with five graded stakes races of its own, part of seven-race live program. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36191)

Millionaire Bowman's Band to Lane's End (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36180)
Bowman's Band, a millionaire and grade II winner, has been relocated to William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky. Blood-Horse (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36180)

Grade I-Winning Filly Dubai Escapade Retired (http://breeding.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36159)
Dubai Escapade, who was scheduled to run in the TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), has been retired instead. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36159)