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Breeders' Cup TV Ratings Fall 50% on ESPN (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36254)
Television ratings were down but Web traffic was up for ESPN's maiden voyage covering the Breeders' Cup World Championships. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36254)

Churchill Says Personnel Were Following Regulations on Ambulance Availability (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36248)
An equine ambulance was delayed in getting to Fleet Indian after the mare injured her left front suspensory ligament during the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) because Churchill Downs personnel were following state regulations regarding ambulances on the track. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36248)

Saylor Angry About Slow Ambulance Response (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36248)
Paul Saylor reported Sunday that his Fleet Indian was doing "better than expected" after suffering a suspensory ligament injury in her left front leg during Saturday's Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff Stakes (gr. I). Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36248)

Breeders' Cup Winners Discuss Future Plans (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36242)
The owners and trainers of the 2006 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships winners turned out in full force to share their thoughts and plans for the future at the annual press breakfast Nov. 5. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36242)

Bernardini's future unclear following runner-up finish in Classic (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67640&subsec=2)
Despite Bernardini's second-place finish to Invasor (Arg) in the $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic Powered by Dodge (G1), trainer Tom Albertrani said he believes his horse deserves a year-end championship. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67640&subsec=2)

Film Maker retired, to be bred to Storm Cat (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67646&subsec=2)
One day after a runner-up finish in the Emirates Airline Filly and Mare Turf (G1), Grade 1 winner Film Maker was retired and is scheduled to be bred to leading sire Storm Cat (http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/isd/stallion.aspx?stallion_no=935962) in 2007. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67646&subsec=2)

Wagering Record Set for Breeders' Cup (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36237)
Preliminary wagering totals from all common pool sources on the 10-race card of the Breeders' Cup World Championships held Saturday at Churchill Downs established a Cup record of $136,726,378. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36237)

Sabellina Snatches Cardinal By a Beak (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36245)
Jay A. Lieberman's Sabellina won a head bob by a nose over English invader Silca's Sister following a terrific stretch duel between the two Sunday in the $171,750 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) for fillies and mares on the Churchill Downs turf course. Blood-Horse (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36245)

With Queen Gone, Who Will Take Melbourne Crown? (http://racing.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36241)
With Makybe Diva retired, the Nov. 6 Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) appears a free-for-all. The champion mare won the Cup three years in a row, but that crown will go to another horse this year. Blood-Horse (http://bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36241)

Ashford privatizes Giant's Causeway's 2007 fee (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67661&subsec=6)
Giant's Causeway (http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/isd/stallion.aspx?stallion_no=4297000), sire of a pair of turf stars this season in multiple Grade 1 winner and NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (G1) runner-up Aragorn (Ire) and multiple graded stakes-winning filly My Typhoon (Ire), will stand for a private fee in 2007 after commanding a $300,000 fee this season at Coolmore's Ashford Stud in Versailles, Kentucky. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67661&subsec=6)