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Breeders Cup Classic winner Invasor to remain in training (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67667&subsec=2)
Shadwell Farm's Breeders' Cup Classic Powered by Dodge (G1) winner Invasor (Arg) will remain in training with Kiaran McLaughlin and point to the Dubai World Cup (UAE-G1) on March 31 at Nad al Sheba. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67667&subsec=2)

Barbaro's Cast Removed; Laminitis Evaluated (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36260)
The right hind leg cast of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro was removed Nov. 6, according to his medical team at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine's New Bolton Center. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36260)

Grade 1 winners Bernardini, Henny Hughes retired to Darley (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67669&subsec=6)
Standout three-year-olds Bernardini and Henny Hughes have both been retired to stand the 2007 breeding season at Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum's Darley in Lexington. Thoroghbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67669&subsec=6)

Pine Island Buried Monday at Claiborne Farm (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36261)
Pine Island, who was euthanized after breaking down in the Nov. 4 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, was buried at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., Monday afternoon. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36261)

Delta Blues holds off stablemate to win Melbourne Cup (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67673&subsec=3)
Japan-based stablemates Delta Blues and Pop Rock staged a late stretch battle and finished first and second, respectively, in the Victoria Racing Club's $3,930,575 Melbourne Cup (Aus-G1) in one of the most remarkable finishes in the historic race, which first was run in 1861. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67673&subsec=3)

Classic Report: Out of This World (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36268)
The coronation was nearly complete. The crowd of 75,132 prepared to give Bernardini a thunderous ovation worthy of the greatness they were witnessing. Just when it appeared Bernardini was on his way to another runaway victory, and all the accolades that come with the crowning of a superstar, the ominous presence of Invasor appeared on his outside. Blood-Horse (http://bc.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36268)

Breathing problem sidelines Perfect Drift, likely out for Clark Handicap (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67688&subsec=2)
Trainer Murray Johnson believes a breathing problem hindered Grade 1 winner Perfect Drift during a disappointing eighth-place finish in the Breeders' Cup Classic Powered by Dodge (G1) on November 4 at Churchill Downs. Thoroughbred Times (http://thoroughbredtimes.com/todaysnews/newsview.asp?recno=67688&subsec=2)

Breeders' Cup VIP Seating Called Issue at Churchill (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36269)
Though Breeders' Cup officials believe Churchill Downs is a premier host site for the World Championships, the rebuilt clubhouse at the Kentucky racetrack has created a problem providing quality seating for guests of Breeders' Cup. Blood-Horse (http://news.bloodhorse.com/viewstory.asp?id=36269)