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The nearly 1,700-pound statue is the centerpiece of Spendthrift Farm's new B. Wayne Hughes Visitors Center, which will officially open Nov. 1 during the week leading up to the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Repole Stable's Chocolate Gelato fought off a determined You're My Girl to win the Frizette Stakes (G1) on a sloppy Aqueduct Racetrack main track. The daughter of Practical Joke earned a spot in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Stakes (G1).
Frankie Dettori's bid to register a record-extending seventh win in the Arc might have fallen short with Torquator Tasso, but he was still the toast of Longchamp the evening of Oct. 2 after plundering the Prix de la Foret (G1) on Kinross.
Wonder mare Alpinista passed her stiffest test with flying colors to win the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) for Sir Mark Prescott and Luke Morris Oct. 2 at Longchamp.
A heroic front-running effort from star filly Nashwa came up just short in the Prix de l'Opera Longines (G1) as a sprinkling of Mickael Barzalona magic saw 66-1 shot Place du Carrousel pull off a shock success for Andre Fabre.
Middleham Park Racing, whose colors have become a familiar sight in British racing, earned a memorable victory in the Prix de l'Abbaye (G1) Oct. 2 when The Platinum Queen became the first juvenile in 44 years to win the Arc day sprint at Longchamp.
Multiple champion French trainer Andre Fabre saw off the overseas challengers to land the opener at Longchamp Oct. 2 in the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere (G1).
Gendarme upsets Sprinters Stakes (G1) in Japan, leaving year-end honors up in the air.
Fourth-generation trainer Christopher Head earned one of the biggest successes of his career as Blue Rose Cen ran out a decisive winner of the Qatar Prix Marcel Boussac (G1) Oct. 2 at Longchamp.
My Happiness continued her success for her sire Bee Jersey Oct. 1, becoming his first black-type winner with a victory in the $100,000 Iowa Sorority Stakes at Prairie Meadows.
Taking place Oct. 1 at the heart of the prestigious Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) weekend, the 2022 edition of the Arqana Arc Sale registered excellent results, the sales company announced Saturday evening.
Emory Hamilton homebred Pleasant Passage found rainy conditions and a yielding turf course to her liking in living up to her name in the $200,000 Miss Grillo Stakes (G2T) Oct. 1 at the Belmont at the Big A meet.
Trainer Mark Glatt suspected that a try on Santa Anita Park's 6 1/2-furlong downhill course could be just the trick for his turf sprinter Whatmakessammyrun.
With a victory in the $400,000 In Reality Stakes Oct. 1 at Gulfstream Park, CSLR Racing Partners' Awesome Strong became the 10th horse to sweep the colts and geldings division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes series.
J and N Stables and Diamond M Stable's Dancing Buck broke sharply and took a lead he never relinquished Oct. 1, leading at every point of call and storming home to a five-length victory in the $200,000 Belmont Turf Sprint (G3T).
Hot Rod Charlie and Rich Strike, who previously brought cheers from Churchill Downs fans when competing in separate editions of Kentucky Derby (G1), put on another show beneath the Twin Spires, this time together in the Oct. 1 Lukas Classic (G2).
Howbeit ends a run of tough luck to win the Santa Anita Sprint Championship.
Jockey Victory Espinoza kept Beyond Brilliant on a "long rein," and Beyond Brilliant relaxed on the lead, the key to his victory, said trainer John Shirreffs.
Trainer Bob Baffert continued his reign over the Awesome Again Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita Park, winning the $300,000 race for the eighth time Oct. 1 with Defunded.