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Breeders' Cup Implications For the Oct. 9 Preps - Mike Watchmaker (Daily Racing Form)
What did Saturday's plethora of preps mean in regard to the Breeders' Cup?

Valenzuela Ends Stakes Drought in Morvich - BloodHorse.com
Quick Enough lived up to his name in the Morvich Handicap (gr. IIIT) Oct. 11 as he gave jockey Patrick Valenzuela his first Oak Tree stakes win in nearly four years with a 1 1/2-length score in the six-furlong turf event.

Pleasant Prince Shows Royal Touch in OK Derby - BloodHorse.com
Favored Pleasant Prince took the overland route in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby at Remington Park Oct. 10, scoring a convincing four-length victory for his second win in three starts.

$128K two-day carryover at Belmont for Thursday - Daily Racing Form
The pick six went unhit for a second straight card Monday at Belmont Park, resulting in a carryover of $128,318 for Thursday's card.

Pleasant Tap euthanized after bout with laminitis - Handicappers' Edge


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Sir Michael Stoute says Workforce is doing well: Horse Racing - Telegraph
Workforce is gradually getting back to his old self after the rigours of his Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe victory, although he is not yet back in his old training routine.

Twice Over seeks Champion repeat; Frankel, Dream Ahead clash in stellar Dewhurst - Handicappers' Edge
Champions' Day at Newmarket looks set to host an outstanding day's racing Saturday, with superb renewals in prospect for both the £376,500 Champion S. (Eng-G1) and the £317,200 Dewhurst S. (Eng-G1).

So You Think can make his mark on world stage October 11 - Horse Racing News | Racing Post
So You Think is beginning to look like the answer to the longstanding question which Australian middle distance performer could make his mark on the world stage.