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  • Hollendorfer: Shared Belief Has 'Great' Work
  • Champion Shared Belief, in his longest workout leading up to the Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), worked six furlongs in 1:14 2/5 handily on the synthetic Tapeta surface at Golden Gate Fields Oct. 21.
  • Trakus Coming to Some Australian Racecourses
  • Trakus timing and tracking technology is set to be installed at selected racecourses in Victoria, Australia, Racing Victoria and the Victorian Coalition Government announced Oct. 21.
  • HRTV to Air Live Coverage of Breeders' Cup
  • HRTV will present comprehensive live coverage leading into, and continuing through, the 31st Breeders' Cup World Championships Oct. 31-Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park.
  • Fawkner, Adelaide Among Cox Plate Favorites
  • Recent Caulfield Stakes (Aus-I) victor Fawkner is the favorite in a full field of 14 for the Sportingbet Cox Plate (Aus-I), Australia's premier weight-for-age race, Oct. 25 at Moonee Valley.
  • Raffetto Joins New England HBPA Effort
  • Lou Raffetto, former Suffolk Downs vice president of racing, is teaming with the New England Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association in its efforts to structure a deal that would restore live racing at the track.
  • Kentucky Regulator Approves 2015 Race Dates
  • At its regular Oct. 21 meeting at the Kentucky Horse Park, the KHRC approved race dates for next season that kept in place an agreement on September dates made by Churchill Downs, Kentucky Downs, and Ellis Park.
  • BC Classic: How Weak Are the Older Horses?
  • Let's face it, the older horse division that at one time looked like a sure thing to dominate the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), has pretty much fallen apart. Could a horse like Zivo jump up and beat the 3-year-olds?
  • Trainer D'Amato's Success Long Time in Coming
  • Southern California trainer Phil D'Amato, who starts outsider Big John B in the Breeders' Cup Turf, is an overnight success story that was 16 years in the making.

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Racing Post

  • Nicholls blames slow start on fitness of string
  • CHAMPION trainer Paul Nicholls admitted on Tuesday he was struggling to get his horses to peak fitness and that many were needing their first runs heading into the core jumps season.
  • France: Tributes paid to Total boss De Margerie
  • FRANCE Galop president Bertrand Belinguier on Tuesday paid tribute to Christophe de Margerie, the chief executive of oil and gas giant Total, who was killed late on Monday when his plane collided with a snow plough at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport.
  • FRANCE: Simcock and Varian take on smart Fabre fillies
  • DAVID SIMCOCK will be hoping that Encore L'Amour, the winner of a maiden at Chepstow back in August, can benefit from the likely very testing conditions on her first attempt in Pattern company.
  • Wayward West throws away victory at Exeter
  • GO WEST YOUNG MAN did everything but win the 2m3f handicap hurdle at Exeter on Tuesday turning 90 degrees on the run in for home to hand the race to 25-1 Thundering Home.
  • BHA announces initiatives to combat small fields
  • THE BHA has announced the race planning initiatives it hopes will combat the problem of small field, including the details of the 170 races that are to be removed from the programme in 2015.
  • Moore's absence hands Hughes third jockeys' title
  • RICHARD HUGHES described himself as "hugely relieved" after Ryan Moore handed him a third consecutive jockeys' title after he ended his domestic campaign a day earlier than expected when giving up his rides at Lingfield on Tuesday.
  • Heskin replaces Mullins as retained rider for Connell
  • IN A dramatic reshuffle of his riding arrangements, leading owner Barry Connell has ended the term of Danny Mullins as his retained jockey and replaced him with Adrian Heskin.
  • Hills winning the battle against underage gamblers
  • WILLIAM HILL'S efforts to prevent underage gambling in their betting shops appear to be bearing fruit, with a leading independent auditor saying the company's ID checks match the best-performing sectors.