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Acoma Looks To Build Turf Resume in Mrs. Revere;Sousaphone Preps for Possible Cardinal 'Cap Bid

ACOMA SEEKS TO BUILD GRASS RESUME IN MRS. REVERE - Before trainer David Carroll ran Acoma in the Valley View (Grade III) at Keeneland, he termed the 3-year-old filly's grass debut as "a bit of an experiment."

Wilkes Celebrates First Official Stakes Win with 'Candyman'; Pocahontas Romp By Sara Louise No Surprise To Romans

WILKES NOTCHES ‘FIRST' CHURCHILL STAKES VICTORY WITH ‘CANDYMAN' IN IROQUOIS - Trainer Ian Wilkes has made many visits to the Churchill Downs winner's circle since he first arrived at Churchill Downs from Australia nearly 20 years ago - including a couple of stops in the exclusive Kentucky Derby winner's circle with mentor Carl Nafzger.  But Saturday's "Stars of Tomorr

Cardinal 'Cap Attracts 34 Nominations;Thorn Song Could Bid for Second River City

THIRTY-FOUR NOMINATED TO 36TH RUNNING OF CARDINAL - The $100,000-added Cardinal Handicap (GIII), to be run at 1 1/8 miles over the Matt Winn Turf Course on Nov. 15 for fillies and mares three-years-old and up,  drew 34 nominees. Weights for the race, won last year by Stuart Janney III and Phipps Stable's Criminologist, will be announced Saturday.

Albarado Still Rolling, Hopes For Another Ride on Curlin; Fields Take Shape for Mrs. Revere, Commonwealth Turf

ALBARADO STILL ROLLING, HOPING FOR ANOTHER RIDE ON CURLIN - A strong start on the 26-day Fall Meet at Churchill Downs indicates that jockey Robby Albarado is in no danger of slowing down in a 2008 racing season that is close to equaling a 2007 season that was the best of his career.

Wilkes Looks for Rebound by Capt. Candyman Can

The eight horses entered in Saturday’s 28th running of the Iroquois (Grade III) for 2-year-olds at Churchill Downs is a bit unusual in that none of the eight young starters in the one-mile race has won a stakes race.

Baker Looks to Continue Solid Year in 'Stars' Stakes

A strong year for veteran trainer James Baker hit a significant bump when injury prematurely ended the career of stable star Elite Squadron, but Baker hopes to regain some lost momentum when he saddles a pair of rising young stars in the two stakes races that highlight Saturday’s “Stars of Tomorrow” program at Churchill Downs.

Commentator "Possible" For Clark 'Cap; McPeek Points Dream Empress to Golden Rod

ZITO SAYS COMMENTATOR IS ‘POSSIBLE' FOR CLARK HANDICAP - Two-time Whitney Handicap (Grade I) winner Commentator could end his successful racing season at Churchill Downs with a bid for the 134th running of the $500,000-added Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (GII).

Curlin Set To Return To Churchill Downs on Monday

CURLIN SET TO RETURN TO CHURCHILL DOWNS ON MONDAY - Reigning "Horse of the Year" Curlin, fourth to Raven's Pass in the Breeders' Cup Classic (Grade I) on Saturday at Santa Anita, is scheduled to return to trainer Steve Asmussen's barn at Churchill Downs on Monday, Oct. 27.[asset|height=12|width=100]

Curlin Breezes Easy Half-Mile on Main Track; Eyes Turf Debut On Saturday

Reigning "Horse of the Year" Curlin worked an easy half-mile over the main track at Churchill Downs on Monday in preparation for what trainer Steve Asmussen plans as the colt's debut on turf this weekend.

Curlin Breezes Easy Half-Mile on Main Track; Eyes Turf Debut On Saturday

Reigning "Horse of the Year" Curlin worked an easy half-mile over the main track at Churchill Downs on Monday in preparation for what trainer Steve Asmussen plans as the colt's debut on turf this weekend.