After nearly eight months away, Speedway Stable's Collected is scheduled to be back in the starting gate Sept. 22 against eight challengers in the $150,000 Pa Derby Champion Stakes going 1 1/16 miles at Parx Racing.
Thunder Snow, Godolphin's Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) winner, has settled into the Belmont Park quarantine barn for his bid in the Sept. 29 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1).
The center of the racing universe Sept. 22 is Parx Racing, which puts on three graded stakes for 3-year-olds, including the the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G1) and the $1 million Cotillion Stakes (G1).
Nearly six months after surgery to repair fractures in two sesamoid bones in his right front leg, The Player was released Sept. 20 and arrived at trainer Buff Bradley's farm the following afternoon.
If cuteness sells horses, then the one-horse S & G Thoroughbreds consignment at the Sept. 22 penultimate session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale has an advantage over all other consignors.