Beauty Generation, the world's top-rated turf miler, faces only five rivals in the Stewards' Cup (G1) at Sha Tin Racecourse Jan. 20. Some will be using the race as a steppingstone to Dubai.
Gainesway Farm, whose roster heading into the 1980s contained an envious collection of Poule d'Essai des Poulains (French Two Thousand Guineas, G1) winners, has high hopes for well-supported Karakontie.
The announcement that trainer Mike Machowsky would head up Fasig-Tipton's California initiative was the next step in North America's oldest sales company's effort to establish itself in the Golden State.
Masar, last year's Investec Derby (G1) winner, flew out to a winter training camp in Dubai this week to continue his recuperation from the leg injury that curtailed his classic-winning campaign.
City of Light settled in nicely at Gulfstream Park Jan. 17 on the morning after shipping cross-country from his Southern California base for a scheduled start in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 26.
Finger Lakes Racetrack in upstate New York is again authorized by the state to spend up to $2 million from its casino capital account on a new turf track, according to a budget plan released this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.