Keeneland

Keeneland: The Day at the Races

Saturday's figures: On-track attendance, 24,257; on-track betting, $1,509,394; total betting including simulcast, $10,211,526.08.

This day last year: On-track attendance, 19,196; on-track betting, $1,230,271; total betting including simulcast, $11,084,208.

Coming up: An overflow field of 16, including graded stakes winners Caroline Thomas and Inimitable Romance were entered for Sunday's $125,000 Rood & Riddle Dowager Stakes going 11/2 miles on the turf.

Final furlong

■ Qatar Racing's Peace and War, winner of the Grade I Darley Alcibiades at Keeneland on Oct. 3, will miss the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies at Santa Anita Park on Nov. 1 due to a slight tear of the tiny XYZ ligament at the base of her fetlock, trainer Olly Stevens posted on his Robins Farm Racing website. "It (the tear) is tiny however we strongly feel that Peace and War has a very exciting year next year with a great program that could include (some of but not all of) The Ashland, The Kentucky Oaks, The Coaching Club Oaks, The Alabama, The Spinster and even another tilt at the Breeders' Cup," Stevens said in a release."

Stevens added that Peace and War would stay at WinStar Farm before returning to Chiddingfold in England.

■ Don't Tell Sophia, winner of the Grade I Juddmonte Spinster on Oct. 5, worked a half-mile in: 48.80 under jockey Joe Rocco Jr. on Saturday morning in preparation for her expected start in the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Santa Anita Park on Oct. 31. Don't Tell Sophia posted fractions of :12.60, :25.20 and galloped out 5 furlongs in 1:02.20. Trainer Phil Sims commented that the 6-year-old daughter of Congaree "was barely blowing" after the move. "She will probably have a similar work next Saturday with a strong gallop during the week," he said.

■ Morning training was marred Saturday when Party Time, a 3-year-old colt owned by Gary and Mary West, had to be euthanized as a result of his injuries after getting loose and jumping over the backstretch rail, falling about 30 feet down toward the service road. Trained by Wayne Catalano, Party Time had unseated his rider and was being pursued by an outrider when he bolted, apparently trying to run back to his base at Rice Road.

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