Forest Chatter wins California Flag Handicap at Santa Anita (The Associated Press)

Forest Chatter won the $100,000 California Flag Handicap by a head Monday to remain undefeated on the downhill turf course at Santa Anita. Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Forest Chatter ran 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:11.94 and paid $4.60, $3.60 and $2.80 as the 6-5 favorite in a field of seven. It was Forest Chatter's first stakes win and he improved to 5-0 on turf at the track.

Brown wins another turf stakes at Belmont Park (The Associated Press)

Partisan Politics won the $200,000 Pebbles Stakes on Monday to give trainer Chad Brown another turf stakes victory at Belmont Park. Brown notched his fourth grass-stakes victory in just over a month, with Partisan Politics beating Devine Aida by 1 1/2 lengths in the race for 3-year-old fillies. In addition to the winner, Brown saddled Consumer Credit to a third-place finish and Light in Paris, an Irish bred who ran last in her U.S. debut.

In wake of breakdowns, Keeneland issues results of track surface review

Keeneland has the unique perspective of being able to compare racing statistics over two different surfaces in recent years. Here, a horse trains on the Polytrack surface, which was removed in the summer of 2014 in favor of a new dirt main track. (David Paul Ohmer photo) There's nothing like a beautiful day of fall horseracing at Keeneland outside Lexington, Kentucky. Unless it's the