Here and There
Updated: Tuesday, September 12, 2000 2:57 PM
Posted: Monday, September 11, 2000 5:26 PM
The widely acknowledged "Queen of British Columbia Racing" Delta Colleen
was euthanized due to severe laminitis at John Frank's Farms in Ocala, Fla. She was retired in 1992 after winning more than $810,000. During her career she won or placed in 44 stakes events. The mare had a filly by Lost Soldier this year and has one winner by Mt. Livermore on the track...John Rotella's Say Florida Sandy
became the 12th New York-bred millionaire when he breezed to a 1 1/4 length victory in Belmont's General Douglas McArthur Handicap, picking up $50,085 to put his lifetime earnings at $1,005,452. It was the 21st career win for the 6-year-old son of current leading New York sire Personal Flag...After a three month lay off City West
, the 3-year-old son of Candy Stripes stormed home in impressive style to win the one mile Group One Gran Premio Polla de Potrillos at the Hippodroma Argentino ...Jerry Bailey
tops the list of leading riders with 200 wins from 713 mounts. Bobby Frankel
leads the trainers list followed by Bob Baffert
and Wayne Lukas
. The recently retired Dubai Millennium
continues to lead the Thoroughbred list with $3.6 million in earnings. He is followed by Fusaichi Pegasus
...Jockey Douglas Portillo
was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla. Monday after his mount in the sixth race, Audacious Doc, thrust him against the starting gate prior to the race. Portillo complained of neck pain and was taken for x-rays as a precautionary measure. Audacious Doc was not seriously hurt, but was scratched from the race.
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