Here and There...
Updated: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 12:52 PM
Posted: Tuesday, March 13, 2001 11:25 AM
announced final meet numbers, with daily average on track handle up 17.81% to $1,002,830...The Racing Network (TRN)
will show the March 24 Dubai World Cup races. TRN is available as a sports package on DISH Network in the United States and as a stand-alone service, TRN Direct. TRN is available in Canada on Bell ExpressVu...Jockey Jerry Bailey
tied his record of 12 stakes victories at a 63-day Gulfstream meeting set in 1995 when he won his 12th stakes at the meeting with Innuendo in the Orchid Stakes (gr. II) on March 10. Bailey could increase his record breaking total since he has mounts in three more stakes races (one on Thursday and two on Friday) to be run during the current meeting. ...Jockey Jorge Chavez
has already wrapped up his third consecutive riding title at Gulfstream. The leading rider in1999 with 91 victories and 2000 with 77 wins, Chavez had ridden 79 winners and was 17 wins ahead of runner-up, John R. Velazquez, with two days of racing left during the meeting. ...The Jockey Club Information Systems
announced the integration of Australian pedigree and performance information into its global database. In addition to Australia, the equineline.com international database includes detailed pedigree and racing information from North America, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, and the United Arab Emirates. ...Trainer Bill Julian
was elected to the City of Hallandale Beach (Fla.) city commission on March 13. Julian will assume one of the three available seats on the commission. It is his first elected office. ...Equibase
has added a list of carryover pools at tracks throughout North America as part of the redesign of its Website at http://www.equibase.com The site includes a range of handicapping products and up-to-the-minute racing information, including the streaming race results ticker... Making her first start since July of 1999, Gary Tanaka's grade I winner Dreams Galore
defeated Gobedie by a half-length in Monday's allowance feature at Fair Grounds. The 5-year-old daughter of Silver Ghost was ridden by Donnie Meche for trainer Steve Asmussen, the same team that upset Sunday's Louisiana Derby (gr. II) with Fifty Stars. Dreams Galore returned $5.60 as she ran the mile-and-40-yards in 1:41 3/5 over a sloppy track. Winner of the 1999 Mother Goose Stakes, Dreams Galore has won five of 12 starts and earned more than $500,000. Asmussen said the mare could run back in this weekend's Oaklawn Breeders' Cup at Oaklawn Park...Trainer Bernard Flint
, Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day
, and owners Kenneth and Sarah Ramsay
are recipients of the 11th annual Kentucky Thoroughbred Media awards as the connections that won the most races at Kentucky tracks in 2000. They are scheduled to receive their awards at Turfway Park on March 24, the day of the $600,000 Spiral Stakes (gr. II)
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