Articles posted November 17, 2002

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Recovering Delahoussaye Visits Backstretch

Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Delahoussaye, sidelined since sustaining injuries in a spill Aug. 30 at Del Mar, visited the Hollywood Park stable area for the first time this meeting Sunday with his wife, Juanita.

Flat Top Wins Colonial Cup Steeplechase

Nancy Gerry's Flat Top slammed the door shut on a
steeplechase championship with a game victory over Tres Touche in Sunday's $100,000 Marion du Pont Scott Colonial Cup (gr. I) at Springdale Race Course in Camden, S.C.

Rain Puts a Charge in Super Fuse

Chris Thomas Olrick's Super Fuse, making only his second start outside of South Florida and his first start on a sloppy racetrack, pulled away in the stretch for a 3 ΒΌ-length victory Sunday afternoon over favored American Mon in the six-furlong Huntington for 2-year-olds.

Delaware Cancels Final Race Card of Meeting

The meet-closing live racing card at Delaware Park Sunday has been canceled due to unsafe track conditions caused by inclement weather, officials announced.

Snow Cancels Woodbine's Sunday Card

Sunday's live Thoroughbred racing program at Woodbine has been cancelled due to heavy snowfall in the Toronto area over the past 18 hours. It was the second straight day that severe weather has contributed to conditions that are unsafe for racing.

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