Articles posted April 5, 2002

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Price Set for Magna Stock Offering, Stock Jumps

An offering of 20 million shares of Magna Entertainment (Nasdaq:MIEC) was priced at $6.65 Thursday through underwriters Bear Stearns. The update on the offering caused the company's stock to rise as much as 13.4 percent during trading on Friday.

San Bernardino May Set Up Gonzalez Daily Double

Trainer Paco Gonzalez hopes to set the stage for his own daily double Saturday at Santa Anita Park. He'll start by winning the $200,000 San Bernardino Handicap (gr. II) with Bosque Redondo, then two races later cap off his day by taking the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) with probable favorite Came Home.

California Breeder/Owner Jan Siegel Dead

Jan Siegel, who raced a number of prominent horses with her husband, Mace, and their daughter, Samantha, died April 4 after a lengthy battle with cancer

No Requests Yet for Ads on Racing Silks, Cloths

Commercial ads are scheduled to begin showing up on jockey and racing silks with the start of the spring meets in California, but they're a little slow to make the starting gate.

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