Articles posted August 26, 2002

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Owsley Enhances Reputation With Glens Falls Victory

Arthur B. Hancock III's Owlsey continued to enhance her reputation as a fighter Monday afternoon and stubbornly held off Mot Juste for a one-length victory in the seventh running of the grade III, $113,500 Glens Falls Handicap for fillies and mares at 11 furlongs on the inner turf course.

NYRA Raises Purses for New York-Bred Races

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As a result of strong wagering at New York Racing Association tracks this year, purses for New York-bred races will be raised by $2,000 during the upcoming Belmont Park fall meet.

Sunline A Perfect 10 in New Zealand

Sunline made it 10 for 10 in her homeland in returning with a win in the Mudgway Stakes (NZ-II) at New Zealand's Hawkes Bay on Aug. 24. The champion distaffer had to scrap some with pacemaker Tit For Taat in the stretch before recording her 32nd win from 45 starts. She won by three-quarters of a length.

First Winners for Will's Way, Hesabull

Grade I winner Will's Way was represented by his first winner when his daughter Freedom Forever won Aug. 24 at 5 1/2 furlongs by 6 1/2 lengths at Fairmount Park in her first start.

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