Articles posted April 3, 2003

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Embassy Belle Ready to Chime in Las Cienegas

Embassy Belle is winless in two starts in the United States, but the 5-year-old Irish-bred mare has far from disgraced herself. She returns to the downhill turf course Saturday in the $100,000 Las Cienegas Handicap (Gr. III) for older fillies and mares.

Man Among Men Shows Improving Signs

Man Among Men, a disappointing seventh in the San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) on March 16, will attempt to regain his footing on the Triple Crown trail when the son of Gentlemen runs in the $500,000 Arkansas Derby on April 12.

First White Horse Award To Honor Heroic Act

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The Race Track Chaplaincy of America's first annual White Horse Award will be presented during a special White Horse Heroes luncheon at Santa Anita Park's Seabiscuit Court October 23, two days before the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.

Author to Host Book Signing at Keeneland

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Children's book author/illustrator Barbara Libby will entertain children and adults with a reading of her new bookI Rode the Red Horse: Secretariat's Belmont Race, at Keeneland's "Breakfast With the Works" Saturday.

Danzig Colt Brings Record Price At Doncaster

A Danzig colt became the highest-priced horse ever sold at the Donacaster breeze-up sale in England when he brought 140,000 guineas (approximately $231,980) from Teruya Yoshida's Shadai Farm of Japan. It was the first time that a Japanese buyer had ever participated in the auction and the first time that a Danzig offspring had been offered at the sale.

Harlan's Holiday Repeats as Ohio-Bred Horse of Year

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For the second consecutive year, the Ohio Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders' Association has named Harlan's Holiday Horse of the Year. The Horse of the Year and divisional honors were presented at an awards dinner March 29.

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