Articles posted June 29, 2003

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Dressed For Action Wins Ontario Damsel

Shoestring Stable's Dressed For Action, who had managed only two second-place finishes in her four career stakes starts, put it all together Sunday afternoon at Woodbine, gamely capturing the $166,500 Ontario Damsel Stakes.

Sell-Out Welcomes Back Racing in Uruguay

A sold-out crowd of more than 10,000, including Uruguay President Jorge Batlle, welcomed back horse racing to MaroƱas National Racetrack in Montevideo.

Special Ring to Run in American Handicap

Trainer Julio Canani ended the suspense Sunday by announcing that Special Ring would remain at Hollywood Park to run in the $150,000 American Handicap (gr. IIT) Friday rather than ship to Kentucky for the $250,000 Firecracker Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs on Saturday.

Krone Could Return During Hollywood Meet

Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone, sidelined since March with a back injury suffered in a spill at Santa Anita, galloped horses Sunday at Hollywood Park and hopes to return before the end of the meet in July.

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