Articles posted July 20, 2003

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Well Fancied Pulls Away in Evan Shipman

Edgar Prado sat chilly aboard Well Fancied for the first two-thirds of the $113,100 Evan Shipman, then pulled away from the field in the homestretch to win the 1 1/16-mile New York-bred stakes race in 1:40 4/5 on closing day Sunday at Belmont Park.

Strut The Stage Wins Chinese Cultural Center

Coming off a solid second-place finish in the King Edward Breeders' Cup Stakes on June 15 at Woodbine, Strut The Stage made his second start of the season a an impressive one, winning the $330,900 Chinese Cultural Center Stakes (Can-II).

Foufa's Warrior Slump Ends in Kent Handicap

Sondra Bender's homebred Foufa's Warrior wore down his rivals Remind and favored Lismore Knight in the stretch to register a mild upset and a course record in the $250,000 Kent Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds on the turf Sunday at Delaware Park.

Track Mark Set as Caliban Wins Governor's

Caliban set a track record at Ruidoso Downs Saturday while winning the Governor's Handicap, shaving two-fifths off the 7 ½ furlong mark established only last weekend. Caliban's track record is 1:29.2.

Rene Douglas Celebrates Five-Win Day

Jockey Rene Douglas, the current leader in the Arlington jockey standings and the defending champion of the last two seasons, recorded the first five-win day by any rider at Arlington Park this season on Saturday.

Graded Winner Aly's Alley to Uruguay

Graded stakes winner Aly's Alley, who ran second in the 1998 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), has been purchased by Geraldo Arcos for stallion duty at the new owner's farm in Uruguay.

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