Articles posted January 18, 2004

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Calif. Takeout Bill Could be Signed This Week

California racing officials are hopeful that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will sign legislation this week that would increase the takeout on exotic wagers by a half of a percentage point to help offset rising workers' compensation insurance premiums.

Midas Eyes Skipping Millions, Headed for Strub

Trainer Bobby Frankel, who was considering the Sunshine Million Classic instead of the $300,000 Padua Stables Sprint at Gulfstream Park for Midas Eyes, called another audible Sunday morning. He said the son of Touch Gold would be pointed to the $300,000 Strub Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita on Feb. 7.

Game Sir Cherokee Wins Maxxam Gold Cup

Favored Sir Cherokee, passed in the stretch by Freefourinternet, responded with a determined rally to inch away to a three-quarters of a length victory in Saturday's night's $100,000 Maxxam Gold Cup Handicap at Sam Houston Race Park.

Lucky Lionel to Diamond G in Oklahoma

Lucky Lionel, a group winner in England and a track record-setter at Santa Anita, has been bought by R.G. Gammill for stallion duty at his Diamond G Ranch near Edmond, Okla.

D's Bertrando to Magali in California

Four-year-old D's Bertrando, who posted the second-highest Beyer Speed Figure for a 2-year-old in 2002, will enter stud at Rich and Gaby Sulpizio's Magali Farms near Santa Ynez, Calif.

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