Articles posted December 4, 2005

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Rider Rollins Sidelined After Golden Gate Fall

Chance Rollins, who ranks second in the jockey standings at Golden Gate Fields' fall meeting, injured his left shoulder in a spill in the first race Sunday and will be sidelined for two to three weeks.

Our Madison Scores Upset in Ontario Lassie

Leading jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson recorded her second stakes win on the Woodbine season, guiding 12-1 longshot Our Madison to an upset score in Sunday's $162,550 Ontario Lassie Stakes for 2-year-old Canadian breds.

First-Time Apprentice's Wild Ride Ends in Win

Billy Antongeorgi III is the son of two former riders, but his pedigree wasn't enough to prepare him for his first mount. Somehow, though, he ended up in the winner's circle Sunday afternoon at Hollywood Park aboard Five O'Clock.

UAE's Leading Trainer Suspended for Season

Mazin Al Kurdi, the Emirates Racing Association's champion trainer in each of the last two seasons, had his licence suspended for four months Dec. 4. Four of his seven winners this season tested positively for the banned substance boldenone, a steroid.

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