Headlines for Friday, October 13, 2000

  • Jockey Albarado Remains Hospitalized

    Jockey Robby Albarado remained hospitalized at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. on Saturday for treatment of injuries he sustained during the ninth race at Keeneland on Friday.

  • The Goo Earns Belmont Allowance Win

    Einar P. Robsham's The Goo led early and took command down the stretch, drawing off to a 6 1/2-length victory in Belmont Park's Friday feature, a $43,000 allowance sprint for 2-year-olds. Evening Attire finished second in the six-horse field, another 1 3/4 lengths ahead of Wrangler.

  • Churchill Downs Notes: Thunder Bertie To Run in Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies

    He has been a fixture at Churchill Downs since the 1970's, but veteran Bernie Flint has had only a sideline view of the track's biggest events.<p>Flint, whose 272 training wins at Churchill Downs puts him seventh on the track's all-time victory list, has never saddled a starter in the Kentucky Derby (GI) and has started only one runner (Dr. Bizzare, 6th in the 1988 Juvenile) in the four visits by the Breeders' Cup to his home track.<p>"I don't believe in bringing one over that doesn't stand a chance," said Flint. "I have never done it before. I've always been careful."<p>Flint's credo means you should pay close attention to a two-year-old daughter of 1995 Kentucky Derby winner Thunder Gulch named Thunder Bertie.

  • Stakes Winning Mare Bella Chiarra Retired

    Bella Chiarra, a multiple stakes winner for Jack Mandato, was retired from racing due to a broken splint bone she is believed to have sustained when running ninth in the Kentucky Cup Ladies Turf Handicap on Sept. 23 at Kentucky Downs.

  • Tout Charmant Upsets Perfect Sting in Galaxy Stakes

    Tout Charmant took the lead on the backstretch and held off 1-2 favorite Perfect Sting to win the $554,000 WinStar Galaxy Stakes (gr. IIIT) by 1 1/4 lengths Friday at Keeneland. Under jockey Chris McCarron, Tout Charmant completed the 1 3/16 miles in 1:54.74 while racing over firm turf.

  • Ashford Stud Posts 2001 Fees

    Ashford Stud, a division of Irish-based Coolmore Stud, announced fees for 15 of its 16 stallions that will hold court at the Versailles, Ky., farm in 2001.

  • Lemon Drop Kid, winning the Woodward Stakes at Belmont Park for his fourth-straight victory. Behrens, right, was second. The two will renew their rivalry in Saturday&#39;s Jockey Club Gold Cup.

    Lemon Drop Kid 'Fit and Ready'

    Lemon Drop Kid was exercised in a two-minute clip over the Belmont Park main track Friday and Hall of Fame trainer Scotty Schulhofer declared the colt fit and ready for Saturday's $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I).