Headlines for Saturday, October 28, 2000

  • Shipping Plans Set for New York-Based Cup Runners

    Under jockey Edgar Prado, Breeders' Cup Sprint hopeful Successful Appeal breezed five furlongs in 59.45 at Belmont Park Saturday morning according to New York Racing Association clockers. Meanwhile, shipping plans are set for other New York-based Breeders' Cup hopefuls.

  • Juveniles Work Toward Breeders' Cup

    Arlington-Washington Lassie (gr. III) winner Thunder Bertie, a Churchill Downs-based contender for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, worked a sharp five furlongs Saturday to complete her serious training for the race. Other juveniles working toward Breeders' Cup races were Macho Uno, Holiday Thunder, and Xtra Heat.

  • Caller One, shown winning the Kentucky Cup Sprint at Turfway Park, turned in his final prep for the Breeders' Cup Sprint.

    Caller One Sharp In Final Prep For Sprint

    Carolyn Chapman and Theresa McArthur's Caller One completed his serious training for the $1 million Breeders' Cup Sprint with a five-furlong breeze Saturday at Churchill Downs. Also working were Surfside, Lu Ravi, and Gander.

  • Laffit Pincay Jr. chats with Fred Hooper before the start of an awards ceremony Jan. 15, 2000, at Santa Anita. Pincay was honored for breaking the record for career wins, which had been held by Bill Shoemaker, right.

    Pincay Reaches 9,000 Win Milestone; Wins Five on the Day

    Jockey Laffit Pincay Jr. earned career victory 9,000 Saturday at Oak Tree at Santa Anita, winning his third race of the day aboard Chichim in the Louis R. Rowan California Cup Distaff Handicap to reach the milestone. After accomplishing that feat, the veteran rider then added two more winners to bring his total for the day to five.

  • Kiss A Native, with Mickey Walls aboard, runs to victory in the $250,000 Pegasus Handicap on Friday night at the Meadowlands.

    Kiss A Native Romps in Pegasus

    Kiss A Native won the $250,000 Pegasus Handicap on Friday night, beating Cool N Collective by five lengths in the race for 3-year-olds at the Meadowlands. Pine Dance finished third.