Headlines for Friday, October 6, 2000

  • Nakatani Nearing Return

    Jockey Corey Nakatani, sidelined since August 26 with a broken collarbone, is scheduled to work horses at Santa Anita this weekend. The rider is hoping to get his doctor's clearance to ride starting next week.

  • Powell Resigns Magna, Santa Anita Posts

    Magna Entertainment Corp. (MEC) announced Friday that Lonny Powell, vice president of racing operations for the company and president and chief executive officer of Santa Anita Race Track, has resigned those positions but will remain with the company as a chief advisor.

  • Bailey Wins Three Straight at Belmont

    Rose of Zollern scored a 2 1/4-length front-running victory in Belmont Park's Friday feature race, a $55,000 allowance sprint for fillies and mares. It was the third consecutive win on the day for jockey Jerry Bailey.

  • Set Sail for Some Great Turf Action

    <i>By Tim McCarthy, Thoroughbred Sports Network</i> -- There are many graded turf stakes races carded across the country on Columbus Day weekend, and after the sun sets on Monday, some prime picks for the championship day's grassy events are likely to be discovered.

  • Giant&#39;s Causeway canters to post for the Coral Eclipse Stakes in July.

    Giant's Causeway To Pass on Gold Cup Start

    Trainer Aidan O'Brien confirmed Saturday that Giant's Causeway likely will make his next start in the 1 1/4-mile Champion Stakes at Newmarket Oct. 14 as a prep for the Breeders' Cup Classic. O'Brien had considered sending the son of Storm Cat to Belmont for the Jockey Club Gold Cup, but decided to keep him at home.

  • Snow Polina, ridden by Jerry Bailey, wins the Beverly D Stakes by one length over Happyanunoit at Arlington International.

    Top Beverly D Finishers Return in Flower Bowl

    Snow Polina and Happyanunoit, the first- and second-place finishers, respectively, from the Beverly D Stakes (gr. IT) at Arlington International in August will face each other again in the $750,000 Flower Bowl Invitational Handicap (gr. IT) Saturday at Belmont Park.