Headlines for Thursday, December 21, 2000

  • Baze Earns 400th Win

    Jockey Russell Baze earned his 400th win on the year in Thursday's fourth race at Golden Gate Fields. With the win Baze reached the 400-win mark for the eighth time in nine years.

  • Kashatreya Goes for Second Straight in Gravesend

    Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. II) winner Kashatreya will seek his second straight graded stakes win when he faces 12 rivals in Saturday's $75,000 Gravesend Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct. Also entered in the six furlong races are 1998 Gravesend winner Say Florida Sandy and Carter Handicap (gr. I) winner Brutally Frank.

  • Bea and Country Roberts, held dispersals at Keeneland in 1999 and 2000.

    Court Asked to Divide Proceeds from Roberts Dispersal

    The Keeneland Association has filed an "interpleader" with Fayette (Lexington, KY.) Circuit Court, asking the court to decide how to disperse proceeds from last month's dispersal of horses owned by Robert (Country) and Bea Roberts. The Roberts dispersal grossed $1,902,600. After deducting Keeneland's entry fees and other charges totaling $147,250, there was $1,755,350 in net proceeds from the sale. The court filing noted that a number of parties had notified Keeneland, claiming an interest in the portion of the net sale proceeds.

  • Celtic Swing to Ireland

    English champion Celtic Swing will be moved from Haras d'Etreham in France to the Irish National Stud for the 2001 breeding season.

  • Weather Continues to Impact Live Racing

    The inclement weather that has hit the Midwest and Northeast continues to have a negative impact on live racing. At Turfway Park, which conducted live racing Wednesday night for the first time in more than a week, cancelled the Thursday night card due to "continued snow...temperatures dipping to 30 below zero with the wind chill."

  • Manlove to Silvernails

    Stakes winner Manlove will be relocated to James and Lorna Mack's Silvernails Farm near Pine Plains, N.Y., from Michael Sherman's Farnsworth Farms near Ocala, Fla.

  • West by West, Four Others to Turkey

    Jean-Pierre DeRoubaix of the French Bloodstock Agency announced that the Turkish Jockey Club has purchased West by West, Marlin, Fantastic Fellow, Bijou d'Inde, and Bin Ajwaad for stallion duty at the Turkish National Stud near Izmit.