Headlines for Monday, July 31, 2000

  • Millie's Quest Conquers Lake George

    Robert Frankel and 3 Plus U Stable spread their influence to Saratoga Monday in the form of Millie’s Quest. The 3-year-old filly upset 11-10 favorite Solvig to win the Lake George Handicap (gr. IIIT) two days after the trainer and owners teamed up to take the Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • Whitney Contenders in Action

    Stronach Stable's Golden Missile breezed five furlongs in 1:04 1/5 over a sloppy Oklahoma training track at Saratoga on Monday in preparation for Sunday's $750,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I).

  • Albert the Great Works Toward Jim Dandy

    Despite the muddy conditions at Saratoga, Tracy Farmer's Albert the Great zipped a half-mile in a quick :48.02 over the Oklahoma training track as he continued to progress toward Saturday's $400,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II).

  • Impeachment May Join Haskell Field

    The probable field for Sunday's $1-million Haskell Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Monmouth Park continues to grow, with Dogwood Stable announcing Monday that Impeachment could be added to the 1 1/8-mile race.

  • Wade For Me Surges to Modesty Victory

    Nancy Vanier's Illinois-bred Wade for Me surged to the front at the wire in the $100,000 Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT), winning by a nose over Candleinthedark at Arlington International Sunday.

  • Ladies Din Wins Eddie Read 'Cap

    The Julio Canani-trained 5-year-old gelding Ladies Din earned his second victory since returning from a fifth-place finish in the Dubai Duty Free (UAE-III) at Nad al Sheba in March, winning the $400,000 Eddie Read Handicap (gr. IT) Sunday at Del Mar.

  • Heritage of Gold Best in Go for Wand

    Jack Garey's Heritage of Gold remained undefeated on the year by defeating reigning distaff champion Beautiful Pleasure in a sloppy renewal of the $250,000 Go for Wand Handicap (gr. I) Sunday at Saratoga.