Headlines for Sunday, August 20, 2000

  • Golden Missile Highweighted for Iselin

    Stronach Stable's Golden Missile, only considered a "possible" entrant for Sunday's $350,000 Philip H. Iselin Handicap (gr. II) at Monmouth Park, was assigned top weight of 121 pounds for the race. Ecton Park and Sir Bear are listed next at 118 pounds.

  • Jockey Gallyn Mitchell, right, on Edneator, looks back at Alex Solis, riding Big Ten, while crossing the finish line in the Longacres Mile at Emerald Downs Sunday.

    Edneator, 44-1, Upsets Longacres Mile

    Homestretch Farm's locally based Washington-bred Edneator earned his third career victory by setting a blazing early pace and holding on to win the $250,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III) by 1 1/2 lengths over 2-1 favorite Big Ten Sunday at Emerald Downs.

  • Ardoin Reaches 5,000-Win Mark

    Jockey Ronald Ardoin rode three winners in a row at Louisiana Downs on Sunday to become the 16th rider in North American racing history to reach that plateau.

  • Squirtle Squirt Heads Best Pal Stakes

    Joe Garcia Jr. trainee Squirtle Squirt will put his four-race winning streak on the line when he takes on six other 2-year-olds in the $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (gr. III) Wednesday at Del Mar.

  • Bad As I Wanna Be Wins Prix Morny

    Joe L. Allbritton's 2-year-old colt Bad As I Wanna Be earned his second career victory Sunday, winning the Prix Morny Casinos Barriere (Fr-I) by six lengths at Deauville, France.

  • Shooter Lasts for Sapling Win

    Leslie and Robert Hurley and D.J. Stable's Shooter raced just off the early pace set by T P Louie, edged clear of that rival in the final furlong, and held off the late charge of 13-1 longshot Snow Ridge to win the $200,000 Sapling Stakes (gr. III) Saturday at Monmouth Park.

  • Purely Cozzene Romps in La Jolla

    Over firm turf, Purely Cozzene led at every call of the $150,000 La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIIT) Saturday at Del Mar, completing the 1 1/16-mile race in 1:41.50 under David Flores.

  • Ciro Wins Secretariat Stakes

    Midway through the stretch, jockey Jerry Bailey looked to be en route to his third grade I win on the day at Arlington International aboard 3-5 favorite King Cugat before Ciro, under Mick Kinane, rallied on the outside for a length victory in the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) Saturday at the Chicago area track.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor in Chief

    E-tote

    <i>By Ray Paulick </i> -- Racing is in danger of letting the technology revolution pass it by.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor in Chief

    Proof or Consequences

    <i>By Ray Paulick </i> -- Let's not get carried away with the idea that the only honest people in this game are the ones who aren't winning.

  • Chester House, second from right pink cap, looks for an opening in back of Asidero, right, in the early stretch of the Grade I $2,000,000 Arlington Million.

    Chester House Rallies for Million Win

    Guided by jockey Jerry Bailey for the first time, Juddmonte Farms' homebred Chester House unleashed a powerful rally along the rail through the stretch to earn a 3 1/4-length victory in the $2-million Arlington Million Stakes (gr. IT) Saturday at Arlington International.