Headlines for Tuesday, August 22, 2000

  • Lemon Aid

    <i>By Dan Liebman </i> -- Now that things in the Thoroughbred market have been spiraling up again in dramatic fashion, it is only natural to begin wondering what the future holds.

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

    The Task at Hand

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- From New York to California and most places in between, state governments -- with few exceptions -- have not been very good friends or partners to racing.

  • General Challenge, shown here winning the Strub Stakes at Santa Anita, Feb. 5, 2000.

    Stablemates Top Pacific Classic Work Tab

    Stablemates General Challenge and River Keen, the respective first- and second-place finishers in last year’s Pacific Classic (gr. I), indicated their readiness for this Saturday’s renewal of the $1-million race with workouts at Del Mar Monday.

  • The Del Mar sale topper, a full brother to last year’s top-priced yearling, sold for $240,000

    Storm Creek Colt Sets OBSC Record

    A record price of $335,000 for a yearling sold by the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company was set Monday when Aaron and Marie Jones went to that price to acquire a Storm Creek colt from the Mockingbird Farm consignment.