Headlines for Sunday, August 6, 2000

  • Jockey Alex Solis raises his whip in victory as Dixie Union wins the $1-million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.

    Dixie Union Upsets Haskell

    Dixie Union swept by Captain Steve, Thistyranthasclass, and More Than Ready inside the final furlong, and held off the late run of Milwaukee Brew to win the $1-million Haskell Invitational Handicap (gr. I) Sunday at Monmouth Park. Captain Steve finished 3/4 lengths back in second, a head in front of Milwaukee Brew.

  • Jockey Edgar Prado celebrates his victory aboard Lemon Drop Kid in the Whitney Handicap at Saratoga.

    Lemon Drop Kid Wins Whitney, Fox Series

    Jeanne Vance's Lemon Drop Kid won his third consecutive race since adding blinkers after a third-place finish in the Pimlico Special (gr. I), winning the $1,042,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) by two lengths over Cat Thief Sunday at Saratoga.

  • HBPA May Relocate to Kentucky

    The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association will begin to compile information concerning a possible move of its national office to Lexington, Ky., perhaps in 2002. The office currently is located in south Florida