Headlines for Wednesday, September 27, 2000

  • Beautiful Pleasure, Others on Track With One-Mile Works

    Beautiful Pleasure worked one-mile over a fast track at Keeneland Wednesday morning, preparing for the Beldame Stakes (gr. I), in which she will likely face Ruffian Handicap (gr. I) winner Riboletta. Also working one mile Wednesday were Notable Career, Grey Memo, and Alvo Certo.

  • Serena's Tune Fails in Allowance Test

    Serena's Tune, the first foal out of champion Serena's Song, finished a troubled fifth as the odds-on choice in a five-horse allowance race Wednesday at Belmont Park. Second wagering choice Shop Here won by 6 1/2 lengths over Diablo's Girl.

  • Keeneland to Heighten Backstretch Security

    Backstretch security will be heightened at the upcoming fall meeting at Keeneland, a track unique to American racing in that the stable area is open to the public and not restricted to licensed personnel and approved visitors.

  • Countdown to the Cup: Future Book Follies

    <i>By Steve Haskin</i> -- With a rare slow weekend coming up, this is a perfect time to search out some live future book horses who are available at generous prices, namely Running Stag and Golden Missile.

  • Changes For Keeneland's Fall Meet

    Known throughout the Thoroughbred world as offering "racing as it was meant to be," Keeneland Race Course will have a few new wrinkles for its fall meeting that opens next Saturday, Oct. 7.

  • Stronach's Stable Leads Owners List

    The stable raced by prominent Canadian breeder and racetrack owner Frank Stronach has a commanding lead in the owners' earnings list, according to Equibase statistics through Sept. 25.

  • Baze Top Jock By Number of Wins

    While Jerry Bailey continues to dominate nearly every category in the North American jockeys' standings, California-based Russell Baze is the leader by number of victories and in-the-money percentage