Headlines for Friday, September 29, 2000

  • Kent Desormeaux aboard Golden Missile after crossing the finish line to win the Pimlico Special on May 13.

    Golden Missile To Stand at Adena Springs

    Grade I winner Golden Missile will retire to stud at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs following expected starts in the Hawthorne Gold Cup Handicap (gr. III) and the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I). Golden Missile (A.P. Indy--Santa Catalina, by Cure the Blues) has won seven of 22 career races and $2,139,510 while racing for Stronach Stable.

  • Kimberlite Pipe Heads Fall Championship 'Cap

    A week after finishing fifth in the Kentucky Cup Mile Handicap on turf at Kentucky Downs, Kimberlite Pipe returns to the races in the $100,000 Turfway Park Fall Championship Handicap (gr. III) Saturday at the Kentucky oval.

  • Walkslikeaduck and jockey Eddie Delahoussaye cruise to victory in the Grade II $300,000 Del Mar Derby.

    Walkslikeaduck Bay Meadows Derby Highweight

    Walkslikeaduck will makes his first start since equaling the Del Mar turf course record for 1 1/8 miles when he starts as the 122-pound highweight in the $150,000 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Derby (gr. IIIT) Saturday at Bay Meadows.

  • Johnson Saddles Two in Noble Damsel

    Hall of Fame trainer Philip Johnson will saddle two fillies in the $100,000 Noble Damsel Handicap (gr. IIIT) Saturday at Belmont Park, including Storm Dream, the lone 3-year-old in the field.