Headlines for Sunday, September 3, 2000

  • Sequoyah Best in Moyglare Stud Stakes

    Mrs. John Magnier's Sequoyah swept past La Vida Loca to take the lead with just over a furlong to run en route to a 2 1/2-length victory over Hotelgenie Dot Com in Sunday's Moyglare Stud Stakes (Ire-I) at the Curragh.

  • Samum Wins Grosser Preis von Baden

    Stall Blankenese's BMW 130 Deutsches Derby (Ger-I) winner Samum took the lead after 1 1/4 miles and then held Catella, Fruits of Love, and Daliapour -- the second-, third- and fourth-place finishers, respectively -- at bay to win the Mercedes Benz Grosser Preis von Baden (Ger-I) by 2 1/2 lengths Sunday at Baden Baden, Germany.

  • Rob's Spirit captures the Saranac Stakes at Saratoga Sunday. Whata Brainstorm, left, was second with jockey Craig Perret aboard.

    Rob's Spirit Holds On for Saranac Victory

    Michael Paulson and Edward White's Rob's Spirit held off the late charge of Whata Brainstorm to narrowly win the $113,800 Saranac Handicap (gr. IIIT) Sunday at Saratoga. The top two finishers continue the legacies of two of the sport's premier breeders. Rob's Spirit was bred by the late Allen Paulson; Whata Brainstorm by the late Fred Hooper.

  • Sendawar Retired; Montjeu Uncertain for Irish Champion Stakes

    <i>The Racing Post</i> reports that the Aga Khan's Sendawar has been retired from racing and that Montjeu has suffered a "training setback" and may miss his scheduled start in Saturday's Irish Champion Stakes (Ire-I). According to the <i>Post</i>, Giant's Causeway may now substitute for Montjeu in the Irish race.