Headlines for Friday, September 8, 2000

  • Purely Cozzene Tops Del Mar Derby Field

    La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIIT) winner Purely Cozzene and runner-up Duke of Green will renew their rivalry in the $300,000 Del Mar Derby (gr.  IIT) Sunday at Del Mar. The 1 1/8-mile turf race drew a field of 10 3-year-olds.

  • Chilukki, Flame Thrower, Others Work at Del Mar

    Last year's champion 2-year-old filly Chilukki worked five furlongs at Del Mar on Friday as she prepares for her next likely start, the $150,000 Kentucky Cup Sprint (gr. II). Flame Thrower, Riboletta, and Super Quercus also worked at Del Mar on Friday.

  • Arazi Sibling Wins Champagne Stakes

    Godolphin Racing's Noverre rallied from off the pace to win Friday's thehorsesmouth.co.uk Champagne Stakes (Eng-II) by 1 1/4 lengths over CD Europe at Doncaster, England. Noverre is by Rahy and out of Danseur Fabuleux, who also produced Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner Arazi.

  • High Yield Arrives at Ashford

    Three-time grade I winner High Yield has arrived at Ashford Stud and will be available for inspection by breeders during the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Running Stag Unlikely for Woodward; Skimming To Run

    Due to a minor injury to his left front leg, Richard Cohen's Running Stag is now considered unlikely for the $500,000 Woodward (gr. I), according to assistant trainer Roger Teal. Meanwhile, Pacific Classic (gr. I) winner Skimming will ship to Belmont Park on Tuesday ahead of the Sept. 16th race.

  • Rob 'n Gin Retired

    Sabine Stable's Rob 'n Gin, a six-time stakes winner and earner of nearly $1 million, has been retired according to Joe Greeley, a partner in Sabine Stable.

  • Countdown to the Cup, Sept. 7

    <i>By Steve Haskin</i> -- It's two months to the Breeders' Cup, but it feels like it should be sooner. California and New York are enjoying cool, crisp fall weather, and horses around the country are venturing off on the paths laid out for them by their trainers.

  • Unshaded (6), passes Albert the Great (on rail) en route to victory in this year&#39;s Travers Stakes.

    Unshaded Injured; To Undergo Surgery

    Trainer Carl Nafzger reported Friday that Unshaded came out of his Travers victory with a strained tendon in the left front leg and will undergo surgery at Rood & Riddle Clinic in Lexington, Ky. on Monday.