Headlines for Monday, October 1, 2001

  • Paragallo Hires Lundy As Private Trainer

    Ernie Paragallo has hired Dick Lundy as his private trainer. This winter, Lundy will have divisions of Paragallo's Paraneck Stable at Aqueduct and Fair Grounds. In the summer, the trainer will be based on the New York circuit.

  • Not For Love, sire of top-priced yearling at Monday's session of the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern fall yearling sale.

    Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale Gets Off To Shaky Start

    The Krispy Kreme doughnuts are still hot and tasty. And the crab cakes at Michael's are still some of the best around. But business has changed at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Eastern fall yearling sale. The three-day auction in Timonium, Md., got off to shaky start on Monday, with the gross, average, and median all suffering big hits.

  • Hunt Remembered in Coverage of America's Richest

    He didn't make the list, but Nelson Bunker Hunt and his return to Thoroughbred racing was profiled in <i>Forbes</i> magazine's annual coverage of America's 400 wealthiest people.

  • Magna to Unveil Plan for New Calif. Track

    Magna officials will be the special guests at a community meeting Oct. 17 in Dixon, a town of about 15,000 located 19 miles west of Sacramento. Magna recently purchased 225 acres in Dixon for $6.3 million and has another 25-acre parcel in escrow.

  • Claiborne Farm stallion Unbridled.

    Unbridled Has 'Rocky' Weekend in Recovery

    Claiborne Farm manager Gus Koch said Unbridled, who underwent two surgeries within a week, had a "rocky" weekend but is a good patient who is battling hard to recover from his operations and subsequent complications.

  • Macho Uno, shown winning the Pennsylvania Derby, remains on track for the Classic.

    Steve Haskin's Breeders' Cup Classic Report

    One more week and the Breeders' Cup Classic picture should come into focus. The Meadowlands Cup produced a definite starter in Include, who ran a huge race to finish third, and a possible starter in Gander, who led all the way to score a gutsy and well-deserved victory. Macho Uno finished third in the Ohio Derby and is still on course for the Classic.

  • Texas Revamps Stallion Stakes Series for 2002

    They say everything is bigger in Texas, and judging from the size of the 2002 Texas Stallion Stakes Series, the saying is accurate. The retooled series for colts and fillies will be worth a total of $1 million in purse money.

  • Racetrack Vets Want Voice in Medication Discussions

    A group of racetrack veterinarians have offered their own proposal for "universal race-day medication and testing," and have told the American Association of Equine Practitioners they want their collective voice heard during a medication summit planned for Dec. 4 in Tucson, Ariz.

  • Breeders&#39; Cup Classic winner Tiznow worked Monday in preparation for the Goodwood Handicap.

    Feisty Tiznow in Sharp Work for Goodwood

    Defending Horse of the Year Tiznow turned in a sharp five furlong work in :59 2/5 at Santa Anita Monday morning, and will run in Sunday's Goodwood Handicap, trainer Jay Robbins said following the work. Robbins said he was very happy with the work and the way the son of Cee's Tizzy galloped out afterward, but wishes the colt would get his act together around the pony.