Headlines for Thursday, November 8, 2001

  • Full Field Entered in Long Island Handicap

    The final open turf stake of the year for fillies and mares in New York usually draws a large field and Saturday's 45th running of the grade II, $150,000 Long Island Handicap is no exception. A full field of 13, plus two for the main track only, has been entered.

  • It's Official: 2002 Breeders' Cup to Arlington Park

    Officials of Breeders' Cup Limited and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Monday, Dec. 3, that Arlington Park in suburban Chicago has been named the host site for the 2002 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. The announcement was made at a press conference in Chicago's ESPN Zone restaurant.

  • Shot of Gold to Waverly in Minnesota

    Multiple stakes winner Shot of Gold has been retired from racing and will enter stud for a fee of $2,000 live foal at Waverly Stallion Station near Waverly, Minn.

  • Lido Palace, winning the Whitney at Saratoga.

    Lido Palace, Timboroa Heading for Japan

    Lido Palace, winner of the grade I Whitney and Woodward, will make his next start in the $2.3 million Japan Cup Dirt on Nov. 24, trainer Bobby Frankel confirmed Thursday morning. Frankel also will send Turf Classic winner Timboroa for the Japan Cup, to be run on the turf the following day.

  • Here and There

    News and notes from around the industry...

  • Magical Miss Wins Victoria Oaks

    Living legend Bart Cummings won his eighth Victoria Oaks (Aust-I) when the Danehill filly Magical Miss strolled home a 4 1/2-length winner in the 141st edition at Flemington. Zabeel filly Manang nosed out Lil Lo Lill (by Umatilla) for second. The 2:34.7 time equalled the 28-year race record.

  • Caller I. D. to Walnford in New Jersey

    Grade II winner Caller I. D. has been purchased by Schumer Bloodstock Agency for Michael Jester and will stand the 2002 season at Joe and Karen Jennings' Walnford Stud near Allentown, N.J.