Headlines for Saturday, December 8, 2001

  • Raging Fever Wins Garland of Roses

    Raging Fever won for the first time this year, scoring a 1 1/2-length victory Saturday in the $82,775 Garland of Roses Handicap at Aqueduct.

  • Nakatani Hires Stevens' Former Agent

    The saga of musical jockey agents in Southern California continued Saturday as top journeyman Corey Nakatani revealed he would retain veteran agent Tony Matos effective for the upcoming Santa Anita season. Earlier in the week, Hall of Famer Gary Stevens announced he would be ending his professional relationship with Matos at the conclusion of the current Hollywood Park season and that he had retained the services of Brian Beach.