Headlines for Saturday, June 30, 2001

  • Fleet Renee, shown winning the Ashland Stakes, was victorious in Saturday's Mother Goose Stakes at Belmont Park.

    Fleet Renee Romps in Mother Goose

    Ashland Stakes (gr. I) winner Fleet Renee, who subsequently disappointed as the favorite in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), made amends for her Oaks performance with a 5 1/2-length victory in Saturday's $250,000 Mother Goose Stakes at Belmont Park.

  • Bet On Sunshine Betters Own Stakes Record in Aristides 'Cap

    Nine-year-old Bet On Sunshine won the $108,400 Aristides Handicap for the second consecutive year on Saturday, and for the second straight year the Paul McGee-trained gelding set a stakes record in winning the 6 1/2-furlong Churchill Downs contest. On a fast track, Bet On Sunshine stopped the timer in 1:14.79, finishing 3 1/2 lengths ahead of Alannan.