Headlines for Sunday, August 26, 2001

  • Hallowed Dreams Third in Monique Rene

    Just over a year after suffering her first career defeat, Hallowed Dreams failed to keep her date at the winner's circle following a third-place finish in Sunday's $49,000 Monique Rene Handicap at Louisiana Downs.

  • Habibti Upsets Tempera in Del Mar Debutante

    On Sunday at Del Mar, The Thoroughbred Corporation scored another grade I win with an impressive looking chestnut. One day after Point Given romped home in the Travers Stakes (gr. I), Habibti won the $250,000 Del Mar Debutante by two lengths.

  • Record Travers Crowd Sets Wagering Mark

    It was a Travers Day like no other at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday. Saratoga and the Travers were never more popular through their long, storied history.

  • Shine Again, posts Ballerina upset.

    Shine Again, Jerkens Hit 'Home Run' With 21-1 Ballerina Score

    Though trainer Allen Jerkens may not like his "Giant Killer" nickname, the moniker is unlikely to go away as long as he keeps sending out high-priced winners in high-class races. Jerkens struck again Sunday when jockey Jean-Luc Samyn guided Shine Again through a gap along the rail at the top of the stretch and held off a late run from Country Hideaway to win Sunday's $250,000 Ballerina Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga.

  • Johannesburg Remains Unbeaten With Prix Morny Win

    Michael Tabor and Mrs. John Magnier's Johannesburg remained unbeaten while giving trainer Aidan O'Brien another group I success in Sunday's Prix Morny Casinos Barriere at Deauville. Also at Deauville Sunday, 2000 French Derby winner Holding Court won the Grand Prix de Deauville Lucien Barriere (Fr-II).