Headlines for Sunday, January 6, 2002

  • Bella Bella Bella ooutruns Tamarack Bay in the Santa Ysabel.

    Bella Bella Bella Remains Undefeated After Santa Ysabel Win

    Team Valor's Bella Bella Bella raced wide around both turns, then dueled with Tamarack Bay through the stretch to win Sunday's $105,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) by a neck. Later on the card, Mountain Rage closed from ninth-place to win the $75,000 Hill Rise Stakes on a firm turf course.

  • A New Twist rolls to victory in Gulfstream Park's Old Hat Stakes.

    A New Twist Reverses Valley Stream Decision in Old Hat Stakes

    A New Twist upset 3-10 favorite Forest Heiress by 3 1/2 lengths Sunday in the $100,000 Old Hat Stakes for 3-year-old fillies on a showery day at Gulfstream Park. In her most recent start prior to the Old Hat, A New Twist finished second to Forest Heiress in the Valley Stream Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct.

  • Sakhee Highlights Nominees to Maktoum Challenge Series

    Godolphin's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) runner-up Sakhee heads a list of 56 horses nominated to the Maktoum Challenge Series, a three-race series of races which also serves as prep races for the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I).

  • Nice Boots Baby Wins Ruthless Stakes

    Nice Boots Baby remained undefeated in three career starts, winning Sunday's $76,945 Ruthless Stakes at Aqueduct by 2 1/2 lengths.