Headlines for Monday, October 21, 2002

  • Kris S. Filly Tops First Session of Fasig-Tipton

    A Kris S. filly from the family of champion Dancethruthedawn topped the first session of the 2002 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearling sale. The filly, purchased by Stewart Bainum's Dinwiddie Farm near Middleburg, Va., brought a top price of $300,000.

  • Super Mare Sunline Prepares for Biggest Test

    Saturday's $3 million Cox Plate in Australia will be the most important race in the career of the celebrated super mare, Sunline, her jockey, Greg Childs, says.

  • Remington Park G.M Resigns

    Remington Park's general manager Frank Deal has resigned as head of the state's largest racetrack, <i>The Oklahoman</i> reported Monday.

  • D'wildcat Probably Out of Breeders' Cup

    D'wildcat, who was double-entered in the NAPA Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) and NetJets Mile (gr. IT) but expected to start in Saturday's Sprint (gr. I), will probably not ship from California for the race.

  • For Amoss, It's the Best of Both Worlds

    Tom Amoss is pulling double duty these days at Arlington Park. He trains Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile contender Lone Star Sky, and he serves as an analyst on the "The Works," the popular daily program on the TV Games Network.

  • Orientate, Westerly Breeze at Churchill Downs

    Two contenders for races in Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Arlington Park completed their serious preparation for their races with workouts on Monday at Churchill Downs in Kentucky.

  • Irresistible Jewel to Skip Breeders' Cup Turf Event

    Irresistible Jewel is no longer being considered for Saturday's Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT), her trainer saying the Japan Cup is now the most likely spot for the Moyglare Stud's two-time Group III winner.

  • Classic Week Begins

    The 2002 Breeders' Cup Classic is unique in that there will be more activity at the Arlington Park stable gate during Breeders' Cup Week than on the track. As of Monday, Oct. 21, only two of the 13 horses expected to run were on the grounds. They were Macho Uno, who has been as Arlington for six weeks, and Evening Attire, who vanned from New York last week.

  • Three States Looking for First Breeders' Cup Winners

    Following the 129 grade I races run during the first 18 years of the Breeders' Cup, 75 times the horse led into the winner's circle was bred in Kentucky. That 58% strike rate leads all states or countries in that category.