Headlines for Sunday, October 27, 2002

  • Rock of Gilbraltar to Stand at Coolmore

    Millionaire Rock of Gibraltar, who won a record seven consecutive European group I events and figures to be named Europe's champion miler, will enter stud in his native Ireland at John Magnier and partners' Coolmore Stud.

  • Mr Dinos Wins Marathon Prix Royal-Oak

    Paul Cole's Mr Dinos, just fifth in the St. Leger, was the star of the show in the French equivalent, the 1 7/8-mile Prix Royal-Oak, at Longchamp on Sunday.

  • Strut the Stage Edges Cetewayo, Man From Wicklow

    It may have been over a year since Todd Kabel and Strut the Stage had been paired together, but the duo were once again in familiar territory, combining for a classic winning effort in Sunday's $279,500 Sky Classic Stakes (gr. IIT) at Woodbine.

  • Greely to Prep Century City in Bay Meadows Derby

    The classy Irish-bred colt Century City is expected make his U.S. debut next Sunday at Bay Meadows in the $100,000 Bay Meadows Derby (gr. IIIT). Mike Smith, who won two Breeders' Cup races Saturday at Arlington Park, will ride Century City.

  • Horatio Karamanos Wins Seven Races at Laurel

    Jockey Horatio Karamanos dominated the eleven-race card at Laurel Park Saturday by riding seven winners, including a pick-up mount on Eugene Ford's Lily's Affair in the $50,000 Waya Stakes.

  • One Colony, Fircroft Win Juvenile Stakes at Big A

    With both 1 1/8-mile juvenile stakes races at Aqueduct taken off the turf because of rain, One Colony, in the Pilgrim Stakes, and Fircroft, in the Miss Grillo, were victories Sunday.

  • Twilight Road Draws Off to Ack Ack Victory

    Twilight Road withstood a challenge from Mountain General in the stretch of Sunday's Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs Sunday and went on to a 2 /2-length victory.

  • Oak Tree's Burke Handicap a Special Matter

    Longshot Special Matter, with Tyler Baze aboard, captured the $150,000 Carleton F. Burke Handicap (gr.IIT) at 1 1/2 miles on the turf at Oak Tree Sunday.

  • Hammonds Wins Magical Mythical Tour

    <i>The Blood-Horse</i>'s own head-to-head competition, where executive editor Dan Liebman and managing editor Evan Hammonds were given mythical $1,000 bankrolls to bet the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, was no contest.