Headlines for Sunday, October 6, 2002

  • Pleasantly Perfect wins the Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap at Santa Anita.

    Mandella Clicks in Oak Tree's Goodwood, Hirsch

    With 36 victories going into the weekend's action, Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella won't list 2002 among his greatest years. But as it winds down, he'll have Sunday at Santa Anita's Oak Tree meeting to make it better.

  • Avanzado, captures Forest Hills Handicap at Belmont Park.

    Avanzado Invades Belmont for Forest Hills Win

    Avanzado proved he didn't need the lead to win Sunday at Belmont Park, running down fading pacesetting Sunray Spirit in the stretch to post a two-length win in the six-furlong Forest Hills Handicap (gr. II).

  • Nasty Storm Springs Upset in Gallant Bloom

    Overlooked by the public, Nasty Storm surprised favorites Raging Fever and Shine Again in Sunday's $150,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at Belmont Park.

  • Landseer asserts himself with upset of Beat Hollow in Shadwell Turf Mile.

    Landseer Spoils Beat Hollow's Shadwell Bid

    Making his first United States start, Michael Tabor and Mrs. John Magnier's Landseer may have landed a spot in the Breeders' Cup Oct. 26 by winning the $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) at Keeneland Sunday

  • Frankie Dettori celebrates aboard Marienbard after victory in the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe.

    Marienbard, Dettori in Arc de Triomphe Surprise

    Godolphin's Marienbard, with Frankie Dettori riding, came off the rail in the straight to win the 81st running of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp by less than a length over French Derby champion Sulamini.

  • Larry the Legend's First Winner

    Grade I winner Larry the Legend was represented by his first winner when his daughter Kiana's Star won an allowance event at six furlongs in 1:12.27 at Turf Paradise Oct. 4.

  • Mizzen Mast Retired to Juddmonte

    Grade I winner Mizzen Mast, a homebred for Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Juddmonte near Lexington

  • Perfect Drift Outlasts Easyfromthegitgo in Indy Derby

    Stonecrest Farm's Perfect Drift, who was making his first start since the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) on June 8, took command at the head of the stretch and held off the fast-closing Easyfromthegitgo to win the eighth running of the $400,000 Indiana Derby (gr. III) by 3/4 of a length at Hoosier Park Saturday.