Headlines for Monday, November 11, 2002

  • Forbidden Apple will make his next start in the Citation Handicap.

    Forbidden Apple to Make Next Start in Citation

    Forbidden Apple, one of the leading turf horses in the nation, will make his next start in the $500,000 Citation Handicap (gr. II) on grass at Hollywood Park on Nov. 30, trainer Christophe Clement said Monday from New York.

  • Official: Big M Meet 'Close to Being a Disaster'

    Without a purse supplement from the state and an average daily purse distribution of less than half of what it offered in 2001, business at the current Meadowlands meet has been called "really bad" by an executive of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, which owns and operates the northern New Jersey track.

  • California Workers' Comp Plan Faces Slight Delay

    California horsemen remain on the verge of finalizing a deal for lower workers' compensation insurance rates, but the program is unlikely to launch by the projected Nov. 15 starting date, the head of the state's trainer organization said Nov. 11.

  • 'Florida Million' Launches Saturday

    Arthur Appleton's venerable turf star Forbidden Apple was accorded highweight of 120 pounds for the $150,000 Bonnie Heath Turf Cup, one of six stakes races to be run on Saturday's inaugural Florida Million program at Calder Racecourse. Trainer Christophe Clement said Monday that the Citation Handicap at Hollywood Park will be Forbidden Apple's next start.

  • Commission Official Targets Jersey Horsemen's Group

    The executive director of the New Jersey Racing Commission has charged in a nine-page internal memo that the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association has mismanaged hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees and contributions. He also suggested the leadership of the organization be removed.

  • Stakes Winner Syncline to Crestwood

    Stakes winner Syncline, one of six stakes winners from his dam, will enter stud at Pope McLean's Crestwood Farm near Lexington for a fee of $2,500 live foal

  • Intidab to Gallagher's Stud in New York

    Shadwell Stud's grade II winner Intidab (Phone Trick -- Alqwani, by Mr. Prospector) will stand the 2003 season at Gallagher's Stud near Ghent, N.Y.

  • King of Kings to Japan

    King of Kings, an Irish champion and English classic winner, will stand in 2003 in Japan under a lease arrangement between Irish-based Coolmore Stud and the Japanese outfit East Stud.

  • Fine Motion Wows Them Again in Japan

    She's Japan's new star and she's being touted as perhaps the best female Thoroughbred in the world. The Irish-bred Fine Motion (Danehill -- Cocotte, by Troy) wowed packed stands again, extending her number of winning runs to a perfect six with a victory Nov. 10 in the country's top distaff, the 2,200-meter Queen Elizabeth II Cup (Jpn-I) at Kyoto.

  • Trebek's Reba's Gold in Game Steinlen Win

    Favorite Reba's Gold lost the lead briefly in mid-stretch, but battled back under jockey David Flores to capture Sunday's $72,850 Steinlen Handicap by a head over longshot Mercenary.