Headlines for Saturday, November 16, 2002

  • Good Journey Aims for Citation Repeat

    Good Journey, one of the leading turf milers in the nation, will defend honors in the $500,000 Citation Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park Nov. 30, trainer Wally Dollase said. A key component of the $2.1-million Turf Festival, the Citation will be run at 1 1/16 miles on grass.

  • Puxa Saco Stalks to Moccasin Victory

    Jockey Mike Smith and trainer Jenine Sahadi teamed up with the 2-year-old filly Puxa Saco to win Saturday's seven-furlong $100,000 Moccasin Stakes.

  • Toccet Does the Talking in Laurel Futurity

    Toccet ran to an easy 6 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 Laurel Futurity (gr. III) Saturday, while Makin Heat captured the $100,000 Selima for 2-year-old fillies.

  • Indy Fire Wins Miss Indiana Stakes

    Jockey Lonnie Meche and 15-1 Indy Fire won Friday night's $70,000 Miss Indiana Stakes at Hoosier Park in just a head bob over Jon Court and Miss Dakota.

  • Rolly Polly Faces Light Cast in Safely Kept

    Rolly Polly, who last year became the first 3-year-old to win Hollywood Park's Safely Kept Handicap, on Sunday attempts to become the first repeater in the eight-year history of the $70,000 turf sprint for fillies and mares at 5 1/2 furlongs.

  • Perfect Drift in Bullet Move at Churchill

    Stonecrest Farm's Perfect Drift, third in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and winner of the Spiral (gr. II) and Indiana Derby (gr. III), continued his training for the Clark Handicap (gr. II) with a sharp six-furlong breeze Saturday at Churchill Downs' Trackside Louisville training center.

  • McKee After Cauthen's Apprentice Record

    The impressive performance turned in by apprentice jockey John McKee in the fall meet at Churchill Downs has put another record held by legendary rider Steve Cauthen in real danger.

  • Jake the Flake Suffers Severe Tendon Injury

    Jake the Flake, Jack Murphy and Pam Slaughter's 6-year-old gelding set to go in Sunday's $150,000-added River City Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs, suffered a career-threatening torn tendon.