Headlines for Wednesday, November 27, 2002

  • Man Among Men in Generous Breeze

    Man Among Men, winner of the Pinjara Stakes at Santa Anita in his last start, breezed three furlongs in :37.80 on the main track Wednesday for the $200,000 Generous Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 2-year-olds at one mile on turf Saturday.

  • Union Place Set to Go in Hollywood Derby

    Union Place, winner of the Calder Derby in his last start Oct. 12, galloped one mile on Hollywood Park's main track Wednesday under exercise rider Juan Aracena for the $500,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) on Sunday.

  • Bullet Work for Eclipse Hopeful Golden Apples

    Continuing her quest for an Eclipse Award, Golden Apples drilled a half mile on the Hollywood Park turf Wednesday in a bullet :46.20 breezing for the $500,000 Matriarch (gr. IT) for fillies and mares on Sunday.

  • Lido Palace, winning the Whitney, is among the top contenders for the Clark Handicap.

    Lido Palace, Tenpins Top Clark Handicap Field

    Amerman Racing Stables' Lido Palace, a Chilean import who has ranked among the finest handicap horses in America over the past two seasons, and Joseph Vitello's Tenpins, a rising star bidding to establish a national reputation, head an accomplished field of 12 horses in Friday's 128th running of the $400,000-added Clark Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs.

  • Clever Claim Crossing Point in Fall Highweight

    Former claimer Crossing Point takes a big step up while seeking his fifth strike victory in Thursday's Thanksgiving Day $100,000-added Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) at six furlongs.

  • At Turfway, Bets Close When First Horse Enters Gate

    Turfway Park, which began implementing measures designed to improve wagering security and increase customer confidence in mid-November, will adopt new wagering policies beginning Dec. 1, opening day of its holiday meet.

  • Indy Mood to Swifty Farms in Indiana

    Eight-year-old Indy Mood (A.P. Indy -- Super Luna, by In Reality) will stand at Don and Dana Myers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind.

  • City Street to Bullard Farms in Texas

    City Street, a track-record-setter and –equaler in his two starts as a 2-year-old, has been retired from racing and will enter stud at Bullard Farms near Weatherford, Texas

  • Pivotal Colt Tops First Day of Tattersalls Foal Sale

    The first day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale in Newmarket, England, was topped Wednesday by a colt by locally-based sire Pivotal out of the unraced Persian Bold mare Persian Air returned 60,000 guineas when sold by 93-year-old breeder Evelyn Charlton from Trickledown Stud.

  • Hail the Chief Returns in Clark

    Peter Crane's Hail the Chief, a British import who stamped himself as one of the rising stars in America's handicap division in the spring, will make his anticipated return to racing in Friday's Clark Handicap (gr. II

  • Mandy's Gold Hopes to Rebound in Top Flight

    Mandy's Gold will attempt to rebound off a fifth-place finish in the Oct. 26 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) when she starts as the 120-pound highweight in Friday's $150,000 Top Flight Handicap (gr. II) at Aqueduct.

  • NTRA Adds Oaklawn Park, Tampa Bay Downs

    <br>The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., and Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar, Fla., will be rejoining the NTRA effective January 1, 2003. In addition, the NTRA announced that the Oregon HBPA will also join the organization effective January 1, 2003.

  • Here and There

    Maryland Horsemen announce award winners...Ky. Farm Managers honor Tom Evans...Finger Lakes names Running Tiger horse of the year...LSU holds annual AI workshop...TVG covers Texas Classic Futurity...Arlington Million seats already available.