Headlines for Saturday, November 9, 2002

  • Sentimental Value Storms Home in Matiara

    Sentimental Value drew away from Secret Garden nearing the sixteenth pole and went on to a four-length victory under jockey Victor Espinoza in Saturday's $125,000 Matiara at Hollywood Park.

  • Two Item Limit Upset in Illini Princess

    Two Item Limit was upset in Saturday's Illini Princess Stakes at Hawthorne, one of six stakes for Illinois breds, each worth about $100,000, on the day's card.

  • John Poe Wins Amateur Rider Race at Laurel

    In the annual Amateur Riders of America race Saturday at Laurel Park, John Poe, an exercise rider for Ben Feliciano, Jr., guided Flirting to a one-length victory over Cynics Quest for trainer Jimmy Murphy.

  • Broodmare Brings $200,000 at Keeneland

    A broodmare carrying a foal by Behrens brought a top price of $200,000 during Saturday's session of Keeneland's November Breeding Stock Sale.

  • Good Journey Could Go for Citation Repeat

    Trainer Wally Dollase said that Good Journey returned in top shape from a third-place finish in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) and is considering two options for his next start.

  • Paasch Runners Return Soon at Hollywood

    There was sunshine on a cloudy day for trainer Christopher Paasch at Hollywood Park, where a rainstorm forced closure of the track for works.

  • Old-Timer Parose Takes Woodbine Slots

    Eight-year-old Parose, making his 74th career start, captured Saturday's $167,700 Woodbine Slots Cup (gr. III) in a thrilling finish.

  • Perfect Drift Prepares for Clark Handicap

    Stonecrest Farm's Perfect Drift continued his preparation for the $400,000-added Clark Handicap (gr. II) on Nov. 29 with a four-furlong work on Saturday at Churchill Downs' Trackside Louisville training center.

  • Magna Corp. Promotes Johnsen, Greco

    Magna Entertainment Corp. officially announced the appointment of Lone Star Park president Corey Johnsen to the position of group vice president for Texas, Oklahoma and Florida.

  • Ballydoyle trainer Aidan O'Brien.

    Ballydoyle Ends Year With a Bang

    Despite being decimated by a coughing epidemic this summer, affecting all but three horses, Aidan O'Brien's Ballydoyle stable still closed out the year with an amazing 19 group I victories. The latest was Alberto Giacometti's victory in Saturday's Criterium de Saint-Cloud.