Headlines for Saturday, December 14, 2002

  • Krone Guides Spensive to Gold Rush Triumph

    Spensive, with Hall of Famer Julie Krone aboard, came back on in the final yards to defeat 25-1 long shot Always Remember by a head in the $81,075 Gold Rush Stakes at Golden Gate Fields Saturday.

  • Pincay Boots Piensa Sonando Home in Native Diver

    Nelson Bunker Hunt's Piensa Sonando kicked home in the final furlong under the spirited urging of ageless rider Laffit Pincay Jr. to nip Fleetstreet Dancer by a nose in the $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park Saturday.

  • Maiden Julie's Prize Takes Hawthorne Debutante

    Richard Otto Stables' maiden Julie's Prize made a five-wide move into the stretch and surged to a four-length victory over Invader in Saturday's $100,000 Illinois Breeders Debutante at Hawthorne.

  • Maiden Julie's Prize Takes Hawthorne Debutante

    Richard Otto Stables' maiden Julie's Prize made a five-wide move into the stretch and surged to a four-length victory over Invader in Saturday's $100,000 Illinois Breeders Debutante at Hawthorne.

  • Martha's Music Scores Upset in Anne Arundel

    D.J. Stables' Martha's Music won her second straight stakes race at Laurel Park Saturday, taking the $100,000 Anne Arundel Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year old fillies.

  • Trust N Luck Romps in What A Pleasure

    Trust N Luck dominated Saturday's $100,000 What A Pleasure Stakes for 2-year-olds at Calder, leading from start to finish while covering the 1 1/16-mile distance in a stakes-record 1:44. The winning margin was 11 lengths.

  • Dakota Light Turns It On in Calder's Three Ring

    Dakota Light returned to running two turns in Saturday's $100,000 Three Ring Stakes at Calder, contested at a mile and a sixteenth, and the filly celebrated with her first stakes victory.

  • Dat You Miz Blue Spoils Xtra Heat's Party

    Xtra Heat, last year's 3-year-old filly champion, was expected to crush her foes in Saturday's six-furlong, $81,650 Garland of Roses Handicap for fillies and mares. But Dat You Miz Blue had other plans.