Headlines for Saturday, December 28, 2002

  • 'Seabiscuit' Movie Trailer Released

    Moviegoers got their first taste of "Seabiscuit" the movie this week with the debut in theaters of the preview promoting the coming summer's blockbuster.

  • California Sprinter Unlimited Value Dead

    Unlimited Value, who won the Cal Cup Sprint at Santa on Nov. 2, was euthanized this week after an unsuccessful attempt to save him following surgery for a broken right front pastern.

  • Got Koko posted an upset victory in the La Brea.

    Got Koko KO's You at 17-1 in La Brea Stakes

    Got Koko mounted a furious late rally and cruised to victory in the $200,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Santa Anita Park.<br>

  • Maddie's Charm Splashes to Golden Gate Win

    Maddie's Charm successfully made a huge class jump Saturday at Golden Gate Fields when she splashed to a 1 1/4-length victory in the $60,650 Corte Madera Stakes.

  • Skate Away Closes Best in Woodchopper

    Skate Away and his trainer Jeff Trosclair kept their perfect record at Fair Grounds intact by winning Saturday's $100,000 Woodchopper Handicap.

  • The Judge Sez Who Wins Fred Hooper Decision

    Trainer Milton Wolfson saddled two horses in the four-race Grand Slam II program at Calder Saturday, and both were winners after The Judge Sez Who won the $100,000 Fred W. Hooper Handicap (gr. III) for Sez Who Stable.

  • Stormy Frolic Relishes Return to Dirt in 'Betty'

    Trainer Milt Wolfson used the turf-to-dirt angle to his advantage when Stormy Frolic took to a fast track in winning Calder's $100,000 Stage Door Betty Handicap Saturday over 1 1/16 miles, the second stakes of the Grand Slam II event.

  • New Economy Rebounds in La Prevoyante

    Four-year-old filly New Economy and local jockey Rosemary Homeister, Jr. teamed up at Calder to take the $200,000 La Prevoyante Handicap (gr. IIT) at 12 furlongs on the turf Saturday, part of the Grand Slam II program.