Headlines for Saturday, March 23, 2002

  • Proper Gamble Upsets Forest Heiress in Cicada Stakes

    Proper Gamble rallied to beat Short Note by 2 3/4 lengths in Saturday's 10th running of the $108,600 Cicada Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Aqueduct. Forest Heiress, the favorite, was a head back in third place in the six-horse field.

  • World Cup Simulcast Wagering Soars in North America

    The four-race simulcast, which included the $6 million Dubai World Cup, from Dubai's Nad Al Sheba Racecourse on Saturday, March 23, handled over $2.7 million in North America, a 36.7% increase over a year ago.

  • Terre a Terre Upsets Males in Dubai Duty Free

    Mrs. Henri Devin and Mrs. Biden Ashbrooke's 5-year-old mare Terre a Terre defeated Noverre by three-quarters of a length to win the $2 million Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) on Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba.

  • Caller One, winner of  the Los Angeles Handicap last year, defended his title in the Dubai Golden Shaheen.

    Caller One Repeats in Golden Shaheen

    Caller One won the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) for the second straight year Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba as American-based horse swept the top finishing positions.

  • Cal-Bred Grey Memo Romps in Dubai

    California-bred Grey Memo romped to a 3 1/2-length win in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba, completing the distance in 1:36.69 on a fast track and under Gary Stevens.

  • Essence of Dubai (left, 6) defeats Total Impact in the UAE Derby.

    Essence of Dubai Wins UAE Derby by Half-Length

    Essence of Dubai kept Godolphin in the Kentucky Derby mix with a half-length victory over Chilean-bred Total Impact in the UAE Derby (UAE-II) on Saturday at Nad Al Sheba.