Headlines for Monday, March 4, 2002

  • Stewards to Van Berg: Pay Bill or Be Suspended

    Hall of Fame trainer Jack Van Berg was notified he has until March 12 to pay off a longstanding veterinarian bill or face an indefinite suspension, stewards at Santa Anita Park ruled over the weekend.

  • Came Home comes home victorious in the San Rafael.

    Steve Haskin's Derby Report (3/4): Lost Weekend

    For a weekend in which we had five races of note for 3-year-olds, we learned very little. Three of the five races were run on sloppy or muddy tracks, and in the highlight event, the San Rafael Stakes, we really didn't learn much more about Came Home than we knew before, other than he can now get a mile with no problem.

  • House Holds Hearing on Kentucky Gaming Bill

    The House Licensing and Occupations Committee on March 4 heard the pros and cons of legislation that would authorize electronic gaming devices at Kentucky's eight racetracks and create a gaming commission to oversee their operation.

  • Blast of Storm, with J. Jones aboard, after winning the Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup.

    Storm Blows Through Barbados Turf Club

    Sally Arbib's Blast of Storm posted his third straight win in the Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup on Saturday at the Barbados Turf Club when he won a stretch duel with Eugene Melnyk's Warleigh.