Headlines for Tuesday, April 9, 2002

  • Repent Could Be Back For Travers

    Repent, who suffered a chip in his left front ankle in the Illinois Derby, will undergo arthroscopic surgery Monday, and trainer Kenny McPeek is hopeful he'll be ready for the Travers Stakes.

  • Medaglia d'Oro Ready for Wood

    The horse is named for a brand of espresso coffee, and in his last<br>start, he woke up as if he had swallowed a double shot of the stuff.<br>Saturday afternoon, Medaglia d'Oro will try to keep his Triple Crown<br>hopes brewing when he steps onto Aqueduct's main track for the 78th running of the grade 1, $750,000 Wood Memorial.

  • Patchen Beauty, and her white colt foaled April 5.

    White, Just Like Mom

    Patchen Beauty, the rare white Thoroughbred mare who garnered a lot of attention when she competed on the Kentucky circuit in the mid-1990s, produced a white colt on April 5 at Warren Rosenthal's Patchen Wilkes Farm near Lexington, Ky.

  • Harlan's Holiday Breezes in :47.60

    Starlight Stable's Harlan's Holiday, winner of the Florida Derby (gr. I), breezed four furlongs in :47.60 over a "sloppy" track in his final major training move before a scheduled run in Saturday's Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland.

  • Paulson Suit Alleges 'Breach of Trust'

    The volcanic relationship between the son of deceased multi-millionaire Allen E. Paulson and his stepmother figures to erupt in California Superior Court in northern San Diego County later this year.

  • Sunday Silence Still Tops

    Japanese stallion Sunday Silence continues to maintain a sizable lead on the nation's sire list

  • The Mud Bug

    <i> By Victor E. Zast </i> -- The "Mud Bug" -- aka Trackside Chicago, the off-track betting facility owned by Arlington Park -- rekindles youthful days spent at Fort Erie.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor-in-Chief

    Driving Us Crazy

    <i> By Ray Paulick </i> -- Just as the automobile replaced the horse and buggy a century ago, the manufacture of automobiles has supplanted in importance the breeding and racing of Thoroughbreds in Kentucky, based on the recent actions of Gov. Paul Patton and state legislators.