Headlines for Sunday, June 9, 2002

  • Millionaire Gentlemen Sires First Winner

    Gentlemen's first starter turned out to be his first winner. His son Gentlemen's Club, a homebred for R.D. Hubbard and Connie Sczesny, won June 9 at Hollywood Park in :59 flat for five furlongs.

  • Xtra Heat leads Gold Mover to the finish line in the Vagrancy.

    Xtra Heat Extra Game in Vagrancy

    Xtra Heat gutted out a neck-length victory over Gold Mover in Sunday's Belmont Park feature, the 52nd running of the $150,000 Vagrancy Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares 3-years-old and older.

  • Dollar Bill Sharp in Churchill Work

    Mary and Gary West's Dollar Bill breezed six furlongs at Churchill Downs Sunday ahead of Saturday's $750,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I). The Dallas Stewart trainee completed the work in 1:13 4/5 under exercise rider Joanne McNamara.

  • Sister of German Derby Winner Takes German Oaks

    Gestut Hony-Hof's Salve Regina, a full sister of 2000 German Derby winner Samum, pressed the pace then drew clear in the final furlong to win Sunday's Osterman Preis der Diana -- Deutsches Stuten-Derby (Ger-I) by 2/12 lengths at Mulheim.

  • Grade II Winner De Bertie Retired

    Bertram, Elaine, and Richard Klein have retired their grade II winner De Bertie because of a bone chip in her right front ankle.

  • The Morning After: Proud Citizen OK; Frankel's Big Day

    Proud Citizen, who exited the Belmont Stakes with a crack in his left shin, was resting comfortably in his stall Sunday morning. Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas said the colt would likely miss 90-120 days of training.

  • Sarava, holding off Medaglia d'Oro in the Belmont Stakes.

    Belmont Winner, Favorite Depart; Saratoga Next

    New Phoenix Stable's Sarava, who paid $142.50 as the longest priced Belmont Stakes winner ever, flew out of New York and back to Kentucky at about 8:30 a.m.Sunday morning.

  • Strong Overnight Rating for Belmont Telecast

    Overnight ratings for NBC's broadcast of Saturday's 134th Belmont Stakes were strong, with the Belmont telecast earning a 9.2 rating and 21 share. In addition, the 9.2 rating topped this year's Kentucky Derby overnight, which was 8.3.