Headlines for Saturday, July 27, 2002

  • War Emblem, back in consideration for the Haskell Invitational.

    War Emblem Back in Haskell

    Trainer Bob Baffert informed Monmouth Park officials Saturday that War Emblem will definitely run in the $1 million Haskell Invitational Handicap on Aug. 4.

  • Affluent Holds Off Golden Apples in Del Mar Feature

    Affluent ran down Janet in deep stretch and held off a fast-closing Golden Apples by a half-length to win the $400,000 John C. Mabee/Ramona Handicap at nine furlongs on the Del Mar turf course Saturday.

  • England's Legend Posts Easy Modesty Win

    Sent off at odds of 3-5, England's Legend was an easy gate-two-wire winner over seven rivals in the $150,000 Modesty Handicap (gr. III) at Arlington Park Saturday.

  • Tates Creek Wins Diana by a Nose

    Juddmonte Farm's Tates Creek nipped favored Voodoo Dancer by a short nose in a furious stretch battle to claim the $500,000 Diana Handicap (gr. II) Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Van Nistelrooy, in the sales ring at Keeneland last year.

    Top-Priced Yearling Becomes Storm Cat's 100th Stakes Winner

    Van Nistelrooy, who brought the top-price of $6.4 million at last Keeneland's September yearling sale, became the 100th stakes winner for Overbrook Farm's leading sire Storm Cat when he won the Flame of Tara Tyros Stakes at Curragh on Saturday.