Headlines for Wednesday, July 31, 2002

  • Icecoldbeeratreds Romps in Graduaton Stakes

    Mike Pegram's Icecoldbeeratreds broke alertly and was never headed in winning the $125,000 Graduation Stakes for 2-year-old California breds Wednesday in stakes-record time at Del Mar.

  • Buddy Delp Looking Forward to Induction

    Five weeks before his 70th birthday, Laurel-based trainer Buddy Delp prepares for one of the biggest days in his legendary career. On August 5, he will be inducted into Thoroughbred Racing's Hall of Fame at Saratoga Springs, New York.

  • San Diego Handicap favorite Congaree, shown winning 2001 Wood Memorial.

    Congaree Attempts to End Frankel Run in San Diego Handicap

    Congaree, a 4-year-old son of Arazi owned by Stonerside Stable, will be trying to snap a three-year stranglehold by trainer Robert Frankel on the San Diego Handicap at Del Mar on Sunday. At the same time he could give his trainer, Bob Baffert, his first victory in the event.

  • Silva Wins 3,000th Race at Arlington

    Jockey Carlos Silva became the 101st rider to win 3,000 races when he guided Buba's Caper to a neck victory in Wednesday's 3rd race at Arlington Park.

  • Seen at Saratoga

    More than a handful of stakes hopefuls were spotted at Saratoga.

  • Gearing up for the Whitney

    Pat Day gets Macho Uno mount for Whitney...Left Bank among the expected entrants...Street Cry and Unshaded have final preps.

  • Irish National Stud Buys Stake in Medecis

    The Irish National Stud announced that it has purchased an interest in Medecis, a 3-year-old son of Machiavellian. A winner of four of six starts with a pair of seconds, Medecis' last start was a victory in the about one-mile Prix de la Jonchere (Fr-III) at Chantilly on June 17.

  • Here and There

    TVG to air from Saratoga...Blythe Miller injured in fall...Public invited to Hall of Fame ceremony and autograph session...Ray Sibille injured...Irish Fest at Arlington.

  • Wiseman's Ferry Among West Virginia Derby Noms

    Fink, Sacks, and Swifty Farm's Wiseman's Ferry, second by a neck to Magic Weisner in the grade II Ohio Derby at Thistledown July 20, is among the nominees for the $600,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Race Track & Gaming Resort on Aug. 10.

  • Harry Quadracci found dead in lake near Wisconsin home.

    Harry Quadracci Dead at 66

    Harry V. Quadracci, president and founder of Quad/Graphics and Thoroughbred owner, died from an accidental drowning July 29 at his home in Chenequa, Wisc. on Pine Lake. He was 66.