Headlines for Monday, August 26, 2002

  • Owsley Enhances Reputation With Glens Falls Victory

    Arthur B. Hancock III's Owlsey continued to enhance her reputation as a fighter Monday afternoon and stubbornly held off Mot Juste for a one-length victory in the seventh running of the grade III, $113,500 Glens Falls Handicap for fillies and mares at 11 furlongs on the inner turf course.

  • NYRA Raises Purses for New York-Bred Races

    As a result of strong wagering at New York Racing Association tracks this year, purses for New York-bred races will be raised by $2,000 during the upcoming Belmont Park fall meet.

  • Third-Highest Pick 6 Payoff in Del Mar History

    One winning ticket purchased at Bay Meadows on Sunday's guaranteed $1-million Pick 6 at Del Mar was worth $709,396.40, third-highest for that wager in track history.

  • Golan, will enter stud at Coolmore following the Japan Cup.

    Golan to Retire to Coolmore After Japan Cup

    European millionaire Golan is scheduled to make his farewell start in the Japan Cup (Jpn-I) in November before beginning his stallion career at Coolmore Stud in Ireland.

  • California Workers' Comp Plan Just About Ready

    A new deal for workers' compensation insurance in California may go into effect as soon as Sept. 1, but many trainers in the state remain unconvinced is the ultimate answer.

  • Sunline A Perfect 10 in New Zealand

    Sunline made it 10 for 10 in her homeland in returning with a win in the Mudgway Stakes (NZ-II) at New Zealand's Hawkes Bay on Aug. 24. The champion distaffer had to scrap some with pacemaker Tit For Taat in the stretch before recording her 32nd win from 45 starts. She won by three-quarters of a length.

  • First Winners for Will's Way, Hesabull

    Grade I winner Will's Way was represented by his first winner when his daughter Freedom Forever won Aug. 24 at 5 1/2 furlongs by 6 1/2 lengths at Fairmount Park in her first start.