Headlines for Wednesday, August 28, 2002

  • Researchers Lay Groundwork for Future MRLS Studies

    The scientific community wrapped up a two-day workshop at the University of Kentucky's Gluck Equine Research Center Aug. 28 with a thorough review of research into mare reproductive loss syndrome, and some ideas on how to proceed in 2003.

  • Awesome Humor Tops Spinaway

    That question may be answered on Friday afternoon, when she is tested against 11 others in the $200,000 Spinaway (gr. I) – the marquee race for 2-year-old fillies at seven furlongs Saratoga Race Course.

  • Unbeaten 'Buffy' Faces Stern Test in Debutante

    The undefeated two-time stakes-winning Buffythecenterfold will face her sternest test yet Saturday in the 52nd running of the $250,000 Del Mar Debutante (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies at seven furlongs on the main track.

  • Frankel Duo Highlight Del Mar Handicap Sunday

    A full gate of 10 horses, including trainer Bobby Frankel's Blue Stellar and Dance Dreamer, appears certain for Sunday's running of the $250,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) at 1 3/8 miles over the Jimmy Durante Turf Course.

  • Your Out Shipping In for Arlington Matron

    Eugene Ford's Your Out, second by a neck to multiple graded stakes winner Summer Colony in the Delaware Handicap (gr. III) on July 21, is being shipped from those Mid-Atlantic environs to contest the $150,000 Arlington Matron (gr. III) on Labor Day.

  • Kristin Mulhall Enjoys Her First Training Victory

    Twenty-year-old Kristin Mulhall was training her string of 15 horses at Del Mar Wednesday morning as if nothing special had happened to her. But her joy over winning her first ever race as a trainer Monday was just slightly under the surface.

  • Bosque Redondo in Good Condition After Surgery

    do was reported in good condition Wednesday morning by Dr. Wayne McIlraith following surgery Tuesday for broken sesamoids and a condylar fracture of the right front cannon bone suffered following the finish of Sunday's Pacific Classic (gr. I).

  • Bosque Redondo in Good Shape, Surgeon Says

    Bosque Redondo was reported in good condition this morning by Dr. Wayne McIlraith following surgery Tuesday for broken sesamoids and a condylar fracture of the right front cannon bone suffered following the finish of Sunday's Pacific Classic (gr. I).

  • Kona Gold Works for B.C. Sprint; No Prep Race Planned

    Without a race since July 6 and the date of Oak Tree's Ancient Title Breeders' Cup Handicap considered a disadvantage by trainer Bruce Headley, the die has been cast for Kona Gold. He'll try to get to the Breeders' Cup Sprint Oct. 26 off workouts.

  • Hopeful Kicks Off Bessemer Challenge

    Saturday's Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga kicks off the Bessemer Trust Two-Year-Old Challenge, which offers bonus monies of up to $1.3 million.

  • Greatest Game to Hold Meeting Sept. 13

    The Greatest Game announced it will be holding an informational session on the progress of its new ownership initiative. The meeting will be held at 4 p.m. on Sept. 13 in the Keeneland sale pavilion.

  • Polo Match to Benefit Injured Player, Horses

    The Saratoga Polo Association will donate all proceeds from its match this Saturday at the Lodge Field in Saratoga Springs, New York, to help injured polo player Justin Pimsner.

  • Claiming Crown Fields Set; Lake on Home Turf

    Fifty-three horses were entered for the $550,000 Claiming Crown Championship scheduled for Aug. 31 at Philadelphia Park. It's the first time in the four-year history of the event that it will held away from Canterbury Park in Minnesota.

  • Carnegie Express Has New Trainer

    Carnegie Express has been taken from the barn of Gai Waterhouse and transferred to the care of David Payne, the South African conditioner who relocated to Sydney, Australia earlier this year.