Headlines for Saturday, August 3, 2002

  • Mott On Patrol at Racing Hall of Fame

    The trainer of inductee Cigar could also find himself in the winner's circle at Saratoga Monday. He sends out Patrol in the $150,000 National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Handicap (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at nine furlongs on the turf.

  • Generous Rosi Romps at Arlington

    Flying Column II's Generous Rosi, an English-bred son of Generous, led every step of the way en route to a three-length victory in the $50,000 Buckpasser Handicap Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Sassy Hound Wins Sprint at Laurel

    Toby Roth's Sassy Hound upped his lifetime record to 13<br>for 25 with a commanding performance in Saturday's $50,000 Dave's Friend Stakes at Laurel Park.

  • Island Skipper Has Foot Abscess, May Miss Haskell

    Island Skipper, the Golden Age Stable's colt who shipped in from Florida for Sunday's Haskell Stakes (gr. I) was on his way out to the track to gallop Saturday morning when handlers noticed he had a problem with his left front foot.

  • Listen Here Captures Amsterdam at Saratoga

    Listen Here closed from far back with a rush in deep stretch to claim victory in the $150,000 Amsterdam Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Saratoga Park Saturday.

  • War Emblem is bathed by groom Roberto Luna at Monmouth Park earlier this week.

    Second Season Begins For 3-Year-Olds

    Although the Swaps Stakes at Hollywood Park has already started up racing's second season for 3-year-olds, the winner, Came Home, apparently is heading toward shorter races and will not try the top-class colts in the big events. That leaves Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner War Emblem as the horse to catch for championship honors.