Articles posted August 30, 2002

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Awesome Humor Takes Spinaway

Awesome Humor Takes Spinaway

WinStar Farm's Awesome Humor kept her record perfect and her place among the leaders of the 2-year-old filly division intact Friday afternoon, holding off favored Forever Partners to win the 111th running of the $200,000 Spinaway (gr. I) by 2-3/4 lengths.

Phipps Honored With 'Industry Service Award'

Ogden Mills "Dinny" Phipps, longtime chairman of The Jockey Club, has been honored with the Industry Service Award by the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.

Jet Crashes Outside Keeneland's Entrance

A small jet crashed just outside the grounds of Keeneland Racecourse in Lexington, Ky., slamming into Versailles Road early Friday afternoon.

Record-priced Filly Wins at Del Mar

Atlantic Ocean, whose price of $1.9 million at the Barretts March sale set a world record for a 2-year-old filly, won Aug. 29 at Del Mar.

Mulhall Discounts War Emblem Report

Mulhall Discounts War Emblem Report

Richard Mulhall, racing manager for The Thoroughbred Corporation, has discounted a report in Thursday's New York Times stating that the Saudi royal family has considered donating Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner War Emblem to the families of the victims of last year's World Trade Center bombing.

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