Headlines for Saturday, August 31, 2002

  • Dettori Confirmed for Noverre in Atto Mile

    Jockey Frankie Dettori will ride Noverre in next Sunday's $1 million Atto Mile (gr. I) at Woodbine, it was confirmed Saturday by Godolphin Racing Manager Simon Crisford.

  • Wonderful Effort in Niagra Breeders' Cup Stakes

    Full of Wonder and jockey Todd Kabel, ran down race favorite Perfect Soul in the final strides to win Saturday's $324,400 Niagara Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. I-C) at Woodbine.

  • Chalky Day for Philly Claiming Crown Series

    Favorites, led by Truly a Judge in the $150,000 Jewel Final, claimed four of the six division comprising the fourth Claiming Crown Championships Saturday at Philadelphia Park.

  • Lawbook Snatches Second Division of Florida Series

    The complexion of the Affirmed Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes Saturday at Calder Race course changed somewhat when the 4-to-5 favorite, Trust N Luck, wheeled badly coming out of the starting gate and unseated his rider, Gary Boulanger.

  • Ivanavinalot Starts Well, Cruises at Calder

    One should never underestimate the value of a good start. That's what the owner and trainer of Ivanavinalot advise, after seeing their 2-year-old filly dominate the Susan's Girl Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes Saturday at Calder Race Course.

  • Souris Scores in Arlington's Top Flight

    Nelson Bunker Hunt's Souris battled with You Glitter Girl for a half-mile before putting away that rival in the stretch en route to a two-length victory over favored Christmas Time in the $75,000 Top Flight Stakes Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • Two Former Miami Mile Winners Meet at Calder

    Stanley Ersoff's Band Is Passing, the $150,000 Miami Mile Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) winner in 2000, and Randy Mills' Unite's Big Red, who won it in 1998, both as 4-year-olds, return for Monday's Labor Day renewal at Calder Race course at one mile on the turf.

  • Miss Pickums, With Ability Top Weighted in Arlington Matron

    Jay Em Ess Stables' Miss Pickums and Edward P. Evans' With Ability will share starting highweight of 116 pounds Monday when a field of six distaffers heads postward in the 67th running of the $150,000 Arlington Matron (gr. III), the Labor Day feature at Arlington Park.

  • Bosque Redondo Continues Improvement

    Pacific Classic (gr. I) pace-pusher Bosque Redondo continues to do well following surgery Tuesday for a condylar fracture of the right foreleg and fractured sesamoids, it was reported Friday by trainer Paco Gonzalez.

  • Injured Delahoussaye to Take Break

    Hall of Fame rider Eddie Delahoussaye, injured when thrown at Del Mar Friday, will be off his mounts for the next three days, agent Scott McClellan said Saturday.