Headlines for Thursday, August 8, 2002

  • The Fastest Gun Alive

    Following the events of last Sunday, what we have in the 3-year-old division are Wyatt Earp, Wild Bill Hickok, and The Sundance Kid all walking toward each other for the inevitable shootout. Only these equine gunslingers are named War Emblem, Medaglia d'Oro, and Came Home.

  • See How She Runs Favored in Arlington's Singapore Plate

    Pin Oak Stable's See How She Runs, whose five-race undefeated streak was snapped when narrowly defeated in the $150,000 Iowa Oaks last time out, is the likely favorite among seven 3-year-old fillies entered for Saturday's $100,000 Singapore Plate (gr. III) over 1 1/8 miles at Arlington Park.

  • Day Poised to Top McCarron's Earnings Mark

    Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day enters Thursday's action just $131,031 behind the recently retired Chris McCarron on horse racing's list of all-time leading jockeys by purse earnings.

  • Sword Dancer Anticipates a Repeat

    Augustin Stable's With Anticipation will try to become the third horse to win back-to-back runnings of the Sword Dancer Invitational when he faces 10 opponents Saturday at Saratoga.

  • Hall of Fame Hosts Trainers

    The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be hosting the 2nd seminar of its "Guests in the Gallery" program on Wednesday August 14th at 11:00 a.m.

  • Museum Hosts Second Guests Panel

    The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be hosting<br>the second seminar of its "Guests in the Gallery" program on<br>Aug. 14th at 11 am. Participants scheduled to attend the panel<br>discussion are trainers H. James Bond, Leah Gyarmati, Kiaran McLaughlin, Ken McPeek, and Tom Voss.

  • Del Mar Announces Purse Hike

    Del Mar announced a 5% increase in overnight purses for the remainder of its 43-day meeting. The increase is retroactive to the beginning of racing on July 24.

  • Haskell Invitational winner War Emblem is set to face Came Home in his next start.

    War Emblem's Still on Edge; Will Face Came Home in Pacific Classic

    Haskell Invitational (gr. I) winner War Emblem, who also has victories in the Kentucky Derby ( gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) this year, was back in his stall at Del Mar Wednesday morning, and already making it known he is a candidate for the $1 million Pacific Classic (gr. I) on August 25.