Headlines for Monday, September 16, 2002

  • A Mr. Greeley Filly for $485,000 Tops at Keeneland

    Elizabeth Moran's Brushwood Stable went to $485,000 to acquire a Mr. Greeley--Star of Paris (by Dayjur) filly as the top price paid during Monday's session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Emancipator to Oak Hill in West Virginia

    Emancipator, a 7-year-old son of Forty Niner out of the grade I winner Contredance (by Danzig), will stand the 2003 breeding season at Charles Jenkins' Oak Hill Farm near Rippon, W.Va.

  • Smoken Devine to Y Bar Ranch in Texas

    Two-year-old Smoken Devine, who is from the female family of Horse of the Year Holy Bull, will enter stud next year at Diane Banks' Y Bar Ranch near Gainesville, Texas.

  • Pure Prize, winning the Kentucky Cup Classic.

    Breeders' Cup Possible for McGaughey's Ky. Cup Winners

    Trainer Shug McGaughey watched Saturday's Kentucky Cup "day of champions" on TVG from his Belmont Park office in New York. But his absence from Turfway Park did nothing to diminish his enthusiasm on the day after his charges, Pure Prize and Trip, accounted for the grade II, $400,000 Kentucky Cup Classic and the grade III, $200,000 Turfway Breeders' Cup Stakes.

  • Zippy Does it Again--Fails to Break Maiden

    For the 96th consecutive race, Felix Monserrate's Zippy Chippy failed to reach the winner's circle, finishing fifth in a maiden special weight race at Northampton on Sunday.

  • Dark Day Doings

    The Trackmen Golf Club blends horses and the course.

  • Champion Lord Avie, Sire of 74 Stakes Winners, Pensioned

    Lord Avie, champion 2-year-old male of 1980 for SKS Stable and sire of 74 stakes winners, has been pensioned at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., because of advanced age and a decline in fertility.

  • Storm Flag Flying, impresses with Matron victory.

    Storm Flag Flying Demolishes Matron Field

    On a rainy day at Belmont Park, Ogden Mills Phipps' favored Storm Flag Flying, in just her second career start, demolished Sunday's 96th running of the $200,000 Matron (gr. I) for 2-year-olds, winning by 12 3/4 lengths.