Headlines for Wednesday, September 25, 2002

  • Bridgmohan' s Big Day at Belmont

    Jockey Shaun Bridgmohan won the first three races on Wednesday's card at Belmont Park en route to a five-win day.

  • Millionaire Honor Glide to Cloverleaf II in Florida

    Millionaire Honor Glide, who remains the only winner of the Mid-America Triple, will enter stud at Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla., for a fee of $4,000 live foal as the property of Bonnie Heath Farm.

  • Magic Weisner Could Return to Training in Three Weeks

    Magic Weisner, who burst onto the national stage after finishing just three-quarters of a length behind War Emblem in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) is back at the track and could return to training within the next three weeks after contracting the West Nile virus.

  • Here and There

    Oak Tree to honor McCarron...Belmont guarantees $500,000 Pick 4 on Sept. 28...Sam Houston prepares to open for training and offers fans a chance to win a trip to the Breeders' Cup with its marathon handicapping contest...Johnny Rivers headlines Shoemaker Dinner.

  • Squirtle Squirt finishing the 2001 Breeders' Cup Sprint.<br>

    Sprint Champion Squirtle Squirt to Japan

    Squirtle Squirt, last year's champion sprinter and Penske Auto Center Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner, might be headed to Japan to stand for the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders Association.

  • Lord Carson to Tommy Town in California

    Lord Carson has been purchased by Tommy Town Thoroughbreds and will be relocated to the Santa Ynez, Calif., farm from Tom Simon's Vinery near Lexington.

  • Turf Preview (9/25): Still No Changes

    The John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr-IT) World Thoroughbred Rankings remained unchanged for a second week in a row when the results of the Kentucky Cup Turf Handicap (gr-IT) and Belmont Park's Jamaica Handicap (gr-IIT) failed to impress the panel of international handicappers.

  • Turf Preview (9/25): Still No Changes

    The John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr-IT) World Thoroughbred Rankings remained unchanged for a second week in a row when the results of the Kentucky Cup Turf Handicap (gr-IT) and Belmont Park's Jamaica Handicap (gr-IIT) failed to impress the panel of international handicappers.

  • Mile Preview (9/25): Will He or Won't He?

    In a surprise announcement on Sept. 24, it was reported that Rock of Gibraltar, who has won a record seven consecutive group I wins, may not go in Saturday's Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot, and head straight for the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).