Headlines for Sunday, September 29, 2002

  • Reba's Gold Wins Pomona Finale for Jeopardy's Trebek

    Creston Farms' favored Reba's Gold took control in the stretch and went on to capture the $100,000 Ralph M. Hinds Pomona Invitational on the final day of the Los Angeles County Fair at Fairplex Park Sunday.

  • Bien Nicole Beats the Boys in DeBartolo Cup

    Kris & John Richter's 4-year-old filly Bien Nicole, the only female taking part in Sunday's $147,750 Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. Memorial Breeders' Cup at Remington Park, did her gender proud, winning the 1-1/8 turf event by 3 1/4 lengths.

  • Repent Still Breeders' Cup Bound, Says McPeek

    Trainer Ken McPeek said Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) favorite Repent came out of Saturday's big race in good order, making the colt's seventh-place finish even more puzzling.

  • Hall of Famer Kelly Thrilled by Evening Attire's Win

    Thomas Kelly and Joseph Grant's Evening Attire, the upset winner of Saturday's $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I), was being buried with carrots, peppermints and Jolly Ranchers while walking trainer Pat Kelly's shedrow this morning.

  • Hot Rider Darley Brings Home Fraulein

    Fraulein, an 11-1 outsider ridden by red-hot jockey Kevin Darley, scored a major upset in the $837,750 E.P. Taylor Stakes (gr. IT) Sunday at Woodbine.

  • Systematic Rounds Out Year With Ascot Win

    Systematic ended a sparkling second season in typically tenacious style when he fought back to beat Warrsan by half a length in the Group III Young Vic Theatre Cumberland Lodge Stakes at Ascot Sunday.

  • O'Brien Fined for 'Rock' Scratch from QE II

    Aidan O'Brien was fined by stewards after the non-appearance of Rock of Gibraltar in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes yesterday. This is the statutory penalty in such circumstances – 1% of the total prize money fund.

  • O'Brien Fined for 'Rock' Scratch from QE II

    Aidan O'Brien was fined by stewards after the non-appearance of Rock of Gibraltar in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes yesterday. This is the statutory penalty in such circumstances – 1% of the total prize money fund.

  • Minimum Purses for British Group Races Rising

    Prize money in Britain during 2003 will top £100 million for the first time, and minimum values are being raised considerably, but not by as much at the bottom end as wished for by the Racehorse Owners' Association (ROA).

  • Record Figures at Tattersalls Ireland Auction

    Ireland's yearling auction season made an auspicious start Sept. 24 and 25 when the Tattersalls (Ireland) September select sessions posted record figures, from which graduates qualify for the Breeders' Stakes race, worth 300,000 euros.

  • Claiborne Raises Pulpit's Fee

    The Hancock family's Claiborne Farm increased the 2003 fee for prominent second-crop stallion Pulpit