Headlines for Sunday, September 8, 2002

  • Del Mar Catches Black Ruby Fever

    Black Ruby, the all-time great racing mule, defeated rival Taz in a $10,000 match race, "The Mule Duel," at Del Mar Sunday.

  • Habibti Fifth in Del Mar's Torrey Pines

    Sent off at odds of 3-5, multiple grade I winner Habibti ran out of the money in Sunday's $75,000 Torrey Pines for 3-year-old fillies Sunday at Del Mar, a race won by longshot Got Koko.

  • Calista Nips Diadella in Epic Canadian Stakes

    The $284,250 Canadian Stakes (gr. IIT) was a picture-perfect win for Calista and jockey Corey Nakatani, who nosed out a fighting Diadella and Todd Kabel in an epic tete-a-tete duel for fillies and mares at Woodbine on Sunday.

  • Wonder Again continued to improve with a victory in the Garden City.

    Wonder Again Prevails in Garden City Handicap

    Favored Wonder Again held off fast-closing Riskaverse by a half-length to win the $233,000 Garden City Breeder's Cup Handicap (gr. IT) for 3-year-old fillies Sunday at Belmont Park.

  • Wonder Again Prevails in Garden City Handicap

    Favored Wonder Again held off fast-closing Riskaverse by a half-length to win the $250,000 Garden City Breeder's Cup Handicap (gr. IT) for 3-year-old fillies Sunday at Belmont Park.

  • Wonder Again Prevails in Garden City Handicap

    Favored Wonder Again held off fast-closing Riskaverse by a half-length to win the $250,000 Garden City Breeder's Cup Handicap (gr. IT) for 3-year-old fillies Sunday at Belmont Park.

  • Martinblestme Heads I'm Smokin Field

    Headed by recent allowance winner Martinblestme, a field of 10 is lining up for Monday's $100,000 I'm Smokin Stakes at 6 furlongs on the main track for Cal-bred 2-year-olds.

  • E Dubai To Stand at Jonabell After Retirement

    E Dubai, a top international star for Godolphin, will enter stud at Sheikh Mohammed's Jonabell Farm in Lexington in 2003. The announcement came shortly after Godolphin retired multi-millionaire Street Cry for stallion duty at Jonabell.