Headlines for Tuesday, January 21, 2003

  • Be My Guest Pensioned

    Be My Guest, who led the English/Irish sire list in 1982, has been pensioned at age of 29

  • Rich Stakes Schedule Planned at Arlington

    Arlington Park will return to its traditional May opening for the 2003 season after conducting a June through October season for the past two years. The 2003 schedule includes 29 stakes worth more than $5.5 million in purses during its 104 days of racing from May 9 to Sept. 27.

  • Jim Murray Handicap Purse Increased

    The purse for the 2003 Jim Murray Memorial Handicap will be increased to $400,000 from $75,000 as Hollywood Park will feature a Los Angeles <i>Times</i>-themed program May 10 in conjunction with the first annual L.A. Times Sports Workshop for aspiring sports journalists.

  • Liebau: 'Something for Everybody' at Sunshine Millions

    The respective presidents of Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita Park said they have pulled out all the stops in marketing this Saturday's $3.6-million Sunshine Millions, a unique program matching Florida-breds vs. California-breds at the two Magna Entertainment owned racetracks.

  • Here and There

    Bits and pieces from around the Thoroughbred industry...

  • Little Current, has died at age 32.

    Champion Little Current Dead at Age 32

    Little Current, who won the 1974 Preakness (gr. I) and Belmont (gr. I) Stakes the year he was champion 3-year-old male, was euthanized Jan. 16