Headlines for Thursday, January 23, 2003

  • Fairplex Park at Forefront of CHRB Meeting

    Fairplex Park was at the center of the California Horse Racing Board's attention once more Thursday. Just a couple of months after the CHRB turned down a proposed lease of the Los Angeles County Fair's end-of-summer racing dates to Hollywood Park, Fairplex issues were in the middle of things once more -- on a couple of fronts.

  • Continental Red, winning the NTRA Great States Championship Classic.

    Continental Red Hopes to Duplicate Success on East Coast

    Continental Red is considered the best of the California-bred handicap horses and he will try to extend that supremacy to the East Coast in Saturday's $1 million Ocala Breeders Sales Classic at Gulfstream Park on Sunshine Millions Day.

  • Xtra Heat Bobblehead Giveaway Set at Laurel

    Champion Xtra Heat has been immortalized as a bobblehead doll. The Maryland Jockey Club will distribute 4,000 Xtra Heat bobbleheads to paying customers attending the February 17th racing program, a card featuring the General George Handicap (gr. II).

  • Istintaj to Hartley/De Renzo Walmac South

    Istintaj, a son of Nureyev and multiple grade III winner on the dirt, will stand his first season at Hartley/De Renzo Walmac South near Ocala, Fla.

  • Lone Star Sky, Most Feared Set for Lecomte

    Graded stakes winners Most Feared and Lone Star Sky lead a field of 11 three-year-old hopefuls set to begin their trail towards the Triple Crown in the $100,000 Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds on Saturday.

  • Estimraar Stays On to Win Maktoum Challenge

    Kentucky-bred Estimraar continued his ascent at Nad al Sheba racecourse with a 1 3/4-length victory over State Shinto in the Maktoum Challenge Round 1 (UAE-III), a prep for the $2-million Godolphin Mile (UAE-I) won last year by Grey Memo.

  • FUNNY CIDE

    Chestnut colt, foaled April 20, 2000<br>Distorted Humor--Belle's Good Cide, by Slewacide

  • SIBERLAND

    Bay gelding, foaled March 12, 2000<br>Siberian Summer--Valley Deb, by Debonair Roger

  • SEATTLE HOOFER

    Dark bay/brown colt, foaled Jan. 19, 2000<br>Seattle Slew--Star of Broadway, by Broad Brush

  • Gabriel Named Arlington Racing Secretary

    Arlington Park announced that Frank G. Gabriel Jr., who was named executive vice president of racing operations last Nov. 4, will add the role of racing secretary to his current list of duties.

  • Illinois Horsemen to Sue over Recapture Money

    Attorneys for the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association will file for an injunction in the next few days to stop the "recapture" payment made annually to the state's racetracks from the horsemen's purse fund since 1995.

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    LION TAMER

    Chestnut colt, foaled Feb. 28, 2000<br>Will's Way -- Olympio, by Tippecanoe Creek

  • HOLD THAT TIGER

    Chestnut colt, foaled Feb. 25, 2000<br>Storm Cat -- Beware of the Cat, Caveat

  • INDY DANCER

    Bay colt, foaled Jan. 26, 2000<br>A.P. Indy -- Dance With Grace, by Mr. Prospector

  • OMEGA CODE

    Bay colt, foaled Feb. 7, 2000<br>Elusive Quality -- Tin Oaks, by Deputy Minister

  • OUR BOBBY V.

    Gray/roan colt, foaled Feb. 11, 2000<br>Majestrian--Davistalu, by Petersburg

  • STANDARD SETTER

    Chestnut colt, foaled March 17, 2000<br>Benchmark--When and Where, by Siyah Kalem

  • OFFLEE WILD

    Dark bay/brown colt, foaled April 5, 2000<br>Wild Again--Alvear, by Seattle Slew

  • POWERFUL TOUCH

    Gray/roan gelding, foaled May 23, 2000<br>Touch Gold--Punchbowl, by Two Punch

  • Scrimshaw with Edgar Prado up wins the Coolmore Lexington Stakes  (gr. II) at Keeneland on April 19, 2003.
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    SCRIMSHAW

    Dark bay/brown colt, foaled April 2, 2000<br>Gulch--Rogue Girl, by Sham

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    DOMESTIC DISPUTE

    Chestnut colt, foaled March 28, 2000<br>Unbridled's Song--Majestical Moment, by Magesterial

  • TRUST N LUCK

    Chestnut colt, foaled April 20, 2000<br>Montbrook--Bold Burst, by Dahar

  • WHYWHYWHY

    Chestnut colt, foaled March 13, 2000<br>Mr. Greeley--Thorough Fair, by Quiet American

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    TEN CENTS A SHINE

    Dark bay/brown colt, foaled Jan. 24, 2000<br>Devil His Due--Aunt Mottz, by Honey Jay

  • Trainer Bobby Frankel congratulates jockey Edgar Prado after Peace Rules&#39; win in the Louisiana Derby.

    PEACE RULES

    Chestnut colt, foaled April 26, 2000<br>Jules--Hold to Fashion, by Hold Your Peace

  • PEACE RULES

    Chestnut colt, foaled April 26, 2000<br>Jules--Hold to Fashion, by Hold Your Peace

  • LISTEN INDY

    Bay colt, foaled Jan. 8, 2000<br>A.P. Indy--Ecoute, by Manila

  • view image 	Handler Ruben Loza washes Empire Maker at his barn at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, Saturday, May 31, 2003. The illustrious 3-year-old, considered this year&#39;s Triple Crown threat before being beaten by Funny Cide at the Kentucky Derby, will now face him again, this time at the Belmont Stakes June 7. 
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    EMPIRE MAKER

    Dark bay or brown colt, foaled April 27, 2000<br>Unbridled--Toussaud, by El Gran Senor

  • Maryland Panel OKs 'Head-to-Head' Wagering

    Bettors on May 16-17 will be able to play the new "head-to-head wager" that debuted at the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships. The wager will be offered on the Preakness Stakes, Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, Pimlico Special, and other stakes at Pimlico Race Course those two days.

  • Lion Tamer Sold to Michael Tabor

    Michael Tabor, who has owned such notable Kentucky Derby prospects as Thunder Gulch and Johannesburg, has purchased Lion Tamer from Peachtree Stable for an undisclosed amount.