Headlines for Friday, October 10, 2003

  • Dream About the Choice in Princess Elizabeth

    A good trip for Dream About in Sunday's $250,000 Princess Elizabeth Stakes (Can-II) at Woodbine could mean a trip of a lifetime to California for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) Oct. 25 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Minister Eric, The Tin Man Post Strong Drills

    Minister Eric, prepping for the $1.5 million Bessemer Trust Juvenile, and The Tin Man, a candidate for the $2 million John Deere Turf, each worked Friday morning for Richard Mandella.

  • Smokey Glacken Puts Speed to Astarita Test

    Undefeated in a pair of starts, the fleet-footed Smokey Glacken puts her unblemished record on the line in Sunday's $150,000 Astarita (gr. II) at Belmont Park. Nine 2-year-old fillies were entered in the 6 ½-furlong sprint.

  • Thoroughbred Club Draws 11

    Sunday's grade III, $125,000-added Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes at Keeneland drew a field of 11 fillies and mares.

  • Perfect Drift to Work Saturday Morning

    Perfect Drift, whose connections are considering a run in the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I), will work Saturday at Churchill Downs' Trackside Louisville training center.

  • Docent Tries For Repeat in Maryland Million Classic

    In Saturday's $200,000 Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park, 2002 winner Docent will try to join Timely Warning (1990 & 1991) and Algar (1997 & 1998) as back-to-back winners of the race. The Classic is the headline event of a day featuring 11 stakes races and purses of $1,025,000.

  • Top Broodmare Northern Sunset Euthanized

    Kentucky Broodmare of the Year Northern Sunset, the dam of four major stakes winners, was euthanized today after suffering a stroke. The 26-year-old mare was owned by Payson Stud owner Virginia Kraft Payson.

  • Outstandingly, First BC Juvenile Fillies Winner, Euthanized

    Champion Outstandingly, who won the first Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) upon the disqualification of Fran's Valentine, was euthanized today at Gainsborough Farm near Lexington due to the longtime effects of chronic laminitis.

  • Coronado's Quest, going to stud in Japan.

    Claiborne Stallion Coronado's Quest Sold to Japan

    Claiborne Farm stallion Coronado's Quest, whose unbeaten daughter Society Selection won the Oct.4 Frizette Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park, has been sold to the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association in a private transaction.

  • Newly-retired Summer Colony winning the Molly Pitcher Breeders' Cup Handicap this past June.

    Millionaires Summer Colony, Affluent Retired

    Edward P. Evans' homebred millionaire Summer Colony, the first and one of two horses to beat Azeri, has arrived at her owner's Spring Hill Farm near Casanova, Va., following her retirement.

  • Slots Legislation Ready in Ohio

    Legislation legalizing video lottery terminals at Ohio's race tracks will be introduced in the Ohio Senate next week.

  • Arc Winner Dalakhani Retired to Gilltown in Ireland

    Dalakhani, who figures to be France's champion 3-year-old after winning three group I races, has been retired from racing and will take up stallion duty alongside his champion half-brother Daylami at the Aga Khan's Gilltown Stud in County Kildare, Ireland.

  • Kentucky Stallion Bahri to Derrinstown in Ireland

    English champion miler Bahri, sire of European champion Sakhee, will be relocated from Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Farm near Lexington to his Derrinstown Stud in County Kildare, Ireland.