Headlines for Saturday, October 11, 2003

  • Master William in Charge of Cup & Saucer

    Master William, masterfully piloted by Patrick Husbands, scored a major upset in Saturday's featured $250,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes at Woodbine.

  • Janeian Sets Hawthorne Mark in Indian Maid

    New Zealand-bred Janeian set a 1 1/16-mile course record while winning the $120,000 Indian Maid Breeders' Cup Handicap for fillies and mares at Hawthorne Saturday.

  • Docent, left, finishes first in the Maryland Million Classic, Saturday at Laurel Park.

    Docent Shows Way in Maryland Million Classic

    The photo finish camera became the final arbiter of the $200,000 Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park and last year's winner, Mrs. Bernard J Daney's Docent, emerged on top once again – this time by a nose.

  • Sir Oscar Notches In Reality, Sweeps Series

    Sir Oscar, ridden by Julio Garcia, took the lead on the far turn and held off a late run by Tap Dancer to win the $400,000 In Reality Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes by 2 ¼ lengths.

  • Chatter Chatter Leaves Foes Speechless

    Even money choice Chatter Chatter, with Hall of Fame reinsman Jerry Bailey aboard, cruised to a 19 ½-length victory in the $400,000 My Dear Girl Division of the Florida Stallion Stakes on Saturday at Calder Race Course.

  • Bain Delivers Love Sting in Calder Oaks

    Love Sting, ridden by Gary Bain, posted a big upset with a 1 ¾-length victory in Saturday's $200,000 Calder Oaks on the Festival of the Sun program at the Miami racetrack.

  • Renaissance Lady Works after Oak Leaf Debacle

    Robert and Beverly Lewis' multiple stakes-placed Renaissance Lady, who was eased in the Sept. 28 Oak Leaf Stakes (gr. II) in her last start, worked five furlongs in :59 4/5 over Santa Anita's fast main track Saturday morning in preparation for what will likely be her next start in the Oct. 25 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I).

  • Splasha Blasts Home in Shocker Surprise

    Splasha, ridden by Manuel Aguilar, shot to the lead inside the furlong marker and was all out to hold off the late rally of Sara's Success to take the $100,000 Shocker T. Handicap by a head on Saturday at Calder Race Course.

  • Pebbles May be Right Spot for Andover Lady

    Andover Lady didn't fire her best shot when a well-beaten sixth behind Indy Five Hundred in the Garden City Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IT), but trainer John Kimmel may have found a good spot for her to rebound in Monday's $100,000-added Pebbles Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park.

  • Cactus Ridge Turns in Handy Illinois Workout

    Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) contender Cactus Ridge posted a strong workout at Hawthorne Race Course on Saturday morning, finishing his half-mile drill in :49 2/5.