Headlines for Sunday, November 2, 2003

  • Read the Footnotes, victorious in Nashua Stakes.

    'Footnotes Grab the Headline in Nashua

    With odds-on favorite Value Plus eliminated at the start, Klaravich Stables' front-running Read the Footnotes, ridden by Jerry Bailey, pulled away from Paddington in the stretch to win Sunday's $113,100 Nashua Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds at Aqueduct.

  • Cajun Beat Returns in Churchill Gallop

    Cajun Beat was supposed to get a little vacation following his Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) victory, but the 3-year-old gelding has other ideas.

  • Top Candidates Line Up for Tempted Stakes

    Baba Gonzo, a filly with a wacky name, is one of several leading candidates for Tuesday's election day $100,000 Tempted Stakes for 2-year-old fillies going a mile at Aqueduct.

  • Perfect Drift Done for Year, Johnson Says

    Perfect Drift, the winner of Churchill Downs' $750,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) will not race again in 2003 following last week's disappointing sixth-place finish behind Pleasantly Perfect in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Oak Tree at Santa Anita.

  • Albarado Hurts Wrist, Lanerie Out at Churchill

    Robby Albarado sustained a wrist injury that will keep him out of action for several weeks and Corey Lanerie suffered a badly bruised thigh that will keep him out of the saddle for at least Sunday's mounts on a tough day for jockeys at Churchill Downs Saturday.

  • Symboli Kris S Victorious in Tokyo Return

    Jockey Olivier Peslier guided Japan's reigning Horse of the Year Symboli Kris S to a decisive victory in Sunday's Tenno Sho (Jpn-I) at Tokyo's Fuchu racecourse.

  • Mummify, Mamool Drawn Well for Melbourne Cup

    Three-time Australian group I winner Mummify and Godolphin Racing's star Mamool head a field of 24 entered in Tuesday's $2.83 million Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) over two miles at Flemington racecourse.

  • Plate Contender Bit O'Gold Wins at Woodbine

    Bit O'Gold received a perfectly rated ride from Jono Jones in Saturday's $250,000 Coronation Futurity Stakes at Woodbine, a key event on the road to the 2004 Queen's Plate.

  • Belmont Fall Meet Numbers Decline

    Daily average attendance and handle were off across the board at the recently concluded 38-day Belmont fall meet.

  • Major Sire Silver Hawk Pensioned

    Silver Hawk, a prominent turf stallion who sired 66 stakes winners, has been pensioned at Brereton and Libby Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.

  • Leading Sire Broad Brush Mending Following Surgery

    Broad Brush, the leading sire in 1994 when his son Concern won the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), underwent arthrodesis surgery to his left fore fetlock Oct. 1 due to degenerative arthritis.