Headlines for Sunday, February 23, 2003

  • Lucky Baldwin Stakes Win for Buddy Gil

    Buddy Gil and jockey Gary Stevens took advantage of a red-hot pace to win Sunday's $114,550 Baldwin Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds on the Santa Anita downhill turf course.

  • Tempest Fugit Dictates Pace, Wins Campbell

    Dennis Drazin's Tempest Fugit stole an easy lead, dictated his own pace and then had enough to out-finish his closest pursuer, Quiet Gratitude, to win the $100,000 John B. Campbell Handicap at Laurel Park.

  • Baffert's Heavy Hitters Work Sunday

    With rain forecast for Sunday night and continuing all day Monday, the Santa Anita work tab was full Sunday morning. In all, 275 workouts were recorded.

  • Swale Stakes Next for Whywhywhy

    Patrick Biancone and Fabian Ouaki's Whywhywhy, fifth in the Fountain of Youth (gr. I) in his last start, has remained in Florida with trainer Biancone since last weekend's race and will likely start next in the seven-furlong Swale Stakes (gr. III) on the Florida Derby (gr. I) undercard Mar. 15, assistant trainer Yan Durepaire said.

  • Omega Code wins the San Miguel.

    Omega Code Stretches Out for San Rafael

    Omega Code faces his most serious test Saturday, trying two turns for the first time in the one-mile San Rafael Stakes (Gr. III) at Santa Anita.

  • Yell Does the Hollering in Davona Dale

    My Boston Gal and Ivanavinalot were the fancied runners in Sunday's $150,000 Davona Dale Stakes (gr. II) that drew a field of five 3-year-old fillies at Gulfstream Park, but it was Yell and jockey John Velazquez who did all the hollering.

  • Turfway Cancels for the Ninth Straight Day

    Mother Nature continued to show no mercy to Turfway Park on Sunday, dumping another three inches on snow in the Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky area and forcing the track to cancel for the ninth straight day and 11th overall.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Lexington on Ice

    <i> By Ray Paulick </i> -- The ice storm that socked Central Kentucky could not have come at a worse time for horse farms.

  • Is It Unethical?

    <i>By Dr. David Kronfeld </i> -- The ethics of horse owners and breeders are ultimately responsible for veterinary decisions.