Headlines for Monday, March 10, 2003

  • Domestic Dispute, working toward the San Felipe.

    Domestic Dispute Works Toward San Felipe

    Gary Garber's Santa Catalina Stakes (gr. II) winner Domestic Dispute worked six furlongs in 1:11 2/5, handily, at Santa Anita Monday morning under regular exercise rider Dana Barnes in preparation for Sunday's San Felipe Stakes (gr. II).

  • Colita to use Gotham as Wood Memorial Prep

    Colita, whose two victories from four starts were both in New York, will return to the Big Apple on Friday to contest Sunday's Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct as a prep for the Wood Memorial.

  • Equine Abortions In Kentucky Fall Behind Last Year's Pace

    The number of reported equine abortions in Kentucky declined for the fourth week in a row, based on figures released by the University of Kentucky's Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center (LDDC) on Monday. The latest decrease caused the total for the year to fall below 2002's pace, reversing an upward trend seen earlier in 2003.


    Dark bay or brown colt, foaled Feb. 24, 2000<br>Deputy Commander--Wanted Again, by Criminal Type

  • Arromanches to Beau Ridge in West Virginia

    Stakes-placed Arromanches, a 31-time winner who was nicknamed the "Gray Win Machine" in New York, will stand at Cyndy O'Bannon's Beau Ridge Farm near Bunker Hill, W.Va.

  • Maria's Mon Colt Blazes Quarter In :21 2/5 At OBS

    A Maria's Mon colt blazed a quarter mile in :21 2/5 Sunday, turning in the fastest time at that distance during the second session of the inaugural under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March select sale of 2-year-olds in training.

  • Mandy's Gold Likely Oaklawn Breeders' Cup Favorite

    Braun & English's Pippin Stakes winner Red n'Gold and the highly-regarded New York stakes mare Mandy's Gold figure to head the field for Saturday's featured $200,000 Oaklawn Breeders' Cup at Oaklawn Park.

  • Oaklawn Brings Back Fifth Season Stakes

    Oaklawn officials have announced that the purse for the Fifth Season Stakes, for 4-year-olds and up at 1 1/6 miles on April 9, has been raised to $100,000 guaranteed. The race was originally scheduled at $50,000 guaranteed.

  • Local Horses Dominate Oaklawn's Razorback Handicap

    A showdown between four local horses appears likely in Sunday's $100,000 Razorback Handicap at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The 1 1/16-mile test for 4-year-olds and upward is a prep for the $500,000 Oaklawn Handicap on April 5.

  • Lion Tamer, pointed toward Lane&#39;s End Stakes.

    Indy Dancer Confirmed for Florida Derby

    Trainer Todd Pletcher had a pair of his well-regarded 3-year-olds on the Palm Meadows track Monday morning and confirmed that Indy Dancer will contest Saturday's $1-million, grade I Florida Derby.

  • Her Majesty the Queen.

    A Royal Affair: Cheltenham Prepares for Queen's Visit

    Her Majesty The Queen will visit Cheltenham Racecourse for the first time in over 50 years on Thursday, Tote Cheltenham Gold Cup Day. The Queen last visited the Racecourse in 1951 when, as Princess Elizabeth, she attended with her mother.

  • Pincay, Krone Recovering at Home

    All of a sudden there is a glut of sidelined Hall of Fame jockeys in Southern California. The good news is both Laffit Picay Jr. and Julie Krone are resting comfortably, and the prognosis for both looks good.

  • Ten Cents a Shine Sharp in Drill For Lukas

    Ken and Sarah Ramsey's Ten Cents a Shine, who finished a disappointing sixth in the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I), turned in his first workout for new trainer D. Wayne Lukas at Santa Anita Park on Monday.