Headlines for Wednesday, March 12, 2003

  • Repository Wins Winter Solstice for Lukas; Santa Catarina Returns

    Repository won a pace battle with betting favorite Paga and held off the flying Brocky's Dream to earn a half-length victory Wednesday in the $80,400 Winter Solstice Stakes at Santa Anita. Earlier, Santa Catarina made a successful return in an allowance race as the heavy favorite.

  • Jockey Steiner Released from Hospital

    Agent Vic Lipton reports that Joe Steiner has been released from Arcadia Methodist Hospital and is at his home in Duarte, recovering from injuries and subsequent surgery resulting from a spill at Santa Anita on Feb. 26.

  • Bonnie Miss, Forward Gal Friday at Gulfstream

    Fillies take the spotlight at Gulfstream Park Friday when the $200,000 Bonnie Miss Stakes (gr. II) and the $100,000 Stonerside Forward Gal Stakes (gr. III) headline a 10-race card.

  • Two Get Final Works Before Florida Derby

    Midway Cat and Senor Swinger put in their final Florida Derby works Wedneday at Gulfstream Park. Empire Maker, who arrived there Tuesday, took a job around the track.

  • CHRB Reinstates Simulcasting At Idaho Casino

    <br>With new procedures in place guaranteeing the Coeur d'Alene Casino complies with California simulcasting laws and regulations, the California Horse Racing Board advised the state's racetracks Tuesday that Coeur d'Alene can rejoin the California simulcast wagering program.