Headlines for Saturday, March 29, 2003

  • Al Skywalker Beats Tres Touche in Carolina Cup

    Playing his usual game of 'catch me if you can,' Al Skywalker dominated every step of the $100,000 Carolina First Carolina Cup(gr. I) steeplechase stakes before a crowd of 72,000 at Springdale Race Course.

  • Maiden Island Fashion Wins WinStar Oaks

    Everest Stables' homebred Island Fashion picked a nice spot to break her maiden Saturday, winning the inaugural $250,000 WinStar Sunland Park Oaks in New Mexico with a powerful stretch run.

  • Letithappencaptain in First Stakes Win

    Letithappencaptain scored her first stakes win in the inaugural $100,000 Sarah Lane's Oates Handicap on a yielding turf course Saturday at Fair Grounds.

  • Show Price Shocker in Hawthorne's Lady Hallie

    It looked to be a one horse race heading into the gate for the $100,000 Lady Hallie Handicap at Hawthorne. But in the end, it was the small show bettors doing best of all.

  • Hero's Tribute wins the Gulfstream Park Handicap.

    Hero's Tribute Solves Distance in Florida Win

    With handicap division leader Harlan's Holiday several thousand miles away in Dubai, John Oxley's favored Hero's Tribute took full advantage to tally an easy victory in Saturday's $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II).

  • Inamorato Not Out of Derby Picture

    While he finished a much-troubled third to Victory Moon in Saturday's Group II $2 million UAE Derby, Inamorato's trainer said afterward that the colt could still make the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) on May 3.

  • World Cup Simulcast Handle Declines 8.6%

    The four-race simulcast from Dubai's Nad Al Sheba Racecourse on Saturday, which included the $6 million Dubai World Cup, was down by 8.6 percent from last year.

  • Moon Ballad runs off with Dubai World Cup.

    Dettori Leaps World Cup With Moon Ballad

    Godolphin Racing's Moon Ballad took advantage of his brilliant speed to capture the $6 million Dubai World Cup in front-running style Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba, giving the Sheikh Mohammed al Maktoum-owned stable and jockey Frankie Dettori three victories on the rich card.