Headlines for Monday, March 31, 2003

  • Allamerican Bertie, shown winning the Falls City Handicap, has been retired.

    Allamerican Bertie Injured, Retired

    Allamerican Bertie, winner of the Falls City Handicap (gr. II) last fall at Churchill Downs and this year's Rampart Handicap (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, has been retired from racing after she suffered a knee injury during a workout at Churchill Downs.

  • Lumpkins Sets Turfway Riding Record

    Turfway Park's leading jockey Jason Lumpkins broke Kris Prather's 2001 record of 109 wins during a Winter-Spring Meet on Monday when he collected his 110th victory aboard Denis W. Roberson's Sir Grunt in the fourth race.

  • Linda Ann Conley McGaughey Dead

    Linda Ann Conley McGaughey, who worked in a number of racing jobs over the last four decades, died March 28 in Lexington

  • Linda Ann Conley McGaughey Dead

    Linda Ann Conley McGaughey, who worked in a number of racing jobs over the last four decades, died March 28 in Lexington

  • Late Triple Crown nominee Buddy Gil, winning  the San Felipe.

    Buddy Gil, N.Y. Hero Among Late Triple Crown Nominees

    San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) winner Buddy Gil and Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) winner New York Hero were among eight additional 3-year-olds made eligible for the Visa Triple Crown during the late nomination period that ended Saturday.

  • OTBO: Members, Tracks Must Step Up to the Plate

    The Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners has issued a serious call to the state's racing and breeding industry as it pushes for alternative gaming: Nothing will be accomplished without a strong grass-roots campaign, and should gaming be approved, track operators must invest revenue to promote horse racing and revitalize aging facilities.

  • Vinery Australia Gets First Group I Win

    Tom Simon was present to see the southern chapter of his Vinery operation record its first group I success when the aptly named Bollinger led almost wire-to-wire to secure a clear-cut victory in the Coolmore Stakes (Aust-I).