Headlines for Saturday, April 19, 2003

  • Wando in the Pink With Woodstock Score

    Now that he's resumed his healthy eating habits, Wando, the early Queen's Plate favorite, showed his appetite for victory on the racetrack, in taking Saturday's $135,875 Woodstock Stakes at Woodbine.

  • Fight For Ally Digs Deep in National Jockey Club

    Frank Calabrese's Fight For Ally disposed of favored Keats in the stretch of Saturday's $250,000 National Jockey Club Handicap (gr. III) and held off the late challenge of Colonial Colony and Parrott Bay to win by a neck at Hawthorne Race Course.

  • Speak In Passing Gives Frankel Stakes Sweep

    Trainer Bobby Frankel completed a sweep of the Santa Anita turf stakes races Saturday when Speak In Passing, in his first start in more than 15 months, won the $137,500 San Simeon Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • Fogelsonger Wins Five at Pimlico, Both Stakes

    A crowd of 7,802 at Pimlico watched jockey Ryan Fogelsonger tie a career high with five victories Saturday. In addition to taking both stakes races, the $150,000 Federico Tesio and the $125,000 Baltimore Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III), the 21-year old scored on three straight mounts in the middle of the 10-race card.

  • P Day Romps in Baltimore BC Handicap

    Adam Russo's P Day, arguably the most popular horse currently racing in Maryland, romped to victory over six rivals in the $125,000 Baltimore Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III).

  • Speedy Raging Fever Wins Bed 'o Roses

    Edward P. Evan's Raging Fever used her dominating speed to its best advantage in winning Saturday's $155,100 Bed o' Roses Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) by a half-length over a game Smok'n Frolic at Aqueduct.

  • Scrimshaw drives to the finish line in the Coolmore Lexington Stakes, Saturday at Keeneland.

    Scrimshaw Carves Up Lexington for Lukas

    It looks like trainer D. Wayne Lukas will be bringing another surprise package to the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) after his lightly regarded colt Scrimshaw and jockey Edgar Prado scored a three-length victory in Saturday's $363,675 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Keeneland.

  • Cherokee's Boy Terrific in Tesio

    Cherokee's Boy and jockey Ryan Fogelsonger turned back a mild challenge from Penobscot Bay in the stretch and went on to an easy 2 3/4-length victory in Saturday's $150,000 Federico Tesio for 3-year-olds at Pimlico.

  • Gill to Refile Action Against Delaware Park

    Thoroughbred owner Michael Gill says he is planning to refile a lawsuit against Delaware Park after a New Hampshire federal judge refused to issue a temporary restraining order against the track for denying the horseman stall space.