Headlines for Saturday, June 21, 2003

  • Peeping Tom Captures Moseley With Late Rush

    Flatbird Stable's Peeping Tom used a powerful closing kick to run down My Cousin Matt and capture the $200,000 James B. Moseley Breeders'Cup Handicap by 1 3/4 length in front of 8,258 at Suffolk Downs.

  • Bigger Races Ahead for Obeah Winner Devon Rose

    Richard Englander's Devon Rose raced herself into the Delaware Handicap (gr. II) with an impressive score in the $100,000 Obeah Handicap for fillies and mares at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Cilio Hits Double in Prairie State Festival

    For the second time in three years, trainer Gene Cilio was the standout of the Prairie State Festival, saddling two winners in the six-race extravaganza for Illinois-registered horses.

  • Filly Nashinda Toys With My Dear Field

    Augustin Stable's Nashinda toyed with her four rivals in the $187,125 My Dear Stakes at Woodbine Saturday, sailing away to a five-length tally in the five-furlong feature.

  • Hear No Evil Sees Little Danger in Unbridled

    Favored Hear No Evil registered an impressive gate to wire victory in Saturday's $100,000 Unbridled Stakes at Calder Race Course with jockey Eduardo Nunez in the irons.

  • Patrol Finds Firm Going in Dallas Turf Cup

    Claiborne Farm's Patrol likes a firm turf and when he finally found it Saturday at Lone Star Park, he proved much the best in the $250,000 Dallas Turf Cup.

  • Pedigree Rules in Breeding a Winner

    Pedigree and conformation experts espoused various breeding theories and stated what is wrong with modern bloodstock practices during a panel discussion at the Thoroughbred International Exposition Conference on prioritizing between pedigree, conformation and performance.

  • Unbeaten Candy Ride Preps for American

    Sid and Jenny Craig's Candy Ride, gearing up for his North American stakes debut in the July 4 American Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park, worked five furlongs in :59 3/5 handily over the a fast main track Saturday morning.

  • Obstinate Usher Irritates Stevens at Ascot

    Jockey Gary Stevens may have been named to a "50 Most Beautiful People" list recently and displayed his considerable riding skill in Friday's Coronation Stakes. But as far a gateman at Royal Ascot's grandstand balcony was concerned, he's just another cheeky American.

  • Funeral Services Held for Frank McManus

    Funeral services were held June 21 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. for Frank J. McManus, a former jockey and trainer, who died Wednesday at his home there. He was 84.

  • Choisir, far right, pulls stunning upset in Golden Jubilee to score second win in five days.

    Choisir's Rivals Gasping in Golden Jubilee

    Austrailian-bred Choisir won his second race in five days at Royal Ascot, beating Airwave by a half length Saturday in the $418,000 Golden Jubilee Stakes (Eng-I).

  • Edgar Prado, aboard Sarava after 2002 Belmont victory.

    Prado Wins Second NTRA All-Star Jockey Title

    Edgar Prado turned in a first, second and third-place finish Friday night at Lone Star Park to edge Shane Sellers by a point for the title in the 2003 NTRA All-Star Jockey Championship in Grand Prairie, Texas.