Headlines for Saturday, June 28, 2003

  • Rare Cure Assault Surprise Tops Stars of Texas Day

    One week after finishing eighth of 10 in the $250,000 Dallas Turf Cup, multiple stakes winner Rare Cure wheeled back to win Saturday's $100,000 Assault Stakes by three-quarters of a length over Agrivating General in front of 8,386 fans at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • Summer Colony wins the Molly Pitcher Breeders' Cup Handicap, Saturday at Monmouth Park.

    Summer Colony Shows Readiness in Molly Pitcher

    Edward P. Evans' Summer Colony, the only horse to beat Azeri, asserted her superiority through the stretch and drew off to win Saturday's $300,000 Molly Pitcher Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Monmouth Park by three lengths.

  • Hennie's Song Hits High Note in Susan's Girl

    Phillip and Marcia Cohen and Steve Klesaris' Hennie's Song ran her unbeaten streak to five with a front running victory in the $175,000 Susan's Girl Breeders' Cup Stakes at Delaware Park.

  • Lismore Knight Off Fence to Take Classic

    J. J. Pletcher's Lismore Knight saved ground early and angled out for the drive en route to a three-quarter length victory in the $175,000 Arlington Classic (gr. IIT) Saturday at Arlington Park.

  • For All Who Dream a Nightmare for Calder Foes

    For All Who Dream stamped herself as the local leader of the 2-year-old filly division with an impressive victory in the $100,000 J j'sdream Stakes at Calder Race Course on Saturday.

  • Foster Winner Perfect Drift Returns for Breeze

    Stonecrest Farm's Perfect Drift, an upset winner over Mineshaft in the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I), turned in his first work since that race with an easy five-furlong breeze on Saturday at Churchill Downs' Trackside Louisville Training Center.

  • Morse Relieved at Good News on Morluc

    A roller coaster week for trainer Randy Morse is ending on an "up" note following the latest examination of stable star Morluc and his injured left front ankle.

  • Zavata Expected for Summit of Speed

    Michael Tabor's Zavata will be among the high profile invaders flying in for Calder Race Course's $1.75 million Summit of Speed program on July 12 and may well be the favorite in the $300,000 Carry Back Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-olds.

  • Heckle Jabs His Rivals in Tremont Stakes

    Dogwood Stable's Heckle broke alertly with jockey John Velazquez and sped home unchallenged in the stretch to post an easy victory in Saturday's $110,200 Tremont Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds at Belmont Park.

  • Hanami, Soumillon Capture Irish Pretty Polly

    Hanami provided a nice introduction at The Curragh for jockey Christophe Soumillon with a neck victory Saturday in the 1 1/4-mile Audi Pretty Polly Stakes (Ire-II). Soumillon rides odds-on favorite Dalakhani for the Agha Khan in Sunday's Budweiser Irish Derby.