Headlines for Tuesday, July 15, 2003

  • Seabiscuit Is Out of the Gate

    The world premiere screening of "Seabiscuit" will take place tonight at Mann Village Theater in Westwood, Calif. with a host of celebrities in attendance.

  • Alameda County Fair Meet Closes on Positive Note

    The Alameda County Fair closed its 11-day meet with the second highest handle in fair history. A total of $34.58 million was wagered on the Pleasanton signal, an increase of 6% from the 2002 meet. The largest gains were in out-of-state wagering, which totaled $8.74 million, an increase of 14% from $7.46 million wagered last year.

  • Cauthen Putting on a Four Star Show

    Steve Cauthen, the only jockey to be a champion on both sides of the Atlantic, is returning to Britain later this month to attend the Goodwood meeting to mark a new sponsorship of one of the festival's major races. He will present the winner's trophy following the Four Star Sales Richmond Stakes, a group II contest for 2-year-olds run on the opening day of the meeting, July 29.

  • Here and There

    Bits and pieces from around the industry...

  • Here and There

    Bits and pieces from around the industry...

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Eternal Flame

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- The fire inside Laffit Pincay Jr. fueled an unparalleled career, sustaining him through 38 years in the saddle.

  • Robert Bolson

    Summer of Seabiscuit?

    <i>By Robert Bolson</i> -- If you film it, they will come...Or will they? We are about to find out. I'm referring of course to Universal Studios' motion picture Seabiscuit, based on the juggernaut best-selling book by Laura Hillenbrand: Seabiscuit: An American Legend, which opens nationwide on July 25.