Headlines for Sunday, July 20, 2003

  • Well Fancied Pulls Away in Evan Shipman

    Edgar Prado sat chilly aboard Well Fancied for the first two-thirds of the $113,100 Evan Shipman, then pulled away from the field in the homestretch to win the 1 1/16-mile New York-bred stakes race in 1:40 4/5 on closing day Sunday at Belmont Park.

  • Strut The Stage Wins Chinese Cultural Center

    Coming off a solid second-place finish in the King Edward Breeders' Cup Stakes on June 15 at Woodbine, Strut The Stage made his second start of the season a an impressive one, winning the $330,900 Chinese Cultural Center Stakes (Can-II).

  • Wando One Win Away From Canada's Triple

    To the surprise of no one, Gustav Schickedanz's Wando won the Prince of Wales Stakes (Can-I) by a comfortable four lengths Sunday at Fort Erie Race Track, picking up the second jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown.

  • Foufa's Warrior Slump Ends in Kent Handicap

    Sondra Bender's homebred Foufa's Warrior wore down his rivals Remind and favored Lismore Knight in the stretch to register a mild upset and a course record in the $250,000 Kent Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds on the turf Sunday at Delaware Park.

  • Fast Fillies Kick Off Spa Season in Schuylerville

    Leading New York jockey John Velazquez can get his Saratoga season off to a strong start astride Hermione's Magic in Wednesday's opening day feature, the $150,000 Schuylerville (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies.

  • Track Mark Set as Caliban Wins Governor's

    Caliban set a track record at Ruidoso Downs Saturday while winning the Governor's Handicap, shaving two-fifths off the 7 ½ furlong mark established only last weekend. Caliban's track record is 1:29.2.

  • Rene Douglas Celebrates Five-Win Day

    Jockey Rene Douglas, the current leader in the Arlington jockey standings and the defending champion of the last two seasons, recorded the first five-win day by any rider at Arlington Park this season on Saturday.

  • Graded Winner Aly's Alley to Uruguay

    Graded stakes winner Aly's Alley, who ran second in the 1998 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), has been purchased by Geraldo Arcos for stallion duty at the new owner's farm in Uruguay.