Headlines for Tuesday, August 12, 2003

  • Sciacca, Others Appeal Suspensions

    Trainer Gary Sciacca, assistant Paul Barone and groom Oscar DeLeon on Monday all appealed suspensions for an alleged milkshake incident at Belmont Park.

  • Funny Cide Jogs, Nominated to Pennsylvania Derby

    Though Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Funny Cide is still being prepared for the $1 million Travers on Aug. 23, he has been nominated to the Pennsylvania Derby, Sackatoga Stable managing partner Jack Knowlton said.

  • Waltzing Queen Dances Around Arlington

    Gestut Schlenderhan's Walzerkoenigin, the lone European invader for Saturday's Beverly D. Stakes (gr. IT), breezed five furlongs in 1:06 3/5 with the "dogs" well out from the rail on Tuesday at Arlington.

  • Trainer Confident in Abilities of Perfect Drift

    Trainer Murray Johnson is 100 percent confident in the abilities of Perfect Drift to copy his grade I winning dirt form to the turf for Saturday's Arlington Million (gr. IT) at Arlington Park.

  • Spoken Fur Looking for Filly Triple

    When Spoken Fur takes the gate for Saturday's Alabama Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, the Bobby Frankel-trainee will be looking for more than her sixth consecutive win. She'll be looking to sweep the inaugural edition of the Triple Tiara and receive a $2-million bonus for owners John and Jerry Amerman.

  • Sulamani, carries Godolphin banner in Arlington Million.

    Sulamani Crosses Pond for Arlington Million

    Godolphin racing manager Simon Crisford said Saturday's Arlington Million (gr. IT) at Arlington Park is a stepping stone toward the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships for European invader Sulamani.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Club Med

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- As a move toward uniform drug rules progresses, it's obvious that no policy will please everyone.

  • Presence of Heroes

    <i>By Steve Haskin</i> -- The American racing fan is starving for a hero. Not one of these short-term heroes that are merely a brief flash of light, but one that can keep the fire aglow. Well, guess what? We have been in the presence of such heroes for the past several years and aren't even aware of it.

  • Anabaa's Travel Plans to Australia Delayed

    Plans for Danzig stallion Anabaa to shuttle from France to Australia for his sixth season at Widden Stud in Australia have been delayed as a result of injury at the Head family's Haras du Quesnay.

  • Recently retired Richly Blended to stand at Special T.

    Richly Blended to Special T in California

    BnD Chase Thoroughbreds announced the relocation of multiple grade III winner Richly Blended to Rick Taylor's Special T Thoroughbreds near Temecula, Calif.