Headlines for Wednesday, September 10, 2003

  • Siphonizer, winning the Del Mar Futurity.

    Krone Guides Siphonizer to Del Mar Futurity Win

    Campaigning for the first time at Del Mar, jockey Julie Krone had a tremendous meeting in her return from a broken back, capping it Wednesday when she guided B. Wayne Hughes' Siphonizer to an upset triumph in the $250,000 Del Mar Futurity (gr. II) on closing day.

  • Capote Colt Tops at Keeneland; Numbers Continue to Soar

    A Capote colt who is a brother to grade II stakes winner and grade I producer She's Tops was purchased by J. L. Gladwell for $700,000 to top Wednesday's session of Keeneland's September Yearling Sale.

  • Eleven Horses Eying Atto Mile

    Eleven horses are expected for Sunday's $1-million Atto Mile (Can-IT) at Woodbine, but the filly First Quarter will not be among them. Still expected are Perfect Soul and Freefourinternet, who had their last works before the race.

  • Stevens Returns to Arlington Park Saturday

    Gary Stevens hasn't ridden at Arlington Park since he was injured at the finish of the Aug. 17 Arlington Million (gr. IT). He is scheduled to return to Chicago Saturday to ride Hoh Buzzard in Saturday's grade III Pucker Up Stakes.

  • Impeachment to Cloverleaf Farms II in Florida

    Impeachment, who ran third in the 2000 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), will stand the 2004 season at Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.

  • No Seven Figure Transactions During Early Part of Third Sale Session

    After two days of Keeneland's September sale in which 27 horses brought $1-million bids or more, Wednesday's session of the annual yearling sale in Lexington slowed down as the "select" portion gave way to the first of 10 remaining days of the auction.

  • Magna Makes Plans for Detroit Racetrack

    Magna Entertainment Corp. Monday unveiled plans for a $100-million racetrack and entertainment project near Detroit International Airport.

  • Miami Mile Graded Status Reinstated

    When the Sept. 1 Miami Mile Breeders' Cup Handicap came off the turf, it also lost its grade III status. After a review by the American Graded Stakes Committee, it has been reinstated.

  • Youbet Ready to Add Wireless Wagering

    Youbet.com is poised to launch portable betting in the fourth quarter of 2003 through wireless technology such as java-enabled cell phones and handheld personal computers.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Helping Hands

    No one is more deserving of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association's Industry Service Award than Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt, the co-owners of WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Danzig colt, topped Monday's Keeneland sale session.

    Keeneland Sale: Speed from the Gate

    Keeneland's September yearling sale broke out of the starting gate running hard. Nearly every key business figure sprinted ahead of last year's pace on Sept. 8 during the first of the auction's two select sessions.

  • Downs Home

    <i>By Dick Downey</i> -- Kentucky Downs, a diamond in the rough among racetracks, has a lot to offer horses, horsemen, and racing fans.