Headlines for Sunday, September 14, 2003

  • Overlooked Inish Glora Grabs Canadian

    Inish Glora indulged in a little grandstand gazing in the final strides of the $309,000 Canadian Stakes (Can-II), but all eyes were on the bay when she crossed the wire first in the (about) 1 1/8-mile turf event at the Toronto oval on Sunday.

  • Touch of the Blues, foreground, crosses the finish line to win the Atto Mile Sunday in Toronto.

    Atto Mile Ends with Touch of the Blues

    Gainsborough Farm, jockey Kent Desormeaux and trainer Neil Drysdale teamed up once again to win a thrilling edition of the $1 million Atto Mile (Can-I) Sunday at Woodbine, this time with Touch of the Blues.

  • Mezzo Soprano Wins Prix Vermeille

    Godolphin Racing's Mezzo Soprano gamely held off a relentless Yesterday close to home to win Sunday's Prix Vermeille Fouquet's Barriere (Fr-I) for 3-year-old fillies by a head at Longchamp Sunday.

  • Bachelor Blues Hangs on in Summer Stakes

    William Schettine's Bachelor Blues and jockey Todd Kabel went gate to wire to capture the $285,500 Summer Stakes (Can-II) for 2-year-olds Sunday at Woodbine.

  • Cuvee runs away with Futurity.

    Futurity Winner Cuvee Only Gets Better

    The knock on Cuvee is that he has a sprint pedigree, but so far, the longer the distance for the standout chestnut colt, the bigger his margin of victory. The Verne Winchell-bred Carson City colt drew off to win Sunday's $200,000 Belmont Futurity (gr.I) for 2-year-olds by 8 1/4 lengths.

  • Marylebone Nips Pletcher Mate in Matron

    As Marylebone and Lokoya battled head-and-head in the stretch, the only thing that was certain in Sunday's $200,000 Matron (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies at Belmont Park was that trainer Todd Pletcher was going to the winner's circle.

  • Dalakhani Beats Kris Kin in Battle of Derby Winners

    French Derby (Fr-I) winner Dalakhani won Sunday's Prix Niel Casino Barriere d'Enghien (Fra-II) over Doyen, with English Derby (Eng-I) winner Kris Kin finishing third in what was no more than a prep for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) on Oct. 5.

  • One Cool Cat Struts to National Stakes Win

    Mrs. John Magnier's favored One Cool Cat, under a well-timed ride by Mick Kinane, pulled away in the 100 yards for a one-length victory in the Dunnes Stores National Stakes (Ire-I) for 2-year-olds at The Curragh Sunday.

  • Trainer undecided about Empire Maker's next start.

    Empire Maker May Point For Goodwood or Meadowlands Cup

    Although trainer Bobby Frankel has not ruled out the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) for Juddmonte Farms' Empire Maker, he said he's thinking seriously of running the colt in the Goodwood Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) or the Meadowlands Cup (gr. II).

  • Whitmore's Conn Sidelined Indefinitely

    Whitmore's Conn, winner of the Sword Dancer (gr. IT) and Bowling Green (gr. II) Handicaps this year has been sidelined for an indefinite period, trainer Randy Schulhofer said.

  • Dubai International Racing Carnival 2004 to Offer Big Prize Money

    The internationalization of horse racing has taken a giant leap forward with the announcement of the Dubai International Racing Carnival 2004. Massive prize money and generous incentives are associated with the two-month period, designed to entice leading owners and trainers from around the world to Dubai