Headlines for Wednesday, September 3, 2003

  • She's Gottogetaway Surprises Dirty Diana

    She's Gottogetaway, ridden by Isaias Enriquez at 28-1, caught a weary 2-5 favorite Dirty Diana close to home to register a neck victory in the Wednesday's $100,000 Generous Portion Stakes for 2-year-old California-bred fillies at Del Mar.

  • Mandy's Gold Mines for Win in Endine 'Cap

    The $200,000 Endine Handicap (gr. III), which drew multiple graded stakes winner Mandy's Gold among the 14 fillies and mares entered, tops the Owners' Day festivities to be held at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Well Fancied Heads Belmont Curtain Raiser

    Well Fancied, who kicked off the 2002 Belmont fall meet with a victory in the General Douglas MacArthur Handicap for New York breds at seven furlongs is back for Friday's renewal.

  • Fogelsonger Departs Maryland a Winner

    One day before leaving for the Southern California circuit, Ryan Fogelsonger won with his only mount on Wednesday's opening day of the Pimlico summer-fall meet, guiding Late Night Leader ($5) to a popular score in the sixth race for trainer Dale Capuano.

  • Baffert's Match Race Horse Changed

    Woke Up Dreamin, a 3-year-old colt by Holy Bull owned by Mike Pegram and trained by Bob Baffert, will replace the injured Oopstheregoes as one of the two horses set for Sunday's match race pitting leading Del Mar riders Julie Krone and Patrick Valenzuela.

  • Take Charge Lady will run next at Keeneland.

    Spinster, Azeri Rematch on Tap for 'Lady

    Select Stable's Take Charge Lady came out of her impressive 10 ½ -length tally in Monday's Arlington Matron Handicap (gr. III) well and will leave Arlington Park Wednesday evening on her return trip to Churchill Downs, trainer Ken McPeek said.

  • Prince Ahmed bin Salman

    Prince Ahmed Cited in New Book on Sept. 11 Attacks

    A recently released book investigating the events surrounding the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States alleges a captured al-Qaeda terrorist named the late Prince Ahmed bin Salman, former principal of The Thoroughbred Corp., as an al-Qaeda sympathizer.

  • Here and There

    Tickets still available for Friday's TOBA national awards dinner...Arlington moves Friday post time to 2:30 p.m.

  • Fabuleux Jane, Arazi's Granddam, Dead

    Fabuleux Jane, granddam of international champion Arazi and dam of grade I turf winner Joyeux Danseur, died Aug. 18 at Graham J. Beck's Gainesway Farm near Lexington because of the infirmities of old age.

  • Kentucky Governor Candidate Speaks to Farm Managers

    Kentucky Attorney General Ben Chandler, who is running as the Democrat candidate for Governor of the state, said he is in favor of expanded gaming in the state and would support sending the issue to a vote of the population by way of a constitutional amendment. Chandler made those remarks while speaking to the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club on Tuesday.

  • Kentucky Governor Candidate Speaks to Farm Managers

    Kentucky Attorney General Ben Chandler, who is running as the Democrat candidate for Governor of the state, addressed expanded gaming while speaking to the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers Club on Tuesday.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Spa-Tacular

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- The Saratoga season of 2003 is one New York Racing Association officials will not soon forget, and for good reason. They overcame numerous obstacles to post record numbers at what most people acknowledge is American racing's most important meeting.

  • Holding Court

    <i>By Dan Liebman</i> -- A veteran turf writer joins in celebration of legendary horseman Bob Courtney.

  • Cancel Delay for Tote Tickets Still Problem at Some Tracks

    More than 50 racetracks and racing associations in the United States, as well as all facilities in Canada, have eliminated cancel delays for tote tickets, but more than 20 in the U.S. have failed to comply with the request from the Thoroughbred Racing Associations.