Headlines for Tuesday, January 20, 2004

  • Sarava, in the biggest win of his career, the 2002 Belmont Stakes.

    Belmont Winner Sarava to Return Thursday

    New Phoenix Stable and Paul and Susan Roy's Sarava, the winner of the 2002 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), will make his return to racing on Thursday in a $65,000 optional claiming event set at one mile over Santa Anita's turf course.

  • Derby Profile: Tapit Has First Breeze at Palm Meadows

    Laurel Futurity (gr. III) winner Tapit had his first work since arriving at Palm Meadows training center, breezing an easy 7 furlongs in 1:30 3/5 Tuesday. Trainer Michael Dickinson still has not finalized plans as to when Tapit will make his 3-year-old debut.

  • McNair Among Honorees at TTA Awards Banquet

    Robert McNair, owner of Stonerside Stable and the NFL's Houston Texans, was among the honorees at the Texas Thoroughbred Association's annual awards banquet held on January 17 at Sam Houston Race Park.

  • Carolina Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme, right, talking to coach John Fox.

    Super Bowl QB Delhomme is Horse Owner, Racing Fan

    The hottest thing in Breaux Bridge, La., these day is native son Jake Delhomme, who as the Carolina Panthers quarterback, led the team to National Football League's National Football Conference Championship and a trip to the Super Bowl.

  • A horse on the track at Palm Meadows training center, where some top 3-year-olds are based this winter.

    Derby Hopefuls Flock to Palm Meadows

    The electricity that once rippled throughout Gulfstream Park each winter has moved north to Palm Meadows training center in Boynton Beach, where many of the country's top 3-year-olds prepare in style for their arduous journey to Churchill Downs.

  • Express Tour, winning the 2001 Jerome Handicap.

    Express Tour Enters Stud in Florida

    Millionaire and grade II winner Express Tour, who won all three of the stakes in the Florida Stallion Series for 2-year-old males in 2000, has arrived for stallion duty at Roy Lerman's Lambholm South near Reddick, Fla.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Forever Young

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- William T. Young will be remembered for many things by many people. He was kind, honest, brilliant, tough, funny, engaging, modest, independent, loving, and loyal...

  • Remembering W.T. Young

    <i>By John Y. Brown Jr.</i> -- An associate retorted when Abraham Lincoln died, "now he belongs to the ages--he was a man--take him for all in all, we shall not look upon his like again." I think this can be said of Bill Young...

  • Record Price at Inglis January Sale

    Fashion has been the bane of men for years. Take Monday's Inglis Classic Sale in Sydney, Australia as the purest of examples.

  • Yearly Report, with Jerry Bailey aboard, wins the Santa Ynez Stakes, Monday at Santa Anita.

    Yearly Report Posts Dividends in Santa Ynez

    Golden Eagle Farm's homebred Yearly Report seized the lead at the eighth pole and drew away for an easy four-length victory under jockey Jerry Bailey in Monday's $150,000 Santa Ynez Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita.