Headlines for Saturday, January 31, 2004

  • Mystery Giver Completes Fair Grounds 3-Peat

    Mystery Giver gave new meaning to "three-peat" in winning the $125,000 Fair Grounds Breeders' Cup Handicap at 1 1/8 mile on the turf for the third consecutive year Saturday.

  • Red Rioja Slips Through Brown Bess Traffic Jam

    Irish-bred Red Rioja slipped through a hole along the inside and edged away in the late stages to tally a one-length victory in Saturday's $100,000 Brown Bess Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the soft Golden Gate Fields turf course.

  • She's Zealous and jockey Mike Luzzi sprint to victory in the $75,000 Added Correction Handicap, Saturday afternoon at Aqueduct.

    She's Zealous Gives Luzzi Fourth Winner

    Jay Em Ess Stable's She's Zealous carried jockey Mike Luzzi to his fourth win of the day, a front-running, hard-fought one-length victory over Fit Performer Saturday in the $82,875 Correction Handicap for fillies and mares on Aqueduct's fast inner dirt track.

  • Newfoundland (5) and jockey John Velazquez stay ahead of Millennium Dragon to win the $100,000 Canadian Turf Handicap, Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

    Newfoundland Finds Sloppy Going to Liking

    Sumaya Us Stable's Newfoundland, competing in Saturday's $100,000 Canadian Turf Handicap when it was switched to the sloppy Gulfstream Park main track because of showers, scored the most significant victory of his career by a neck over favored Millennium Dragon.

  • Dixon Downs Meeting Sparsely Attended

    After a public hearing attended by less than a dozen residents in Dixon, Calif. Thursday, Magna Entertainment Corporation was prepared to take the next major step for its proposed Dixon Downs racetrack – preparation of a draft environmental impact report.

  • WEBN Stakes Rescheduled After Turfway Cancels

    Turfway Park's cancellation of live racing Saturday prompted racing officials to reschedule the featured $50,000 WEBN Stakes, which will be run next Saturday, Feb. 7.