Headlines for Saturday, February 28, 2004

  • Seattle Borders (3), passes Stalking Tiger, right, to win the Baldwin Stakes, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Seattle Borders Bounds to Baldwin Win

    Seattle Borders, making his first start for Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel, wore down Stalking Tiger in the closing stages and notched a one-length victory in the $113,350 Baldwin Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds Saturday at Santa Anita Park.

  • Bedanken, ridden by Don Pettinger, crosses the finish line to win the Bayou Breeders' Cup Handicap at the Fair Grounds.

    Bedanken Queen of Bayou Breeders' Cup

    Bedanken turned in another monster performance in capturing the $125,000 Bayou Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Fair Grounds' Stall-Wilson turf course Saturday.

  • Binya, with John Velazquez aboard, runs to victory in the Very One Handicap at Gulfstream Park.

    Binya Shows Staying Power in The Very One

    Five-year-old Gerrman-bred mare Binya won her second straight in the United States Saturday at Gulfstream Park, recording a sharp 2 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 The Very One Handicap (gr. IIIT) at 1 3/8 miles on the turf.

  • Devilish Win for Lucifer's Stone in 'Bride Stakes

    Trainer Linda Rice may have a budding turf star in fast-improving Lucifer's Stone, who hit the starting gate and was steadied on the far turn but managed to win the $100,000 Herecomesthebride Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies at Gulfstream Park Saturday.

  • Capac's Derby Hopes Take a Soaking

    Water Cannon doused the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) hopes of Capac when he scored a narrow victory in the $40,000 Miracle Wood Stakes as the heavy favorite tired to fifth.

  • Smarty Jones and jockey Stewart Elliott (7) win the Southwest Stakes, Saturday at Oaklawn Park.

    Smarty Jones Sharp Enough in Southwest Stakes

    Someday Farm's heavily-favored Smarty Jones ran his undefeated record to four Saturday, holding off the rallying Two Down Automatic and Pro Prado for a three-quarters of a length victory in the $100,000 Southwest Stakes for 3-year-olds at Oaklawn Park.

  • Silver Minister scores Battaglia win, Saturday at Turfway.

    Silver Minister Kicks Away in Battaglia Memorial

    Lloyd Madison Farms' favored Silver Minister drew away from the field to post an impressive victory over a strong group of invaders in the $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial for 3-year-olds Saturday, his fourth consecutive victory at Turfway Park.

  • U.S. Winner Rosencrans Tops Dubai Field

    Godolphin's Rosencrans, winner of his sole juvenile start in the United States last year, turned the 3-year-old conditions race over 1,500 meters at Nad Al Sheba on Thursday night into a procession.

  • Calumet's legend bearer Citation.

    On This Day...

    Feb. 28, 1948<br><b>Citation in the Flamingo</b>