Headlines for Saturday, February 7, 2004

  • Lanerie Rings Up Win No. 2,000

    Jockey Corey Lanerie won two races on Saturday's card at Fair Grounds to reach 2,000 wins in his 13-year riding career.

  • Little Matth Man comes from behind to take a sloppy Whirlaway Stakes, Saturday at Aqueduct.

    Whirlaway Adds Up for Little Matth Man

    Vincent Papandrea's Little Matth Man, last most of the way, gobbled up the muddy inner dirt track at Aqueduct on Saturday afternoon, and rallied for an upset victory in the $82,875 Whirlaway for 3-year-olds at a mile and a sixteenth.

  • Golden Gate to Reduce Purses by 3.8%

    Golden Gate Fields will reduce overnight purses by 3.8% beginning Feb. 11 due to total handle falling short of expectations, track officials announced Friday.

  • Godolphin's Catstar Grabs UAE 1,000 Guineas

    Frankie Dettori, Saeed bin Suroor and Godolphin opened their account for the season when Catstar made virtually all the running to win the UAE 1,000 Guineas, a mile conditions race on the dirt.