Headlines for Monday, March 22, 2004

  • Lion Heart Among 3-Year-Olds to Work in California

    Michael Tabor and Derrick Smith's grade I winner Lion Heart, in preparation for his probable start in the April 3 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), worked one mile in 1:42 2/5 in company with stablemate Tarkovsky March 22 on Santa Anita Park's fast main track.

  • Haskin: Smarty Jones {with owner Patricia Chapman after Rebel win} is having a tough time making believers out of people, despite being undefeated in five starts.

    Kentucky Derby Trail: Will the Real Derby Favorite Please Stand Up

    It seems as if each Monday brings with it a new set of excuses for beaten favorites in Kentucky Derby (gr. I) preps. Some will prove to be legitimate and some won't. But the bottom line is no one has a clue who is going to win this year's Derby, which is as muddled as any in memory at such a late date.

  • Organizations to Offer Summer Internship With TVG

    The TV Games Network, The Race For Education, and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association have joined forces to create a three-month summer internship with TVG's production department for a college sophomore or junior studying broadcasting or journalism.

  • Cajun Beat, working out at Nad Al Sheba.

    Cajun Beat Impresses in Golden Shaheen Workout

    Stephen Margolis' Cajun Beat, who will surely start a warm favorite for Saturday night's Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) at six furlongs on the Dubai World Cup card, impressed all when working on the track at Nad Al Sheba on Monday evening.

  • Pleasantly Perfect, on the track at Nad Al Sheba Monday as he prepared for the Dubai World Cup.

    Pleasantly Perfect Puts on Show at Nad Al Sheba

    Even though he did little but gallop around the Nad al Sheba dirt track on Monday morning, Pleasantly Perfect put on a show for a throng including owner Gerald Ford and trainer Richard Mandella, as he prepared for his run in the $6,000,000 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), sponsored by Emirates Airline.

  • Ohio Commission to Support Expansion of Audit

    The Ohio State Racing Commission, subject of an investigation by the state Office of Inspector General, has agreed to allocate funds to expand the scope of its customary audit. The more detailed audit will look closely at issues raised in the probe.

  • Riva Ridge in the Hibiscus

    On This Day...

    March 22, 1972<br><b>Riva Ridge at Hialeah</b>