Headlines for Sunday, March 28, 2004

  • Fair Grounds Numbers Decline

    Fair Grounds Race Course concluded its 2004 winter meet Sunday with across-the-board decreases in daily averages.

  • Hi Teck Man Short-Circuits WinStar Derby

    Texas bred Hi Teck Man emerged with the lead in mid-stretch and held favored Consecrate at bay to register a stunning 46-1 upset by a half-length in Sunday's $500,000 WinStar Derby for 3-year-olds at Sunland Park in New Mexico.

  • Dominguez, Robb, Gill Win Laurel Winter Titles

    The 13-week Laurel Park winter meet ended Sunday with Ramon Dominguez, Jerry Robb and Michael Gill winning individual titles. Live racing shifts to historic Pimlico Race Course on Wednesday for the 10-week spring meet.

  • Desirable Moment Lowers Gulfstream Mark

    Five-year-old mare Desirable Moment broke the course record for five furlongs Sunday at Gulfstream Park when her half-length victory over Sunshine Dreamer stopped the timer in :55.61.

  • Cal Bred Excessivepleasure Tops $1 Million

    Excessivepleasure became the latest California-bred millionaire Saturday when he finished third in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) at Nad al Sheba.

  • Formal Attire Misses Work for GP Handicap

    Trainer Phil Serpe was forced to postpone a planned Sunday morning workout for Formal Attire because of a stubborn foot bruise, but will try again Monday in hopes the colt can make Saturday's $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II).

  • Humorously at Crossroads in Aventura

    Humorously, a quickly developing propsect, can build on an impressive victory in the Ocala Breeders' Sales Championship earlier this month in Saturday's $250,000 Aventura Stakes for 3-year-olds at Gulfstream Park.