Headlines for Sunday, June 13, 2004

  • Foster Upsetter Fine, Trainer Needs Break

    Lakeside Farm's Colonial Colony was reported to be doing well on the day after he shook the racing world with his stunning upset of favored Southern Image and an elite field in the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) June 12 at Churchill Downs, but his trainer is worn out.

  • Pocus Hocus Gains Focus Just in Time

    Susan and John Moore's Pocus Hocus wore down pacesetter Chrusciki in the final strides to capture the $70,000 Monmouth Beach Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday by a head.

  • Eye of the Sphynx Romps in Woodbine Oaks

    Sam-Son Farm's Eye of the Sphynx remained perfect in four career starts after a surprisingly easy 4 1/4-length triumph in the $500,000 Labatt Woodbine Oaks Sunday at Woodbine.

  • Mambo Slew Slithers to Sands Point Victory

    Jockey Edgar Prado weaved Mambo Slew through traffic along the inside in the stretch to catch favored Lucifer's Stone in the final jumps of the $114,800 Sands Points (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies at Belmont Park on Sunday.

  • Senor Swinger Wins 4th Stakes on Churchill Sod

    Senor Swinger, ridden by Pat Day, closed from fifth on the backside past favored Hard Buck in the final furlong for a 1 1/4-length victory in Saturday's first running of the $110,900 Opening Verse Handicap for 3-year-olds and up at Churchill Downs.

  • Colonial Colony nips Southern Image in Stephen Foster upset.

    Colonial Colony Nips 'Image in Foster Shocker

    Colonial Colony, the longest shot in the field at odds of 62-1 with 12 losses in a row, prevailed in a thrilling stretch drive with favored Southern Image to capture the $810,750 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) by a nose Saturday at Churchill Downs on a sloppy track.

  • Sabiango Whispers Arrival in Whittingham

    Trainer Bob Baffert has a new turf star in German-bred Sabiango, who tallied a three-quarters of a length victory for new owner Monty Roberts in Saturday's $350,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IT) on the Hollywood Park turf.

  • Loving's Last Lunge Wins Brandywine

    After a prolonged duel, Sanford Goldfarb's Loving narrowly defeated Private Lap to take the $100,000 Brandywine Handicap at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Norfolk Knight Springs Upset at Woodbine

    Margaret Squires' Norfolk Knight, with Jill Scharfstein aboard, pulled an upset in Saturday's featured $129,375 Steady Growth Stakes, an Ontario Sires event at Woodbine.

  • First Winner for Sweetsouthernsaint

    Graded stakes winner Sweetsouthernsaint was represented by his first winner when John Prete's homebred General John B won June 12 by eight lengths.