Headlines for Wednesday, June 23, 2004

  • Master David Gets Turf Opportunity in Kent BC

    Master David is entered in the $250,000 Kent Breeders' Cup (gr. IIIT) on the Delaware Park turf Saturday. The 1 1/8-mile Kent has attracted a field of nine 3-year-olds.

  • Ask for the Moon Among 4 Declining American Oaks

    Ask for the Moon, Lucifer's Stone, Sister Star and Super Bobbina have declined invitations to the $750,000 American Oaks (gr. IT) July 3, Hollywood Park Racing secretary Martin Panza said Wednesday.

  • On-Track Figures Improve at Bay Meadows

    Bay Meadows concluded its 2004 55-day spring meeting with increases in both on-track attendance and on-track handle, but overall handle declined by 4%.

  • Undefeated Shiloh Bound Back in Training

    Trainer Walter Bindner has a lot to smile about these days. First there is Stephen Foster (gr. I) winner Colonial Colony and now the return to training by Twin Lantern Racing Stables unbeaten Shiloh Bound.

  • Colonial Colony Headed to Suburban

    Lakeside Farm's Colonial Colony, upset winner of the Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) is headed to Belmont Park to make his next start in the $500,000 Suburban Handicap (gr. I) on July 3.

  • Cot Campbell Books to Benefit Equine Research

    The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation is now selling two of Cot Campbell's popular equine books, with the profits going to veterinary research beneficial to the horse. <i>Lightning in a Jar</i> and <i>Rascals and Racehorses</i>were published by Eclipse Press and provided at cost by the publisher.

  • Epsom Derby winner North Light seeks the Irish classic equivalent Sunday.

    Epsom Derby Top Three Headline Irish Derby

    The top three finishers from the June 5 Vodafone Epsom Derby (Eng-I)‹North Light, Rule of Law, and Let The Lion Roar, respectively‹are among 13 confirmed for Sunday?s Budweiser Irish Derby (Ire-I) at The Curragh racecourse.

  • Seattle Fitz To Skip Suburban and Point to Whitney

    West Point Thoroughbreds' Seattle Fitz, who posted impressive back-to-back victories in the (gr. III) Schaefer at Pimlico and the (gr. II) Brooklyn Handicap at Belmont, will skip the Suburban Handicap (gr. I) on July 3 and make his next start in the $750,000 Whitney Handicap (gr. I) on Aug. 7 at Saratoga.