Headlines for Saturday, June 26, 2004

  • Stellar Jayne shocks Ashado in the Mother Goose.

    Lukas Longshot Lands Mother Goose

    The D. Wayne Lukas-trained Stellar Jayne kicked away from even-money favorite Ashado in the final furlong to register a huge 2 1/2-length surprise in the $300,000 Mother Goose (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies at Belmont Park.

  • Greek Sun, right, draws away from Laura's Lucky Boy to win the Cinema Breeders' Cup Handicap.

    Greek Sun Shines On Frankel's Empire

    Peter Angelos' undefeated Greek Sun, ridden by Alex Solis, swept past 3-5 favorite Laura's Lucky Boy with a sixteenth of a mile to go on his way to a powerful two-length triumph in the $153,450 Cinema Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds at Hollywood Park Saturday.

  • Shaconage Charges to Locust Grove Victory

    Shaconage, fourth entering the stretch, got rolling late with jockey Brice Blanc to take over in the final sixteenth of a mile in the $165,750 Locust Grove Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Churchill Downs turf Saturday.

  • Timo's On Time With Migliore in Kent BC

    C. K. Woods' Timo, thanks to a well-timed ride from Richard Migliore, defeated Icy Atlantic by a nose in the $250,900 Kent Breeders' Cup (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds on the turf at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Ebony Breeze Sweeps to My Juliet Victory

    Kinsman Stable's Ebony Breeze made a strong late run to catch pacesetting She Is Raging in mid-stretch and went on to win the $100,000 My Juliet Stakes by a length Saturday at Philadelphia Park.

  • Block Pair Win at Prairie State Festival; Mystery Giver 6th

    Trainer Chris Block always makes a point to circle the date of the Prairie State Festival on his calendar, and with good reason. Two of his runners – Fort Prado and Lighthouse Lil – found the winner's circle on Arlington's annual celebration for Illinois-registered horses.

  • Multiplication Refuses to Fold in Mike Lee Stakes

    Multiplication wavered late after being hooked by favorite Friendly Island through torrid front-running fractions of :22 1/5 and :44 1/5, but held on to win the $113,900 Mike Lee Stakes at Belmont Park Saturday.

  • Gold Joy's Late Run Spells Tremont Surprise

    Winning Expression passed favorite Primal Storm in midstretch, but longshot Gold Joy flew down the outside of the lane to pass them both, winning the $104,900 Tremont Stakes at Belmont Park Saturday.

  • Jockey Moran Wins First Race Since 1995

    Mike Moran, who retired from riding in 1995, won his first race in nine years Friday night at Hollywood Park, guiding 19-1 shot Quiten Boy to victory.

  • Meteor Storm tries for four in a row in United Nations.

    Streaking Meteor Storm Targets United Nations

    The streaking Meteor Storm will try to make Monmouth Park's $750,000 United Nations (gr. IT) July 3 his fourth straight victory, trainer Wally Dollase announced Saturday.