Headlines for Saturday, July 17, 2004

  • Don Corleone Makes Iorio Family Ecstatic

    Don Corleone, with journeyman jockey Dean Frates astride, pulled off the biggest upset in the 32-year history of the New York Derby at Finger Lakes Racetrack on Saturday.

  • Bay Eagle Noses Jaki's Magic in Van Clief

    Michael Gill's Bay Eagle just lasted to upset 1-2 favorite Jaki's Magic in the $50,000 Daniel Van Clief Stakes for Virginia-breds at Colonial Downs on Saturday.

  • Intelligent Male Smart Winner of Claiming Crown Jewel

    Intelligent Male survived a pair of riders' objections over bumping in the stretch to score the biggest victory of his life in the $145,500 Claiming Crown Jewel, the highlight of Saturday's series for racing's blue-collar workers at Canterbury Park in Minnesota.

  • Mona Rosa Upsets Inish Glora in Dance Smartly

    Mona Rose and jockey Eurico Rosa da Silva combined for the first stakes wins of their careers at Woodbine Saturday, upsetting Inish Glora in the $212,450 Dance Smartly (Can-III).

  • Lion Heart, left, leads My Snookie's Boy, center, en route to winning the  Long Branch Breeders' Cup Stakes.

    Lion Heart Claws to Long Branch Triumph

    Lion Heart seemed ideally placed for his first win of 2004 in Saturday's $100,000 Long Branch Breeders' Cup (gr. III), but the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) runner-up needed everything he had to prevail as the 3-10 choice by a head over stubborn My Snookie's Boy at Monmouth Park.

  • Angelic Aura Takes Carpenter by a Neck

    Sanford Goldfarb and Steve Klesaris' Angelic Aura registered a hard fought neck victory over The Lady's Groom in $100,000 RRM Carpenter Jr. Memorial at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Alternate Repeats in Robert G. Dick Memorial

    Pin Oak Stable's Alternate notched her second consecutive Robert G. Dick Memorial Breeders' Cup Handicap for fillies and mares on the grass at Delaware Park Saturday.

  • Round Table Trip Doesn't Faze Cryptograph

    An outside draw and a wide trip could not keep favored Cryptograph from getting to the winner's circle following the $100,000 Round Table Stakes Saturday at Arlington Park.