Headlines for Sunday, July 25, 2004

  • Northern Babe Wins Muddy Tippett

    Great Lake Stable's Northern Babe splashed through the slop to win the $50,000 Tippett Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths at Colonial Downs Sunday.

  • Mile Next for Mt. Rainier Repeater Poker Brad

    It appears Poker Brad is heading back to the Longacres Mile (gr. III) after his decisive two-length win in the $100,000 Mt. Rainier Breeders' Cup at Emerald Downs on Sunday.

  • Special Ring, won Sunday's Eddie Read Handicap for second straight year.

    Eddie Read Sequel Has Special Ring

    Turf course record holder Special Ring returned from a nine-month layoff with a scintillating front-running victory in the $400,000 Eddie Read Handicap (gr. IT) at Del Mar Sunday.

  • Spite the Devil Drops Belmont Curtain in Shipman

    Spite the Devil surged past the tiring leaders in the stretch and held off a late charge by Sherpa Guide by a half-length to win the $108,100 Evan Shipman Handicap on closing day of the Belmont spring/summer meeting on Sunday.

  • Presidential Landslide in Salvator Mile

    Presidentialaffair took control out of the gate and never looked back, winning the $100,000 Salvator Mile (gr. III) by a length at Monmouth Park on Sunday.

  • Shoal Water Dunks Mobil in Chinese Cultural

    A pair of rivals on last year's Canadian Triple Crown path decided the $333,300 Chinese Cultural Centre Stakes (Can-II) Sunday when Shoal Water edged Mobil by a neck at Woodbine.

  • Kela Goes Overland to Bing Crosby Victory

    Just because 6-year-old Kela had never run at a distance as short as the six furlongs of the Bing Crosby Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. I), didn't mean he was incapable of it. He proved that with style in the $250,000 stakes Sunday at Del Mar.

  • Injured Solis Awaits Medical Opinion on Surgery

    Two-time Del Mar riding champion Alex Solis, injured in a spill Friday, awaits one more medical opinion before making a decision on whether to have surgery to repair the broken vertebra in his back, according to agent Scott McClellan.