Headlines for Friday, January 28, 2005

  • Island Fashion headlines the field for Sunday's Santa Monica Handicap.

    'Diva Making Strides for Santa Monica Try

    With a grade I placing to her credit in her first start in five months, trainer Mark Glatt is looking for a big effort from his 4-year-old filly Elusive Diva in the $250,000 Santa Monica Handicap (gr. I) at Santa Anita Sunday.

  • 2004 Horse of the Year Ghostzapper

    Ghostzapper Breezes at Palm Meadows

    Horse of the Year Ghostzapper breezed an easy half-mile at Palm Meadows Friday morning in :49 3/5 in his first workout since an authorative win in the Breeders' Cup Classic - powered by Dodge (gr. I) Oct. 30.

  • Burning Sun Ready to Set Mac Diarmida on Fire

    Juddmonte Farms' Burning Sun looks to set the new Gulfstream Park turf course on fire when he takes the gate in Sunday's Mac Diarmida Handicap (gr. IIIT), going 1 1/8-miles.

  • Oklahoma Regulators Preparing Gaming Rules

    Gaming at Oklahoma racetracks is closer to reality, Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission officials said Jan. 27 during their monthly meeting. Rules that would govern alternative gaming will be formulated in a month, they said.

  • Sulamani Rated Tops on Canadian Thoroughbred Ratings

    Sulamani received the highest rating of any horse that started in Canada last year based on the 2004 Canadian Thoroughbred Ratings, which replaced the Canadian Free Handicap. The Canadian Jockey Club compiled the rankings.