Headlines for Sunday, October 30, 2005

  • Lost in the Fog gets well-deserved vacation after 10-1 run.

    Lost in the Fog Going On Vacation

    Lost in the Fog, who suffered his first defeat Saturday when he ran a disappointing seventh in the TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) at Belmont Park, will now get a vacation.

  • Frankel-Trained Golden Rahy Glitters in Burke

    Golden Rahy swung off the rail while striding out powerfully through the lane to collar the favorite Wild Buddy in the final strides and win the marathon $100,000 Carleton F. Burke Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Santa Anita turf course Sunday during the Oak Tree meeting.

  • Stevens Collects 5,000th Win at Belmont Park

    Hall of Fame rider Gary Stevens earned his 5,000th career win at Belmont when he piloted Joint Aspiration to victory in the $69,950 Gaviola Stakes on Sunday.

  • Bailey Guides Atlando to Knickerbocker Win

    Jerry Bailey, who guided Saint Liam to victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic, powered by Dodge (gr. I), closed out the 2005 Belmont fall meeting on Sunday afternoon by guiding Irish-bred Atlando to a neck victory over Certifiably Crazy in the $150,000 Knickerbocker Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • Scott Lake Registers 3,000th Career Win

    Trainer Scott A. Lake won his 3,000th race Saturday when he saddled Unaccounted Gift for a two-length victory in the seventh race at Philadelphia Park.

  • Straight Line Follows Direct Route in Ack Ack

    Returning to the site of his Iroquois (gr. III) victory nearly a year ago, Straight Line edged past the pacesetting favorite Vicarage near the eighth pole for an upset victory in the $112,200 Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) on opening day of the Churchill Downs fall meeting Sunday.

  • Great Intentions Fulfills First Flight Aspirations

    A relaxed Great Intentions settled just behind a speed duel and rallied for a three-length victory in the $150,000 First Flight Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at seven furlongs at Belmont Park Sunday.

  • Better Now Much Improved in Tempted Romp

    Lee Lewis' homebred Better Now saved ground behind a lively pace, then angled out to draw clear of Capote's Crown for a 3 ½-length victory in the $110,000 Tempted (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies at a mile Sunday at Belmont Park.

  • Lobbyist Broad Drops Jockeys' Guild

    A labor lobbyist and lawyer in Sacramento, Calif. who has represented the Jockeys' Guild for 11 years dropped the organization as a client Oct. 21 after its management came under sharp criticism at a Congressional sub-committee hearing earlier in the month.

  • Gomez Receives Shoemaker Award for Breeders' Cup Success

    Garrett Gomez, who rode Stevie Wonderboy and Artie Schiller to victory in the Oct. 29 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, received the 2005 Bill Shoemaker Award for outstanding performance by a jockey on Breeders' Cup Championship day Sunday morning at Belmont Park.