Headlines for Sunday, November 20, 2005

  • Private World Takes Nod in Moccasin Stakes

    Private World, within inches of suffering her first defeat, fought back at the wire under jockey Kent Desormeaux to win the $100,000 Moccasin Stakes for 2-year-old fillies by a nose over 12-1 shot True Xena on Sunday at Hollywood Park.

  • Bridgmohan Bags Four Wins at Churchill

    Jockey Shaun Bridgmohan is celebrating Thanksgiving a few days early after recording a solid four-bagger from eight mounts at Churchill Downs on Sunday.

  • Suave Works for Clark Showdown Friday

    Jay Em Ess Stable's Suave, a close fifth in Breeders' Cup Classic Powered by Dodge (gr. I), tuned-up for Friday's Clark Handicap (gr. II) with a five-furlong tightener at Churchill Downs on Sunday for trainer Paul McGee.

  • Perfect Drift Assigned Top Impost in Clark

    Stonecrest Farm's Perfect Drift, winner of the 2003 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I), has been assigned high weight of 122 pounds for Friday's Clark Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs. Martin L. Cherry's Pampered Princess was assigned 123 pounds for the Falls City Handicap (gr. II) on Thursday.

  • America Alive Sinks 'Fleet in River City

    Mill House's favored America Alive, last of a tightly bunched field at the head of the stretch, rallied on the outside to get up in the final stride, nosing G P Fleet to win the $167,700 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) Sunday on the Churchill Downs turf course.

  • Grade I Winner Joyeux Danseur Dead in Australia

    Joyeux Danseur, a grade I winner at Churchill Downs, died in early November while standing at Gary Turkington's Wattle Brae Thoroughbred Stud in Queensland, Australia.

  • Miraculous Miss wins the Valley Stream at Aqueduct.

    Miraculous Miss Springs Valley Stream Upset

    Delaware shipper Miraculous Miss swept by the spent leaders in deep stretch to win the $105,200 Valley Stream (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies at Aqueduct going away Sunday, upsetting the odds-on favorite India.

  • Iosilver Grabs Gold in Schaefer Mile

    Favored Iosilver, ridden by Eddie Razo Jr., took control at the start and dominated his rivals to win the $100,000 Michael G. Schaefer Mile at Hoosier Park Saturday night.

  • First Winner for Ex Marks the Cop

    Stakes winner Ex Marks the Cop came through with his first winner when his son City Cop won Nov. 19 at Portland Meadows.