Headlines for Tuesday, November 22, 2005

  • Pampered Princess, winning the Spinster Stakes, tops Falls City field.

    Pampered Princess Tops Falls City Field; Dozen Entered

    Juddmonte Spinster Stakes (gr. I) winner Pampered Princess, once-beaten Indian Vale and Chilukki (gr. II) winner Bending Strings head a field of 12 fillies and mares entered for Thursday's 90th running of the $300,000-added Falls City Handicap (gr. II), the main course on the Thanksgiving Day holiday racing menu at Churchill Downs.

  • A horse works at Turfway Park over the Polytrack surface, which will get its first sustained workout during the fall and winter meets.

    Long Turfway Park Season is 'Polytrack II'

    Turfway Park will get a more accurate indication of how its synthetic Polytrack will play during four months of fall and winter racing that begins Nov. 27, opening day of the holiday meet.

  • Supremo to Benz Lake in Minnesota

    Supremo, a grade II winner by Gone West, will be relocated to Dennis Strohkirch's Benz Lake Farm near Stillwater, Minn., from Rockin' River Ranch in Iowa.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Congress Calling

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - On Nov. 16, one day before a congressional subcommittee looked into the possible need for legislation to improve health insurance and safety issues for jockeys, the full U.S. House of Representatives said "no" to the creation of a federal commission to oversee professional boxing.

  • Hope Remains

    <i>By Tom LaMarra</i> - Safe Place was a big, lumbering gelding who, after seven starts, was still learning the ropes. He had broken his maiden in his second start, but then registered several frustrating near-misses.