Headlines for Sunday, December 11, 2005

  • Star Parade wins the Bayakoa Handicap, Sunday at Hollywood Park.

    Star Parade Displays Old Form, Wins Bayakoa

    Gary Tanaka's Star Parade, winless in nine races since taking the Milady Breeders' Cup (gr. I) in July 2004, pushed past heavily favored Dream of Summer in the stretch and drew off to an easy win in Sunday's $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares at Hollywood Park.

  • Top Hollywood Futurity Candidates Drill

    Brother Derek and Bob and John, a pair of leading candidates for Saturday's Grade I Hollywood Futurity, each worked five furlongs at Santa Anita on Sunday.

  • True Xena Turns in Bullet Work for Starlet

    True Xena, a game second in the Moccasin Stakes in her last start, worked a bullet five furlongs at Santa Anita on Sunday in her final drill for the $250,000 Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles next Sunday.

  • Heyman Retires 8-Year-Old Crossing Point

    Owner Fred Heyman announced Sunday that his popular Maryland-based gelding Crossing Point has been retired and will be turned over to his trainer Ben Feliciano Jr. and his wife, Wendy.

  • Mario Pino Wins Five at Laurel

    Jockey Mario Pino won five races at Laurel Park Sunday, including a 4 1/4-length victory in the $50,000 Pin Oak Stud LLC/Hildene Stakes with Cinnamon Charlie.

  • Son of Bernstein Wins Argentina's Pellegrini

    Storm Mayor, a 3-year-old son of Bernstein, caught Forty Licks in the final strides to win the Gran Premio Internacional Carlos Pellegrini (Arg-I), South America's most important race, by a head on Saturday at San Isidro in Buenos Aires.

  • Afleet Alex, winning the Belmont, is going to stud at Gainesway Farm.

    Afleet Alex to Stand at Gainesway for $40,000

    Cash is King Stable, Jess Jackson, and Gainesway Farm have announced that dual classic winner Afleet Alex will enter stud for $40,000 at Gainesway near Lexington.