Headlines for Sunday, December 4, 2005

  • Rider Rollins Sidelined After Golden Gate Fall

    Chance Rollins, who ranks second in the jockey standings at Golden Gate Fields' fall meeting, injured his left shoulder in a spill in the first race Sunday and will be sidelined for two to three weeks.

  • Proud Tower Too, inside, beats Jack's Wild to the wire in the On Trust Handicap.

    Proud Tower Too, House of Fortune Win at Hollywood

    Jockey David Cohen put Proud Tower Too on the lead and hung on in the final strides for an upset victory in the $101,000 On Trust Handicap for California-bred sprinters on Sunday at Hollywood Park.

  • Our Madison Scores Upset in Ontario Lassie

    Leading jockey Emma-Jayne Wilson recorded her second stakes win on the Woodbine season, guiding 12-1 longshot Our Madison to an upset score in Sunday's $162,550 Ontario Lassie Stakes for 2-year-old Canadian breds.

  • Apprentice jockey Billy Antongeorgi III loses his footing but maintains control of Five O'Clock to win Sunday at Hollywood Park.

    First-Time Apprentice's Wild Ride Ends in Win

    Billy Antongeorgi III is the son of two former riders, but his pedigree wasn't enough to prepare him for his first mount. Somehow, though, he ended up in the winner's circle Sunday afternoon at Hollywood Park aboard Five O'Clock.

  • Mr. Trieste's 8th Straight Win Ends Zia's Season

    Mr. Trieste won his eighth straight race when he pulled away from four rivals to post a four-length win in the $106,000 Zia Park Distance Championship to highlight closing day of the inaugural season Sunday at the Hobbs, N.M. track.

  • Bejarano Fourth in Japan's Jockey Series

    Competing internationally for the first time, 23-year-old Rafael Bejarano rode to a fourth-place finish in the 19th World Super Jockey Series at Hanshin Race Course on Sunday.

  • Lonnie Meche Suspended for Amphetamines

    Stewards in Texas have suspended jockey Lonnie Meche for a second time after he tested positive for amphetamines Nov. 5 at Sam Houston Race Park.

  • Delude tested positive for a banned substance after this win in the second leg of the Emirates International Apprentice Jockeys Championship.

    UAE's Leading Trainer Suspended for Season

    Mazin Al Kurdi, the Emirates Racing Association's champion trainer in each of the last two seasons, had his licence suspended for four months Dec. 4. Four of his seven winners this season tested positively for the banned substance boldenone, a steroid.