Headlines for Saturday, February 5, 2005

  • Game Yougottawanna Repeats in Seabiscuit

    The gritty gelding Yougottawanna registered a repeat victory in the $86,250 Seabiscuit Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) Saturday at Bay Meadows, going gate to wire to win by 1 1/4 lengths over Jake Skate.

  • Victor Espinoza wins the Sham Stakes aboard Going Wild, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Spunky Going Wild Wins Sham for Lukas

    Going Wild led from start to finish and notched a one-length victory over Papa Chullo in the $100,000 Sham Stakes for 3-year-olds at Santa Anita Park Saturday.

  • Rock Hard Ten, ridden by Gary Stevens, right, holds off Imperialism to win the Strub Stakes, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Rock Hard Ten Chisels Narrow Strub Win

    Odds-on favorite Rock Hard Ten gave everything he had to hold off the determined Imperialism by a nose in an exhilarating finish to the $300,000 Strub Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Saturday.

  • Gary Boulanger

    Boulanger Showing Improvement, Agent Says

    Jockey Gary Boulanger is still in critical condition at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood after suffering a spill at Gulfstream Park, but is showing signs of improvement, said his agent Cory Moran.

  • Sis City, with John Velazquez aboard for his third win of the day, takes the Davona Dale Stakes by a cool 16 lengths.

    Sis City Long Gone in Davona Dale

    Under a cool front end ride from John Velazquez, even-money favorite Sis City hit the stretch six lengths in front and drew way off for an eye-raising 16-length win in the $150,000 Davona Dale (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

  • Proud Accolade, with John Velazquez aboard, wins the Hutcheson Stakes, Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

    Proud Accolade Earns Hutcheson Plaudits

    Padua Stables' Proud Accolade overcame some traffic trouble on the turn before exploding away from the field in the stretch for an impressive 4 1/2-length victory in the $150,000 Hutcheson (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Gulfstream Park Saturday.

  • John Velazquez rides Maddalena to the win in the Old Hat Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

    Maddalena Motors Home in Old Hat

    Undefeated Maddalena disposed of her stablemate Portsea on the turn and romped to victory in her stakes debut for trainer Todd Pletcher in the $100,000 Old Hat (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Gulfstream Park Saturday.