Headlines for Monday, July 4, 2005

  • Jockey Casey Lambert Hospitalized After Fall

    Jockey Casey Lambert was transported to Methodist Hospital in Dallas early Monday evening after falling in a three-horse spill in the ninth race at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • Joey P. runs to a commanding victory in the Jersey Shore Breeders' Cup Stakes.

    Unbeaten Joey P. Breaks Jersey Shore Mark

    John Petrini's Joey P. kept his undefeated record intact when he rallied to the lead in the lane and held off all challengers to capture the $130,000 Jersey Shore Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. III) in stakes record time of 1:08 1/5 at Monmouth Park on Monday.

  • Gold Cup Takes Shape; Musique Toujours Drills

    Musique Toujours, upset winner of the Sunshine Millions Classic in January, worked six furlongs in 1:12 1/5 Monday for Saturday's $750,000 Hollywood Gold Cup Handicap (gr. I).

  • Henny Hughes Buries Tremont Foes

    Henny Hughes, the 3-5 favorite, buried his rivals in the $107,700 Tremont for 2-year-olds at 5 1/2 furlongs by 15 lengths Monday at Belmont Park.

  • Guidry Released From Hospital After Mishap

    Jockey Mark Guidry was released from Norton Audubon Hospital Monday afternoon following examination for possible injuries suffered in a post parade mishap before the running of the second race at Churchill Downs.

  • Kitten's Joy romps in his 2005 debut.

    Kitten's Joy Sparkles in Firecracker Comeback

    Grass champion Kitten's Joy drove to the front along the hedge just inside the eighth pole and drew away to win the $274,000 Firecracker Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs in his triumphant first start of the year.

  • Roman Ruler holds on to win the Dwyer Stakes, Monday at Belmont Park.

    Roman Ruler Returns to Form in Dwyer

    Roman Ruler, disappointing at best in his 3-year-old season so far, could be ready to salvage the year. Under slight urging from jockey Jerry Bailey, the talented son of Fusaichi Pegasus won the $150,000 Dwyer Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park Monday by a half-length over the hard-trying Flower Alley.

  • Lost in the Fog Settles In for Summit of Speed

    Harry Aleo's brilliant 3-year-old Lost in the Fog, the marquee attraction on Saturday's $1.9 million Summit of Speed at Calder Race Course, was the first to arrive of more than 20 invaders expected from racing centers coast-to-coast.

  • Jeremy Rose Collects 1,000th Career Win

    Jockey Jeremy Rose, the focus of national attention with his acrobatic ride in winning the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) aboard Afleet Alex, notched his 1,000th victory in the eighth race at Delaware Park July 3.

  • Pletcher Slapped With 45-Day Suspension

    Top trainer Todd Pletcher has appealed a 45-day suspension and $3,000 fine levied by New York State Racing and Wagering Board stewards who found that a banned substance was used on a horse that won a race at Saratoga last summer.

  • Pletcher Slapped With 45-Day Suspension

    Top trainer Todd Pletcher has appealed a 45-day suspension and $3,000 fine levied by New York State Racing and Wagering Board stewards who found that a banned substance was used on a horse that won a race at Saratoga last summer.

  • Rakti, six-time group I winner.

    Superstar Rakti to Huma Park Stud

    Six-time group I winner Rakti has been purchased by Huma Park Stud in County Kildare, Ireland and will enter stud there beginning with the 2006 breeding season.