Headlines for Sunday, August 14, 2005

  • Carson City Ridgling Tops New York-Bred Sale's First Session

    A Carson City ridgling led the way Sunday on the opening night of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale, bringing $165,000 from Michael Marceda, a financial adviser from New Jersey. Accompanied by trainer Sal Russo, Marcedo held off Florida pinhooker Becky Thomas to snare the muscular bay.

  • Dave does it again in West Point 'Cap.

    Dave Takes West Point For 2nd Win in Four Days

    It was a crowded Saratoga Race Course on Sunday afternoon with a paid attendance of 70,792, but Dave and jockey Jose Santos found plenty of room in the lane, coming away with a one-length victory in the $113,600 West Point Handicap on the turf for New York-breds.

  • CTBA/Barretts Sale to Offer 323 Yearlings

    The first October yearling sale conducted jointly by the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association (CTBA) and Barretts will have 323 yearlings.

  • Real Dandy charges for the finish ahead of Magna Graduate to win the West Virginia Derby.

    'Dandy' of a Win in Rich West Virginia Derby

    Real Dandy, who has spent the better part of this year cashing checks against some of the top 3-year-olds in the country, finally broke through--in a $750,000 race--when he went from last to first to win Sunday's grade III West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Race Track and Gaming Resort.

  • Flying Glitter Glides to Monmouth Oaks Victory

    Richard and Nancy Kaster's Flying Glitter took control out of the gate and never looked back, winning the $200,000 Monmouth Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. III) by 3 3/4 lengths in a surprise Sunday at Monmouth Park.

  • Gate Malfunction Cancels Ellis Park Race

    Stewards at Ellis Park declared the fifth race on Sunday's program a "no contest" due to a starting gate malfunction. All wagers on the race were refunded.

  • Pletcher's Ashado, Flower Alley Work in Tandem

    Starlight Stable's Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) champion Ashado and Melnyk Racing Stables' Flower Alley worked together Sunday morning for trainer Todd Pletcher. The duo breezed five furlongs in 1:02 1/5 over the Saratoga main track.

  • Saratoga Honors American Spirit Monday

    Saratoga Race Course will honor American spirit and support for our troops with this year's "Proud to be an American" day on Monday afternoon.

  • Divine Disappointment as Dubawi Dominates

    Godolphin's Dubawi stormed down the middle of the Deauville course Sunday to record a decisive victory in the Prix Jacques le Marois (Fr-I) and shatter the unbeaten filly Divine Proportions' nine-race winning streak.