Headlines for Sunday, January 8, 2006

  • Silver Cup and Victor Espinoza, outside, battle to the wire with Ticker Tape to win the San Gorgonio Handicap.

    Silver Cup Pours It On in San Gorgonio

    The Irish-bred outsider Silver Cup overtook Ticker Tape in the final strides to win the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) for fillies and mares on the Santa Anita Park lawn Sunday.

  • Honor In War, left, and jockey Shaun Bridgmohan hold off Hotstuffanthensome to win the Ft. Lauderdale Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

    Honor in War Keeps Bridgmohan Winning

    With a late burst, Honor in War got up in time to win the $75,000 Ft. Lauderdale on the Gulfstream Park turf Sunday, enabling jockey Shaun Bridgmohan to complete a sweep of the four stakes held at the South Florida track on its 2006 opening weekend.

  • Folklore Ready for Santa Ynez, Lukas Says

    Alberto VO5 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) champion Folklore is ready to make her 3-year-old debut at Santa Anita Park in the Santa Ynez Stakes (gr. II) at seven furlongs on Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

  • Wonderboy to Prep in California; Derek Drills

    Trainer Doug O'Neill has mapped out a program that would keep Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner Stevie Wonderboy in Southern California until the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) on May 6.

  • Millionaire Suave training up to next month's Donn Handicap.

    Suave Breezes at Gulfstream; Donn Next

    Jay Em Ess Stable's 5-year-old Suave, among the nation's top older horses in 2005, breezed five furlongs in 1:01 3/5 at Gulfstream Park Sunday in preparation for the Feb. 4 Donn Handicap (gr. I).

  • Van Clief: "...changes ensure our company is structured to react and respond to the challenges and opportunities ahead."

    Breeders' Cup Elects New Board

    The Breeders' Cup 48-member board on Sunday adopted a new set of by-laws and elected a new, streamlined 13-member board of directors.