Headlines for Saturday, March 25, 2006

  • Our Peak, 73-1, Shocks Foes in Private Terms

    Twin Oaks Stable's Our Peak, a 73-1 longshot with leading rider Rosie Napravnik working the reins, nipped Ah Day by a neck to win the $85,000 Private Terms for 3-year-olds Saturday at Laurel Park.

  • Cosmonaut Rockets to Easy Golden Gate Win

    Cosmonaut, the longest shot in the five-horse Golden Gate Fields Handicap, launched a huge bid on the far turn and drew away to an easy 4 1/4-length win in the off-the-turf stakes race worth $150,000 at the Albany, Calif., track Saturday.

  • Jockey Brice Blanc celebrates atop With a City as they cross the finish line first in the Lane's End Stakes, Saturday at Turfway Park.

    Newcomer With a City Now On Derby Map

    With a City, the longest price in the field of 12 at odds of 48-1, split horses in the stretch and came home strongest of all to record a 1 1/4-length win in the $500,000 Lane's End Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Turfway Park Saturday.

  • High Cotton Untouchable in Rushaway Win

    Peachtree Stable's High Cotton, a disappointment in his comeback race last month for trainer Todd Pletcher, led all the way to defeat 11 rivals in the $100,000 Rushaway for 3-year-olds at Turfway Park Saturday.

  • Oonagh Maccool wins Saturday's Rampart Handicap at Gulfstream Park.

    Oonagh Maccool Much the Best in Rampart H.

    Favored Oonagh Maccool spotted her five rival fillies and mares a couple of lengths at the start of Saturday's $200,000 Rampart Handicap (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park but proved much the best in the drive to win easily at odds of 11-10.

  • Top Notch Lady Claims Bourbonette in Snow

    Canadian invader Top Notch Lady brought the snow with her Saturday at Turfway Park and came away with an upset victory in the $150,000 Bourbonette Breeders' Cup (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies.

  • Smokey Glacken (right) captures the Distaff Breeders' Cup.

    Smokey Glacken Wins Again in Big A's Distaff

    Susan and John Moore's prohibitive favorite Smokey Glacken overcame an eventful race for regular jockey Javier Castellano to hold off a surging Magnolia Jackson by a head to win the $154,500 Distaff Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares on the Aqueduct inner dirt track Saturday.

  • David Junior and Jamie Spencer win the Dubai Duty Free.

    David Junior Bests Elders in Dubai Duty Free

    David Junior, trained by Brian Meehan and ridden by Jamie Spencer, landed the $5 million Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) over 1,777 meters (about 1 1/8 miles) on the Nad Al Sheba turf by 3 1/2 lengths over the pacesetting The Tin Man.

  • Heart's Cry and Christophe Lemaire win the Dubai Sheema Classic.

    No Stopping Heart's Cry in Sheema Classic

    Heart's Cry, partnered by Christophe Lemaire and trained by Kojiro Hashiguchi, gave Japan its second win of the Dubai World Cup meeting, leading all the way to capture the $5 million Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) over 2,400 meters (about 1 1/2 miles) on the Nad Al Sheba turf Saturday night.

  • Utopia Gives Japan Godolphin Mile Win

    Utopia made all under jockey Yutaka Take to claim the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) by four lengths for Japan Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba.