Headlines for Friday, September 1, 2006

  • Options Plentiful in Wide Open Saranac

    With turf division standouts Showing Up and After Market skipping the race, Sunday's $100,000-added Saranac for 3-year-olds on the Saratoga grass became a handicapper's delight.

  • Chemotherapy Next for Champ Lost in the Fog

    Lost in the Fog, champion sprinter of 2005, will begin chemotherapy treatments for his cancer at the University of California at Davis next week, trainer Greg Gilchrist said Sept. 1. The process could last for as long as nine months.

  • Lost in the Fog begins chemotherapy next week.

    Chemotherapy Next for Champ Lost in the Fog

    Lost in the Fog, champion sprinter of 2005, will begin chemotherapy treatments for his cancer at the University of California at Davis next week, trainer Greg Gilchrist said Sept. 1. The process could last for as long as five  months.  

  • MEC Buys Am Tote

    Magna Entertainment Corp. completed a $17.4 million acquisition of AmTote International on Thursday, adding a major provider of totalizator services to its portfolio of horse racing entities.

  • Saratoga Diary: Weighty Issues

    Hirapour, the 10-year-old gelding with designs on a second Eclipse Award as the country's top steeplechase horse, displayed his versatility in winning the A.P. Smithwick Handicap (NSA-II) earlier this meet.