Headlines for Tuesday, September 5, 2006

  • On-Track Wagering Up; Off-Track Down at Ellis Park

    Ellis Park posted gains in average daily on-track wagering and attendance for its 36-day meet that ended Sept. 4, its first effort since a tornado damaged the Henderson, Ky., complex last November.

  • Lava Man adds Classic romp to resume.

    Lava Man Makes History with Pacific Classic Win

    Lava Man, the 5-year-old son of Slew City Slew on Saturday added the trophy from the Pacific Classic -- which began in 1991 -- to his victories in the $750,000 Hollywood Gold Cup on July 8 and the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap on March 4.

  • Bellamy Road to Stand at Hurricane Hall

    Bellamy Road, record-setting winner of the 2005 Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I) at Aqueduct, will enter stud at Hurricane Hall near Lexington.

  • Quality End to Long Meet

    Ten races on Labor Day concluded the 35 days of Saratoga racing, and it was the kind of high quality card that racing secretary P. J. Campo should have been producing all along.