Headlines for Sunday, January 28, 2007

  • Bwana Bull Charges Home in California Derby

    The stalking Bwana Bull circled the pacesetters coming off the final turn of Sunday's $150,000 California Derby and was long gone at the end under substitute rider David Lopez at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Pussycat Doll and Garrett Gomez win the Santa Monica Handicap, Sunday at Santa Anita.

    Pussycat Doll Purrs in Santa Monica Comeback

    Even-money choice Pussycat Doll, returning from a layoff of nearly nine months, proved anything but vulnerable with her third grade I win in the $250,000 Santa Monica Handicap at Santa Anita Sunday.

  • Ramazutti, with John Velazquez aboard, wins Sunday's Mac Diarmida Handicap at Gulfstream Park.

    Ramazutti Rumbles to Mac Diarmida Win

    A change in his usual tactics contributed to a career-best effort for Anstu Stable's Ramazutti, a handy winner of Sunday's $150,000 Mac Diarmida Handicap (gr. IIT) at 1 3/8 miles on the Gulfstream Park lawn.

  • McCann's Mojave makes owner's day with SM Classic win.

    Lava Man, McCann's Mojave: Tale of Two Winners

    The paths of the two California-bred Thoroughbreds crossed like ships in the night Saturday when 7-10 favorite Lava Man won the $500,000 Sunshine Millions Turf at Santa Anita and a rejuvenated McCann's Mojave captured the $1 million Sunshine Millions Classic at odds of 33-1 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Roman Ruler's First Foal Is a Colt

    The first reported foal by grade I winner Roman Ruler is a colt born Jan. 24 at John Sikura's Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington, where Roman Ruler stands at stud.