Headlines for Sunday, November 25, 2007

  • Daytona (right) holds off Medici Code to take the Hollywood Derby.

    Speedy Daytona Wins Hollywood Derby

    Front-running Daytona wasn't supposed to be able to take the field all the way in the 1 1/4-mile Hollywood Derby, but nobody told jockey Mike Smith. They controlled the pace to win the $500,000 turf test for 3-year-olds, defeating Medici Code by a half-length at Hollywood Park Nov. 25.

  • Precious Kitten cruises to victory in the Matriarch.

    Precious Kitten Roars in Matriarch

    Precious Kitten provided the best performance of her career when she turned back champion filly Wait a While in the stretch en route to a convincing 1 1/4-length victory in the $500,000 Matriarch (gr. IT) on the Hollywood Park turf Nov. 25.

  • Goffs Nov. Broodmare Sale Ends

    The Goffs November Broodmares & Fillies Sale in Ireland ended on Sunday, November 25 after three days with the figures down throughout.

  • Elvis Trujillo

    Trujillo Being Evaluated After Fall

    Jockey Elvis Trujillo was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Fla. after falling from his mount in the eighth race at Calder Nov. 25. Paramedics said there were no apparent injuries, but the 24-year-old rider was taken to the hospital for further evaluation.

  • My List holds off Wild Gams for victory in the Bessarbian.

    My List Rallies For Bessarabian Win

    It took My List eight tries just to break her maiden last year. But since then the 3-year-old Banker's Gold filly has figured out how to win, as was the case on Nov. 25 in the $150,000 Bessarabian, when she outfinished Wild Gams by a neck to capture the seven-furlong sprint on the Woodbine Polytrack.

  • Admire Moon wins the Japan Cup.

    Admire Moon Hangs on For Japan Cup

    Admire Moon took the lead at the top of the stretch, and then hung on bravely while three rivals challenged from his outside, taking the $4.6-million Japan Cup (Jpn-I) by a head on Nov. 25 at Tokyo Racecourse.

  • 2006 Del Mar Futurity winner Horse Greeley is preparing for a return to the races and could start in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on Dec. 26.

    Malibu Possible for Horse Greeley

    Horse Greeley, winner of the 2006 Del Mar Futurity (gr. II), is preparing for a return to the races and could start in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I) on Dec. 26.