Headlines for Saturday, February 24, 2007

  • Bone's Relato Del Gato Upsets Phoenix Gold Cup

    Robert Bone's 11-1 shot Relato Del Gato set a sizzling pace under regular jockey Glen Corbett but kept to his task in the stretch to register a 2 3/4-length upset win over 9-10 choice Sailors Sunset in the $100,000 Phoenix Gold Cup at Turf Paradise Saturday.

  • Laurel Cancels Sunday's Live Card

    A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain that is expected to hit the Baltimore-Washington region Sunday forced Maryland Jockey Club officials to cancel live racing at Laurel Park for Sunday, Feb. 25.

  • J'ray, with Robby Albarado aboard, wins the Bayou BC 'Cap, Saturday at Fair Grounds.

    Odds-On J'ray Breaks Through in Bayou Handicap

    Lawrence Goichman's odds-on choice J'ray, knocking on the door since November, earned her first graded stakes win in a romp over eight rivals in the $118,000 Bayou Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) for fillies and mares on the Fair Grounds turf Saturday.

  • Jambalaya (3) emerges from a tightly-packed field just ahead of Honey Ryder (back) to win the Gulfstream Park Breeders' Cup Turf.

    Jambalaya Jumps Up in Gulfstream Turf Surprise

    Jambalaya angled to the outside in the stretch and then won a mad dash to the wire by a neck over favored Honey Ryder and Einstein, attaining grade I glory for his Canadian connections in the $300,000 Gulfstream Park Breeders' Cup Turf at 1 3/8 miles Saturday in south Florida.

  • Twilight Meteor Soars to Hallandale Beach Win

    Peachtree Stable's Twilight Meteor rallied through the stretch for a hard-fought half-length victory over Sedgefield in Saturday's $77,250 Hallandale Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park, a 1 1/16-mile turf test for 3-year-olds.

  • Churchill, UPS Team in Derby/NASCAR Promo

    Churchill Downs and UPS are teaming up to bring the horsepower of the Kentucky Derby to NASCAR. The two companies unveiled a special Kentucky Derby 133 paint scheme Feb. 23 that will be featured on the #44 UPS Toyota Camry driven by champion Dale Jarrett as he competes in the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on April 29.