Headlines for Sunday, April 1, 2007

  • Magnificience and jockey Alex Solis win the Santa Paula Stakes at Santa Anita.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D950829%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Magnificience a Dazzling Santa Paula Victor

    Magnificience, a long-striding 3-year-old filly trained by Bruce Headley, flashed just a peek of what might be expected from her when she streaked to a five-length win in the $100,597 Santa Paula (gr. III) in stakes-record time at Santa Anita Sunday.

  • Nobiz Like Shobiz, with jockey Cornelio Velasquez in the saddle, in his final major workout at Gulfstream Park in preparation for his next start in the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct.

    Nobiz Like Shobiz Ready for Wood After :59 3/5 Drill

    Elizabeth Valando's 3-year-old homebred Nobiz Like Shobiz turned in his final workout at Gulfstream Park before heading north in a few days for his engagement in the $750,000 Wood Memorial (gr. I) at Aqueduct on Saturday.

  • Runaway Cigar Mile winner Discreet Cat treated for infection after disappointing effort in Dubai World Cup.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D669964%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Discreet Cat Treated for Throat Obstruction

    Discreet Cat is being treated for an obstruction of air flow to his throat and lungs following his last-place showing in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) on March 31 after an endoscopic examination of the horse's respiratory tract revealed an infection.

  • Bonfante Repeats in California Turf Sprint

    The tough veteran Bonfante successfully defended his title in the $100,000 California Turf Sprint Championship at Bay Meadows Saturday despite encountering some traffic troubles in the stretch.

  • Street Sense Returned to Churchill Downs Stable

    James Tafel's homebred Street Sense, America's reigning 2-year-old champion, has returned to familiar surroundings at Churchill Downs, where he is to continue his preparations for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on May 5.

  • Happy Ticket a Louisiana Champion for Third Straight Year

    Stewart Madison's homebred and multiple grade I winner Happy Ticket was named Louisiana's champion older female for 2006, which marked the third straight year she was honored as a state-bred champion by the Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association.