Headlines for Sunday, May 13, 2007

  • Ashley's Kitty, front, holds off a pressing Silver Swallow, back, to win the Railbird Stakes, Sunday at Hollywood Park.<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%3D1189559%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Ashley's Kitty Wins Railbird

    Ashley's Kitty, a 17-1 outsider, gained the lead from Sindy With An S nearing the sixteenth pole and held on to beat hard-charging favorite Silver Swallow by a nose as apprentice jockey Joe Talamo completed a hat trick in Sunday's $111,000 Railbird (gr. III) for 3-year-old fillies at Hollywood Park.

  • Darjina Sinks Finsceal Beo in French One Thousand

    Finsceal Beo, romping winner of the One Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) at Newmarket one week ago, came within a whisker of adding the French equivalent to her legend when she was defeated by a head by Darjina in the final strides Sunday at Longchamp.

  • Rush Bay's Race Career Ends in Injury at Churchill

    The racing career of Phoebe Mueller's graded stakes winner Rush Bay ended Saturday when he apparently took a bad step on the Churchill Downs turf course as he was closing in on an apparent victory in his season debut.

  • Koiuta Springs Upset in Victoria Mile

    With a powerful late charge along the rail, Koiuta upset the favorites Sunday to win the US$1.675 million Victoria Mile (Jpn-I) for older fillies and mares over 1,600 meters at Tokyo Racecourse Sunday.