Headlines for Saturday, March 22, 2008

  • Boule d'Or holds off the closers to take the San Luis Rey San Luis Rey Handicap under Tyler Baze.<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%3D3940761%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Boule d'Or Steals Gold in San Luis Rey

    The wire came just in time for the veteran Boule d'Or, a recent $50,000 claim by trainer Jeff Mullins who stole the $200,000 San Luis Rey Handicap (gr. IIT) with a well-timed ride from jockey Tyler Baze on the Santa Anita turf March 22.

  • Big Glen Grinds Out Rushaway Triumph

    Big Glen, guided confidently by Rene Douglas, found room along the inside and finished in a full drive to the wire to defeat favored Miner's Claim by a short neck in the $100,000 Rushaway Stakes for 3-year-olds at Turfway Park.

  • Maren's Meadow runs away with the Bourbonette Oaks Stakes at Turfway 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%3D3939598%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Maren's Meadow Strong in Bourbonette

    Maren's Meadow, the victim of a sponging incident at Delaware Park last fall, proved she's over the misfortunate episode and back in top form when she won the $150,000 Bourbonette Oaks Stakes (gr. III) for trainer Larry Jones at Turfway Park March 22.

  • Jose Lezcano took a test drive on Bea Oxenberg's 3-year-old Hey Byrn on March 22.

    Lezcano Takes Test Spin on Hey Byrn

    Jose Lezcano took a test drive on Bea Oxenberg's 3-year-old Hey Byrn, expected to be one of the favorites in the Florida Derby (gr. I), during a five-furlong work at Calder Race Course the morning of March 22.

  • Rite Moment wraps up victory in the Distaff Breeders' Cup Handicap under Rajiv Maragh.<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%3D3939322%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Rite Moment Gets Break in Distaff 'Cap

    Rite Moment benefited from a clean start in Aqueduct's $150,000 Distaff Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) March 22, wrapping up her fourth win from five starts over the inner track.

  • Bustin Stones winning the Gen. George Handicap (gr. II) at Laurel Park.

    Bustin Stones to Run Carter on Lasix

    Bustin Stones worked March 22 in preparation for his grade I debut in the Carter Handicap on April 5. Trainer Bruce Levine said the undefeated colt will run on Lasix.

  • Aussie Jockey Clark Takes First Group I

    Australian jockey Tim Clark won his first group I race on Typhoon Zed in the Galaxy Handicap at Royal Randwick in Sydney. The race was dramatic for several reasons, including Typhoon Zed's win by a nose over the improving Keen Commander.