Headlines for Sunday, June 22, 2008

  • Morey Ends King Jerry's Golden Gate Run

    William E. Morey ended a string of 32 consecutive training titles won by Jerry Hollendorfer at Golden Gate Fields as the East Bay track's 30-day spring meeting came to a close June 22.

  • Not Bourbon wins the Queen's Plate, the opening leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, on June 22 at Woodbine.

    Not Bourbon Wins Queen's Plate Thriller

    Not Bourbon gave trainer Roger Attfield his record-tying eighth victory in Canada's prestigious Queen's Plate when he held off the fast closing filly Ginger Brew by a head in the $986,737 event on Woodbine's Polytrack surface.

  • Heros Reward gets his third win on the Woodbine Turf in the Scotts Highlander Stakes (Can-III) June 22.

    Another Woodbine Win for Heros Reward

    After Heros Reward's aggressive front-running win in the $200,000 Scotts Highlander Stakes (Can-III), Maryland-based trainer Dale Capuano must be wondering why he would leave Woodbine, where his 6-year-old gelding has banked more than $460,000 in earnings in three starts on the turf.

  • Harry Aleo

    Lost in the Fog Owner Harry Aleo Dies

    Harry J. Aleo, the crusty Northern California Thoroughbred owner who burst into national prominence with 2005 champion sprinter Lost in the Fog, died at his San Francisco home on the afternoon of June 21 at the age of 88.

  • Jersey Shore BC (gr. III) winner Joey P. went to Charles Town to win that track's $200,000 Invitational Dash on June 21.

    No Catching Joey P. in Charles Town Dash

    Joey P. proved to be the quickest of the quick in the $200,000 Charles Town Invitational Dash on the night of June 21 and picked up his first victory outside of New Jersey for trainer Ben Perkins Jr.

  • Eavesdropper

    Eavesdropper Sires First Winner

    Stakes winner Eavesdropper was represented by his first winner when his daughter Copper Sunrise won at five furlongs June 21 at Canterbury Park.

  • Black Mambo

    Black Mambo Sires First Winner

    Stakes-placed Black Mambo came through with his first winner when his son King Combo won June 20 at Calder Race Course.

  • The NYRA franchise extension will be one of several racing issues taken up by the state legislature beginning June 23.

    NY Lawmakers to Look at Several Issues

    The still-stalled franchise extension for the New York Racing Association, a new steroid testing lab, and a company to run a casino at Aqueduct Racetrack are all still on the negotiating table June 23 when lawmakers in New York return to the Capitol for the final days of the 2008 legislative session.