Headlines for Saturday, December 4, 2010

  • Aggie Engineer and Joe Talamo take the Native Diver.<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%3D9316961%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Aggie Engineer Rambles Home in Native Diver

    Aggie Engineer turned a soft early lead into the first graded stakes win of his career when he bounded away leaving the final turn to win the $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) by 1 3/4 lengths at Hollywood Park Dec. 4.

  • Inglorious impresses in the Ontario Lassie.

    Inglorious Lets Loose in Ontario Lassie

    Unbeaten Inglorious showed she's for real after sweeping past her rivals for a 5 3/4-length romp as the 6-5 favorite in the $151,101 Ontario Lassie Stakes on a 27-degree afternoon at Woodbine Dec. 4.

  • Twilight Meteor holds off Rahy's Attorney to win the Tropical Turf Handicap.

    Twilight Meteor Pulls Tropical Turf Upset

    Pacesetter Twilight Meteor opened up a clear lead turning for home and had enough left in the stretch to hold off Rahy's Attorney to win the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) by a neck Dec. 4 at Calder.

  • Askbut I Won'ttell flies late to win the My Charmer.

    Askbut I Won'ttell Rallies to Win My Charmer

    Shaun Bridgmohan and Chris Block took their winning act to Florida in the $100,000 My Charmer Handicap (gr. IIIT), as Askbut I Won'ttell ran down pacesetter Trip for A. J. in the final yards Dec. 4 at Calder Casino.

  • Former Trainer Johnnie Johnson Dies

    Johnnie Johnson ran his public stable in Kentucky, Arkansas, and Illinois. He later became a race official at Oaklawn Park.

  • MRSA: Horses and Handlers Are Sharing More Than Quality Time

    A recent study confirms that strains of the methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria in found in companion animals--including horses--resemble strains found in humans. According to Frances Moore, DVM, veterinary pathologist, and Sanjay Shukla, PhD, molecular microbiologist at Marshfield Labs and Marshfield Clinical Research Foundation i...