Headlines for Saturday, May 22, 2010

  • Free Fighter takes the Louisville Handicap under Francisco Torres.

    Free Fighter Liberates Louisville Handicap

    Free Fighter seized the lead from Eagle Poise coming into the stretch and drew off in the lane to produce a determined upset at odds of 12-1 in the $113,800 Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs May 22.

  • Treat Gently and Kent Desormeaux sweep to the win in the Sheepshead Bay Stakes.<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%3D8977175%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Treat Gently Sails Away in Sheepshead Bay

    A group II winner in France, Juddmonte's Treat Gently finally found found success in the United States when she triumphed impressively in the $150,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. IIT) at Belmont Park May 22.

  • Garrett Gomez was unseated from his mount Jadal at the start of the seventh race on Monmouth Park's opening day card.

    Two Riders at Monmouth Taken for X-Rays

    Jockeys Garrett Gomez and Carlos H. Marquez Jr. were taken to a nearby hospital after separate incidents at Monmouth Park. Gomez was taken after the seventh race; Marquez after the eighth.