Headlines for Monday, May 30, 2011

  • Camp Victory wins the Los Angeles Handicap.

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    Camp Victory Promoted to Los Angeles 'Cap Win

    Camp Victory was declared the official winner of the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park when Amazombie, first across the line, was disqualified after bulling his way to the front in mid-stretch May 30.

  • Tizway wins the Met Mile

    Tizway Cruises in Met Mile

    William Clifton Jr.'s Tizway took over approaching the quarter pole and opened up in the stretch to post a decisive victory in the Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) on Memorial Day at Belmont Park.

  • Dubawi Heights wins the Gamely Stakes.

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    Streaking Dubawi Heights Guts Out Gamely Win

    Dubawi Heights, stepping into grade I company for the first time for trainer Simon Callaghan, collared pacesetter Celtic Princess just strides from the wire to win the $250,000 Gamely Stakes at Hollywood Park.

  • Uh Oh Bango (inside) wins the Berkeley Stakes.

    Uh Oh Bango Makes Grade in Berkeley

    Uh Oh Bango outfought favored Bold Chieftain by a head in a terrific finish to post the first graded stakes win of his career in the $100,000 Berkeley (gr. III) at Golden Gate Fields May 30.

  • Awesome Gem wins the Lone Star Handicap.

    Awesome Gem Sparkles Again in Lone Star 'Cap

    Eight-year-old Awesome Gem registered his first win since last year's Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) when he edged past odds-on choice Game On Dude in the lane and posted a one-length victory in the Lone Star Park Handicap.

  • Lone Star Derby: Thirtyfirststreet Gets Home

    Southern California shipper Thirtyfirststreet, making his first start on turf at odds of 21-1, took advantage of a crawling pace to edge Close Ally by a half-length in the $200,000 Lone Star Derby May 30.

  • Slot Machine

    Illinois House Approves Racetrack Slots

    The Illinois House May 30 passed legislation that would permit slot machines at the state's race tracks as part of a dramatic expansion of gaming around the state.

  • Winter Memories wins the Sands Point Stakes.

    Winter Memories Romps in Sands Point

    Phillips Racing Partnership homebred Winter Memories served notice May 30 with an emphatic score in the Sands Point Stakes (gr. IIT) for 3-year-old fillies at Belmont Park May 30.

  • Sassys Image wins the Winning Colors.

    Sassy Image Bags Another Stakes at Churchill

    Sassy Image made her win in the grade I Humana Distaff look easy earlier this month at Churchill, but she was pushed to the limit by longshot Beat the Blues May 30 before prevailing by a neck in the Winning Colors (gr. III).

  • Caleb's Posse is a possible contender in the Ohio Derby.

    Ohio Derby Field Taking Shape

    The field for the $100,000 Ohio Derby (gr. III) June 4 at Thistledown is beginning to sort itself out. The 1 1/16-mile test for 3-year-olds is Ohio's richest race and the state's only graded stakes

  • Shackleford arrives at Belmont.

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    Shackleford Arrives at Belmont Park

    Preakness (gr. I) winner Shackleford arrived at Belmont Park just before 10 a.m. May 30 in advance of a possible start in the 143rd running of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) in less than two weeks.

  • Compounded Medications: Legal/Ethical Issues Webinar

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