Headlines for Sunday, July 17, 2011

  • Imponente Purse wins the Sunset Handicap

    Imponente Purse Bags Sunset With Late Surge

    The 1 1/2-mile distance of the $100,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) proved just right for Imponente Purse, who came from off the pace under Chantal Sutherland to win the final stakes of the Hollywood Park spring/summer meet.

  • Majestic City pulls away to win the Hollywood Juvenile Championship.<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%3D9625656%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Majestic City Shows Star Power at Hollywood

    Odds-on choice Majestic City improved to three-for-three in his young career when he ran down a pair of Bob Baffert-trained colts to win the $100,000 Hollywood Juvenile Championship (gr. III) going away July 17.

  • Pender Harbour wins the Prince of Whales Stakes.

    Pender Harbour Home Safely in Prince of Wales

    Pender Harbour, third in last month's Queen's Plate, captured the second leg of the Canadian Triple Crown when he held off the surging Bowman's Causeway by a nose in the $524,000 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie July 17.

  • California OKs Simulcast Race Limit Increase

    California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation that increases from 32 to 50 the limit on the daily number of imported races on which a racing association or fair simulcast facility in the state can accept wagers.

  • Ruler On Ice works toward the Haskell.

    'Fire' and 'Ice' Confirmed for Haskell

    Classic winner Ruler On Ice and multiple graded stakes victor Pants On Fire are to make their next starts in the $1 million Resorts Haskell Invitational (gr. I) at Monmouth Park, trainer Kelly Breen confirmed July 17.