Headlines for Sunday, September 23, 2012

  • After the Wire - 9/23/2012

    Evan recaps the Cotillion, Gallant Bloom, Pennsylvania Derby, and more! Evan also gives you his "e-ticket" for a few Breeders' Cup races.

  • After the Wire - 9/23/2012

    Evan recaps the Cotillion, Gallant Bloom, Pennsylvania Derby and more! Evan also gives you his "e-ticket" for a few Breeders' Cup races.

  • Prominent Horseman Cashman Dies at Age 72

    John Cashman, president of the former Castleton Standardbred operation in Lexington for more than 20 years and the father of New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, died Sept. 22 in Atlantis, Fla., from cancer.

  • La Tia wins the La Lorgnette Stakes.

    La Tia Bangs Rail, Still Wins La Lorgnette

    Seemingly headed for an easy front-running victory in the $157,199 La Lorgnette Stakes at Woodbine Sept. 23, favored La Tia jumped into the rail at the eighth pole. Amazingly, the filly recovered in time to win anyway.

  • Third Chance serves up ice cream for Arlington fans

    On Saturday, she wrapped up her gifted history at the local oval with a victory by almost seven lengths, and that led to the ice cream celebration that had been publicly promised to the racing fans on hand by the acknowledged dean of Chicago newscasters.

  • Mazza honored with Buddy Raines Award

    "I am honored and very proud to receive this award," said Mazza, who has trained horses for Holly Crest Farm and other stables in New Jersey for 46 years. "It is very meaningful to me."

  • Book Review stars in Charles Town Oaks

    Gary and Mary West's homebred Book Review rolled to a convincing victory as the 7-5 favorite in Saturday night's $400,000 <a target="_blank" href="http://www.brisnet.com/edgeped/ctoaks12.pdf">Charles Town Oaks</a>. Making her two-turn debut in this seven-furlong scramble around Charles Town's tight oval, the Chad Brown trainee circled the field on the final turn and kicked 1 3/4 lengths clear.

  • John Mazza

    Mazza Receives Monmouth's Buddy Raines Award

    John Mazza, who has been training horses at Monmouth Park for nearly 50 years, was presented with the 2012 Virgil "Buddy" Raines Distinguished Achievement Award Sept. 23.

  • Fort Larned, Hymn Book drill for Jockey Club Gold Cup

    At Belmont Park on Sunday, Grade 1 Whitney Invitational Handicap winner Fort Larned turned in his final serious work for Saturday's Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational, covering five furlongs in 1:01 shortly after 6:30 a.m. (EDT).

  • Dale Romans and Shackleford

    Romans Ready to Prey on New York Stakes

    Trainer Dale Romans, who already has established a personal record for single-season North American earnings in 2012, has multiple chances to take down additional lucrative prizes over the next two weeks at Belmont Park

  • Little Mike, Point of Entry on course for Joe Hirsch

    Trainer Dale Romans, who has already has established a personal record for single-season North American earnings in 2012, has confirmed Little Mike and Finnegans Wake for Saturday's Grade 1, $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational and Dullahan primed for the Grade 1, $400,000 Jamaica Handicap on October 6.