Headlines for Saturday, June 15, 2013

  • Kitten's Dumplings comes home strong to win the Regret Stakes.

    Kitten's Dumplings Mashes Regret Stakes Field

    Odds-on choice Kitten's Dumplings took the overland route to victory for a confident Joel Rosario, winning the Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT) going away on Stephen Foster Handicap night June 15 at Churchill Downs.

  • Code West (right) fights off Uncaptured to win the Matt Winn Stakes.
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    Code West Taps Out Gritty Matt Winn Triumph

    Code West and Uncaptured treated fans at Churchill Downs to a thrilling stretch drive in the $113,100 Matt Winn Stakes (gr. III) on the night of June 15, with the Bob Baffert-trained son of Lemon Drop Kid winning by a head.

  • Funny Proposition and Joel Rosario upset the Fleur de Lis Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2577184889&k=csRLszs">Order This Photo</a>

    Funny Proposition Takes Down Royal Delta

    John Oxley's Funny Proposition upset reigning champion older female Royal Delta while securing the first stakes win of her career in the $186,375 Fleur de Lis Handicap (gr. II) June 15 at Churchill Downs.

  • Notacatbutallama takes control in the Hill Prince Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2576902484&k=5x8zjq4">Order This Photo</a>

    Notacatbutallama Up for Hill Prince Victory

    Notacatbutallama found his way back to the winner's circle for the first time since last November and added a grade to his resume in the meantime, rallying to take the $150,000 Hill Prince Stakes (gr. IIIT).

  • Red Giant Filly Tops in OBS Under Tack Show

    Two youngsters worked eighths in :9 4/5, posting the fastest at the distance at the second session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2013 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age.

  • The racino at Aqueduct Racetrack

    Cuomo Adds New Twist to Casino Expansion Plan

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo is playing a new game of hardball with racetrack-based casinos in New York by sending them a simple message: get on board with his plan or face additional competition from facilities located nearby.

  • Dance to Bristol rolls home to win the Bed o' Roses Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2576664376&k=Z27nBkz">Order This Photo</a>

    Dance to Bristol Extends Win Streak to Five

    Dance to Bristol danced to an easy victory in her first graded stakes attempt, the June 15 Bed o' Roses Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park, when she seized the lead just outside the eighth pole and prevailed by 2 3/4 lengths.

  • Unions, Patrons Mix at NYRA Public Hearing

    A public hearing held by the New York Racing Association at Belmont June 15 was intended to focus on racing, wagering, and marketing, but within minutes of its start, it turned into an acrimonious, impromptu union meeting.