Headlines for Saturday, June 21, 2014

  • Heitai dominates Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint.

    Heitai Easy Winner of Evangeline Turf Sprint

    Favored Heitai ran his rivals off their feet with a comfortable front-running romp in the inaugural $300,000 Evangeline Downs Turf Sprint the night of June 21 at Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel.

  • Jojo Warrior and Martin Garcia take the Summertime Oaks.

    Jojo Warrior Gets Jump in Summertime Oaks

    Jojo Warrior, ridden aggressively from the rail by Martin Garcia, was a resounding gate-to-wire winner of the $200,000 Summertime Oaks (gr. II) in her first start over a route of ground June 21 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Power Me Silver comes home strong to win the Debutante.

    Texas-Bred Promise Me Silver Wins Debutante

    Promise Me Silver put away 7-5 favorite Unbridled Reward down the stretch to win the $108,300 Debutante Stakes and became the second Texas-bred filly in a row to win the race for trainer Bret Calhoun June 21 at Churchill.

  • Jockey Ronnie Aragon Pilots First Winner

    Apprentice jockey Rolando "Ronnie" Aragon won the first race of his career June 21 at Arlington International Racecourse when he guided the Steve Manley-owned and trained No Bull Jess to victory in the fourth race.

  • Slade Power takes the Diamond Jubilee at Royal Ascot.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-cdhZ3LX">Order This Photo</a>

    Slade Power Secures Sprint Double for Lynam

    Irish trainer Eddie Lynam landed a prestigious group I sprint double at Royal Ascot when Slade Power scored by a clear margin in the Diamond Jubilee June 21, the closing day feature.

  • Mike Maker

    NYRA Steward Fines Trainer Maker $2,500

    New York Racing Association steward Braulio Baeza Jr. has imposed a $2,500 fine on trainer Mike Maker in connection with General a Rod being a late arrival at the Belmont Stakes pre-race test barn June 7.

  • Cosmic Endeavour Captures Brisbane's Tiara

    Hong Kong-based jockey Tommy Berry guided Cosmic Endeavour to victory in the Sky Racing Tattersall's Tiara, Australia's final group I race of the season, June 21 at Eagle Farm in Brisbane.