Headlines for Sunday, July 6, 2014

  • Haskin: Remembering Allez France

    I cannot in good conscience write about Dahlia without also writing about her arch rival Allez France, who, physically and mentally, was everything Dahlia was not.

  • After the Wire: Belmont Sprint Championship

    Evan Hammonds recaps the Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes, won by Clearly Now in track record time, as well as the Suburban Stakes and Los Alamitos Derby.

  • Lexie Lou wins the Queens Plate.

    Casse Gets Queen's Plate With Filly Lexie Lou

    Six-time Sovereign Award-winning trainer Mark Casse earned his first victory in the $1 million Queen's Plate, Canada's most famous race, when his filly Lexie Lou came from off the pace to score by 1 1/2 lengths at Woodbine.

  • Something Extra wins the 2014 Highlander Stakes.

    Something Extra Holds On for Highlander Win

    Favored Something Extra proved a popular front-running winner of the Highlander Stakes (Can-IIT) July 6 on the Woodbine turf course, defeating champion Canadian sprinter Phil's Dream with Eurico Rosa Da Silva aboard.

  • Overheard wins the Dance Smartly Stakes.

    Overheard Gets Nod in Tight Dance Smartly

    Trainer Malcolm Pierce accounted for the exacta in the $197,502 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-II) when Overheard nipped favored Deceptive Vision in a terrific finish July 6 on the Woodbine turf.

  • Shared Belief

    Pacific Classic Next Stop for Shared Belief

    Having passed his first stakes test of 2014 with flying colors, juvenile champion Shared Belief is ready for his next challenge against older horses in the $1 million Pacific Classic, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said July 6.

  • Sea The Moon wins the German Derby.

    Sea The Moon Overwhelming in German Derby

    Unbeaten Sea The Moon won the 145th Deutsches Derby (Ger-I) in a dazzling performance under Christophe Soumillon, cruising alone on the stands' side rail at Hamburg to an 11-length triumph July 6.