Keyword: Duke of Green

  • Century City Collects First U.S. Victory

    Irish-bred Century City got his elusive first United States victory Saturday in the $150,000 Turf Paradise Breeders' Cup Handicap for older grass horses in Phoenix.

  • Walkslikeaduck and jockey Eddie Delahoussaye cruise to victory in the Grade II $300,000 Del Mar Derby.

    Walkslikeaduck Equals Course Record in Del Mar Derby

    Walkslikeaduck rallied in the stretch to win the $300,000 Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) by 2 1/2 lengths Sunday at Del Mar. With Eddie Delahoussaye in the irons, the Patrick Gallagher trainee completed the 1 1/8 miles in 1:46.66 while racing over firm turf. The time equals the course record of 1:46 3/5 set when 5-year-old Al Mamoon won the 1986 Eddie Read Handicap (gr. IIT).

  • Purely Cozzene Romps in La Jolla

    Over firm turf, Purely Cozzene led at every call of the $150,000 La Jolla Handicap (gr. IIIT) Saturday at Del Mar, completing the 1 1/16-mile race in 1:41.50 under David Flores.

  • Saratoga, Del Mar Open to Large Crowds

    Sporting $8-million in capital improvements, New York's Saratoga Racecourse began its 2000 season Wednesday with 27,810 patrons, a record for a July opening at the upstate oval. <p>On the West Coast, Del Mar kicked off its seaside meet with a crowd of 31,494, third-largest in track history. <br>