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    Storm Mesa Wins San Clemente in Turf Bow

    It seems that no matter what they throw at the vastly improving Storm Mesa, she can handle it. In her latest test, the daughter of Sky Mesa was shipped to Del Mar for her turf debut July 26, and in spite of an eventful trip, she rallied past pacesetter Misty Ocean and Tasha's Miracle to win the $150,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) for her fifth consecutive triumph.

  • Storm Mesa and Eddie Martin Jr. draw off in the Iowa Oaks.

    Iowa Oaks: Storm Mesa Does It Again

    It took Storm Mesa six starts and nearly seven months to earn her first victory. Three and half months later she has won four straight and become a graded stakes winner. The 3-year-old Sky Mesa filly completed her meteoric rise June 27 at Prairie Meadows, as she led nearly the entire way to post a one-length score in the $200,000 Iowa Oaks (gr. III).

  • Arroyo Hurt in Aqueduct Fall; Racing Canceled

    Jockeys Eddie Martin Jr. and Norberto Arroyo Jr. were involved in a spill during Aqueduct's fifth race Saturday as two horses died. Following the incident, the remainder of Saturday's nine-race live card was canceled, as was Sunday's scheduled program.

  • Santos Remains Hospitalized After Spill

    Jockey Jose Santos, who won the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) aboard Funny Cide in 2003, remained hospitalized Feb. 2 with serious injuries incurred in a three-horse spill at Aqueduct Race Course the previous afternoon.

  • Best of Buddies the One in Hawthorne Derby

    Bar Three's homebred Best of Buddies battled for the lead every step of the way from the rail and held off the fast closing Crested by a neck to capture the $250,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT) in his stakes debut Saturday.

  • Jockeys at Meadowlands Raise $25,168

    Riders from Louisiana joined with local jockeys to raise $25,168 for hurricane victims on Thursday night at the Meadowlands.

  • Eddie Martin Injured in Ellis Park Spill

    Jockey Eddie Martin Jr. was transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, Ind., for medical examination after being unseated by his mount during Monday's eighth race at Ellis Park in Henderson, Ky.

  • Marablue Farm in Florida Sold

    Eddie Martin Jr., principal owner of Martin Stables South, has reached an agreement to purchase 180-acre Marablue Farm near Reddick, Fla., from A. Douglas Henderson.

  • Storm's Darling Surges Home in Chou Croute

    Storm's Darling made amends for a subpar performance last month by rallying to her first career stakes victory in the $75,000 Chou Croute Handicap Sunday at Fair Grounds Race Course.

  • Halory Leigh draws off to win the Falls City Handicap.

    Halory Leigh Stays Hot, Wins Falls City

    Under strong left-handed urging from jockey Eddie Martin Jr., favored Halory Leigh pulled away from the rest to post an easy win in the $325,200 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs On Thanksgiving Thursday.

  • Eddie Martin Breaks Collarbone, Out 4-6 Weeks

    Jockey Eddie Martin Jr. is expected to miss four to six weeks of action after he suffered a broken collarbone in a spill Saturday in Arlington Park's Paradise Creek Stakes.

  • Intelligent Male Smart Winner of Claiming Crown Jewel

    Intelligent Male survived a pair of riders' objections over bumping in the stretch to score the biggest victory of his life in the $145,500 Claiming Crown Jewel, the highlight of Saturday's series for racing's blue-collar workers at Canterbury Park in Minnesota.

  • Lone Star Champ Martin to Ride at Arlington

    Veteran jockey Eddie Martin Jr., who won the jockey championship at Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie, Texas, when that meeting concluded July 11, plans to compete at Arlington Park for the balance of the current meeting, which concludes Sept. 19.

  • Rare Cure Tops Pie N Burger in Johnson Memorial

    Six-year-old Texas-bred Rare Cure collected his fifth career stakes win with a determined neck victory over odds-on favorite Pie N Burger in Saturday's $75,000 Bob Johnson Memorial Stakes at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • Beau's Town Smashes Lone Star's 6-Furlong Mark

    Multiple graded stakes winner Beau's Town smashed Lone Star Park's six-furlong track record Saturday with a 1 ¼-length triumph over stablemate and defending champ That Tat in the $75,000 Ford Express Stakes before a crowd of 20,863.

  • Janeian Upsets Bedanken in Irving Distaff

    Janeian returned from a five-month layoff to win Saturday's $75,000 Irving Distaff at Lone Star Park by four lengths over Cat's Cat in stakes-record time. Bedanken, the odds-on 2-5 favorite, finished another half-length back in third.

  • Spanish Empire Tops Tenpins in Louisiana 'Cap

    Spanish Empire won the biggest race of his career when he captured the $60,000 Louisiana Handicap at Fair Grounds on Friday by one length over heavily favored Tenpins.

  • Smart Breeze for Cactus Ridge at Hawthorne

    Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) hopeful Cactus Ridge breezed five furlongs in 1:00.26 prior to Saturday's first race at Hawthorne Racecourse.

  • Janeian Sets Hawthorne Mark in Indian Maid

    New Zealand-bred Janeian set a 1 1/16-mile course record while winning the $120,000 Indian Maid Breeders' Cup Handicap for fillies and mares at Hawthorne Saturday.

  • Push for Slots Begins in Indiana

    Racing leaders in Indiana and one of the state's top politicians are teaming up to try and bring up to 10,000 slot machines to the state's racetracks and off-track betting facilities.

  • Rochester Repeats in Ky. Turf; Art Variety DQ'd

    In the featured event on a four-stakes card at Kentucky Downs, Augustin Stable's Rochester earned a repeat victory in the $200,000 Kentucky Cup Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) when Art Variety was disqualified for a bumping finish while making his winning move Saturday at Kentucky Downs.

  • Kool Humor Coasts Home in Alysheba

    Odds-on favorite Kool Humor took command early and held on to defeat Shawklit Man by 1 ¼ lengths in Saturday's $100,000 Alysheba Breeders' Cup Stakes at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • Rare Cure Assault Surprise Tops Stars of Texas Day

    One week after finishing eighth of 10 in the $250,000 Dallas Turf Cup, multiple stakes winner Rare Cure wheeled back to win Saturday's $100,000 Assault Stakes by three-quarters of a length over Agrivating General in front of 8,386 fans at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.

  • Lone Star Deputy Wins Grand Prairie Turf

    Lone Star Deputy waited patiently behind horses in the stretch, found a small opening on the rail inside the final eighth of a mile and powered home to win Saturday's $100,000 Grand Prairie Turf Challenge at Lone Star Park.

  • Cetawayo, Rochester Expected for Turf Cup

    Cetewayo and Rochester, a pair of proven distance turf veterans from the East, will be flown to California Thursday morning to join a large field expected for the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IT), at 1 1/2 mile on Saturday.