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FUNNY CIDE

Chestnut colt, foaled April 20, 2000
Distorted Humor--Belle's Good Cide, by Slewacide

SIBERLAND

Bay gelding, foaled March 12, 2000
Siberian Summer--Valley Deb, by Debonair Roger

SEATTLE HOOFER

Dark bay/brown colt, foaled Jan. 19, 2000
Seattle Slew--Star of Broadway, by Broad Brush

LION TAMER

Chestnut colt, foaled Feb. 28, 2000
Will's Way -- Olympio, by Tippecanoe Creek

INDY DANCER

Bay colt, foaled Jan. 26, 2000
A.P. Indy -- Dance With Grace, by Mr. Prospector

OMEGA CODE

Bay colt, foaled Feb. 7, 2000
Elusive Quality -- Tin Oaks, by Deputy Minister

OFFLEE WILD

Dark bay/brown colt, foaled April 5, 2000
Wild Again--Alvear, by Seattle Slew

SCRIMSHAW

Dark bay/brown colt, foaled April 2, 2000
Gulch--Rogue Girl, by Sham

WHYWHYWHY

Chestnut colt, foaled March 13, 2000
Mr. Greeley--Thorough Fair, by Quiet American

PEACE RULES

Chestnut colt, foaled April 26, 2000
Jules--Hold to Fashion, by Hold Your Peace

PEACE RULES

Chestnut colt, foaled April 26, 2000
Jules--Hold to Fashion, by Hold Your Peace

EMPIRE MAKER

Dark bay or brown colt, foaled April 27, 2000
Unbridled--Toussaud, by El Gran Senor

VINDICATION

Dark bay/brown colt, foaled Jan. 28, 2000
Seattle Slew--Strawberry Reason

Churchill Downs to Offer Record Stakes Schedule

Churchill Downs has unveiled a stakes schedule for 2003 that includes a record $8.5 million in total purses, five grade I stakes races and three days of multiple stakes competition headed by the Kentucky Derby (gr. I), Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I).

NTRA Unveils Derby Prep TV Schedule

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) on Thursday unveiled an expanded, nine-show "CITGO Racing to the Kentucky Derby" series for 2003, airing on the ESPN networks and providing comprehensive coverage of key VISA Triple Crown prep races.

Former ABC Sports Head Roone Arledge Remembered

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Thomas H. Meeker, president and chief executive officer of Churchill Downs Inc. and president of Triple Crown Productions, issued a statement regarding the recent death of Roone Arledge, who previously served as president of ABC News and ABC Sports during his career.

Derby Magic

By Steve Haskin
The dark bay colt lay sprawled out in his stall following his brilliant victory in the previous day's Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I). A few minutes later, Vindication was up on his feet, greeting his visitor by sticking out his tongue, hoping the visitor would understand the request.

Juvenile Jinx

By Ray Paulick
Has it really been 18 years since Chief's Crown came storming down the Hollywood Park stretch to defeat Tank's Prospect and Spend a Buck in the first Breeders' Cup race ever run?

Texas Owner Calls It Quits

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James Jackson stood at the summit of Thoroughbred racing during the first Saturday in May in 1999 when his 3-year-old gelding Valhol started in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. However, his memory of the Run for the Roses and what occurred a few weeks before have finally spurred the 49-year-old Texan to retire from racing.

Kane, Rees Among Red Smith Writing Award Winners

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Four sports writers, including two honorees who established records with their latest awards, have been honored by Churchill Downs as winners in the 20th annual Red Smith Kentucky Derby Writing Contest.

Record Second Quarter for Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs Inc. hit several financial records during its second quarter due to record wagering on Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks days, additional racing days, and growth in its simulcast network.

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