Keyword: Knight

  • Service Set for Northern Cal Trainer Tom Knight

    A memorial service for 76-year-old trainer Tom Knight, who died in a traffic accident June 15, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Golden Gate Fields in the Top Of The Stretch room.

  • Cheiron Tops Barretts Mixed Sale

    The Barretts mixed sale held Oct. 25-26 at the Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex Park in Pomona, Calif., showed sharp declines over the same sale a year ago despite the dispersal of seven horses of racing age from the partnership of Noctis Stable, Neil Papiano and Steve Taub. Only one horse, stakes-winner Cheiron, sold for more than $100,000 when the hammer fell at $165,000 for the 3-year-old.

  • Workouts Conducted for Barretts Summer Sale

    Two 2-year-olds tied for the fastest eighth-mile work when they stopped the timer in 10.20 seconds at Monday¬źs preview for horses consigned to Barretts Summer Sale of Horses of Racing Age and 2-Year-Old in Training.

  • Gold Cup Hat Trick for Best Mate

    Jim Lewis' Best Mate took charge shortly before jumping the 21st of 22 fences and held off a challenge from Sir Rembrandt to win Thursday's $630,000 Totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup Steeplechase (Eng-I) for the third consecutive year.

  • Epsom Derby winner Benny the Dip.

    Epsom Derby Winner Benny the Dip Dies

    Benny the Dip, who won the 1997 Vodafone Epsom Derby (Eng-I) and stood for a time at the Hancock family's Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., was euthanized the first week of October after fracturing a knee in his paddock at Liam Cashman's Rathberry Stud in Ireland.

  • Publication Works Toward Illinois Derby

    Mercedes Stable's Publication put in a six-furlong work at Hawthorne Friday in preparation for a start in the April 6 Illinois Derby (gr. II) at Sportsman's Park. Repent, the likely favorite for the race, will work Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

  • Bonnie Miss Winner Leaves Belterra in 'Dust'

    Dust Me Off earned her first careeer stakes win in Friday's $250,000 Bonnie Miss Stakes (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park, upsetting previously undefeated grade II winner Belterra.