Keyword: Playing 'n Gold

  • Tout Charmant, working out prior to last year's Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf, will defend her title in Friday's WinStar Galaxy Stakes.

    Full Fields Kick Off FallStars Weekend

    The first two major stakes of Keeneland's FallStars Weekend: the $500,000 WinStar Galaxy Stakes (gr. IIT) for fillies and mares on the turf, and the $400,000 Walmac International Alcibiades Stakes (gr. II) drew full fields as the Central Kentucky track kicks off its fall meeting Friday.

  • Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Report for Sept. 25, 2001

    The Oak Leaf Stakes (gr. I) on Sept. 30 was expected to be a rematch of Del Mar's Debutante Stakes (gr. I), a race won by Habibti, with Who Loves Aleyna second and Tempera third. But it looks as though Habibti will be the only one of those three contesting the one-mile Oak Leaf.

  • Strange Day at Ellis: Camera Failure, Dropped Whip, Huge Show Payoffs

    What are the chances of the computerized photo-finish camera malfunctioning either electronically or by human failure in a $100,000 Stakes race? What are the odds for a 1-5 favorite with three consecutive graded New York stakes victories to his credit finishing out-of-the-money in the following race, also a $100,000 stakes? How about a rider dropping his whip in the final 50 yards of a $100,000 race?