Richard Bahde's Cougar Ridge, claimed for $62,500 in April, won his fourth race in a row when he rallied from just of the pace to capture the $250,000 Delta Mile Nov. 21 at Delta Downs in Louisiana.
Mister Pollard and rider Ricardo Santana Jr. were much the best in the $150,000 Governor's Stakes, winning by 7 3/4 lengths at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino Aug. 6.
Cowboy Cal was represented by his first U.S. winner when in his second start Tachi captured a maiden special weight race at Indiana Downs Aug. 27.
- By Jack Shinar
In spite of consistently nasty weather, Bay Meadows concluded its 2005-06 holiday meeting Feb. 5, with significant on-track gains in attendance and handle averages over last season's comparable figures. A 5.2% dip in wagering outside of Northern California, however, contributed to a 1.5% decline in overall handle.
A full field of ten has been assembled for the third running of the $100,000 Michael Schaefer Mile Saturday at Hoosier Park.
The Thoroughbred Racing Association's (TRA) board of directors elected several new directors Thursday at its regular board meeting in Tucson.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Aft||Michael E. Lauer||
|Bisque||Thomas M. Amoss||
|Cat's in the Mood||Marvin A. Johnson||
|Fearless Justice||Aaron M. West||
|Flashy Warrior||Randy Haffner||
|Jenry||Julee R. Barrios||
|Just a Morgan||Tommy C. Short||
|Mister Pollard||Michael E. Lauer||
|My Crafty Friend||John E. Cox||
|Paul Reiff||Anthony J. Granitz||
|Peanut Man||Jeffrey L. Greenhill||
|Renn Lake||Stephen V. Fosdick||
|Salute the Music||Chaz Rechy||
|Thurman||Barbara I. McBride||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Magic City Classic S.||FG|
|Eleanor Casey Memorial S.||CT|
|Louisiana Champions Day Starter S.||FG|
|Louisiana Champions Day Turf S.||FG|
|Louisiana Champions Day Ladies S.||FG|