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Wednesday, August 15, 2001


3.05 Epsom - Options Employment Handicap, 7f

9-Hilltop Warning, 33-Electrum, 10-Arentino, 14-Alpen Wolf, 7-Whale Beach, 12-Glenrock 8-Love's Design, 5-Love You Too, 16-Becky Simmons, 8-White Emir, 9-Young Alex 11-Full Spate, 16-Cupids Charm, 14-Mister Rambo, 12-Mutabassir

Tote Ebor, Wednesday, August 22, York

10-Artillery, 10-Ovambo, 12-Akbar, 12-Travelmate, 14-Cover Up, 14-First Ballot 14-Mutakarrim, 14-Solo Flight, 16-Elsaamri, 16-Kuster, 16-Maniatis, 16-Mediterranean 20-Ansar, 20-Capal Garmon, 20-Hambleden, 20-Mana D'argent, 20-Order, 20-Reason 20-Thari, 20-Moon Emperor, 20-Ravenswood, 20-Shayadi, 25-Brother Joe, 25-Distinguished Cove, 25-Dominant Duchess, 25-Hirapour, 25-Loop The Loup 25-Quest For Peace, 25-Rhythmicall, 25-Windsor Boy, 25-Zafonium, 33-Bawsian 33-Canford, 33-Compton Commander, 33-Court Shareef, 33-Courteous, 33-Cracow 33-Father Juninho, 33-Fly With Me, 33-Hannibal Lad, 33-King's Mill, 33-Mist Of Magic 33-Polar Red, 33-Sudden Flight, 33-Weet For Me, 33-Spring Pursuit, 33-Virgin Soldier

Each way ¼ odds a place 1, 2, 3, 4


9.30am - Adrian Nicholls

The Disciplinary Committee of the Jockey Club, on 16th August 2001, will hold an enquiry to establish whether or not Adrian Nicholls, the rider of RUDI'S PET (IRE) has committed a breach of Jockey Club Instruction H17 headed 'Jockeys Riding to their Draw' concerning his riding in The Banham Poultry Conditions Stakes at Yarmouth on 8th August. This matter was referred to the Stewards of the Jockey Club by the Yarmouth Stewards following their enquiry of the same day because this was his fifth offence within the previous twelve months.

11.00am - Wincanton Races Company Ltd.

The Disciplinary Committee of the Jockey Club, on 16th August 2001, will hold an enquiry to establish whether or not Wincanton Races Company Ltd, the Managing Executive of Wincanton Racecourse, have committed breaches of Rule 80 (ii) (a) of the Rules of Racing, in the light of Rule 80 (ii) (b) and Jockey Club General Instruction 11.2, headed "Responsibilities of Racecourse Medical Officers and other Medical Staff", in that at their race meeting on 11th May:

i) JCGI 11.2, para 3 (c) - the Senior Racecourse Medical Officer (RMO) failed to ensure that the correct number of ambulances were on the racecourse one hour before the advertised time of the first race;

ii) JCGI 11.2, para 3 (d) - the Senior RMO failed to ensure all the Medical staff were aware of the nature and location of their duties;

iii) JCGI 11.2, para 3 (f) - the Senior RMO failed to ensure that a full briefing had been given to all Medical Staff, at least 45 minutes before the advertised time of the first race;

iv) JCGI 11.2, para 4 (a) - the Senior RMO, when informing the nominated representative of the Managing Executive and the Clerk of the Scales that the medical arrangements on the racecourse were satisfactory, failed to provide details of any of the above shortcomings.

12.00pm - Ian Mongan

The Disciplinary Committee of the Jockey Club, on 16th August 2001, will hold an enquiry to establish whether or not Ian Mongan, an apprentice jockey has committed a breach of Rule 66 (viii) of the Rules of Racing, concerning the analysis of the sample of urine provided at Newbury on 20th April 2001, in which there was found a concentration of Frusemide (a diuretic).

12.30pm - Ian Mongan

The Disciplinary Committee of the Jockey Club, on 16th August 2001, will hold an enquiry to establish whether or not Ian Mongan, an apprentice jockey, had reasonable cause not to attend the Disciplinary Committee Hearing scheduled to take place on Thursday 26th July, or whether this failure constitutes a breach of Rule 6 of the Rules of Racing.

2.15pm - Mr David Turner

The Disciplinary Committee of the Jockey Club, on 16th August 2001, will hold an enquiry to establish whether or not Mr David Turner, an amateur jockey has committed a breach of Regulation 66 (iii) of the Jockey Club Regulations for the Arabian Racing Organisation, in the light of Instruction 13, headed "Use of the Whip", when riding CS AL WAHED in the Jumeirah International Stakes at Newbury on 22nd July. This matter was referred to the Stewards of the Jockey Club by the Newbury Stewards, following their enquiry of the same day.

In absence - Anthony Papotto

The Disciplinary Committee of the Jockey Club, on 16th August 2001, will hold an enquiry to establish whether or not Anthony Papotto, a disqualified person, has committed a breach of Rule 205 (vi) of the Rules of Racing, concerning his purchase of a 4-year old filly named TWICKERS and the subsequent placing of the filly in training with David Chapman.

At the same time the Committee will also consider his possible breach of Rule 220 (iii), concerning his use of Mr J Bayram's name as the registered owner of the filly on the Jockey Club's records, so as to disguise his own involvement as a disqualified person.


JETS, the career development scheme for jockeys is to move to new offices following the sale of Stan Mellor's Pollardstown Racing Stables, near Swindon, where it has been based since its inception in 1995.

From 20 August 2001, JETS will be based at new offices located about 7 miles from Lambourn in the village of Idstone (near Ashbury) and offer upgraded facilities including a meeting room where jockeys can benefit from career coaching, from Dana Mellor, herself a former professional flat jockey.

JETS operates as a non-profit making organisation with charitable objectives and is funded by a percentage of jockeys' prize money, along with a matched contribution from The Injured Jockeys Fund. Dana is the JETS' career coach and fronts a small team which also includes part-time Business Manager, Sandy Thwaites and part-time administrative help from Alison Begley.

JETS is now in its seventh year and has firmly established itself as a vital player in the support network for jockeys who are exposed to a high risk of injury on the track and whose average retirement age is as low as 35 years (NH).

Explains Dana: "Our support is ongoing, from when jockeys start out on their riding careers, during any injury periods and then throughout their working lives as they move on to different careers. So many jockeys have no idea what they will do next, so the range of help we provide covers: career development coaching (to enable jockeys to plan ahead for life after racing), training action plans (and grants for qualified candidates) as well as job search assistance."

"We fully appreciate how important it is for jockeys to focus on their riding careers so we work around their schedules and are as flexible as possible both in arranging interviews and training. Career coaching appointments for example can be arranged in candidates' own homes, mutually convenient locations or at our offices, near Lambourn. In addition, I go racing two or three times a month to maintain contact with the jockeys while they are riding," explains Dana.

Over 400 jockeys and ex-jockeys have taken up the opportunities offered by JETS at some point during their careers. Of those, the number who have successfully moved on to second careers, with JETS help, is approaching the 150 mark.

For the last four years, JETS has organised its own career development award for jockeys The Griffins Richard Davis Award which is judged each September and announced later in the Autumn.

"Every year, competition for this highly regarded industry award gets tougher, as the valuable prize and accompanying prestige becomes a real target for those making a success of building new careers after race riding," ends Dana.

The contact details for JETS' new office will be as follows: Tel: 01793-710620 Fax: 01793-710578, Address: JETS, The Office, Idstone Farm, Idstone, Swindon, Wilts SN6 8LH. JETS has its own web site at: www.jets-uk.org and can be emailed at info@jets-uk.org



Saturday's Arlington Million and Beverly D. Stakes from Arlington Park and Sunday's $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar are the highlights of a weekend triple-header on ESPN's "Road to the World Thoroughbred Championships" series.

Saturday's live telecast from Arlington Park is set for 4:00-5:00 p.m. ET, with an international cast assembling for the 1 ¼-mile Arlington Million for three-year-olds and up on turf. Saturday's program also will cover the $700,000 Beverly D. Stakes, the filly and mare counterpart to the Million. At 1 3/16 miles on turf, the Beverly D. is likely to be a key preview of Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf contenders.

Sunday's program from Del Mar, airing from 5:00-6:00 p.m., features the Pacific Classic for three-year-olds and up. The 1 ¼-mile contest is the same distance as the Breeders' Cup Classic. Last year, Juddmonte Farm's SKIMMING defeated Michael Cooper and Cecilia Straub Rubens' Tiznow, who went on to win the Breeders' Cup Classic and Horse-of-the-Year honors.

With Tiznow not expected to return to action from a back problem until the Woodward Stakes at Belmont Park on Sept. 8, Skimming is favored to defend his Pacific Classic title on Sunday. Trained by Bobby Frankel, the five-year-old son of Nureyev won the July 29th San Diego Handicap over Miller Trust's FUTURAL.

Trained by Craig Dollase, Futural ran by Skimming in the stretch of the 10-furlong Hollywood Gold Cup but was disqualified for interfering with the Juddmonte horse, who finished third after stablemate Aptitude closed for second.

The big question to be answered in the Pacific Classic will be whether Mike Pegram's Dubai World Cup winner CAPTAIN STEVE can regain his best form. Since the Dubai victory, the Bob Baffert-trained son of Fly So Free has lost all three of his starts, finishing second in the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs, fourth in the Hollywood Gold Cup and third in the San Diego Handicap.

East meets West at the Arlington Million when Judy McCaffery, John Toffan and Robert Sangster's California division leader BIENAMADO goes up against Michael Paulson and Edward White's HAP, undefeated this year in three stakes starts for trainer Bill Mott. Luis A. Taunay's REDATTORE, winner of Del Mar's Eddie Read Handicap last out, and Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum's WHITE HEART are representing California for trainers Richard Mandella and Neil Drysdale, respectively.

Bienamado began his racing career in England, and in his final start there in September 1999 lost by a head to champion Montjeu in the Prix Niel at Longchamp. The homebred five-year-old by Toffan and McCaffery's 1993 Breeders' Cup Turf runner-up Bien Bien has made eight starts for trainer Paco Gonzalez since last summer, winning six all stakes. Fourth as the beaten favorite in the Arlington Million last year, Bienamado won the Charles Whittingham Handicap last out on June 10.

The leading European-trained challengers appear to be Gary Tanaka's CAITANO (GB) and Stiftung Gestut Fahrhof's SILVANO (GER). Making the trip from Canada is Sam-Son Farm's QUIET RESOLVE, longshot runner-up to Eclipse champion Kalanisi (IRE) in the Breeders' Cup Turf last fall at Churchill Downs.


A listing of the upcoming major stakes races this weekend:


Aug. 19 - $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Run at 1 1/4 miles for three-year-olds and up (see preview above).

Aug. 19 - $300,000 Saratoga Breeders' Cup Handicap at Saratoga. Run at 1 ¼ miles for three-year-olds and up.


Aug. 18 - $1 million Arlington Million at Arlington Park. Run at 1 ¼ miles on turf for three-year-olds and up (see preview above).

Aug. 18 - $400,000 Secretariat Stakes at Arlington Park. Run at 1¼ miles on turf for three-year-olds.

Aug. 21 $650,000 (appr.) Juddmonte International at York. Run at 1 5/16 miles on turf for three-year-olds and up.


Aug. 18 - $750,000 Alabama Stakes at Saratoga. Run at 1 1/4 miles for three-year-old fillies.


Aug. 18 - $700,000 Beverly D. Stakes at Arlington Park. Run at 1 3/16 miles on turf for fillies & mares.

Aug. 18 - $300,000 Del Mar Oaks at Del Mar. Run at 1 1/8 miles on turf for three-year-old fillies.


Aug. 19 - $250,000 (appr.) Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville. Run at one mile on turf for three-year-olds and up.


Road to the Breeders' Cup Turf Much of the anticipation going into Saturday's Sword Dancer Invitational at Saratoga centered on Trillium Stable's 10-year-old JOHN'S CALL bid for a repeat victory in the 12-furlong turf marathon. The old boy wasn't up to the task, as Augustin Stable's six-year-old WITH ANTICIPATION reaffirmed his new career as a turf star, winning by a measured three-quarters of a length. Jockey Pat Day had With Anticipation setting or prompting the pace from the outside early in a duel with Rich Meadow Farms' SLEW VALLEY. With Anticipation took command at the top of the stretch when Centennial Farm's KING CUGAT launched a late rally after having checked several times while pinned against the hedge under jockey Jerry Bailey. But it was too little too late for King Cugat. Pennsylvania homebred With Anticipation is a nearly white son of Relaunch out of Fran's Valentine, disqualified winner of the first Breeders' Cup Juvenile fillies at Hollywood Park in 1984. Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard had run With Anticipation mostly in dirt races, placing in several major events. In April at Keeneland, he ran on turf for only the second time in his career, winning a one-mile allowance by nearly nine lengths. He then won the Louisville Handicap at Churchill Downs and finished first in the 11-furlong United Nations Handicap at Monmouth Park on July 1 but was disqualified to second after a controversial call by the stewards. Sheppard indicated that targets for With Anticipation may include the Man o' War (Sept. 8) and/or the Turf Classic (Sept. 29) before the Breeders' Cup Turf. John's Call tired to last but was greeted with applause after returning to be unsaddled. Sunday morning, trainer Tom Voss reported that John's Call bled badly in the race, possibly because of the heat wave in the area during the week. John's Call has never run on lasix.

Race: $125,000 Singapore Plate Stakes (G3), 3yo fillies, 1 1/8 miles
Track: Arlington Park
Finishing Order: 1-CARESSING, 2-GAL ON THE GO, 3-SCOOP
Margins: 1, 3 ½, 9
Connections: Owner: Carl Pollard; Trainer: David R. Vance; Jockey: Rene Douglas
Time: 1:50 3/5 (fast)

Road to the Breeders' Cup Distaff Carl Pollard's 2000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies and Eclipse champion CARESSING had been a source of frustration for owner and trainer Dave Vance after finishing unplaced in the Acorn at Belmont Park and the Delaware Oaks in her last two starts. Saturday at Arlington Park, the daughter of Honour and Glory got back on the winning track with blinkers added and won the Singapore Plate, formerly known as the Arlington Oaks. Vance speculated that the one turn of the Acorn may not have suited the stretch-runner and racing in tight quarters on the inside in the Delaware Oaks may have intimidated her. Vance didn't have a specific plan for Caressing's next start.

Race: $200,000 Gardenia Handicap (G3), f&m, 1 1/8 miles
Track: Ellis Park
Finishing Order: 1-ASHER, 2-ZENITH, 3-ROYAL FAIR
Margins: 2, ½, 2
Connections: Owner: Pepper Tree Farms; Trainer: Ron Moquett; Jockey: Mark Guidry
Time: 1:50 (muddy)

Road to the Breeders' Cup Distaff Peppertree Stable's four-year-old filly ASHER has flirted with top filly and mare company this year, finishing a game third to Saudi Poetry in the Fleur de Lis Handicap at Churchill Downs on June 16. Saturday at Ellis Park, the Ron Moquett-trained daughter of Mountain Cat went wire-to-wire to win the Gardenia Handicap.

Race: $150,000 Pat O'Brien Handicap (G2), 3yo & up, seven furlongs
Track: Del Mar
Margins: 1 ½, 1, 4 ½
Connections: Owner: Hal Earnhardt; Trainer: Bob Baffert; Jockey: Victor Espinoza
Time: 1:20 2/5 (fast)

Road to the Breeders Cup Sprint Hal Earnhardt's four-year-old EL CORREDOR has run only eight times in his career, but the dark bay son of Mr. Greeley can run very fast when he gets the chance. Sunday at Del Mar, trainer Bob Baffert sent El Corredor out to an impressive score in the Pat O'Brien Handicap in his first start since winning the Cigar Mile at Aqueduct in late November. In his only two defeats, the $110,000 Keeneland September yearling purchase finished fourth in his debut as a two-year-old and second in the Jerome Handicap at Belmont last September, beaten only three-quarters of a length by Fusaichi Pegasus.

Race: $190,200 Ballston Spa Breeders' Cup Handicap (G3), f&m, 1 1/16 miles (turf)
Track: Saratoga
Finishing Order: 1-PENNY'S GOLD, 2-BABAE (Chi), 3-CHASTE
Margins: ¾, ½, 1 ½
Connections: Owner: Overbrook Farm; Trainer Christophe Clement; Jockey: Jerry Bailey
Time: 1:40 3/5 (good)

Racing to the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf Overbrook Farm's homebred four-year-old filly PENNY'S GOLD began her racing career in France with trainer Pascal Bary and was a Group 3 stakes winner last summer at Deauville. This winter, the daughter of Kingmambo was sent to trainer Christophe Clement at Payson Park and is now four-for-four in America after capturing Sunday's Ballston Spa Breeders' Cup Handicap at Saratoga over a strong field. Clement began the filly's U.S. campaign at Gulfstream, where she won an allowance and the Anka Germania. Her first try in U.S. graded stakes company was the Jenny Wiley at Keeneland in April, which she won in her last start prior to Sunday. The next likely target for Penny's Gold is expected to be the Diana Handicap at Saratoga on Sept. 3.


Through August 12, 2001
Top World Thoroughbred Championships points earners appear below. Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships races are limited to 14 starters. World Thoroughbred Championships Points come into play if more than 14 horses are pre-entered for a Breeders' Cup race. In those cases, the top eight point earners automatically qualify into the body of the field. If there is a tie for the eighth spot, the Breeders' Cup Racing Directors/Secretaries Panel will decide which horse shall receive the last automatic bid. The Panel will then rank all the remaining horses in order of preference. After Pre-Entry any vacancies in the fields of the oversubscribed races will be filled in preference order until the time of entry, October 24.

46 Point Given Bob Baffert The Thoroughbred Corporation
34 Albert the Great Nicholas P. Zito Tracy W. Farmer
28 Congaree (injury) Bob Baffert Stonerside Stable, LLC
28 Monarchos (injury) John T. Ward, Jr. John C. Oxley
24 Futural (s9%) Craig Dollase Miller Trust, Weitz
24 Include Grover G. Delp Robert E. Meyerhoff
22 Guided Tour Niall M. O'Callaghan Morton Fink
22 Skimming Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms, Inc.

TURF DIVISION Trainer Owner(s)
26 Bienamado J. Paco Gonzalez Trudy McCaffery, John Toffan
26 King Cugat Bill Mott Centennial Farms
16 Baptize Bill Mott Gary West, Mary West
16 Blueprint (IRE) Robert B. Hess, Jr. Fog City Stable
16 Hap Bill Mott Edward White, Michael Paulson
16 Redattore (BRZ) (s20%) Richard E. Mandella Luis A. Taunay
16 Senure Robert J. Frankel Juddmonte Farms, Inc.

16 With Anticipation Jonathan E. Sheppard Augustin Stables

31 Lazy Slusan John K. Dolan Dolan, Longo
24 Gourmet Girl (s12%) A. Pico Perdomo Gary A. Tanaka
22 Real Cozzy Daniel C. Peitz Lawana L. Low, Robert E. Low
22 Tranquility Lake Julio C. Canani Martin J. Wygod, Pamela Wygod
20 Affluent Ron McAnally Janis R. Whitham
20 Fleet Renee Michael W. Dickinson Verne H. Winchell
20 Mystic Lady Mark A. Hennig Lee Lewis
18 Critical Eye Scott M. Schwartz Herbert Schwartz, Carol A. Schwartz

MILE (TURF) DIVISION Trainer Owner(s)
26 Irish Prize Neil D. Drysdale Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum
18 Proud Man Harry Benson R. Kauffman, R. Weiss, S. Weiss
8 North East Bound William W. Perry Julian De Marco, Jr., Richard J. DiSano
8 Skip to the Stone Mike Mitchell Greystone Racing Stable, Loverso
7 Touch of the Blues (FR) Neil D. Drysdale Sheikh Maktoum al Maktoum
6 Native Desert Juan Garcia Rubio Miguel
6 Road to Slew Craig Dollase Nick Cafarchia
6 Strategic Mission Bill Mott Live Oak Plantation

SPRINT DIVISION Trainer Owner(s)
30 Xtra Heat John E. Salzman Harry Deitchman, Kenneth Taylor,
John E. Salzman, Sr.

24 Say Florida Sandy Juan Serey John Rotella
22 Kona Gold Bruce Headley B. Headley, I. Molasky, A. Molasky, High Tech
Stable (M. Singh)
22 Peeping Tom Patrick L. Reynolds Flatbird Stable
18 Alannan Carl A. Nafzger Eaglestone Farm, Inc.

18 Dream Supreme Bill Mott Kinsman Stable
18 Go Go Warren Stute Thomas & Thomas Racing
16 Nany's Sweep Kathy Walsh Budget Stables, Inc.

16 Astra Simon Bray Allen E. Paulson Living Trust
16 Beautiful Noise Ron McAnally Janis R. Whitham
16 Janet (GB) (s9%) Darrell Vienna Red Baron's Barn LLC
12 Spook Express (SAF) (s20%) Thomas J. Skiffington Kinloch Enterprises
10 Gaviola William H. Turner, Jr. Twilite Farms, Inc.

10 Uncharted Haven (GB) (s9%) Robert J. Frankel Charles Richard Kenis
8 Colstar (s9%) Paul R. Fout Beverly R. Steinman
8 Innit (IRE) (s9%) Ron McAnally Richard L. Duchossois
Also with 8: Penny's Gold

7 Lakeside Cup Bernard S. Flint Dreabon Copeland
6 Respectful J. Eric Kruljac Brown, Brown, McKee, et al.

6 Tempera Eoin Harty Godolphin Racing, Inc.

6 Touch Love (s9%) Anthony Dutrow Skeedattle Associates
4 Cashier's Dream (s9%) Steven M. Asmussen Heiligbrodt Racing Stable, Team Valor
4 Georgia's Storm (s9%) Eduardo Inda Reinaldo A. Martinez
2 Lost Expectations Benjamin W. Perkins, Jr. Raymond Dweck
2 Roaring Blaze Caesar F. Dominguez Broguiere, Dominguez, Morales

14 Buster's Daydream Timothy J. Tullock, Jr. Stephen J. Barberino, Jr.

6 Lunar Bounty (s20%) Ronny Werner Tom Durant
4 Binyamin James E. Baker Ron Glanzman
4 Came Home J. Paco Gonzalez Trudy McCaffery, John Toffan
4 Leelanau Steven L. Morguelan Iron Horse Racing
4 Seeking the Money Michael E. Hushion Barry K. Schwartz
2 Draw Play (s9%) Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. Samantha Siegel, Jan Siegel, Mace Siegel
2 Gygistar Mark A. Hennig Edward P. Evans

Also with 2: Harmony Hall, Heavyweight Champ (s9%), Metatron, Storm Passage

(s9%) Not Nominated to the Breeders' Cup- 9% Supplemental Fee
(s12%) Not Nominated to the Breeders' Cup- 12% Supplemental Fee
(s20%) Not Nominated to the Breeders' Cup- 20% Supplemental Fee

Captain Steve (s9%) has a $280,000 credit.

Gander (s9%) has a $280,000 credit.

Tiznow (s9%) has a $280,000 credit.

Subtle Power (IRE) (s9%) has a $140,000 credit.

Men's Exclusive (s20%) has a $180,000 credit.
Colstar (s9%) has a $70,000 credit

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