Monthly Archives: December 2008

PICTURE OF THE DAY 2

LONG WAY FROM COLONIAL DOWNS. In this photo provided by Benoit Photo, Laragh and jockey Edgar Prado, right, outrun Wynning Ride, second from left, and Alpha Kitten, left, to win the Grade I $438,500 Hollywood Starlet horse race on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Hollywood Park, Inglewood, Calif.

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VA DERBY RUNNER-UP WINS HOLLYWOOD DERBY

Thoroughbred Times (edited) – Virginia Derby runner-up Court Vision completed a last-to-first rally under Ramon Dominguez to secure his first Grade 1 win in the $500,000 Hollywood Derby (G1) on Sunday at Hollywood Park.

Trained by Racing Hall of Fame member Bill Mott for owners IEAH Stables and WinStar Farm, Court Vision closed with a rush from the outside to win by three-quarters of a length over runner-up Cowboy Cal. The three-year-old Gulch colt covered 1¼ miles in 2:01.43 on… Continue reading

PICTURES OF THE DAY

BIG CROWD AT JAPAN CUP. Over 100,000 racing fans watched jockey Mirco Demuro riding Screen Hero (c) win the $5.5 million Japan Cup 2008 at Tokyo Racecourse on November 30, 2008 in Tokyo, Japan.

(Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

 
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