April 2, 1995 in Sports

Miscellany

Compiled From Wire Services
 

At Las Vegas, Mike Tyson has already begun working out in anticipation of his first fight since his release from prison, promoter Don King said.

Tyson worked out Friday night at an undisclosed location in Las Vegas, where he arrived Thursday from his home in Ohio.

King said Tyson would attend next Saturday’s fight card at Caesars Palace that features two heavyweight title fights - WBC champion Oliver McCall against former champion Larry Holmes and Tony Tucker against Bruce Seldon for the vacated WBA title.

At Florence, Ky., Serena’s Song scored her first victory against colts, winning the $600,000 Jim Beam Stakes at Turfway Park by 3 1/2 lengths over Tejano Run.

The top-ranked filly, trained by D. Wayne Lukas, ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:49 3-5, 3 seconds off the track record set by Hansel in the 1991 Beam Stakes.

But Lukas said he’s sticking to his plan to take Serena’s Song to the Kentucky Oaks on May 5, rather than the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May.

At the $125,000 Rebel at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., Mystery Storm, ridden by Craig Perret, galloped past Hyroglyphic on the far turn and then held off Rich Man’s Gold by a nose to solidify his credentials for the $500,000 Arkansas Derby on April 22 and the Kentucky Derby on May 6.


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