Serena’s Song became the first filly to win the Haskell Invitational, holding off a strong finish by Pyramid Peak to win the $500,000 stakes race at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J.
Serena’s Song won by three-quarters of a length, her seventh victory in nine starts this year.
Kiridashi beat Regal Discovery by 2 lengths in the $148,393 Prince of Wales Stakes in Fort Erie, Ontario, spoiling Regal Discovery’s bid to capture Canada’s triple crown for 3-year-olds.
Denver’s new NHL hockey franchise, formerly the Quebec Nordiques, has narrowed its choices for a new name down to three: Black Bears, Cougars and Avalanche.
U.S. soccer team member Paul Caligiuri is headed for the prestigious Bundesliga in Germany after agreeing to contract terms with St. Pauli of Hamburg.
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