Krone's victory in Ladies gives her a record eighth

Racing Notebook

September 27, 1992|By Ross Peddicord and Kent Baker | Ross Peddicord and Kent Baker,Staff Writers

Even though jockey Kent Desormeaux dominated the seventh running of the Maryland Million yesterday with three winners, Julie Krone still leads in overall total of Million wins.

She won one race (The Ladies on Deputation) yesterday, but increased her overall record to eight victories. Desormeaux has six overall Million wins.

More records

A Pimlico commingling record was set on the Million card. A total of $923,541 was bet on the 12 races at eight different tracks nationwide.

When trainer Billy Boniface won the 12th race yesterday with Silent Testamony, he tied Buddy Raines' record of four wins in Maryland Million races.

Brilliant Brass won her sixth 1992 stakes the Distaff Handicap and is now in a good position to be named Maryland-bred Horse of the Year.

Make Azilian, winner of the steeplechase, is undefeated in three career jumping starts at Pimlico.

Apprentice Steve Hamilton won his first career stakes win on long shot Charlie You Know in the Sprint.

Stallions at Country Life Farm in Bel Air were represented by two Maryland Million winners.

Allen's Prospect is the sire of Ladies race winner Richard's Lass andCarnivalay is the sire of Lassie winner Carnirainbow.

Fenwick thrown

Jockey Charles Fenwick was thrown from his mount, Quiet Island, just after they entered the backstretch of the 1 1/8 -mile Maryland Million Handicap.

But Fenwick bounced up quickly and returned to ride Score Thirty Eight to victory two races later. Quiet Island broke both hind legs and had to be destroyed.

Military Look scored an upset in the $100,000 Maryland Nursery. Sired by Assault Landing, who died earlier this week, Military Look stunned the field at 11-1 with Desormeaux riding his second winner of the day in the fifth race.

Steeplechase victory

Make Azilian successfully defended in the Maryland Steeplechase Handicap, the opening event, outlasting Circuit Bar.

The jumper, who is undefeated in three starts at Pimlico, went off at 9-1 in last year's Million.

Objection overruled

An objection lodged by jockey Santos Chavez against Gregg McCarron and third-place finisher Devilish Play was disallowed in the Maryland Lassie.

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