Horse Racing News on August 21, 2011

Awesome Gem, the richest horse to ever race in Washington, was too much for local star Noosa Beach in the Grade 3, $200,000 Longacres Mile Handicap at Emerald Downs Aug. 21.
Jockey Tyler Baze, who has been off his mounts at Del Mar since Friday, failed a breathalyzer test ordered by the track physician that day and will not be allowed to ride until meeting with the stewards Wednesday.
Hungry Island parlayed her own talents and the misfortune of the 2-5 favorite Winter Memories to register a convincing 2 1/2-length victory over Kathmanblu in Sunday's $150,000 Lake Placid Stakes decided over a yielding course at Saratoga.
Three-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel was arrested and jailed Saturday night in Evansville, Ind., for driving under the influence.

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