10/10/2006 11:00PM

Landeros reaches milestone on opening day


Apprentice jockey Chris Landeros, 18, notched career win No. 100 by riding College Graduate to victory in the $25,200 Bienvenidos Stakes last Friday, opening day at Turf Paradise.

Landeros, who hails from San Mateo, Calif., was the track's apprentice of the meet last season.

* Beaulena picked the right day to shine as she posted a $43.40 upset in last Saturday's $40,000 City of Phoenix Handicap for owners Ernie and Roberta Sherman, who flew in from Hawaii to see their prize 6-year-old mare compete. But that may be the end of the line for Beaulena, at least as far as the racetrack goes.

"Now that she has black type to her name, that will probably be her last race," said trainer Blaine Wright. "She'll head to the breeding shed."

* Jockey Jocelyne Kenny will donate 2 percent of her earnings this season to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation in memory of her mother, Norma Kenny, who died of breast cancer Sept. 7, following a seven-month battle with the disease. Kenny will also have the Komen Foundation signature pink ribbon embroidered on her jockey pants.

"My Mom was my biggest fan," she said.