10/06/2003 12:00AM

Saturday stakes recaps (10/4/03)


Other Saturday stakes

* In a field cut in half by scratches, Fast Cookie ($7.40) held off four other 3-year-old fillies to win the Grade 2, $250,000 Cotillion Handicap at Philadelphia Park.

* Country Be Gold ($8.60), last after the first six furlongs, rallied past the tiring leaders and drew off to a 2 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 Kelso Handicap, a 1 3/16-mile stakes for older horses at Delaware Park.

* Nine-year-old gelding Parose ($8.30) overhauled Barbeau Ruckus at the sixteenth pole and then edged away to take the Grade 3, $163,800 Durham Cup Handicap at Woodbine.

* In nearly a carbon copy of her 2002 performance, Chispiski ($8.20) led every step of the way to defeat Barbara O'Brien by 1 1/2 lengths in the $75,000 U Can Do It Handicap at Calder.

* Due to Win Again ($6.80) lived up to her name, rallying strongly to capture the $40,000 Old South Handicap by 6 1/2 lengths at Louisiana Downs.

* Hawkish ($2.80), the top 2-year-old Quarter Horse in California, won his third major futurity, beating 53-1 shot Babe on the Fly by a half-length, in the $326,500 Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association Futurity at Los Alamitos.