04/18/2004 11:00PM

Saturday stakes recaps (4/17/04)


* Danieltown ($4.40) set a blazing pace under jockey Tim Doocy and rolled to a 1 3/4-length victory over Jimmy Cracked Corn in the $50,000 Golden Circle Stakes for 3-year-olds at Prairie Meadows. Doocy was the riding star on opening weekend, winning seven of the 18 races run on the first two programs.

* Thundering Verzy ($2.80) remained unbeaten in the four starts he has made in Nebraska with a 1 3/4-length victory in the colts and geldings division of the $30,800 Fonner Park Special Stakes for statebred 3-year-olds.