DQ gives Megahertz victory

July 7, 2002
INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- The inaugural running of the $500,000 American Oaks had all the ingredients of a good race -- a full field of 14, big money and controversy.

Megahertz was declared the winner after Dublino was disqualified and placed second for interfering with the British-bred in the stretch Saturday at Hollywood Park.

That gave Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel the victory on a day in which he started seven horses at tracks in California, New York, New Jersey and Iowa. ...

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