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Awesome Baby Making Comeback in Santa Anita’s La Brea Stakes

A two-time graded stakes winner earlier this year at Santa Anita, Kaleem Shah’s Awesome Baby, idle since winning the Sunland Park Oaks on March 23, heads a deep and competitive group of ten 3-year-old fillies in the Grade I, $300,000 … Continue reading

Deja Vu All Over Again for Yogi Berra

As Yogi Berra might have once said, coincidences are funny things. You never know if they’re meant to happen. A 3-year-old colt named for the New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher won his second career race Sunday at Tampa Bay Downs, … Continue reading

Trainer Jones Pointing Three to Silverbulletday

Trainer Larry Jones could have as many as three starters in the first major sophomore filly event of the Fair Grounds season, the 23rd running of the $125,000 Silverbulletday Stakes on Jan. 17. The always-formidable stable is considering Brereton C. … Continue reading

Shared Belief, Baffert Quartet Set for Malibu on Santa Anita’s Opening Day

Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s Shared Belief, who tasted defeat for the first time in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, heads a strong field of ten 3-year-olds (four of them trained by Bob Baffert) at seven furlongs in Friday’s Grade I, … Continue reading

Divine Oath, Irish Mission Top Gulfstream Stakes

The 2014-2015 Championship Meet at Gulfstream Park is set to swing into high gear Saturday with the renewals of three Grade 3 stakes, including the 48th running of the $100,000 W. L. McKnight Handicap, the 46th edition of the $100,000 … Continue reading

Danon Platina Rallies for Asahi Hai Futurity Win

Danon Platina registered another success for leading Japanese sire Deep Impact with a professional score in the G1 Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes at Hanshin Racecourse Sunday. The gray colt, who went off the betting choice, sat well back off the … Continue reading

Dortmund Wins Thrilling Finish in Los Alamitos Futurity

The hype surrounding Kaleem Shah’s Dortmund intensified Saturday as the colt entered the gate the 3-5 favorite in his first stakes attempt. Less than two minutes later, Dortmund rallied gamely to get his nose in front of a pair of … Continue reading

Sky Flight, Sandiva Score Tropical Park Victories

Sky Flight and Sandiva won the Tropical Park Derby and Tropical Park Oaks, respectively, Saturday at Gulfstream Park, each getting their first stakes victories in the process. Sky Flight captured his stakes debut in the $75,000 Tropical Park Derby, parlaying … Continue reading

Rattle N Battle Disqualified From Dash for Cash Futurity Win

According to an article on the American Quarter Horse Association website, Rattle N Battle has been disqualified from a victory in the Grade 1 Dash for Cash Futurity at Lone Star Park due to a clenbuterol overage found in post-race … Continue reading

Santa Anita’s ‘Showvivor’ Contest Returns Dec. 26

Santa Anita’s popular free online “Showvivor” will mark its return on the track’s opening day, Friday Dec. 26 and will again offer fans $10,000 in prize money, highlighted by a $5,000 top prize—to be awarded to the longest “show streak” … Continue reading