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Baffert Ties For Los Alamitos Training Title; Figueroa, Baze Lead Jockey Standings

A second consecutive sweep of the Grade I Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity and Starlet by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert highlighted the Winter Thoroughbred meet, which concluded Sunday. Complete business figures for the eight-day season won’t be available for several days. Field size rose over the Summer Thoroughbred Festival in July and the Los […]

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Galilean Romps By Nine Lengths In King Glorious

Heavily-favored Galilean rolled to a nine-length victory in the $100,000 King Glorious Stakes Sunday, the final day of the Winter Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos. Able to establish the lead immediately under jockey Flavien Prat, the 2-year-old son of Uncle Mo set moderate early fractions with 7-2 second choice Our Silver Oak in close pursuit, […]

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Fair Grounds’ ‘Santa Super Saturday’ Features Six $75,000 Stakes

An exciting and action packed day of racing at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots awaits fans and bettors on Saturday, December 22. Dubbed as “Santa Super Saturday”, the program features six stakes races, all of which carry a purse of $75,000. One of the six stakes events carded for Santa Super Saturday is the […]

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Gulfstream’s Rainbow 6 Carryover Builds To 408,116 For Wednesday

There will be a jackpot carryover of $408,116.25 in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 when live racing returns to Gulfstream Park with a 10-race program Wednesday, Dec. 19. First race post time is 12:35 p.m. A total of $163,518 was bet Sunday into the Rainbow 6, which began with a carryover of $368,877 from Saturday’s stakes-filled […]

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Coal Front, Conquest Big E Among Nominees For Mr. Prospector

Graded-stakes winners Coal Front, Conquest Big E and Wild Shot are prominent among 14 horses nominated to the 64th running of the $100,000 Mr. Prospector (G3) for 3-year-olds and up going seven furlongs Saturday, Dec. 22 at Gulfstream Park. Robert LaPenta and Head of Plains Partners’ Coal Front won four of six starts in 2017 […]

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Admire Mars Remains Undefeated With Dominant Asahi Hai Futurity Win

Second favorite and undefeated Admire Mars claimed this year’s Group 1 Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes at Hanshin Racecourse by a two-length margin and stretched his winning streak to four. Breaking his maiden in his debut start in June, the colt marked an open-class win in the Chukyo Nisai Stakes a month later and went on to claim […]

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Three Wins On Springboard Mile Card Would Propel Asmussen To New Remington Record

The barn of National Racing Hall of Famer Steve Asmussen is approaching a record some thought would not be equaled at Remington Park. Asmussen sits No. 2 in the national trainer standings in money earned for his horses in 2018 ($25,579,110), and is only one day away from winning his 14th training title at this […]

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Pick Six Carryover, Mandatory Payouts On Los Alamitos Closing-Day Program

There will be a Pick Six carryover of $39,345 when racing resumes Sunday at Los Alamitos, the final day of the Winter Thoroughbred meet. There is also a carryover in the Super High 5 of $8,273. Since it is closing day, there will be mandatory payouts in the Pick Six as well as the Players’ […]

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Il Mercato’s Carlos Pellegrini Victory Earns First Berth To 2019 Breeders’ Cup Turf

In a thrilling finish, Ricardo Benedicto’s Stud Rubio B’s 3-year-old Il Mercato (ARG) prevailed by a head at 17-1 over the favored Sixties Song (ARG), with For the Top (ARG), the Argentine Derby (G1) winner, in third, to win Saturday’s $319,394, 1 ½ -mile Gran Premio International Carlos Pellegrini (G1) by a head at San […]

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Blinkers Off, Switch To Dirt Does The Trick For Kookie Gal In Soviet Problem

After beginning her career with two races on turf, Kookie Gal made a successful transition to dirt, easily winning the $100,000 Soviet Problem Stakes Saturday at Los Alamitos. Owned by breeders Gary Barber and Wachtel Stable and trained by Peter Miller, the 2-year-old daughter of Boisterous relaxed off the pace under jockey Flavien Prat, then […]

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