Dan Hendricks

Om To Enter Stud At Harris Farms In California For 2020

Om, a Grade 2 winner who gained notoriety for defeating eventual Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in that runner’s debut race, will stand the 2020 breeding season at Harris Farms in Coalinga, Calif., for an advertised fee of $7,500. The 7-year-old son of Munnings has won seven of 31 career starts for earnings of $1,354,731. […]

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‘Time To Take A Break’: Dan Hendricks Stepping Away From Training

Dan Hendricks, who has trained horses on the Southern California circuit since 1981, will send out his last starter this afternoon when R L Stable’s Matson goes postward in the 10th race at Del Mar, a $50,000 maiden-claimer for 2-year-olds. “Don’t really have any plans,” said the 61-year-old conditioner when asked about his decision. “Time […]

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‘Night And Day Difference’ When Goats Care For Racehorses

When you think of goats, you usually think of them being on a farm and/or being used for their milk. But they’ve also been known to be pets and – at the racetrack – a friend for a horse in need. Horse trainer Dan Hendricks has a goat at his barn named Jack. He is […]

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Heart To Heart Will Take On Hogy, Om In Maker’s 46 Mile

Terry Hamilton’s Heart to Heart headlines a field of 10 horses entered Sunday for Friday’s 30th running of the $300,000 Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) on the turf at Keeneland. The Maker’s 46 Mile will go as the ninth race on Friday’s 10-race program with a 5:30 p.m. ET post time. First post time Friday is 1:05 p.m. A 10-time graded stakes winner for trainer Brian Lynch, […]

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Om Breaks Two-Year Winless Streak In Thunder Road

Winless since December 26, 2015, the Dan Hendricks-conditioned Om took charge early and never relinquished his advantage in what appeared to be the best performance of his life in taking Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Thunder Road Stakes by a half length at Santa Anita.  Ridden aggressively by Flavien Prat, Om got a flat mile on turf in […]

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Om Headlines Hillside Turf Eddie D. Friday At Santa Anita

Second, beaten a desperate nose in his lone hillside turf try, trainer Dan Hendricks’ Om heads a competitive field of 11 three year olds and up in Friday’s Grade III, $100,000 Eddie D. Stakes at Santa Anita. Most recently a close third in the Grade II Del Mar Mile (turf) Aug. 20, Om flew from last to just […]

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Om Hoping For Fireworks In Tuesday’s American Stakes At Santa Anita

What could be more fitting than running the American Stakes on the Fourth of July? Not much, which is why Santa Anita is on board patriotically and then some next Tuesday with the Grade III American Stakes for three-year-olds and up at a mile on turf. Dan Hendricks has a horse well-suited to the conditions […]

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Barn Buddies: A Calico Named Duane

Eclipse Award-winning photographer Barbara Livingston has captured some breathtaking images of horses in her time, but if her social media is anything to go by, a barn cat is one of her favorite subjects. Livingston, who works for the Daily Racing Form, is well known for her love of cats generally but found a particular […]

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‘A Different Type Of Race’ For Om In Saturday’s Arcadia

Om has been a gem of consistency in a career of 10 races, winning five, with one second and two thirds for Dan Hendricks, who trains the four-year-old son of Munnings for the Sareen Family Trust. Om is the 7-5 morning line second choice to continue his steady run in Saturday’s Grade II Arcadia Stakes […]

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