Gamely Stakes

Win Machine Vasilika Claims Second Grade 1 Triumph In Gamely

Winning for the 12th time in 14 starts since being claimed by Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer for $40,000 in February 2018, Vasilika rallied late to win Monday’s Grade 1 Gamely Stakes by one length over East Coast invader Rymska at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Ridden by Flavien Prat, the 5-year-old mare […]

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Causeforcommotion ‘Squealing’ Her Way Into Gamely Starting Gate

Causeforcommotion’s nine-length victory in the Grade III Santa Barbara Stakes at a mile and a half on turf May 11 caused trainer Eric Kruljac and his partners in an ownership group to do something uncharacteristic: supplement her for $10,000 and run back in two weeks tomorrow in the Grade I Gamely Stakes at a mile […]

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Former Claimer Vasilika Takes On Six Fillies And Mares In Gamely

One of the most productive claims in racing history, Jerry Hollendorfer’s Vasilika heads a field of seven fillies and mares three and up in Monday’s Grade I, $500,000 Gamely Stakes at Santa Anita. Named for William Haggin Perry’s Hall of Fame daughter of Bold Ruler, the Gamely will be contested at a mile and one […]

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May 27 Gold Cup Day Highlights Santa Anita Spring Stakes Schedule

Santa Anita’s 2019 Spring Stakes Schedule, which runs from Saturday, April 13, through Sunday, June 23, will offer fans and horsemen a total of 35 added money events, headlined by three Grade I, half million dollar stakes, all on May 27—the Gold Cup at Santa Anita, the Gamely and the Shoemaker Mile (turf). In all, […]

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Desormeaux Guides Sophie P To 14-1 Upset In Gamely

DP Racing’s Sophie P upset Saturday’s Grade 1 Gamely Stakes at Santa Anita at odds of 14-1, earning her first North American victory in her second attempt. The 5-year-old daughter of Bushranger, ridden by Kent Desormeaux for trainer James Cassidy, covered 1 1/8 miles over the firm turf in 1:48.53 to best Madam Dancealot by […]

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East Coast Invaders Hawksmoor, Uni Face Beau Recall In Gamely At Santa Anita

Sharp Eastern invaders Hawksmoor and Uni, along with sharp local stakes winner Beau Recall, head a wide open field of eight fillies and mares three and up in this Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Gamely Stakes, to be contested at a mile and one eighth over the Santa Anita turf. Trained by Arnaud Delacour, Irish-bred Hawksmoor […]

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Equibase Analysis: Who Will Be Game In The G1 Gamely Stakes?

The Grade 1, $300,000 Gamely Stakes usually attracts some of the best filly and mare turf stars in North American racing and this year’s edition is no different, with four of the eight having made their last starts in other parts of the country. One of those is Uni (GB), who won the Grade 2 […]

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Lady Eli Derrocha Clase Para Ganar El Gamely Stakes En Santa Anita

Escoja el adjetivo que desee para describir el coraje y la valentía de Lady Eli. Una cosa es segura: cualquiera que utilice será bueno. Eso sí, ninguno será suficiente para elogiarla. La cincoañera hija de Divine Park tuvo que correr en contra de sus características y aún así fue lo suficientemente tenaz para imponerse en […]

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Lady Eli ‘Gamely’ Fends Off Goodyearforroses In First Win Of 2017

Sheep Pond Partners’ Lady Eli was impressive in her first win of 2017, tracking a solid early pace, taking the lead in the stretch and holding off the late charge of Goodyearforroses to score by three-quarters of a length in the G1 Gamely. On Saturday at Santa Anita, the 5-year-old daughter of Divine Park and […]

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Weekend Lineup: Lady Eli, Midnight Storm Highlight Saturday Card At Santa Anita

A pair of Grade 1 races top the action this holiday weekend at Santa Anita Park, with a pair of top-level favorites to lead the charge on an exciting card. Perennial fan-favorite Lady Eli is the 4-5 morning line choice in Saturday’s G1 Gamely Stakes, making the second start of 5-year-old season on the west […]

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