La Brea Stakes

Champion Unique Bella Working ‘Really Well’ For Santa Maria Stakes

Eclipse Champion Female Sprinter of 2017 Unique Bella has been firing bullets for next Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes at 1 1/16 miles since winning the Grade I La Brea Stakes last Dec. 26, a victory that no doubt caught the eye of Eclipse Award voters, enabling the gray daughter of Tapit to clinch honors. “We […]

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Smith’s Two Grade 1 Wins Earn Him Another Jockey Of The Week Title

With two Grade 1 victories during Santa Anita’s opening week, Mike Smith earned Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the week ending Monday, January 1, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in […]

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Reivindicada: Unique Bella Retoma La Ruta Ganadora Superando A Paradise Woods En El La Brea Stakes

A diferencia de la Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1), el entrenador Jerry Hollendorfer no tiene que dar excusas. Esta vez, su pupila Unique Bella logró una muy merecida victoria, superando a Paradise Woods en el La Brea Stakes (G1, $300,000), prueba de 1400 metros para yeguas de tres años en el marco del […]

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Unique Bella Out-Finishes Paradise Woods In La Brea

Don Alberto Stable’s Unique Bella earned her first Grade 1 victory in Tuesday’s La Brea Stakes at Santa Anita, out-finishing the talented Paradise Woods in deep stretch to win by three-quarters of a length. Ridden by Mike Smith for Jerry Hollendorfer, the 3-year-old daughter of Tapit completed seven furlongs on the fast main track in […]

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Paradise Woods, Unique Bella Head Strong Field Of 8 Fillies In Santa Anita’s La Brea

Regarded as nothing short of a sensation this past spring, trainer Richard Mandella’s Paradise Woods, along with trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s brilliant Unique Bella, headline an exceptional field of eight sophomore fillies going seven furlongs in Santa Anita Park’s opening day Grade I, $300,000 La Brea Stakes this Tuesday in Arcadia, Calif. In addition to the […]

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Unique Bella Regresa En Busca De Reivindicación El Primer Día Del Meeting De Santa Anita

Jerry Hollendorfer no es amigo de buscar excusas. Sin embargo, el veterano entrenador tiene una para justificar la decepcionante actuación de Unique Bella en la Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1). “Siento que iba demasiado rápido al principio,” dijo en relación a los parciales de 21.80 y 44.20 para los dos primeros cuartos de […]

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Hollendorfer Confident In Unique Bella’s Work Leading Up To La Brea

Don Alberto Stable’s Unique Bella, who has been firing bullets since her disappointing showing in the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint Nov. 4, worked four furlongs in 48.60 on a brisk Thursday morning for the Grade 1 La Brea Stakes, one of four graded races on Santa Anita’s traditional day-after-Christmas opener next Tuesday. “It […]

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Santa Anita: Miss Sunset Out For Four Straight In Opening Day’s G1 La Brea

Miss Sunset, a California-bred daughter of Into Mischief, seeks her fourth straight stakes win in the Grade I La Brea for three-year-old fillies at seven furlongs on opening day. Her biggest win came in the Grade II Raven Run at Keeneland Oct. 21 under Julien Leparoux, who will be back aboard Tuesday. “She hasn’t surprised me,” trainer Jeff […]

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Keeneland Presents American Graded Stakes Standings: Shining Star

Constellation earned her first graded stakes victory when she rallied from just off the pace to win the Grade 1 La Brea Stakes Dec. 26. It was the second straight stakes win for the 3-year-old daughter of Bellamy Road, who has won both her starts since being transferred to trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. Constellation became the […]

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Returning From Injury, Prat Wins Two Stakes To Be Voted Jockey Of The Week

Flavien Prat returned to the saddle at Santa Anita on Monday to win two graded stakes and be named the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for December 19 – 26, 2016. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents […]

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