La Brea Stakes

Constellation Wears Down Finley’sluckycharm In La Brea

LNJ Foxwoods’ Constellation earned her first graded stakes victory on Santa Anita Park’s opening day card on Monday, wearing down front-running Finley’sluckycharm to win the Grade 1 La Brea Stakes by a half-length under jockey Flavien Prat. Bred in Kentucky by WinStar Farm, the 3-year-old filly by Bellamy Road out of For Royalty, by Not […]

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Weekend Lineup: Happy Holidays

Happy holidays to you and yours from everyone at the Paulick Report! There will be no graded stakes action over the holiday weekend until Monday, Dec. 26, which features four stakes at Santa Anita Park. Keep in mind that Laurel Park has organized a special nine-race holiday card on Dec. 24, making it the only […]

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‘Let Her Roll’: Enola Gray Will Be In Front For La Brea

Phil D’Amato is optimistic that Enola Gray can make amends for her second-place finish as the 1-10 favorite in the Betty Grable Stakes at Del Mar Nov. 13 when she runs in the Grade I La Brea Stakes at Santa Anita on opening day Monday. “There is definitely a ton of speed (in the race) […]

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Smith To Pilot Likely Pacesetter Enola Gray In La Brea

Talented California-bred sprinter Enola Gray will be ridden by Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith when she contest’s Monday’s Grade 1 La Brea Stakes at Santa Anita, according to the Daily Racing Form. Under jockey Tyler Baze, the 3-year-old daughter of Grazen finished second in state-bred company last out, a finish trainer Phil D’Amato attributes […]

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Lightstream ‘Training Awesome’ In Preparation For La Brea

Lightstream, winner of the Grade II Raven Run at Keeneland on Oct. 22, will have additional ownership representation when she runs in the Grade I La Brea Stakes for three-year-old fillies on Santa Anita’s opening day next Monday, Dec. 26. Little Red Feather Racing, a major player in California, purchased a share of the daughter […]

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Lightstream Camp Eyes G1 La Brea For Filly’s Next Start

Graded stakes winner Lightstream may return to the races in the Grade 1 La Brea Stakes Dec. 26 at Santa Anita, the Daily Racing Form reports. The 3-year-old daughter of Harlan’s Holiday has not run since capturing the G2 Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland Oct. 22. Lightstream, who was unraced at 2, has won four of six […]

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Little Red Feather Racing Purchases Minority Interest In G2 Winner Lightstream

Little Red Feather Racing, California’s largest racing club, has purchased a minority interest in UpHill Stable (Leonard Zenith) and Head of Plains (Sol Kumin) multiple graded stakes winner Lightstream for an undisclosed sum. “Bringing opportunities like this to our great partners is the hallmark of LRF,” said LRF Managing Partner Gary Fenton. “Our partners expect […]

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Birdatthewire Flies Late To Win La Brea

Coming from far back under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, Birdatthewire caught front-runner Hot City Girl in the final strides to win Saturday’s Grade 1 La Brea Stakes on Santa Anita Park’s opening day program. Favored Cavorting finished third, with Ben’s Duchess fourth in the field of nine 3-year-old fillies. A Kentucky-bred daughter of […]

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D’Amato Hopes Timing Works For La Brea Underdog Rattataptap

Trainer Phil D’Amato, who finished with a flourish at the recent Los Alamitos meet, hopes to continue on a roll when he sends out Rattataptap in the Grade I La Brea Stakes for three-year-old fillies at seven furlongs, one of four graded stakes on opening day, including the Malibu for three-year-olds at seven furlongs. “She’s […]

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La Brea Draws Wide Open Field Of Ten

Saturday’s Opening Day Grade I La Brea Stakes, which has attracted a field of ten 3-year-old fillies at seven furlongs, looms a wide open affair as it’s comprised of five locally-based runners and as many well-accomplished Eastern shippers. First run at Santa Anita in 1974, this year’s lineup includes no less than five graded stakes […]

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