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Collected Romps To Easy Californian Victory

Speedway Stable’s Collected was the facile winner of Saturday’s G2 Californian Stakes, powering away from his rivals with ease in the stretch to win by at least five lengths at the wire. The 4-year-old son of City Zip, ridden by Martin Garcia for trainer Bob Baffert, covered nine furlongs over Santa Anita’s fast main track […]

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Favored Lord Simba Presses The Pace To Los Angeles Victory

Heavily favored Lord Simba pressed the early pace and went on to a dominating 2 ¼ length win under Martin Garcia in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Los Angeles Stakes at Santa Anita, as he covered six furlongs in a snappy 1:08.74. Trained by Bob Baffert, the lightly raced 4-year-old colt served notice he could be […]

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Collected Runs Away With Santana Mile; Dortmund Fourth

With heavily favored Dortmund heading a three-horse scramble for the lead, Bob Baffert’s Collected sat a perfect trip under Martin Garcia and took command a quarter mile from home en route to a powerful 3 ¾ length victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Santana Mile at Santa Anita. Idle since last year’s Preakness Stakes on May 21, […]

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Baffert ‘Goes To The Bench’ For SA Derby; To Send Trio Of Contenders

With superstar starter Mastery sidelined, Bob Baffert will go to his bench in quest of victory in the $1 million, Grade I Santa Anita Derby a week from Saturday, April 8. The Hall of Fame trainer, winner of the mile and an eighth classic a record seven times, plans to enter American Anthem, Reach the […]

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Arrogate ‘Looked Fantastic’ In Sunday Breeze, Leaves For Dubai Monday

The highest-rated horse in the world, Juddmonte Farm’s Arrogate had his final work at Santa Anita on Sunday, before he loads on to a plane for the United Arab Emirates on Monday. The 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song worked seven furlongs under regular work rider Martin Garcia in 1:25 2/5, out-finishing workmate Cat Burglar at […]

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Pretty N Cool Strong Off The Layoff In Las Flores

Karl Watson, Mike Pegram, and Paul Weitman’s Pretty N Cool hadn’t been seen in the afternoon for six months, but she returned in spectacular fashion on Sunday, sprinting away from her rivals to win the G3 Las Flores Stakes by nearly two lengths. The 4-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy, ridden by Martin Garcia, covered six […]

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Arrogate ‘Worked Great Again’ In Preparation For Dubai World Cup

Longines World’s Best Racehorse and Pegasus World Cup Champion Arrogate made another step toward his expected start in the Mar. 28 Dubai World Cup Sunday morning, breezing seven furlongs at Santa Anita under regular work rider Martin Garcia. According to bloodhorse.com, the 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song was clocked in 1:24 for the distance, and […]

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Arrogate ‘Just Galloping Along’ In First Work Since Pegasus

Pegasus World Cup champion Arrogate had his first timed workout since his record-setting win on Tuesday morning. The 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song breezed a half-mile at Santa Anita in 48.60, going without company under Martin Garcia, according to drf.com. “He got lonely there in the stretch. He was just galloping along,” said trainer Bob […]

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Arrogate ‘Impressive’ In Final Pegasus Work Over Wet-Fast Track

On Saturday Arrogate had his final breeze before the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup, following the pattern of his last few works to breeze six furlongs with stablemate Uninvited. With all the rain that has fallen in Southern California, the Santa Anita surface was listed as “wet fast” and was sealed, […]

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Baffert: Arrogate ‘Got A Lot Out Of’ Breeze On Sunday

Despite curve balls thrown at him by the weatherman, Arrogate remains sitting on a fastball as he awaits a rematch with the People’s Horse, California Chrome, in the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28. Arrogate, who defeated California Chrome in the Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Nov. […]

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