San Simeon

Cistron Switches From Turf To Dirt For Kona Gold Win

Raced exclusively on turf in his last 13 starts, Hronis Racing’s Cistron, who was supplemented at a cost of $4,000, completely dominated Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Kona Gold Stakes at Santa Anita, as he whistled 6 ½ furlongs on the main track in 1:16.33 while winning by 5 ¼ lengths under Victor Espinoza. Trained by […]

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Law Abidin Citizen Wins Injury-Marred San Simeon

Dan Agnew, Gerry Schneider and John Xitco’s Law Aibidin Citizen came away victorious in the injury-marred running of Sunday’s G3 San Simeon Stakes at Santa Anita Park. A 5-year-old gelding by Twirling Candy, Law Abidin Citizen paid $15.60 to win by a length over Cistron while heavy favorite Conquest Tsunami faded to fifth after setting […]

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Belvoir Bay Best Down The Hill In San Simeon

Trainer Peter Miller’s Belvoir Bay became a three-time stakes winner down Santa Anita’s unique hillside turf course on Sunday, as she fell into a comfortable forwardly placed trip under Tyler Baze and prevailed over fellow distaffer Coniah by two lengths in the Grade III, $100,000 San Simeon Stakes.  A 5-year-old mare, she won in-hand while getting […]

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Weekend Lineup: The Build-Up

Several graded stakes punctuate the Thoroughbred racing scene this weekend as fans continue to gear up for the first Saturday in May. Derby and Oaks horses will have their final major works at Churchill and several other tracks as the excitement continues to build for the “Fastest Two Minutes In Sports.” The G2 Californian at […]

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Conquest Tsunami Back On Track In Sunday’s San Simeon

Simply brilliant in two gate to wire triumphs over the course, trainer Peter Miller’s Conquest Tsunami returns to Santa Anita as he heads Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 San Simeon Stakes at 6 ½ furlongs down the hillside turf course.  Conquest Tsunami is one of three Miller-trained runners in a field of eight 3-year-olds and up and it […]

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Photos of the Week: 4.14.14

A huge weekend of racing saw the return of two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan at Keeneland and the last two major prep races for the Kentucky Derby run at Keeneland and Oaklawn Park. Oaklawn Park wrapped up its successful season with its annual Festival of the South, which saw champion Will Take Charge […]

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Sweet Swap Goes Gate to Wire in San Simeon

Sweet Swap and Joe Talamo are good for each other. Ridden for the second time in-a-row in Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 San Simeon Stakes by Talamo, the 5 year-old horse by Candy Ride followed his Feb. 23 Joe Hernandez Stakes win down the hillside turf course with a diminishing half length tally on Sunday over […]

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Chips All In Edges Obviously in San Simeon

Hard hitting Chips All In, second beaten a nose down Santa Anita’s hillside turf course on Feb. 23, came back firing in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 San Simeon Stakes, as he ran down even money favorite Obviously in deep stretch to win going away by a half length under Tyler Baze, getting 6 ½ furlongs […]

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California Flag flies high in San Simeon

Grand old warrior California Flag showed the youngsters how it was done when he zipped to a 2 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 San Simeon Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Santa Anita April 21. Ridden by Joe Talamo, the 8-year-old gelding by Avenue of Flags led throughout to win the 6 1/2-furlong turf contest in a […]

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Regally Ready tops Grade III San Simeon

Press Release The sharp Regally Ready, trained by Steve Asmussen for Vinery Stables, heads six entrants in the San Simeon. The 4-year-old gelding, high weighted at 120 pounds, seeks his third straight victory over Santa Anita’s hillside turf course. After winning 2 of his first 7 races, the son of More Than Ready was transferred to turf […]

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