Vasilika, Cambodia Square Off In Sunday’s Goldikova Stakes

With talented runners shipping in from points eastward, Santa Anita-based Vasilika and Cambodia will square off with New York-based Lull and Kentucky-based La Sardane as a wide-open field of 10 fillies and mares go a mile on turf in Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 Goldikova Stakes. With a return to Standard time on Sunday, there will […]

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Ex-Claimer Vasilika Shopping For Seventh Straight In Rodeo Drive

In what could be the most competitive Grade 1 event of the day at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif., Saturday’s $300,000 Rodeo Drive Stakes has attracted eight fillies and mares three and up and is headed by Jerry Hollendorfer’s streaking Vasilika and Tom Proctor’s classy Cambodia. The Rodeo Drive is a “Win and You’re In” […]

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$40,000 Claim Vasilika Upsets Cambodia in John C. Mabee

Claimed for $40,000 last winter at Santa Anita, Vasilika climaxed her rise from obscurity with an upset of 4-5 favored Cambodia in the featured Grade II $200,000 John C. Mabee Stakes for older fillies and mares Saturday at Del Mar near San Diego, Calif. Under a confident ride by jockey Flavien Prat, Vasilika outfinished Cambodia […]

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Debutante, John C. Mabee Stakes Headline Saturday’s Del Mar Program

Del Mar kicks off its Labor Day holiday weekend of Thoroughbred racing Saturday by presenting a quality-laden 11-race program, featuring the Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Debutante for 2-year-old fillies and the Grade II $200,000 John C. Mabee Stakes for older grass runners on a card commencing at 2 p.m. The seven-furlong Debutante will match […]

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Horse Of A Lifetime Cambodia Brings Breeder Don Robinson Back To Pimlico For Gallorette

Don Robinson has been in the Thoroughbred racing business his entire life, a fourth-generation horseman who owns Winter Quarter Farm in Lexington, Ky. He’s better known as a breeder than a racehorse owner. But the 69-year-old Robinson will be at legendary Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md., on Saturday with his owner’s cap on for Cambodia […]

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Off Limits Rides The Rail From Last To First For Matriarch Victory

Martin Schwartz’ 5-year-old mare Off Limits has made a marked improvement in 2017, and entering Sunday’s G1 Matriarch she had won four of her five starts on the year, including a pair of Grade 3 stakes in New York. Trainer Chad Brown shipped her west to Del Mar for a major step up in company, […]

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Cambodia Favored In Closing Day Matriarch At Del Mar

Del Mar’s fourth Bing Crosby fall racing season comes to an exciting conclusion Sunday with a stakes tripleheader, highlighted by the Grade I $300,000 Matriarch Stakes for older fillies and mares at one mile on the grass. Post time for the first of nine races is 12:30 p.m. The 16-day meeting was marked by Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s […]

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Cambodia Favored To Claim First Grade 1 In Del Mar’s Closing-Day Matriarch

Winter Quarter Farm’s Cambodia, whose affinity for the Jimmy Durante Turf Course has been shown three times in the past four months, was established as the 3-1 morning line favorite for Sunday’s Grade I $300,000 Matriarch, the highlight of three stakes races on the closing day of the Bing Crosby Fall meeting at Del Mar […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Cherishing Land And Horse

For anyone looking for a feel-good horse to get behind this Breeders’ Cup weekend, here’s a mare who just might fit the bill. Her name is Cambodia, and while she was never expected to even look through a starting gate, she’ll be breaking from one on Saturday in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Filly and […]

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