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Toinette Proves Deserving Favorite In Sunday’s Goldikova

Attentive to the early pace, heavily favored Toinette proved much the best in winning the Grade II, $200,000 Goldikova Stakes by 2 ¼ lengths Sunday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Flavien Prat and trained by Neil Drysdale, the 4-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy got a flat mile on turf in 1:33.38. With longshot Streak of […]

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Former Claimer Vasilika Makes It Eight Straight In Goldikova Stakes

Claimed nine starts back for $40,000 on Feb. 11, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s Vasilika won for the eighth consecutive time today at Santa Anita, as she rallied to take the Grade II, $200,000 Goldikova Stakes by 1 ½ lengths as the even money favorite.  Ridden by Flavien Prat, the 4-year-old Kentucky-bred daughter of Skipshot got a […]

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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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Majestic Heat Parlays Eight-Day Layoff Into Dominating Betty Grable Victory

Unveiling a new dimension to her ability, Majestic Heat, whose 14 previous races had been run on grass, made the first start of her career on a dirt surface and romped to an impressive triumph in the featured $100,000 Betty Grable Stakes Sunday at Del Mar. Surging to the lead bending into the stretch under jockey […]

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On Leave Hopes To Sail To Victory In G2 Goldikova

Shug McGaughey-trained On Leave has the inside post and the morning line designation as the 9-2 favorite in a full field of 14 for Saturday’s $200,000 Goldikova Stakes, the opening event on the climactic day of the first Breeders’ Cup World Championships to be hosted by Del Mar. The one-mile turf run for older fillies […]

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Del Mar’s Fall Stakes Schedule Offers Record Purses Of $3,375,000

Bolstered by a series of additions around the inaugural running of the Breeders’ Cup at Del Mar, the seaside track will offer a record fall stakes schedule worth $3,375,000 when racing begins on Wednesday, November 1. Twenty-two stakes in total will be presented during the 16-day session with seven of them “undercard” races for the […]

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Zindaya Rallies Against Soft Pace To Win Goldikova

The e Five Racing Thoroughbreds-owned Zindaya finally go the monkey off her back on Sunday, shipping west for trainer Chad Brown to win the G2 Goldikova Stakes by a half-length over Tiz A Kiss in her first graded stakes victory. A 5-year-old daughter of More Than Ready, Zindaya covered a mile over Santa Anita’s firm […]

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Front-Running Uzziel Uncatchable In Goldikova

Beautifully rated on the lead by Hall of Famer Kent Desormeaux, Uzziel led from start to finish to win Sunday’s featured Grade II $200,000 Goldikova Stakes for older fillies and mares. The four-year-old Harlington filly, winner of the CERF Stakes at six furlongs on the main dirt track last summer, displayed her versatility as she […]

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Elektrum Tops Talented Field Of Six For G2 Goldikova

Irish-bred Elektrum, owned by Hronis Racing and trained by John Sadler, will pack highweight of 124 pounds versus five rivals Sunday in the Grade II $200,000 Goldikova Stakes for older fillies and mares at one mile over the Del Mar turf course. Post time for the first of eight races is 12:30 p.m. Elektrum, a […]

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