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Gunmetal Gray Off Derby Trail, Will Undergo Surgery For Condylar Repair

A condylar fracture has taken G3 Sham winner Gunmetal Gray off the Kentucky Derby trail, according to The 3-year-old son of Exchange Rate breezed at Santa Anita on Sunday, after which the injury was discovered and a surgical repair scheduled for Sunday afternoon. “It looks fixable,” said Terry Finley of co-owner West Point Thoroughbreds. Gunmetal […]

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Hollendorfer ‘Glad To Be Here’ At Oaklawn Ahead Of Split Rebel

Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer has enjoyed great success at Oaklawn, compiling a 6-5-3 record from 26 starters and purse earnings of $1,142,221. Four of the victories have come in graded stakes company – Lite Light in the $250,000 Fantasy (G2) for 3-year-old fillies in 1991, Hystericalady in the $175,000 Azeri (G3) for older […]

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OBS March Sale Under-Tack Show Begins Thursday

The under-tack show for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2019 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training begins Thursday, March 7. There are three sessions, with Hips 1 – 192 breezing on the first day. Hips 193 – 384 will go Friday, March 8 and Hips 385 – 577 will go Saturday, March 9. All three sessions […]

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Mucho Gusto Splashes Clear In Robert Lewis

Sent off as the 1-2 favorite in the field of five sophomores, Michael Petersen’s Mucho Gusto made short work of Saturday’s G3 Robert B. Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita. The son of Mucho Macho Man, ridden by Joe Talamo for trainer Bob Baffert, splashed under the wire a 4 3/4-length winner to complete 1 1/16 […]

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No Plans Yet For Sham Winner Gunmetal Gray; Coliseum ‘Needed The Race’

Because more than half an inch of rain inundated the Arcadia area last night, there was no training on the main track at Santa Anita on an otherwise invigorating Sunday morning, sunshine breaking through stretches of low-hanging white clouds and snow nestled sparsely atop the San Gabriel Mountains and familiar old Mt. Baldy. That didn’t […]

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Equibase Analysis: Who Will Pick Up Derby Points In The Sham?

The 19th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Sham Stakes starts the 2019 California Road to the Kentucky Derby off with a chance for some newly turned 3-year-olds to earn points which, come this spring, help determine who can enter the starting gate on the first Saturday in May. Seven hopefuls line up, with two […]

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Battle Of The Grays As Coliseum And Gunmetal Gray Take Aim At G3 Sham

Bob Baffert’s Coliseum and Jerry Hollendorfer’s Gunmetal Gray head a field of seven sophomores going a flat mile in Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita.  The Sham, named for the winner of the 1973 Santa Anita Derby who was subsequently second to the immortal Secretariat in both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness […]

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Classic Favorite Accelerate ‘Went Very Well,’ Tops Breeders’ Cup Workers At Santa Anita

Breeders’ Cup Classic favorite Accelerate had his penultimate workout at Santa Anita Saturday for the $6 million race at Churchill Downs Nov. 3, going five furlongs under assistant trainer Juan Leyva in 59.80. “He went very well,” trainer John Sadler said of the multiple Grade I winner owned by principal clients Kosta and Peter Hronis. […]

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Game Winner Heads Five-Horse Field In Grade 1 American Pharoah

Bob Baffert’s Game Winner, who upset his highly regarded stablemate Roadster in winning the Grade I Del Mar Futurity Sept. 3, heads a field of five juveniles going  1 1/16 miles in Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 American Pharoah Stakes at Santa Anita. Originally run as the Norfolk and most recently contested as the FrontRunner Stakes, […]

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