Mathis Brothers Mile

Santa Anita’s Strong Start Includes All-Time Wagering Mark For Opening Day

Santa Anita Park’s 2018-19 Winter Meeting got off to a record-breaking start on Wednesday, as the Arcadia, Calif., track posted all-sources pari-mutuel handle of $20,491,016, a 19 percent increase over a year ago and an all-time opening day record. Wednesday’s opening day crowd of 41,373 contributed to an on-track handle of $3,463,535, a five percent […]

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Favored River Boyne Edges Desert Stone In Mathis Brothers Mile

With jockey Flavien Prat getting his second graded stakes win of the day, Red Baron’s Barn and Rancho Temescal’s River Boyne just held off a hard-charging and unlucky Desert Stone by a head to win Wednesday’s Grade 2 Mathis Brothers Mile Stakes on the turf for 3-year-olds on Santa Anita’s opening day program in Arcadia, […]

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Santa Anita Kicks Off Winter Meet With Grade 1 Duo Of Malibu, La Brea

Santa Anita unwraps its 82nd winter meet on Wednesday with the Arcadia, Calif., racetrack’s traditional day-after-Christmas opening card featuring 10 races, including four graded stakes, two of them – the Malibu and La Brea – Grade 1. Special first post time is 11:30 a.m. PT. This year’s opening-day program offers a vast betting menu with […]

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River Boyne Tops Field Of 11 Sophomores In Mathis Brothers Mile

Trainer Jeff Mullins’ classy Irish-bred River Boyne looms a standout versus 10 fellow sophomores in Wednesday’s Grade II, $200,000 Mathis Brothers Mile (turf) at Santa Anita. Most recently second, beaten a half length by French-bred star Raging Bull in the Grade I Hollywood Derby at a mile and one eighth on turf Dec. 1 at […]

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Bowies Hero Up In Time To Win Mathis Brothers Mile

Kroy had what looked to be an insurmountable lead at the three-sixteenths pole, but Agave Racing Stable’s Bowies Hero came with a strong late run under Kent Desormeaux to win Tuesday’s Grade 2 Mathis Brothers Mile by a half-length at the wire. The 3-year-old son of Artie Schiller, earning a fifth lifetime victory at the […]

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Big Score Likely Favorite In Wide-Open Mathis Brothers Mile On Santa Anita Turf

In what appears to be a completely wide-open race, Big Score, Bowies Hero, Colonist and Harbour Master all rate solid chances among a field of eight sophomores in Tuesday’s Grade II, $200,000 Mathis Brothers Mile on turf at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. One of four graded stakes on Santa Anita’s nine-race opening day […]

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Returning From Injury, Prat Wins Two Stakes To Be Voted Jockey Of The Week

Flavien Prat returned to the saddle at Santa Anita on Monday to win two graded stakes and be named the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for December 19 – 26, 2016. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents […]

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Conquest Enforcer Wins Mathis Brothers Mile For New Connections

Conquest Enforcer, bought for $785,000 from the Conquest Stables dispersal at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale last month, gave his new connections a quick return on their investment when the 3-year-old Into Mischief colt went wire to wire to win Monday’s Grade 2 Mathis Brothers Mile on Santa Anita Park’s opening day program. Ridden […]

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Weekend Lineup: Happy Holidays

Happy holidays to you and yours from everyone at the Paulick Report! There will be no graded stakes action over the holiday weekend until Monday, Dec. 26, which features four stakes at Santa Anita Park. Keep in mind that Laurel Park has organized a special nine-race holiday card on Dec. 24, making it the only […]

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Stevens’ Graded Stakes Double Nets Jockey Of The Week Title

Hall-of-Fame rider Gary Stevens’ stakes winning double on Santa Anita’s opening day card led to him being named the Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for December 21st – December 27th. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more […]

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