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Carressa Takes To Turf For Determined Win In Monday’s Megahertz

In her first try on turf and first time in graded stakes competition, trainer John Shirreffs’ Carressa relaxed early and responded with an empathic stretch kick en route to a three quarter length score in Monday’s Grade III, $100,000 Megahertz Stakes at Santa Anita. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, the 4-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo got […]

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Vasilika Up Late For Emotional Megahertz Victory

Aided by some unexpected early pace pressure to the eventual runner-up, heavily favored Vasilika came rolling from off the pace to take Monday’s Grade III, $100,000 Megahertz Stakes by 1 ½ lengths under Flavien Prat. Trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, Vasilika, a miracle $40,000 claim 11 starts back, got a mile over a Santa Anita turf […]

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Vasilika Tops Seven-Horse Field In Megahertz On Santa Anita Holiday Program Monday

Jerry Hollendorfer’s Vasilika, Jeff Mullins’ Amandine and Neil Drysdale’s La Sardane head a field of seven older fillies and mares going a flat mile on turf in Monday’s Grade III, $100,000 Megahertz Stakes at Santa Anita. The Megahertz, which has been carded as the eighth on a 10-race card, will highlight a Martin Luther King, […]

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Santa Anita Single Ticket Pick 6 Jackpot Hit For $466,919

With five different tickets “live” and thus eligible to produce a life-changing score in Santa Anita’s Single Ticket Pick 6 Jackpot – including one that singled 5-2 post time favorite Red Shelby – it was Gone to Town, an 8-1 shot trained by Hector Palma and ridden by Alonso Quinonez, that sailed home in Monday’s nightcap at […]

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Insta Erma Could Go Favored In Monday’s Megahertz Stakes

According to trainer Richard Baltas, it’s his race to lose. And while his Insta Erma may go favored in Monday’s Grade III, $100,000 Megahertz Stakes for older fillies and mares at one mile over the Santa Anita turf, she’ll need to have her running shoes on to handle the likes of Laseen, Chocolate Coated, Madame Stripes and […]

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Prize Exhibit Flies Home For Megahertz Victory

DP Racing’s Prize Exhibit showed her class on Monday, laying off the early pace, weaving through traffic and flying home to win the G3 Megahertz by 1 1/2 lengths on the wire. The 5-year-old daughter of Showcasing, ridden by Mike Smith, covered a mile over Santa Anita’s “good” turf course in 1:35.56 for trainer James […]

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Santa Anita Cards Special 10-Race Monday Program

Santa Anita Park will offer fans and horsemen an expanded 10-race holiday program this Monday, Jan. 16, with an adjusted first post time of 12 noon. The post time adjustment is necessitated due to the availability of daylight, with sunset at 5:07 p.m. PST. The track, which picked up some added equine inventory as a […]

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Weekend Lineup: Oaklawn Opening Kicks Off Holiday Weekend

A particularly exciting event in the state of Arkansas every year, the well-attended meeting at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs is scheduled to begin on Friday. The race toward the Kentucky Derby continues as well, with Oaklawn’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes offering 10 points to the winner on the holiday Monday. Kicking things off on […]

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Keri Belle Upsets Stormy Lucy In Megahertz

Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Moss’ Keri Belle just nosed out Stormy Lucy for the 12-1 upset in Sunday’s Grade III Megahertz Stakes At Santa Anita. The $100,000 contest for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up was held at one mile over the firm turf course. The well-backed Glory broke the fastest out of the gate, […]

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