san carlos stakes

Big ‘Cap Day ‘An Emotional Roller Coaster’ For Sadler, Hronis; Gift Box’s Injury Appears Minor

Trainer John Sadler weathered the unexpected storm unleashed by Gift Box in relatively good order, looking at the glass as half full on Sunday morning. Gift Box, the morning-line favorite for the Santa Anita Handicap, was scratched on Saturday morning due to pressure in an ankle. Later on Saturday afternoon, the Sadler-trained longshot Combatant gave […]

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Flagstaff Runs To His Billing In San Carlos

With an avalanche of late money coming his way, the John Sadler-conditioned Flagstaff ran accordingly, as he stalked the early pace and rallied four-deep turning for home en route to a 1 ¼ length victory in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Flagstaff got seven furlongs in […]

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‘All About Confidence’: Espinoza Celebrates First Win Since Returning From Injury

To hear Victor Espinoza tell it, “I was out of work for seven months. Now I’m back working again.” With every bit of humor there’s a touch of truth, but when the 46-year-old Hall of Fame member and Triple Crown winner rolled to a three-length victory on 15-1 outsider St. Joe Bay in Saturday’s Grade […]

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Comebacking Victor Espinoza, Longshot St. Joe Bay Team Up For San Carlos Win

While John Sadler came out on the wrong end of one of the most excruciating photos of his training career a race earlier, he endured no such trepidation in the Grade II, $200,000 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday, as Hronis Racing’s longshot St. Joe Bay led gate to wire to win by […]

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San Carlos, Appearance By Justify Highlight Saturday’s Santa Anita Card

Bob Baffert’s American Anthem and Phil D’Amato’s Touching Rainbows, a pair of horses in top form, head a field of eight 3-year-olds and up going seven furlongs in Saturday’s Grade 2, $250,000 San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita. There is a special early first post time of 12 noon PDT on Saturday in order to […]

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Danzing Candy Fractures Ankle During Friday Gallop, Retired

Danzing Candy, the 8-5 morning line favorite for Saturday’s Grade II $200,000 Pat O’Brien Stakes at Del Mar, suffered a career-ending fracture to an ankle Friday morning during a routine gallop on the eve of the race. “Just took a bad step,” owner Ted Aroney, said by telephone from his Rancho Santa Fe residence. “The timing is bad … […]

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Danzing Candy Llega A Salvo A La Meta En El San Carlos Stakes

Aunque no ganó como se supone que debe ganar un caballo de 1/5, Danzing Candy fue sin duda el mejor en el San Carlos S. (G2, $250,000) disputado el sábado 1 de Julio en Santa Anita Park. Conducido por Mike Smith, el pupilo de Bob Baffert tuvo que demostrar su guapeza para neutralizar el prolongado […]

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Danzing Candy Holds Off Challengers For San Carlos Victory

Although tag-teamed early and late, favored Danzing Candy withstood all challenges under Mike Smith to gamely prevail in Saturday’s Grade II, $250,000 San Carlos Stakes, winning by a neck while getting seven furlongs in 1:21.17. Trained by Bob Baffert, Danzing Candy shortened up out of a mile and a sixteenth win in Texas to win his third consecutive […]

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De Vuelta En California, Danzing Candy Es La Velocidad En El San Carlos Stakes

Danzing Candy atraviesa su mejor momento, cosa que quedó demostrada con su convincente victoria del pasado 28 de Mayo en el Lone Star Handicap (G3), donde alcanzó 107 de Beyer, su registro más alto a la fecha. Con un mes de descanso, el nieto del argentino Candy Ride regresa a su base en Santa Anita […]

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