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Storm The Court ‘Got A Lot Out Of’ San Vicente, Could Target San Felipe

Peter Eurton is satisfied with Eclipse champion Storm the Court’s three-year-old debut despite it being a fourth in the San Vicente Stakes last Sunday. “He got a lot out of that,” the trainer said. “I like how he came out of it, too. We’ll see how he goes and ponder our next race, but it […]

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Nadal Serves Up A Victory In San Vicente, Will Target Derby Prep

George Bolton, Arthur Hoyeau, Barry Lipman and Mark Mathiesen’s Nadal scored a hard-fought victory over Ginobili in Sunday’s Grade 2 San Vicente Stakes, delivering on his 1-5 post time odds with a front-running win. The 3-year-old son of Blame, ridden by Joel Rosario for trainer Bob Baffert, ran seven furlongs over Santa Anita’s fast main […]

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‘First Things First’: One Step At A Time For Juvenile Champ Storm The Court

Storm the Court makes his three-year-old debut Sunday in the San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita, a race Peter Eurton hopes will lead to the Kentucky Derby on May 2. If so, it would mark only the second starter in the Run for the Roses in the trainer’s successful career of just over three decades. […]

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Champion Storm The Court, Nadal Face Off In San Vicente At Santa Anita

Reigning juvenile champion Storm the Court heads a field of six sophomore Derby hopefuls going seven furlongs Sunday as he makes his 3-year-old debut in the Grade 2, $200,000 San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita in Arcadia, Calif. An upset winner of the G1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile at 1 1/16 miles Nov. 1, Storm the […]

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Eurton’s Newly Crowned 2-Year-Old Champion Sets Sights On Sophomore Debut

A longshot no more, trainer Peter Eurton’s Santa Anita-based Storm the Court was an overwhelming 147-51 selection as the nation’s Eclipse Award champion outstanding 2-year-old male, as announced Thursday night at the 49th annual Eclipse Awards gala held at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. By Court Vision, out of the Tejano Run mare My […]

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Sparky Ville Upsets Baffert Pair In San Vicente At Santa Anita

Coming from just off the pace under Joel Rosario, Del Secco DCS Racing’s Sparky Ville posted a 7-1 upset in Sunday’s Grade 2 San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita, edging 2-1 second choice Dessman by a nose. Coliseum, the 3-5 favorite who like Dessman is trained by Bob Baffert, finished 6 1/2 lengths back in […]

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Derby Prospect Coliseum: Baffert Using San Vicente ‘To Teach Him To Settle’

Bob Baffert expects the real Coliseum to show up tomorrow in the Grade II San Vicente Stakes for three-year-olds at seven furlongs after disappointing as the 3-10 choice in the Grade III Sham Stakes at one mile on Jan. 5, finishing sixth by 4 ¼ lengths. Such is life on the Triple Crown trail in […]

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TCI: Spotlight On Sam F. Davis, San Vicente Stakes

The TCI guys recap last weekend’s major prep action and opine on the impact those races will have on this year’s Derby Trail. Were there any big movers on the TCI Top 10? They also preview Saturday’s loaded Sam F. Davis (G3) at Tampa, and an ever-intriguing San Vicente (G2) at Santa Anita.

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Impressive Maiden Winner Ax Man Faces Five Challengers In G2 San Vicente

A promising pair of homebreds, Hal and Patti Earnhardt’s Ax Man and Kaleem Shah’s All Out Blitz head a field of six sophomores going seven furlongs in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita. To be run for the 78th time, the San Vicente serves as a traditional prep to the Grade […]

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