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New Retiree, Millionaire Soi Phet Arrives At Old Friends

Old Friends today welcomed new retiree Soi Phet, the 11-year-old son of Tizbud who was pensioned following his 64th and final start on June 29 at Los Alamitos. The dark bay gelding arrived at Lexington Bluegrass Airport this afternoon via H E Tex Sutton Forwarding Co., and was vanned to Old Friends’s Georgetown, KY., farm […]

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11-Year-Old Soi Phet Making Farewell Appearance In Los Alamitos Opening Day Stakes

The first Thoroughbred meet of 2019 at Los Alamitos in Cypress, Calif., will begin Saturday, June 29. The 10-day Summer Thoroughbred Festival will continue through Sunday, July 14 with racing conducted – the final two weeks – on a Thursday-Sunday basis. There will be holiday racing Thursday, July 4, with a Los Alamitos cap giveaway […]

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11-Year-Old Soi Phet Seeks Swan Song Victory In Saturday’s Bertrando

Defending champion Soi Phet is among 14 nominees to the $100,000-guaranteed Bertrando Stakes, a one-mile race for 3-year-olds & up bred or sired in California. The sixth renewal of the Bertrando will be run Saturday, June 29, opening day of the Summer Thoroughbred Festival at Los Alamitos. An 11-year-old son of Tizbud owned by Benowitz […]

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11-Year-Old Soi Phet Defends Title In Crystal Water Stakes

Soi Phet returns in the Crystal Water Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita, almost a year after posting a 47-1 upset in the race when he won by a nose under Alonso Quinonez, who is back aboard. Now 11, the California-bred Tizbud gelding trained by Leonard Powell has not raced since last Sept. 8, when […]

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10-Year-Old Soi Phet Bids For Repeat In E.B. Johnston At Los Alamitos

Two-time defending champion Soi Phet will seek his sixth stakes victory at Los Alamitos in the $75,000 E.B. Johnston Saturday. The one-mile Johnston, which is for 3-year-olds & up bred or sired in California, is part of a stakes doubleheader on the third day of the Los Angeles County Fair meet. Seven 3-year-old fillies will […]

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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Powell Looks For ‘The Essence Of Every Horse’

Trainer Leonard Powell isn’t afraid to be a bit different from his colleagues on the Southern California circuit. While others dream of roses and meet titles, 41-year-old Powell has a similar sense of achievement after a solid allowance win as he does in a stakes race. “A lot of people say, ‘I want to win […]

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‘Such A Big Heart’: 10-Year-Old Soi Phet Tops Million-Dollar Mark With Bertrando Victory

Soi Phet, the 7-2 fourth choice in a field of eight, defeated 2-1 favorite B Squared by a nose to win the $101,035 Bertrando Stakes Wednesday at Los Alamitos. The victory was the second in the Bertrando – he gained his first in the inaugural running in 2014 – for the ageless gelding and his […]

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10-Year-Old Soi Phet Tops Wednesday’s Bertrando

Fresh off a 47-1 upset in the Crystal Water Stakes in his third start as a 10-year-old, Soi Phet will seek a fifth stakes victory at Los Alamitos in the $100,000 Bertrando, the main event on a special holiday program Wednesday, July 4. A one-mile event for 3-year-olds & up bred or sired in California, the […]

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Los Alamitos’ Summer Thoroughbred Festival Kicks Off Thursday

The first thoroughbred meet of 2018 at Los Alamitos will begin Thursday, June 28. The 12-day Summer Thoroughbred Festival will continue through Sunday, July 15 with racing – with one exception – conducted on a Thursday–Sunday basis. There will be holiday racing Wednesday, July 4 prior to a dark day Thursday, July 5. Racing will resume Friday, July 6. Post time will be 1 p.m. The three-week […]

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Soi Phet Still Going Strong At 10, Upsets Crystal Water Stakes At 47-1

In a race in which the top five finishers were separated by roughly a half length, it was trainer Leonard Powell’s veteran warhorse, Soi Phet, who carried the day, as he took Sunday’s $100,000 Crystal Water Stakes at Santa Anita by a head.  Ridden by Alonso Quinonez, the 10-year-old gelding, who was making his 58th […]

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