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G1 Juvenile Double Nets Van Dyke Jockey Of The Week Title

With wins in the Los Alamitos Cash Call Futurity and the Starlet Stakes, Drayden Van Dyke was voted Jockeys’ Guild Foundation Detox Jockey of the Week for December 3 – 9, 2018. 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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Chasing Yesterday Earns Hard-Fought G1 Win In Starlet

Jane Lyon’s Chasing Yesterday, the half-sister to Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, scored her first Grade 1 victory in Saturday’s Starlet Stakes at Los Alamitos. The juvenile daughter of Tapit had to work hard to hit the wire first; after being forced four-wide on both turns, she ran down both Enaya Alrabb and her stablemate […]

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Baffert Seeks Second Los Al Futurity/Starlet Double; Will Saddle Two Runners In Each Grade 1

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, who became the first trainer to win the Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity and the Starlet in the same year in 2017, will try to duplicate the feat Saturday. Baffert, who won the Futurity with McKinzie – after the disqualification of stablemate Solomini – and the Starlet with Dream Tree […]

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Stakes Winner Improbable Works Seven Furlongs Toward Los Alamitos’ Futurity

Trainer Bob Baffert expects to saddle a pair of 2-year-olds in next weekend’s Grade 1 CashCall Futurity at Los Alamitos, each undefeated in two career starts. Mucho Gusto (Mucho Macho Man) won the G3 Bob Hope on Nov. 17, and Improbable’s most recent workout came on Tuesday at Santa Anita. The son of City Zip […]

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Dream Tree Stays Undefeated With Facile Las Virgenes Win

Heavily favored Dream Tree ran her unbeaten skein to four as she demolished five rival sophomore fillies in Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 Las Virgenes Stakes, winning by 3 ¾ lengths under Drayden Van Dyke.  Conditioned by Bob Baffert, the 3-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo got a flat mile over Santa Anita’s main track in 1:39.45. […]

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Tom Ludt Joins Phoenix Thoroughbreds As Director Of U.S. Operations

Tom Ludt has joined the team at Phoenix Thoroughbreds, which emerged this year as a major player at international bloodstock auctions and won its initial American Grade 1 race last Saturday when Dream Tree captured the G1 Starlet Stakes at Los Alamitos for trainer Bob Baffert. Ludt is based in the U.S. and will lead […]

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Dream Tree Cruises To Easy Starlet Victory

Phoenix Thoroughbreds III’ Dream Tree laid second behind a slow pace, then ran away from her rivals in the lane to score by about 3 1/2 lengths in Saturday’s G1 Starlet Stakes at Los Alamitos. The juvenile daughter of Uncle Mo gave trainer Bob Baffert a Grade 1 double on the afternoon when she outfinished […]

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Weekend Lineup Presented By DRFBets: Clasico Del Caribe, CashCall Futurity

This weekend’s graded stakes action begins with Los Alamitos’ CashCall Futurity headlines the track’s Saturday card with a pair of Bob Baffert trainees heavily favored on the morning line. McKinzie is the slight top choice over his stablemate Solomini; the latter was most recently second in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. The Starlet features juvenile fillies […]

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Racing Returns To Los Alamitos Thursday For Winter Season

The third and final Thoroughbred meet of 2017 at Los Alamitos will begin Thursday, Nov. 30. The 12-day Winter season follows the 12-day Los Angeles County Fair at Los Alamitos meet in September and the eight-day Summer Thoroughbred Festival in July. Racing will be conducted on a Thursday–Sunday basis through Sunday, Dec. 17. Post time will be 1 p.m on weekdays […]

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Grade 1 Futurity, Starlet Headline Upcoming Los Alamitos Winter Meet

A pair of Grade I races for 2-year-olds and the return of the Grade II, $200,000 Bayakoa Stakes highlight the 2017 Winter meet at Los Alamitos. The 12-day season will begin Thursday, Nov. 30 and continue through Sunday, Dec. 17. Racing will be conducted on a Thursday-Sunday basis. Post time will be 1 p.m. on […]

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