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Baffert Ties For Los Alamitos Training Title; Figueroa, Baze Lead Jockey Standings

A second consecutive sweep of the Grade I Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity and Starlet by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert highlighted the Winter Thoroughbred meet, which concluded Sunday. Complete business figures for the eight-day season won’t be available for several days. Field size rose over the Summer Thoroughbred Festival in July and the Los […]

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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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Weekend Lineup: Juvenile Spotlight On Los Al

A pair of Grade 1 races for juveniles are the highlight of North American racing this weekend, featuring Los Alamitos Racecourse in Southern California. The Futurity is led by a pair of Bob Baffert trainees in Improbable and Mucho Gusto, while the Starlet also features two from his stable in Chasing Yesterday and Mother Mother. […]

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Futurity, Starlet Headline Eight-Day Meet At Los Alamitos

A pair of Grade I races for 2-year-olds highlight the 2018 Winter meet at Los Alamitos. The eight-day season will begin Thursday, Dec. 6 and continue through Sunday, Dec. 16. Racing will be conducted on a Thursday-Sunday basis. Post time will be 1 p.m. on weekdays and 12:30 p.m. on weekends. The $300,000 Starlet for […]

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Undefeated Dream Tree Drills Six Furlongs Ahead Of Santa Ysabel

Undefeated Dream Tree, poised to meet Midnight Bisou in next Saturday’s Grade III Santa Ysabel Stakes at Santa Anita Park, a race that might be worth the price of admission, worked six furlongs for Bob Baffert Sunday morning in 1:14.20 with regular rider Drayden Van Dyke aboard. “She went nice,” said Baffert, who also witnessed works by stakes winners […]

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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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Baffert Has Strong Hand In Starlet, Futurity At Los Alamitos

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has a chance to make history Saturday in the $300,000 Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity and $300,000 Starlet at the Southern California track. In the history of the two Grade I races for 2-year-olds – which have been run since 1981 at either Hollywood Park or Los Alamitos – no […]

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Los Alamitos’ Winter Meet Highlighted By Grade 1 Juvenile Stakes

Four stakes for 2-year-olds – including a pair of Grade I races – highlight the upcoming Winter Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos. The 12-day season will begin Thursday, Nov. 30 and continue through Sunday, Dec. 17. The $300,000-guaranteed Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity and the $300,000-guaranteed Starlet – for fillies – will be renewed on Saturday, […]

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Santa Ysabel: Is Anyone ‘Abel’ To Beat Unique Bella?

On paper, it appears every horse is running for second against 1-5 morning line favorite Unique Bella in Saturday’s Santa Ysabel Stakes for three-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles. But they still have to run the race, which is why Joe Talamo, who has ridden Abel Tasman in each of her four career starts, winning […]

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Abel Tasman Upsets Baffert’s American Gal In Starlet

Off at odds of 12-1, Clearsky Farms’ homebred Abel Tasman provided an upset to the heavily favored Bob Baffert-trained American Gal in Saturday’s G1 Starlet, rushing down the center of the track to win by a length. Under the guidance of jockey Joe Talamo, the juvenile daughter of Quality Road covered 1 1/16 miles over […]

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