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Champion Unique Bella To Face Just Four Rivals In G2 Santa Maria

Unique Bella, America’s reigning Eclipse Champion Female Sprinter, towers over four rivals in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes for older fillies and mares at a mile and one sixteenth. A striking 4-year-old filly by Tapit, Unique Bella comes off one of the best races of her career, a gutty three quarter length win […]

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Champion Unique Bella Working ‘Really Well’ For Santa Maria Stakes

Eclipse Champion Female Sprinter of 2017 Unique Bella has been firing bullets for next Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes at 1 1/16 miles since winning the Grade I La Brea Stakes last Dec. 26, a victory that no doubt caught the eye of Eclipse Award voters, enabling the gray daughter of Tapit to clinch honors. “We […]

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Eclipse Award 2017: Selecciones De Paulick Report En Español

El venidero jueves 25 de Enero en Gulfstream Park se llevará a cabo la entrega del Eclipse Award, emblemático reconocimiento para lo más destacado del deporte equino en los Estados Unidos. Instituido en 1971, el galardón es una estatuilla de Eclipse (1764-1789), uno de los pilares de la cría del purasangre, invicto en 18 actuaciones […]

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Unique Bella ‘Learning How To Relax’ Ahead Of Santa Maria Stakes

Unique Bella, an Eclipse Award finalist for outstanding female sprinter of 2017, worked four furlongs on Santa Anita’s fast main track Saturday morning in 49.60, breezing, for an expected start in the Grade II, $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes at 1 1/16 miles on Feb. 10. “She worked great,” said Dan Ward, assistant to Jerry Hollendorfer, who had exercise […]

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Smith’s Two Grade 1 Wins Earn Him Another Jockey Of The Week Title

With two Grade 1 victories during Santa Anita’s opening week, Mike Smith earned Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for the week ending Monday, January 1, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents more than 950 riders in […]

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Reivindicada: Unique Bella Retoma La Ruta Ganadora Superando A Paradise Woods En El La Brea Stakes

A diferencia de la Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1), el entrenador Jerry Hollendorfer no tiene que dar excusas. Esta vez, su pupila Unique Bella logró una muy merecida victoria, superando a Paradise Woods en el La Brea Stakes (G1, $300,000), prueba de 1400 metros para yeguas de tres años en el marco del […]

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Unique Bella Out-Finishes Paradise Woods In La Brea

Don Alberto Stable’s Unique Bella earned her first Grade 1 victory in Tuesday’s La Brea Stakes at Santa Anita, out-finishing the talented Paradise Woods in deep stretch to win by three-quarters of a length. Ridden by Mike Smith for Jerry Hollendorfer, the 3-year-old daughter of Tapit completed seven furlongs on the fast main track in […]

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Weekend Lineup Presented By DRF Bets: Big Opening Day At Santa Anita

With the upcoming holiday, Thoroughbred racing is understandably light this weekend. On Tuesday, however, a stellar stakes card at Santa Anita Park will kick off the winter meet with a bang in Southern California. Saturday’s highlight is the return of X Y Jet in the G3 Mr. Prospector at Gulfstream. Second in the Group 1 […]

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Paradise Woods, Unique Bella Head Strong Field Of 8 Fillies In Santa Anita’s La Brea

Regarded as nothing short of a sensation this past spring, trainer Richard Mandella’s Paradise Woods, along with trainer Jerry Hollendorfer’s brilliant Unique Bella, headline an exceptional field of eight sophomore fillies going seven furlongs in Santa Anita Park’s opening day Grade I, $300,000 La Brea Stakes this Tuesday in Arcadia, Calif. In addition to the […]

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Unique Bella Regresa En Busca De Reivindicación El Primer Día Del Meeting De Santa Anita

Jerry Hollendorfer no es amigo de buscar excusas. Sin embargo, el veterano entrenador tiene una para justificar la decepcionante actuación de Unique Bella en la Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint (G1). “Siento que iba demasiado rápido al principio,” dijo en relación a los parciales de 21.80 y 44.20 para los dos primeros cuartos de […]

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