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Helping Horses: Cold Salt Water Spa Employed At Santa Anita Park

With equine medicine more readily embracing holistic treatments and procedures, Tyler Cerin, 31, son of veteran conditioner Vladimir Cerin, is treating dozens of horses per week at Santa Anita with a Jacuzzi-like machine called an Equine Spa, which employs ice-cold salt water. “It’s made in England and we use it as preventative maintenance and also […]

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Santa Anita: Main Track ‘Where It Should Be’ During Monday’s Light Training

Santa Anita Park’s one mile main track reopened for limited training Monday morning as horses jogged and galloped from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m., with three interruptions for regularly scheduled renovations. Additionally, Santa Anita’s six furlong inner training track was reopened for timed workouts, as 133 horses received official clockings for breezes at distances from […]

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Fahan Mura The One To Catch In Saturday’s Buena Vista

Two things are certain in Saturday’s one mile Buena Vista Stakes on Santa Anita’s turf: Vasilika will be favored and Fahan Mura will be the one to catch. A chestnut daughter of the Smart Strike sire English Channel, Fahan Mura has been in front from the opening of the gates for her last 10 races […]

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Fahan Mura Leads Gate-To-Wire In Robert J. Frankel

Back on a course she adores, Fahan Mura made every pole a winning one in taking Saturday’s Grade III, $150,000 Robert J. Frankel Stakes by three quarters of a length under Edwin Maldonado. A 4-year-year-old Pennsylvania-bred filly by English Channel, Fahan Mura is trained by Vladimir Cerin and got a mile and one eighth on […]

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Horse For Course? ‘Professional’ Fahan Mura Rates Strong Chance In Sunday’s Matriarch

The rains that doused the Jimmy Durante Turf Course Thursday and Friday have added questions and intrigue to the mix for Sunday’s Grade I $300,000 Matriarch Stakes. As if the closing-day, signature event of fall racing at Del Mar needed more of those things. There were already points to ponder regarding how the locally-based horses […]

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Fahan Mura Continues Love Affair With California Turf In Osunitas

Fahan Mura, a four-year-old filly who’s found a home competing over the grass in California, scored her fifth victory in as many starts Friday in the Golden State as she led from wire-to-wire to win the featured $82,125 Osunitas Stakes for older fillies and mares on Friday at Del Mar. Taking command shortly after the break and […]

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NYRA Customer Cashes $240,346 Ticket On Del Mar Pick 6

Jockey Kent Desormeaux teamed up with his brother/trainer Keith Desormeaux to capture the eighth and final race at Del Mar Friday aboard favored Baby Frankie and shower a $240,346 payoff on a lone ticket holder in the track’s Pick 6 bet. The winning ticket was sold for $3,168 by the New York Racing Association. Baby […]

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‘Asa’s Acing It’: Apprentice Espinoza On A Roll At Santa Anita

With a disarming smile and eager work ethic, 18-year-old apprentice Asa Espinoza is on the move, evidenced by the fact he’s won with his last four mounts, two on Thursday and another pair on Friday, culminating with trainer Peter Miller’s Palace Paynter ($7.40) in yesterday’s fourth race. “He won those four races for four different trainers,” said Brian […]

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Victor Espinoza’s Nephew Scores First Victory Friday At Santa Anita

Apprentice Asa Espinoza, 18, tastes victory for the very first time by winning Friday’s 7th race at Santa Anita aboard the Vladimir Cerin-trained South Texas Lingo.  Born in Arcadia and raised near Mexico City, Espinoza is the nephew of Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza. “I’m so happy,” said Asa, who connected with his seventh […]

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