By Casey Laughter Since it’s inception in 2002, some talented juveniles have used the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (GII) at Delta Downs in Louisiana as a springboard to successful careers as older horses. The 1 1/16-mile race is a bit off the beaten path in terms of the traditional Kentucky Derby (GI) trail […]
It’s a perfect day for racing at Santa Anita. The question on everybody’s mind is whether Songbird holds on to her perfect record. Check out the latest odds from US Racing. 2016 Breeders’ Cup Distaff Odds Songbird Mike Smith 6/5 Land Over Sea Mario Gutierrez 30/1 Curalina John Velazquez 12/1 Corona Del Inca P. […]
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By Margaret Ransom Photos by Jim Safford It was a busy morning at Santa Anita Tuesday for all the early arrivals and horses based at the California oval on Tuesday, October 25. Some of the more notable workers include Classic-bound Arrogate, Juvenile Fillies-bound Noted and Quoted and Mile-bound Dortmund. Some pictures from the morning:
By Margaret Ransom Hronis Racing’s champion Stellar Wind, getting ready for her highly antipated matchup with fellow champions Songbird and Beholder in the November 4 Breeders’ Cup Distaff (GI), worked five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 under exercise rider Jose Contreras at Santa Anita on Friday in company with stablemate and grade 1 winner Hard Aces, […]
by Ed Golden, Santa Anita Park Beholder and Songbird, two-thirds of the Fearsome Threesome scheduled to square off in the $2 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff for fillies and mares, three and up at 1 1/8 miles on Nov. 4, worked about an hour apart on a picturesque Thursday morning at Santa Anita, undefeated champion […]
by Margaret Ransom It was an active couple of days for Breeders’ Cup probable at Santa Anita over the past couple of days and Hall of Famer Bob Baffert was likely busiest as he readied several of his top runners for Racing’s Championship Day with works over the California track’s main oval. On Tuesday, Juddmonte […]