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  • Eda Cruises To Easy Victory In Anoakia Stakes At Santa Anita October 25, 2021
    The prohibitive 1-5 favorite, Bob Baffert's Eda stalked early leader Shes Bout a Mover to the far turn and opened up turning for home en route to a facile 2 ¼ length win in Sunday's $75,000 Anoakia Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Ridden for the first time by Flavien […]
    Mike Willman/Santa Anita
  • Sam Spear, Bay Area Media Legend, Passes Away October 24, 2021
    Golden Gate Fields is saddened to learn of the passing of Bay Area media legend Sam Spear at age 72 following a lengthy illness. Spear, born Nov. 3, 1948 in Oakland, Calif., and raised in Alameda, was a lifelong horse racing fan who passed away Saturday at 1 a.m. After graduating from St. Joseph's Alameda […]
    Mike Willman
  • TVG’s Weaver Wins Inaugural Folds Of Honor Poker Tournament At Santa Anita October 24, 2021
    Santa Anita Park's inaugural “Folds of Honor” Charity Poker Tournament, held Saturday night following the races in the Arcadia, Calif., track's Player's Lounge, located above Clockers' Corner, was deemed a rousing success as more than $50,000 was raised to help provide scholarships to spouses and children of disabled or fallen American military veterans. A large […]
    Mike Willman/Santa Anita
  • Shamrocket Earns First Stakes Victory In Point Of Entry October 24, 2021
    Donegal Racing's graded stakes placed Shamrocket secured his first career stakes win in Sunday's third running of the $100,000 Point of Entry, a 12-furlong Widener turf test for 3-years-old and up, at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Trained by Hall of Famer Todd Pletcher, the 4-year-old Tonalist bay was making his 20th career start, having […]
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  • Hello Beautiful “Awesome” After Historic Win In Maryland Million Distaff October 24, 2021
    Madaket Stables, Albert Frassetto, Mark Parkinson, K-Mac Stables, and Magic City Stables' Hello Beautiful was doing “awesome” on Sunday following her history-making victory in the $100,000 Maryland Million Distaff at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md. The 4-year-old filly dispatched her six rivals by 3 ½ lengths to become just the seventh horse to win three […]
    Press Release
  • Prendimi Gets Well-Earned Break After Maryland Million Classic Win October 24, 2021
    G. J. Stable's Prendimi emerged from his upset victory in the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md., in good order and will be headed south next month to begin his annual winter vacation. Trainer Luis Carvajal Jr. said the New Jersey-bred 6-year-old Dance With Ravens gelding returned to their base at […]
    Press Release
  • Pulsate Seeks Second Stakes Win In Friday’s Oyster Bay October 24, 2021
    Marc Keller's Pulsate will stretch out in distance while taking on a loaded field for Friday's inaugural $100,000 Oyster Bay for 3-year-olds and upward going seven furlongs over the Widener turf at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. Trained by Bobby Ribaudo, the 5-year-old Speightstown chestnut arrives of a runner-up effort in the Grade 3 Belmont […]
    Ryan Martin/NYRA
  • Summer In Saratoga Shines In Dowager At Keeneland October 24, 2021
    After finishing seventh in the Kentucky Downs Ladies Turf Stakes over the Franklin, Ky., track's undulating course, Summer in Saratoga found much friendlier ground at Keeneland Race Course, taking the Grade 3 Dowager Stakes by a half-length. Over a good turf course at the Lexington, Ky., track, the 5-year-old mare did not let a delayed […]
    Jennifer Kelly
  • Biancone Confirms Diamond Wow Will Target BC Juvenile Fillies Turf October 24, 2021
    Diamond Wow, second in the Oct. 13 Grade 2 Jessamine at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington, Ky., is being pointed towards a start in the Nov. 5 Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif., confirmed trainer Patrick Biancone Sunday at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. […]
    Press Release
  • D’Amato Looking For Another Good Effort From Cathkin Peak In Twilight Derby October 24, 2021
    Phil D'Amato expects another solid performance from Cathkin Peak in next Sunday's closing-day feature, the Grade 2 Twilight Derby for three-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles on turf at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. Another in the trainer's imported “Irish Army,” Cathkin Peak is a gelded son of Alhebayeb that was an eventful fourth last […]
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