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Q + A WITH JOCKEY DRAYDEN VAN DYKE

23-year-old jockey Drayden Van Dyke recently met with Santa Anita’s Zoe Cadman and Alexis Garske for observations from one of So-Cal’s brightest young stars, well on his way to becoming one of racing’s signature riders.   Much has been made of the mentors who have guided you, but what have you learned on your own? […]

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HIGHLY ACCOMPLISHED BOLT D’ORO FACES OFF WITH RISING SUPERSTAR JUSTIFY AT 1 1/8 MILES IN 81ST RUNNING OF GRADE I, $1 MILLION SANTA ANITA DERBY ON SATURDAY

  A TOTAL OF 170 KENTUCKY DERBY QUALIFYING POINTS AT STAKE, WITH 100 TO THE WINNER   ARCADIA, Calif. (April 4, 2018)–It’s game on in Saturday’s Grade I, $1 million Santa Anita Derby as multiple graded stakes winner Bolt d’Oro faces off with rising superstar Justify and five other sophomores at a mile and one […]

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LONGSHOT GOTHAM DESIRE FINDS ROOM LATE & WINS FRIDAY’S $56,000 SANTA ANITA ALLOWANCE BY A HALF LENGTH UNDER PEREIRA; TRAINED BY MOGER, SHE GETS 6 ½ FURLONGS DOWN HILLSIDE TURF IN 1:14.12

  ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2018)–A joint third while full of run a furlong out, Steve Moger’s Gotham Desire found room between horses and surged to a half length win under Tiago Pereira in Friday’s $56,000 allowance feature at Santa Anita.  Trained by Moger’s brother, Ed Moger, Jr., Gotham Desire, who was adding blinkers and […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 2017

  CONNER MAKES WINNING FIRST IMPRESSION AT SANTA ANITA THREE-VICTORY OPENING DAY LANDMARK FOR TRAINER RUIS INORDINATE IS READY FOR SUNDAY’S GRADE II JOHN HENRY   MEMORABLE FIRSTS FOR JOCKEY TYLER CONNER Several firsts went by the boards Friday when jockey Tyler Conner won the Grade III Eddie D. Stakes on Mr. Roary at odds […]

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