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DIMINUTIVE APPRENTICE LAURA WERNER REGISTERS FIRST-EVER SANTA ANITA WIN GOING A FLAT MILE ABOARD 26-1 LONGSHOT WHICH PAYS $55.80 TO WIN

  ARCADIA, Calif. (June 25, 2017)–Bright-eyed at 4′ 9″, she tacks a feathery 105 pounds.  And, at 21 years of age, apprentice Laura Werner, a native of Stratford-upon-Avon, England, registered her first-ever Santa Anita win on Sunday aboard 26-1 longshot Night’s Watch in Sunday’s eighth race, a starter allowance, optional claimer for 3-year-olds and up.  […]

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#4 STREET SURRENDER (Evin Roman)
$75,000 Southern Truce Stakes
Owner: West Point Thoroughbreds
Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Santa Anita Park
Arcadia CA.
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TOP APPRENTICE ROMAN WINS FOURTH ON THE DAY AS HE GOES GATE TO WIRE ABOARD STREET SURRENDER TO TAKE $75,000 SOUTHERN TRUCE STAKES BY 1 ¾ LENGTHS; TRAINED BY HOLLENDORFER, SHE GETS 1 1/16 MILES IN 1:43.43

  ARCADIA, Calif. (June 25, 2017)–There’s a new 19-year-old kid in town.  Top apprentice jockey Evin Roman was the story on Sunday at Santa Anita, as he notched his first career stakes win and fourth of the day aboard Jerry Hollendorfer’s Street Surrender in the $75,000 Southern Truce Stakes.  Sent from the gate, the 4-year-old […]

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Om and jockey Gary Stevens win the Grade II, $200,000 Twilight Derby, Saturday, October 24, 2015 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.
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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SUNDAY JUNE 25, 2017

  OM COULD COME BACK WITH A BANG ON JULY 4 ARROGATE CRUISES IN A BREEZE FOR BAFFERT LIVE RACING RESUMES AT SANTA ANITA ON FRIDAY   OM RETURNS FOR HENDRICKS IN AMERICAN STAKES             What could be more fitting than running the American Stakes on the Fourth of July? Not much, which is why […]

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STREAKING COLLECTED WINS GRADE III, $100,000 PRECISIONIST STAKES BY 14 LENGTHS UNDER GARCIA; TRAINED BY BAFFERT, HE WINS THIRD RACE IN A ROW AS HE GETS 1 1/16 MILES IN 1:41.52

    ARCADIA, Calif. (June 24, 2017)–Bob Baffert provided more irrefutable evidence on Saturday at Santa Anita that his stable is perhaps deeper and stronger than ever as his rapidly improving 4-year-old Collected took command a quarter mile from home en route to a scintillating 14-length romp in Santa Anita’s Grade III, $100,000 Precisionist Stakes.  […]

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Ross Fenstermaker

PRECISIONIST STAKES QUOTES – SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2017

JOCKEY QUOTES               MARTIN GARCIA, COLLECTED, WINNER: “He’s very special. He can be on the lead or off of it. He can be wherever you want him to be. I let him be where he wanted to be today. “You can see that I was pretty comfortable and he just kicked on. I knew […]

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BATTLE

HOLLENDORFER’S HEAVILY FAVORED BATTLE OF MIDWAY IS MUCH BEST AS HE TAKES GRADE III, $100,000 AFFIRMED STAKES BY 4 ¼ LENGTHS; RIDDEN BY PRAT, HE GETS 1 1/16 MILES IN 1:43.25

    ARCADIA, Calif. (June 24, 2017)–Idle since running third in the Kentucky Derby, Jerry Hollendorfer’s heavily favored Battle of Midway came back running on Saturday at Santa Anita, as he waltzed to a 4 ¼ length win in the Grade III, $100,000 Affirmed Stakes.  Ridden by Flavien Prat, he made every pole a winning […]

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AFFIRMED STAKES QUOTES – SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2017

JOCKEY QUOTES   FLAVIEN PRAT, BATTLE OF MIDWAY, WINNER: “It’s easier to win (when going in :24 quarters.) We didn’t go super fast the first part. I think it’s better to run at a target and a good pace but we were comfortable on the lead and he did a great job. “I had to […]

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SOUTHERN TRUCE ACT2 1.17.94.150

STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SATURDAY JUNE 24, 2017

                                                          FAIRYTALE FILLY SOUTHERN TRUCE REMEMBERED KOBE‘S BACK BACK TO DEFEND SAN CARLOS TITLE SINGLE TICKET PICK SIX JACKPOT REACHES $193,829   RAGS TO RICHES SOUTHERN TRUCE HONORED SUNDAY The tale of Southern Truce is one of many faded into the rich lore of racing, but to those associated with the horse for which Sunday’s […]

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