SKYE BENOIT

FAVORED SKYE DIAMONDS SHINES BRIGHTLY IN WINNING $100,000 DREAM OF SUMMER STAKES BY 1 ¼ LENGTHS UNDER PEREIRA; TRAINED BY SPAWR, SHE GETS FLAT MILE IN 1:37.34

  RACE IS PART OF LUCRATIVE GOLDEN STATE SERIES FOR CALIFORNIA-BRED OR SIRED HORSES   ARCADIA, Calif. (March 26, 2017)–Patiently handled by Tiago Pereira, streaking Skye Diamonds, claimed for $40,000 this past August, ran down Roo’s Valentine to take Sunday’s $100,000 Dream of Summer Stakes by 1 ¼ lengths at Santa Anita.  Trained by Bill […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SUNDAY MARCH 26, 2017

  LARGE FIELD LOOMS FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY DORTMUND RETURNS TO DIRT IN SANTANA MILE LONGSHOT OR CHALK, PEREIRA ‘NOSE’ BEST TWO LUCRATIVE PICK SIX CARRYOVERS TODAY     TEAM O’NEILL SET FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY             Headed by a quartet from the Doug O’Neill barn, as many as 13 three-year-olds are candidates for the […]

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Itsinthepost and jockey Tyler Baze are guided into the winner's circle after their victory in the Grade II, $200,000 San Luis Rey Stakes, Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.
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BAZE APPLIES EARLY PRESSURE AND FRENCH-BRED ITSINTHEPOST TAKES MARATHON GRADE II, $200,000 SAN LUIS REY STAKES BY ONE LENGTH; TRAINED BY MULLINS, HE GETS 1 ½ MILES ON TURF IN 2:25.43

  ARCADIA, Calif. (March 25, 2017)–With Tyler Baze applying pressure early and often, favored Ashleyluvssugar was never allowed to get into his front-running comfort zone, resulting in a one length win for French-bred Itsinthepost in Saturday’s marathon San Luis Rey Stakes at Santa Anita.  Trained by Jeff Mullins, Itsinthepost, in his first stakes victory, covered […]

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pick6carryover

PICK SIX CARRYOVER OF $126,168 INTO SUNDAY AT SANTA ANITA; TOTAL PICK SIX POOL OF $750,000 PROJECTED AS SINGLE TICKET PICK SIX JACKPOT CARRYOVER REACHES $413,075

    ARCADIA, Calif. (March 25, 2017)–There were no winning tickets in the Pick Six on Saturday at Santa Anita, resulting in a carryover into Sunday of $126,168.  With a nine-race card on tap, track officials project Sunday’s total Pick Six pool will reach $750,000. Additionally, Santa Anita’s Single Ticket Pick Six Jackpot carryover has […]

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itsinthepost

SAN LUIS REY STAKES QUOTES – SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017

JOCKEY QUOTES   TYLER BAZE, ITSINTHEPOST, WINNER:  “I had four different people tell me this horse couldn’t go a mile and a half.  I’ve that horse (Ashleyluvssugar) run so many times and I know he gets a big heart when he’s able to open up by two or three early, so I wanted to be […]

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big john b

STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SATURDAY MARCH 25, 2017

  BIG JOHN B TO DEFEND TOKYO CITY TITLE ELLIOTT TO RECEIVE WOOLF AWARD SUNDAY STEVENS IS BACK AND CALIFORNIA HAS HIM   CONSUMMATE PRO BIG JOHN B BACK FOR TOKYO CITY CUP Big John B, a marathon runner of the first order, returns next Sunday to defend his title in the Grade III, $100,000 […]

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law abidin citizen

LAW ABIDIN CITIZEN TAKES TO TURF & WINS $56,000 SANTA ANITA ALLOWANCE FEATURE BY A HEAD UNDER THERIOT; TRAINED BY GLATT, HE GETS 6 ½ FURLONGS DOWN HILLSIDE IN 1:12.72

  ARCADIA, Calif. (March 24, 2017)–In his first dance on grass, trainer Mark Glatt’s Law Abidin Citizen relaxed well and responded with a game head victory over favored Rockin Rudy in Friday’s $56,000 allowance feature at Santa Anita.  Ridden by Jamie Theriot, Law Abidin Citizen negotiated 6 ½ furlongs down the hillside turf course in […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – FRIDAY MARCH 24, 2017

  O’NEILL WORKS ILIAD FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY FLAMBOYANT SET FOR MARATHON SAN LUIS REY FAMILIARITY BREEDS VICTORY IN DUBAI: ESPINOZA WAGERING FRIDAY ON THE DUBAI WORLD CUP TOP NOTCH SHOULD FANCY A MILE ON SUNDAY DRAYDEN VAN DYKE DUE TO RETURN IN MID-MAY     ILIAD BREEZES FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY San Vicente Stakes […]

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September Stars

IRISH-BRED SEPTEMBER STARS IMPRESSIVE IN U.S. DEBUT AS SHE TAKES $56,000 SANTA ANITA ALLOWANCE BY ONE LENGTH UNDER STEVENS; TRAINED BY GALLAGHER, SHE GETS 1 1/8 MILES ON TURF IN 1:48.16

  ARCADIA, Calif. (March 23, 2017)–A bit rank early, Irish-bred September Stars leveled off when it counted under Gary Stevens, as she took Thursday’s $56,000 Santa Anita allowance feature by a measured length while getting a mile and one eighth on turf in 1:48.16.  Idle since well beaten in England on Sept. 23, September Stars […]

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