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SMITH GUIDES COMEBACKING BENDABLE TO 1 ½ LENGTH WIN IN GRADE III, $100,000 DESERT STORMER; TRAINED BY MANDELLA, CLAIBORNE HOMEBRED GETS SIX FURLONGS IN 1:09.04

  ARCADIA, Calif. (June 18, 2017)–Under the patient handling of Mike Smith, Claiborne Farm’s homebred Bendable overcame an eight-month layoff to take Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000 Desert Stormer by 1 ½ lengths.  Trained by Richard Mandella, she got six furlongs in 1:09.04. With Northwestern invader Invested Prospect and favored Pretty N Cool winging up front, […]

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DESERT STORMER STAKES QUOTES – SUNDAY, JUNE 18, 2017

JOCKEY QUOTES               MIKE SMITH, BENDABLE, WINNER: “She’s matured a whole lot. She was so much more mature today and more relaxed. She was aggressive leaving the gate but turned right off. She waited for me to call on her and when I did, man she really jumped into the bridle. “She’s been training […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SUNDAY JUNE18, 2017

  HORSE OF THE WORLD ARROGATE BREEZES AT SANTA ANITA FRENCH NO FOREIGNER WHEN IT COMES TO WINNING RACES APPRENTICE ROMAN DOESN’T ‘BUG’ BAFFERT WITH EASY WIN PRAT HAS FOUR-VICTORY EDGE IN RACE FOR LEADING RIDER   ARROGATE LIGHT YEARS AHEAD WITH 46.80 BULLET WORK                         In the world of contemporary race horses, there […]

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Faypien and jockey Rafael Bejarano are guided into the winner's circle after their victory in the Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks, Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.
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BAFFERT’S FAYPIEN ALL HEART IN WINNING GRADE II, $200,000 SUMMERTIME OAKS BY A HEAD; RIDDEN BY BEJARANO, SHE GETS 1 1/16 MILES IN 1:43.17

  ARCADIA, Calif. (June 17, 2017)–In her first-ever time around two turns, Bob Baffert’s Faypien proved ultra-game late as she held off longshot Mopotism to win Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita.  Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, she got a mile and one sixteenth in 1:43.17. Second, one length off of pacesetter Sheza […]

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SUMMERTIME OAKS STAKES QUOTES – SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017

JOCKEY QUOTES             RAFAEL BEJARANO, FAYPIEN, WINNER: “She’s been working really well lately. She broke really well. When I saw Selcourt scratch I knew that Sheza Chattykat was the only speed. I knew they would go to the lead and try to take the race. I wanted to put her in the race right away […]

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sircat sally zm nite

HEAVILY FAVORED SIRCAT SALLY REMAINS UNBEATEN AS SHE TAKES GRADE II, $200,000 HONEYMOON STAKES BY A NECK UNDER SMITH; TRAINED BY HOLLENDORFER & THE LONE CAL-BRED IN THE FIELD, SHE GETS 1 1/8 MILES ON TURF IN 1:46.92

  ARCADIA, Calif. (June 17, 2017)–Joe Turner’s homebred Sircat Sally, the lone California-bred in the field, remained unbeaten on Saturday at Santa Anita, as she took the Grade II, $200,000 Honeymoon Stakes by a diminishing neck over Irish-bred Beau Recall.  Ridden by Mike Smith and trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, Sircat Sally got a mile and […]

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HONEYMOON STAKES QUOTES – SATURDAY JUNE 17, 2017

  JOCKEY QUOTES   MIKE SMITH, SIRCAT SALLY, WINNER: “She’s so classy, she relaxed right away. She ran great. She’s a dream to ride. “My filly locked onto Beau Recall so I felt confident that I could hold them off for another hundred yards, but after that I wasn’t sure, so luckily the wire came. […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SATURDAY JUNE 17, 2017

  FATHERS REMEMBERED TOMORROW ON THEIR DAY TWO SPECIALS ON FATHER’S DAY AT SANTA ANITA GOOD DAD DAY NEWS FOR FORMER VALET LEON BENDABLE RETURNS SUNDAY IN DESERT STORMER   FATHER’S DAY SUNDAY AT SANTA ANITA AND ELSEWHERE Father’s Day is Sunday, when homage is paid to caring and loving paternal members of the family […]

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Race 9

COMEBACKING MR. ROARY GOES GATE TO WIRE UNDER GONZALEZ TO TAKE $58,000 SANTA ANITA ALLOWANCE FEATURE BY THREE QUARTERS OF A LENGTH; TRAINED BY PAPAPRODROMOU, HE GETS 1 ¼ MILES ON TURF IN 1:59.53

  PICK SIX CARRYOVER OF $230,886 AWAITS FANS ON SATURDAY, TOTAL PICK SIX POOL PROJECTED TO APPROACH $1 MILLION   ARCADIA, Calif. (June 16, 2017)–Idle since Nov. 4, Mr. Roary went to the lead and never looked back under Santiago Gonzalez as he took Friday’s $58,000 Santa Anita allowance feature by three quarters of a […]

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