SKYE DIAMONDS

SKYE DIAMONDS, ROO’S VALENTINE & CUDDLE ALERT ALL PROMINENT IN SUNDAY’S $100,000 DREAM OF SUMMER STAKES; FIELD OF 10 OLDER FILLIES & MARES BRED OR SIRED IN CALIFORNIA SET TO GO FLAT MILE

  ARCADIA, Calif. (March 23, 2017)–Sharp recent winners Skye Diamonds, Roo’s Valentine and Cuddle Alert all figure prominently in Sunday’s $100,000 Dream of Summer Stakes at Santa Anita as a competitive field of 10 older fillies and mares are set to compete at one mile on the main track. Although both Skye Diamonds and Cuddle […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017

                                                                                                                                    D’AMATO HAS TWO FOR THE MONEY IN SAN LUIS REY GAINES EYES BETTER SCENARIO FOR TEXAS RYANO ADVANCE WAGERING FRIDAY ON DUBAI WORLD CUP STEWART ELLIOTT RECEIVES WOOLF AWARD SUNDAY   D’AMATO ROLLS SAN LUIS REY DICE WITH LONGSHOTS Phil D’Amato sends out old timer Papacoolpapacool and new hand Syntax in […]

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#1 ASHLEYLUVSSUGAR (Flavien Prat)
$250,000 California Cup Turf Classic
Owner: S. Alesia, Bran Jam Stable or Ciaglia Racing, LLC
Trainer: Peter Eurton
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Santa Anita Park
Arcadia CA
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ASHLEYLUVSSUGAR, FLAMBOYANT, TEXAS RYANO & ITSINTHEPOST ALL PROMINENT IN GRADE II, $200,000 SAN LUIS REY STAKES ON SATURDAY; FIELD OF 12 OLDER HORSES SET TO GO 1 ½ MILES ON TURF

  ARCADIA, Calif. (March 22, 2017)–With a wide open field of 12 horses engaged, California-bred Ashleyluvssugar, Flamboyant, Texas Ryano and Itsinthepost all rate big chances in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Luis Rey Stakes, to be contested at 1 ½ miles over the Santa Anita turf. To be run for the 66th time, the San […]

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conquest farenheit

CONQUEST FARENHEIT SIZZLES EARLY & LATE IN WINNING $75,000 PASADENA STAKES BY 2 ¼ LENGTHS; ARROYO & MILLER COMBINE FOR ONE MILE TURF WIN IN 1:33.58

  ARCADIA, Calif. (March 19, 2017)–Heavily favored Conquest Farenheit dominated eight fellow sophomores in taking Sunday’s $75,000 Pasadena Stakes by 2 ¼ lengths under Norberto Arroyo, Jr.  Trained by Peter Miller, the Kentucky-bred colt by Scat Daddy set fast front-running fractions while getting a mile on turf in 1:33.58. “What a horse!” exclaimed Miller.  “This […]

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baltas and nakatani

STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SUNDAY MARCH 19, 2017

  KING RICHARD ON A ROLL AT SANTA ANITA 24/7 ELLIOTT TO RECEIVE WOOLF AWARD ON SUNDAY UNIQUE BELLA BREEZES FOR SANTA ANITA OAKS GORMLEY, ROYAL MO SANTA ANITA DERBY BOUND? SINGLE PICK SIX JACKPOT CARRYOVER AT $317,374     BALTAS HAS NEAR-PERFECT ENTRY RECORD A day without Baltas at Santa Anita is like a […]

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VALE DORI BENOIT

VALE DORI REPELS STIFF CHALLENGE FROM FINEST CITY TO TAKE GRADE I, $400,000 SANTA MARGARITA STAKES BY 1 ½ LENGTHS; BAFFERT & BEJARANO TEAM FOR 1 1/8 MILES SCORE IN 1:48.81

  ARCADIA, Calif. (March 18, 2017)–Challenged from the opening bell, Argentine-bred Vale Dori repelled a serious challenge from Finest City to take Saturday’s Grade I, $400,000 Santa Margarita Stakes by 1 ½ lengths under Rafael Bejarano.  Trained by Bob Baffert, Vale Dori made every pole a winning one as she got a mile and one […]

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SANTA MARGARITA STAKES QUOTES – SATURDAY MARCH 18, 2017

JOCKEY QUOTES   RAFAEL BEJARANO, VALE DORI, WINNER: “She was definitely ready today. I knew Finest City would be tough but I was only thinking about the break. (Vale Dori) was more focused today, more consistent. She broke beautifully from the gate. “When I saw that Finest City didn’t want to go to the lead, […]

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Nick Alexander's Enola Gray and jockey Tyler Baze make easy work of the $100,000 Irish O'Brien Stakes Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA.
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HEAVILY FAVORED ENOLA GRAY CRUSHES FOES AS SHE TAKES $100,000 IRISH O’BRIEN STAKES BY 4 LENGTHS UNDER BAZE; ALEXANDER HOMEBRED, TRAINED BY D’AMATO GETS 6 ½ FURLONGS DOWN HILLSIDE TURF IN 1:11.91

  IRISH O’BRIEN IS PART OF LUCRATIVE GOLDEN STATE SERIES FOR CALIFORNIA-BRED OR SIRED HORSES   ARCADIA, Calif. (March 18, 2017)–In what may have been her best performance to date, Nick Alexander’s homebred Enola Gray rocketed clear of her competition three sixteenths of a mile from home as she went on to win Saturday’s $100,000 […]

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IRISH O’BRIEN STAKES QUOTES – SATURDAY MARCH 18, 2017

  JOCKEY QUOTES   TYLER BAZE, ENOLA GRAY, WINNER: “This filly, she loves the hill. She loves the grass. She was just out there having fun. It takes her a few strides to get going but once she does, it’s like riding on a cloud. “This filly is unbelievable. I can’t wait until next time.” […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SATURDAY MARCH 18, 2017

    STEVENS, ASHLEYLUVSSUGAR TOGETHER AGAIN MANDELLA MAY HAVE A HIT FROM OKLAHOMA HUNCH PLAY PREVAILS ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY   STEVENS, ASHLEY REUNITED FOR SAN LUIS REY             Ashleyluvssugar is set for next Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Luis Rey Stakes for older horses at a mile and a half on turf, and he’ll be […]

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