BUENA VISTA STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES GARY STEVENS, PONTCHATRAIN, WINNER: “I was hoping we would get the trip we did. Tom has done such a good job preparing this filly for this race. “With a filly like her, you can get a perfect trip. She has good gate speed. Those races down the hill, for fillies that are tough […]

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PONTCHATRAIN TAKES GRADE II BUENA VISTA, STEVENS & PROCTOR TEAM FOR ONE LENGTH VICTORY AS WAR FRONT FILLY WINS FOURTH IN-A-ROW

MASSIVE TOTAL PICK SIX POOL OF $1,349,508 PRODUCES 12 WINNERS WORTH $65,197.20 ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 17, 2014)–A winner of three consecutive stakes going 6 ½ furlongs down Santa Anita’s hillside turf course, the Tom Proctor-trained Pontchatrain stretched out in style Monday, winning the Grade II, $200,000 Buena Vista Stakes by a length under Gary Stevens, […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• SMITH LIKES HIS CHANCES IN MONDAY’S GRADE II BUENA VISTA • SHERMAN’S CALIFORNIA CHROME WORKS AT LOS AL FOR SAN FELIPE • SANTA ANITA JOCKEYS IN ANNUAL CHARITY HOOPS GAME FEB. 27 • GARY MANDELLA HAS FRESH HORSE FOR KILROE IN SILENTIO SMITH HAS LARGE ‘CUSTOMER BASE’ FOR BUENA VISTA Mike Smith hopes the […]

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SAN VICENTE STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES JOEL ROSARIO, KOBE’S BACK, WINNER: “Last time he clipped heels and that was a tough race over at Hollywood. He handled the seven furlongs well today. “I’ll talk to my agent, he makes all the calls, all the decisions (on whom I ride) but I like him; today was very impressive and he […]

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PICK SIX CARRYOVER OF $119,278 INTO PRESIDENTS’ DAY AT SANTA ANITA, TOTAL PICK SIX POOL ON MONDAY EXPECTED TO EXCEED $750,000

ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2014)–Although one race remained, when 29-1 shot Rathbaun finished in front of Oscar Party in Sunday’s eighth race at Santa Anita, a Pick Six carryover of $119,278 was assured into Presidents’ Day, with the expectation that Monday’s total pool should exceed $750,000. With first post time at 12:30 p.m., Santa Anita […]

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KOBE’S BACK RAMBLES FROM OFF PACE TO TAKE GRADE II SAN VICENTE BY 5 ¼ LENGTHS UNDER ROSARIO, SADLER TRAINEE CASTS HIMSELF AS TOP DERBY PROSPECT & WILL GO TWO TURNS IN NEXT START

ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2014)–Last early, Kobe’s Back made an eye-catching move around the far turn and went on to an emphatic 5 ¼ length win in Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Vicente Stakes, covering seven furlongs in 1:21.84 while repositioning himself as one of Southern California’s top Derby prospects. Ridden by Florida-based Joel Rosario […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• MUCHO MACHO MAN RETURNS FOR SANTA ANITA HANDICAP • ROSARIO HOPES FOR BETTER LUCK IN SAN VICENTE MUCHO MACHO MAN TO RUN IN SANTA ANITA HANDICAP MARCH 8 Mucho Macho Man returns to the scene of his greatest triumph when he comes to Santa Anita for the Santa Anita Handicap on March 8. Following […]

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