UNBRIDLED’S NOTE DISPLAYS POWERFUL CLOSING KICK UNDER NAKATANI, TAKES GRADE III DAYTONA DOWN HILLSIDE TURF BY A HALF LENGTH

ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 28, 2013)–Hard knocking Unbridled’s Note finished resolutely to win Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Daytona Stakes under Corey Nakatani, overhauling El Commodore and Gary Stevens late to win by a half length while covering 6 ½ furlongs down Santa Anita’s Camino Real Turf Course in 1:11.89. Third, beaten a half length down the […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• ASCANIO REMEMBERS LONG-TIME FRIEND FRANKEL • ALL SYSTEMS GO SUNDAY FOR MOONE’S MY NAME • BAFFERT DEALS WITH THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY • NAKATANI, UNBRIDLED’S NOTE A SUCCESSFUL TEAM • NOBLE METAL SHARP FOR U.S. DEBUT IN EDDIE LOGAN MEMORIES, HOPE, FAMILY KEEP ASCANIO GOING Death brings finality to all but memories, […]

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KATHLEEN ROSE TAKES SANTA ANITA’S FEATURED $58,000 JUPITER PURSE ALLOWANCE, BEJARANO & MACHOWSKY TEAM FOR VICTORY AT MILE ON TURF

OPENING DAY PICK SIX CARRYOVER GENERATES TOTAL POOL OF $1,048,093; THERE WERE 143 WINNING TICKETS, EACH WORTH $4,306.60 ARCADIA, Calif. (Dec. 27, 2013)–Heavily favored Kathleen Rose, ridden by Rafael Bejarano, tracked pacesetter Mangita until the top of the stretch and went on to a hard fought half length victory in Friday’s featured $58,000 Jupiter Purse, […]

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“HRTV Presents: Mucho Macho Man” on Sunday, Dec. 29

“With the curtain falling on the memorable 2013 racing season, HRTV (R), The Network for Horse Sports, will present a special half-hour show chronicling one of the sport’s enduring stars, Mucho Macho Man, this Sunday, Dec. 29 at 8:30 p.m. ET. “HRTV Presents: Mucho Macho Man” will detail the storybook career of the 2013 Breeders’ […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• LOSERS ARE WINNERS IN NEW YEAR DIET WAR • NO SHORTAGE OF BOBBY FRANKEL MEMORIES • NEW-LOOK SHOWVIVOR GETS UNDERWAY TODAY DIETERS TAKE WEIGHT AND SEE APPROACH IN CONTEST It has nothing to do with a New Year’s resolution, but agent Scotty McClellan and the Racing Department’s Tora Yamaguchi are in an avoirdupois adventure […]

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MALIBU STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES DAVID FLORES, SHAKIN IT UP, WINNER: “I was a expecting a good pace. The main thing was to get a good start and to place myself where he could relax and just wait for the turn, when I could get after him. And we timed it just right. We closed the year with […]

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SIR BEAUFORT STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES RAFAEL BEJARANO, GERVINHO, WINNER: “(Coming around the final turn), I was in great position, but then I saw the No. 1 horse (Outside Nashville) – he pushed the No. 10 (Si Sage) really bad, so the No. 10 crossed me completely. I almost clipped heels. So that’s why I came out – I […]

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LA BREA STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES GARY STEVENS, HEIR KITTY, WINNER: “Well, I was hoping I could win (a Grade I) today. I’ve got one more chance, too, on Heir of Storm for Pete (Miller in the Grade I Malibu). I mentioned on Twitter the other day that (my) year isn’t over yet. We have two more Grade I’s […]

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