CHANGETHECHANNEL GOES GATE TO WIRE IN $58,000 VENUS PURSE, TRAINED BY SEAN MCCARTHY, 5-YEAR-OLD MARE GIVES BAZE FIRST WIN SINCE JUNE 9TH

ONE WINNING PICK SIX TICKET PURCHASED VIA TVG ACCOUNT PAYS $62,592.80 ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 10, 2014)–Changethechannel made the lead early and kept on truckin’ to take Friday’s $58,000 Venus Purse allowance gate to wire and give jockey Tyler Baze his first win since June 9. A 5-year-old Kentucky-bred mare by English Channel, Changethechannel, trained by […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• SADLER TACKLES BAFFERT IN GRADE III SHAM STAKES • PEDROZA, BLUESKIESNRAINBOWS SET FOR SAN PASQUAL • FAMILY, FUTURE BRING DESORMEAUX TO SANTA ANITA • MUCHO MACHO MAN CEREMONY TAKES PLACE SATURDAY BAFFERT, SADLER SQUARE OFF IN SHAM STAKES SATURDAY Bob Baffert has won the Sham Stakes twice and the Kentucky Derby three times, so […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• MAJESTIC CITY SET FOR GRADE II SAN PASQUAL STAKES • KRISTO WORKS FOR SATURDAY’S GRADE III SHAM STAKES MAJESTIC CITY STRETCHES OUT IN SATURDAY’S SAN PASQUAL Majestic City, a consistent and versatile son of City Zip, is on course for next Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Pasqual Stakes, an important steppingstone to the Grade […]

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MONROVIA STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES GARY STEVENS, PONTCHATRAIN, WINNER: “Tyler’s filly (Baze, on Camryn Kate) must have jumped in a little bit the first step because my filly’s right rear went down for two strides. She got right back up underneath me but I thought she might have grabbed a quarter; it was pretty severe. But then, boom, […]

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PONTCHATRAIN OVERCOMES ROUGH START TO WIN GRADE II MONROVIA BY THREE QUARTERS OF A LENGTH, PROCTOR, STEVENS COMBINE TO WIN THIRD STRAIGHT HILLSIDE STAKES WITH GLEN HILL FARM FILLY BY WAR FRONT

PICK SIX CARRYOVER INTO THURSDAY OF $87,195, TOTAL POOL SHOULD TOP $500,000 ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2014)–Favored Pontchatrain overcame a rough start to win Sunday’s Grade II, $200,000 Monrovia Stakes for older fillies and mares by three quarters of a length, overhauling pacesetter Kindle and Rafael Bejarano inside the sixteenth pole while covering 6 ½ […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• SMITH MEETS ULTRASONIC IN GRADE II MONROVIA • SANTA ANITA HONORS ONE-TON SALLY ON SUNDAY • TEDDY’S PROMISE WORKS FOR GRADE II SANTA MONICA JUDDMONTE’S ULTRASONIC SETTLED IN FOR SUNDAY’S MONROVIA Mike Smith has never ridden Ultrasonic in a race, but all that will change Sunday. That’s when the Hall of Fame jockey pilots […]

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