SPEEDY DELTA FLOWER PROMINENT IN FIELD OF EIGHT 3-YEAR-OLD FILLIES SET TO CONTEST SATURDAY’S GRADE II, $200,000 SUMMERTIME OAKS AT 1 1/16 MILE

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 18, 2014)–Speedy Delta Flower seeks her fourth consecutive win Saturday as she heads a field of eight 3-year-old fillies in Santa Anita’s Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks, to be contested at a mile and a sixteenth. One of three Jerry Hollendorfer trainees, Delta Flower comes off a game neck victory in the […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• DERBY DREAMS START NEXT SUNDAY AT SANTA ANITA • SON OF SEATTLE SLEW’S TRAINER DRAFTED BY RED SOX • STAKES-WINNING BIG MACHER WORKS FOR HIS RETURN O’NEILL HAS TWO SET FOR SANTA ANITA JUVENILE STAKES It’s 11 months until the 2015 Kentucky Derby, but hopes and dreams of winning the 141st Run for the […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• WIN, LOSE OR DEAD-HEAT, ‘CHROME’ IS ESPINOZA’S FAVORITE • HRTV RECEIVES SEVEN REGIONAL EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS • STAKES-WINNING BIG MACHER GOES BACK TO WORK SUNDAY ESPINOZA OFF TO ENGLAND AFTER TRIPLE CROWN RUN From Louisville to Letterman to London, Victor Espinoza is piling up the Frequent Flyer mileage. Recently back from the Triple Crown […]

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VANITY STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES JOE TALAMO, IOTAPA, WINNER: “We had a perfect trip. John (Sadler) told me just to send her because we didn’t have much choice once we drew the rail. It didn’t seem like too much speed, so I sent her and we didn’t get pressed too much either. The fractions weren’t too fast for […]

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SHOEMAKER MILE QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES JOE TALAMO, OBVIOUSLY, WINNER: “I knew Pulpit’s Express had a lot of speed and would try and go to the front with us and Winning Prize too, but I didn’t really think we would go as fast as we did. We were rolling right along. He’s all class. He was going fast, but […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• OBVIOUSLY ‘SPEED OF THE SPEED’ IN SHOEMAKER MILE • McANALLY REMEMBERS ‘THE SHOE’ AND JOHN HENRY • SADLER DOUBLES DOWN IN GRADE I VANITY STAKES D’AMATO LOOKS FOR BIG EFFORT FROM OBVIOUSLY In his 16 starts in the United States, Obviously has been in front all the way or at somepoint in 14 of […]

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TEXAS RYANO LOOKS LIKE REAL DEAL AS HE RALLIES TO WIN $58,000 ALLOWANCE UNDER TALAMO; GAINES TRAINEE UP TO WIN BY THREE QUARTERS OF A LENGTH GOING 1 1/8 MILES ON TURF

ONE DAY CARRYOVER RESULTS IN TOTAL PICK SIX POOL OF $552,233; FOUR WINNING TICKETS EACH PAY $80,966.40 ARCADIA, Calif. (June 13, 2014)–Lightly raced Texas Ryano unleashed a furious late kick to overhaul heavily favored Quotient and win Friday’s $58,000 allowance feature at Santa Anita by three quarters of a length, covering 1 1/8 miles on […]

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