POTRERO GRANDE STAKES QUOTES

JOCKEY QUOTES TYLER BAZE, BIG MACHER, WINNER: “I had a beautiful trip. I didn’t get too much pressure from the outside and I really just got the perfect trip. I got to do what I wanted out there and I got to keep him happy. “I worked him last week and I have so much […]

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CALIFORNIA-BRED BIG MACHER SMOKES HOME TO WIN GRADE II, $200,000 POTRERO GRANDE BY A NOSE OVER FAVORED WILD DUDE; BALTAS TRAINEE RIDDEN BY BAZE

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 12, 2014)–In a thrilling finish, California-bred Big Macher, with Tyler Baze aboard, prevailed by a nose over favored Wild Dude and Rafael Bejarano in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Potrero Grande Stakes, covering 6 ½ furlongs in 1:14.97. Trained by Richard Baltas, who claimed the 4-year-old Beau Genius gelding out of his debut […]

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CALIFORNIA-BRED TRIBAL SKY TAKES GRADE III LAS CIENEGAS UNDER TALAMO; KITCHINGMAN TRAINEE BENEFITS FROM FAST PACE AND WINS DOWN HILLSIDE TURF

ARCADIA, Calif. (April 12, 2014)–California-bred Tribal Sky benefitted from a fast pace to come rolling late and win Saturday’s Grade III, $100,000 Las Cienegas Stakes by a head under Joe Talamo, covering 6 ½ furlongs down Santa Anita’s hillside turf course in 1:12.12. With 7-5 favorite Biorhythm and 5-2 second choice Sky High Gal slugging […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• ‘EIGHT’ IS ENOUGH FOR CYCLOMETER IN POTRERO GRANDE • SADLER HAS THREE FOR THE MONEY IN GRADE III LAS CIENEGAS • CHANGETHECHANNEL IN FOCUS FOR SUNDAY’S SANTA BARBARA • PROCTOR HAS PATAKY KID SHARP FOR SAN SIMEON STAKES • SANTA ANITA FIRST: FREE INFIELD ACCESS FOR TRIPLE CROWN & BEYOND GOOD START SOUGHT FOR […]

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LONGSHOT UZZIEL TAKES $75,000 SANTA PAULA STAKES ON FRONT-END; PUYPE TRAINEE PROVIDES BAZE WITH HIS THIRD WIN OF DAY AND FIRST STAKES VICTORY FOR OWNER/BREEDERS JAMES & TAMMY MCKENNEY

PICK SIX CARRYOVER OF $54,472 INTO SATURDAY, TOTAL POOL SHOULD APPROACH $400,000 ARCADIA, Calif. (April 11, 2014)–Longshot Uzziel took full advantage of her early speed and coasted to a stunning 42-1 front-end upset in Friday’s $75,000 Santa Paula Stakes for 3-year-old fillies, getting 6 ½ furlongs in 1:17.19 while providing Tyler Baze with his third […]

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SANTA ANITA PARK ANNOUNCES RETURN OF ROLLING TWO DOLLAR DAILY DOUBLES WITH THE BEGINNING OF ITS SPRING MEETING ON APRIL 25

POPULAR WAGER WILL CONTINUE TO FEATURE LOW 18 PERCENT TAKEOUT ARCADIA, Calif. (April 11, 2014)–Santa Anita Park announced on Friday that in conjunction with the Thoroughbred Owners of California (TOC), the track’s popular two dollar rolling Daily Doubles, featuring a low takeout of 18 percent, will be offered with the beginning of the upcoming Spring […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN

• CALIFORNIA CHROME: EVERYBODY’S ‘NOW’ HORSE • BIG MACHER SET FOR GRADE II PALOS VERDES STAKES • TRIBAL SPY, TALAMO WORK WELL FOR LAS CIENEGAS • SANTA ANITA MOURNS THE PASSING OF MICKEY ROONEY ‘CHROME’ SHOWED HIS METTLE IN SANTA ANITA DERBY The frenzy over California Chrome continues unabated. The California-bred son of Lucky Pulpit […]

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