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June 21, 2014

PICK SIX CARRYOVER OF $103,974 INTO SUNDAY, TOTAL POOL EXPECTED TO EXCEED $700,000

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 21, 2014)—Jojo Warrior added blinkers for the first time in her five-race career and responded with a dominating 5 ¼ length win in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita. Trained by Bob Baffert and ridden by Martin Garcia, the 3-year-old filly by Pioneerof the Nile got 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.09 following fractions of 23.25, 46.61, 1:10.78 and 1:36.38.

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 21, 2014)—Next to last into the Club House turn, Home Run Kitten finished like a rocket to prevail by three quarters of a length over Argyle Cut in Saturday’s $75,000 added Singletary Stakes run at one mile on turf. Ridden by Joe Talamo, the David Hofmans trainee sat behind fractions of 23.36, 46.33, 1:10.76 and 1:22.92 and finished up the mile in 1:34.89.

June 20, 2014

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 20, 2014)—English-bred Rangi darted to the front and never looked back in taking Friday’s $60,000 feature, a second condition allowance at 6 ½ furlongs down Santa Anita’s hillside turf course. Trained by Richard Baltas and ridden for the first time by Kent Desormeaux, Rangi won by one length and got the distance in 1:12.86.

June 19, 2014

FIRST OUT WINNERS HENRY’S HOLIDAY, HOLIDAY CAMP, KRISTI’S COPILOT, GLOBAL MAGICIAN & WAKE UP NICK ALL MERIT STRONG CONSIDERATION

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 19, 2014)—An eye-catching first out maiden winner on May 23, Story to Tell has the look of a favorite in Sunday’s $125,000 Santa Anita Juvenile Stakes, which attracted a very competitive field of seven 2-year-olds going 5 ½ furlongs.

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 19, 2014)—Favored Magic Mark sat second throughout and was an impressive 1 ¼ length winner of Thursday’s $60,000 allowance feature at Santa Anita, as he got 1 1/16 miles in a rapid 1:41.50 under Joe Talamo.

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 19, 2014)—Jerry Hollendorfer’s Seduire, an impressive first out maiden winner on May 22, heads a field of nine largely untested 2-year-old fillies in Sunday’s $125,000 Landaluce Stakes at Santa Anita.

June 18, 2014

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.

June 15, 2014

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 15, 2014)—With 4-5 favorite My Sweet Addiction drifting out badly turning for home, longshot Sagebrush Queen shot through a large opening at the rail a quarter mile out and went on to win Sunday’s $75,000 added Desert Stormer Stakes at Santa Anita by one length, covering six furlongs under Edwin Maldonado in 1:09.75.

June 14, 2014

By BETH HARRIS

AP Racing Writer

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) _ Obviously won the $400,000 Shoemaker Mile for the second straight year and Iotapa scored an upset, 10 ¼ length victory in the $300,000 Vanity Stakes, giving jockey Joe Talamo a sweep of the Grade 1 races as part of a four-win day at Santa Anita on Saturday.

June 13, 2014

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 turf in 1:46.53.