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April 18, 2013

• SMART ELLIS SET FOR MARATHON SAN JUAN ON CLOSING DAY

• VIVA CARINA SEEKS FIRST STAKES WIN IN SANTA BARBARA

• DRILL MAKES TURF DEBUT FOR BAFFERT IN SAN SIMEON

• SMITH EYES DERBY WIN, BUT IT’S GOT TO BE IN THE CARDS

• VETERAN TRAINER ROBERT WINGFIELD PASSES

SMART ELLIS SEEKS FIRST STAKES WIN IN SUNDAY’S SAN JUAN

Be advised that Smart Ellis is running in Santa Anita’s traditional closing day feature on Sunday, and the name is not a pseudonym for trainer Ron Ellis.

Smart Ellis is a 4-year-old colt by 2004 Kentucky Derby winner Smarty J

April 14, 2013

• MARATHONER INTERACTION SET FOR SAN JUAN ON CLOSING DAY

• BAFFERT GOES SOLO TO KENTUCKY DERBY WITH GOVENOR CHARLIE

• IT’S NOT UNUSUAL FOR ABRAMS RUNNER TO MAKE 10TH START HERE

TEAM McANALLY SAYS INTERACTION CAN GO THE DISTANCE IN SAN JUAN

Ron McAnally won his first San Juan Capistrano Handicap in 1980 with the immortal John Henry.

April 13, 2013

• O’NEILL SURGES IN RACE FOR SANTA ANITA TRAINING CROWN

• PINO RECEIVES SANTA ANITA’S GEORGE WOOLF AWARD SUNDAY

• STEADY MAKER OR BREAKER SET FOR SUNDAY’S SANTA LUCIA

• STUTE: NINE IS ENOUGH FOR WORKAHOLIC WORLD RENOWNED

TRAINERS’ RACE TIGHTENS AS MEET DRAWS TO A CLOSE

On Feb. 18, Doug O’Neill was stuck on 13 wins.

April 12, 2013

• ‘BETTER THAN EVER’ BEJARANO NEARS FOURTH SANTA ANITA TITLE

• CONSISTENT MARE FRESH OFF THE ‘BENCH’ FOR LAS CIENEGAS

• PINO TO ACCEPT SANTA ANITA’S GEORGE WOOLF AWARD SUNDAY

• WHITTINGHAM’S 100TH BIRTHDAY TO BE HONORED ON SATURDAY

BEJARANO RUNAWAY LEADER IN SANTA ANITA JOCKEYS’ RACE

If Santa Anita’s jockeys’ race were a political election, Rafael Bejarano would be declared the winner in a landslide.

April 11, 2013

• O’NEILL HAS ‘TEAM PITINO’ ON COURSE FOR KENTUCKY DERBY

• PUYPE HOPES TO DOUBLE HIS PLEASURE IN LAS CIENEGAS

• ROBBINS, TRAINER OF HORSE OF THE YEAR TIZNOW, CALLS IT A CAREER

TEAM O’NEILL BACK FOR ‘GOLDEN’ RUN TO KENTUCKY DERBY

While most trainers never get to run in the Kentucky Derby, let alone win it, Doug O’Neill is three weeks away from doing the former in the hopes of accomplishing the latter.

His meal ticket this year for the $2 million race at Churchill Downs on May 4 is Goldencents, who, like I’ll Have Another in 2012,

April 7, 2013

• DERBY DAY A GREAT DAY AT THE GREAT RACE PLACE

• DERBY DAY HANDLE UP SIGNIFICANTLY OVER 2012

• BC WINNER MIZDIRECTION WORKS FOR LAS CIENEGAS

• FLORES, STRA JOCKEY WINNERS IN SANTA ANITA 5K RUN

KENTUCKY AWAITS GOLDENCENTS, FLASHBACK AFTER SANTA ANITA DERBY

Santa Anita lived up to its nickname Saturday: Great Race, Great Crowd, Great Story Lines at The Great Race Place.

With the dust still settling on an overcast Sunday morning after Doug O’Neill gave Kevin Krigger a leg up on mutuelly maligned Goldencents who went on to win Saturda

April 5, 2013

• HEADLEY, STEVENS JOIN FORCES IN SANTA ANITA DERBY

• O’NEILL’S THE REAL DEAL THANKS TO MOM’S VALUES

• OWNER B. WAYNE HUGHES ON HAND FOR CHAMP BEHOLDER

• CAMP VICTORY RETURNS IN GRADE II POTRERO GRANDE

VETERANS UNITE IN QUEST OF SANTA ANITA DERBY VICTORY

In terms of Santa Anita Derby wins, Bruce Headley is a rookie, despite his 78 years.

• HEADLEY, STEVENS JOIN FORCES IN SANTA ANITA DERBY

• O’NEILL’S THE REAL DEAL THANKS TO MOM’S VALUES

• OWNER B. WAYNE HUGHES ON HAND FOR CHAMP BEHOLDER

• CAMP VICTORY RETURNS IN GRADE II POTRERO GRANDE

VETERANS UNITE IN QUEST OF SANTA ANITA DERBY VICTORY

In terms of Santa Anita Derby wins, Bruce Headley is a rookie, despite his 78 years.

April 4, 2013

• ODDS FAVOR GOMEZ ON SANTA ANITA DERBY DAY

• BUSY SATURDAY FOR LOUISVILLE COACH PITINO

• CHAMP BEHOLDER ON OUTSIDE FOR SANTA ANITA OAKS

• UNBRIDLED’S NOTE EYES POTRERO GRANDE UPSET

GOMEZ GETS SECOND CHANCE WITH BAFFERT IN SANTA ANITA DERBY

Garrett Gomez is sitting pretty Saturday.

March 31, 2013

• POWER BROKER WORKS FOR SATURDAY’S SANTA ANITA DERBY

• WHITE MAKES FLASHBACK SANTA ANITA DERBY FAVORITE

• FROM CASINO TO RACE TRACK, MIKE CURTIS PAID HIS DUES

FOUNDATION SOLID FOR POWER BROKER IN SANTA ANITA DERBY

Power Broker, one of three likely starters for Bob Baffert in next Saturday’s Santa Anita Derby, worked four furlongs in company Sunday morning in 47.40 for the West Coast’s major steppingstone to the Kentucky Derby on May 4. Martin Garcia was up.