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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.

March 30, 2013

• CLOCKER LIKES TALENTED FLASHBACK IN SANTA ANITA DERBY

• HRTV’S ‘THE RIVALRY’ STARTS TOMORROW AT 5:30 P.M.

• ON LINE VOTING BEGINS FOR HRTV FILM FESTIVAL

FLASHBACK COULD WORK MONDAY FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY

Despite incurring his first loss when caught in what some perceived to be an unnecessary pace duel in the San Felipe Stakes on March 9, Flashback no doubt will be favored when he runs in next Saturday’s Grade I, $750,000 Santa Anita Derby, a major steppingstone to the Kentucky Derby on May 4.

One such expert who readily gives the gra

March 29, 2013

• GOLDENCENTS ‘JONNY ON THE SPOT’ FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY

• DAVID FLORES ONE TO BEAT IN RIDERS’ 5K RUN, BISONO SAYS

• SHARP BAY AREA SHIPPER MARKS MINE SET FOR EVENING JEWEL

• MOJICA GRADUALLY MAKING HIS MARK AT SANTA ANITA

GOLDENCENTS FIRES A BULLET FOR RICH SANTA ANITA DERBY

On a picture-perfect Friday morning, Sham Stakes winner Goldencents had his final major drill for the Grade I, $750,000 Santa Anita Derby a week from Saturday, going six furlongs on a fast main track in a bullet 1:14 flat.

It was the fastest of nine moves at t

March 28, 2013

• STEVENS SAVORS NINE SANTA ANITA DERBY SUCCESSES

• TRAINER ROLLS DICE IN SATURDAY’S RICH CAL-BRED STAKES

• GOMEZ TO THROW OUT FIRST BALL FOR DODGERS

RECORD NINE SANTA ANITA DERBY WINS BY STEVENS ONE FOR THE AGES

Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak; Ted Williams batting .406; Wilt Chamberlain scoring 100 points in a game; Woody Stephens winning five Belmont Stakes in a row; and Kelso being named Horse of the Year five straight times.

Add one more to the list of sports records not likely to be broken: Gary Stevens winning the Santa A

March 24, 2013

• HOLLENDORFER HOPES HEAR THE GHOST ADDS TO HIS RESUME

• SAL GONZALEZ JR. WINS FIRST RACE AT SANTA SINCE 1993

• JOCKEY JOE STEINER SET FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY 5K RUN

• WASHINGTON INVADER RAISED A SECRET HERE FOR ECHO EDDIE

HEAR THE GHOST WORKS TOWARDS SANTA ANITA DERBY

Jerry Hollendorfer has precious little missing from a remarkable resume compiled over more than three decades as a trainer.