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March 30, 2012

• GOMEZ ABOARD RENEESGOTZIP IN GRADE I SANTA ANITA OAKS

• MAIDEN BROTHER FRANCIS SET FOR GRADE I SANTA ANITA DERBY

• CHAMPION AMAZOMBIE WORKS FOR SECOND START OF 2012

GOMEZ EYES SEVENTH STAKES WIN OF MEET IN SANTA ANITA OAKS

With six stakes wins the first two weeks of the Santa Anita meet that began last Dec. 26, Garrett Gomez was off to a flying start. Fate stepped in on Jan.

March 29, 2012

• FRESH AND FIT PEDROZA SET FOR GRADE I SANTA ANITA OAKS

• NINE IN LINE FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY; BODEMEISTER TO ARKANSAS

• ROSIE LEADS WELL-WISHERS FOR BAFFERT’S RECOVERY

PEDROZA GETS BETTER WITH AGE, SET FOR SATURDAY’S SANTA ANITA OAKS

Fresh and fit at the age of 46, Martin Pedroza is looking forward to Saturday’s Grade I Santa Anita Oaks after a recent trip to his native Panama to visit his mother, Pedroza rides Willa B Awesome for trainer Walther Solis in the 1 1/16-mile race that offers a $300,000 purse.

March 25, 2012

• BY ANY MEASURE, GAINES RATES AMONG TRAINING’S BEST

• GOMEZ ON RENEESGOTZIP IN GRADE I SANTA ANITA OAKS

• TALAMO, SMITH NEAR CAREER MILESTONES IN VICTORIES

• REGISTRATION AVAILABLE FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY 5K RUN

NO PRESSURE FOR TEAM GAINES IN SANTA ANITA DERBY

Don’t dismiss Carla Gaines as “one of the best female trainers.”

“One of the best trainers” will do, thank you.

March 24, 2012

• MOSS EXPECTS UTOPIAN EFFORT IN SUNDAY’S SAN LUIS REY

• MIDNIGHT TRANSFER DRILLS FOR SA DERBY; ACCLAMATION WORKS

• FORMER WOOLF WINNERS FETE DOMINGUEZ AT SANTA ANITA SUNDAY

• ALL OPTIONS OPEN FOR STRONG MAIDEN WINNER HOLY CANDY

UTOPIAN SET FOR SUNDAY’S MARATHON SAN LUIS REY STAKES

Like some of the others in the race, Utopian will be making his first start at the rarely-run distance in the U.S.

March 23, 2012

• GOMEZ SAYS SECOND TIME’S THE CHARM IN WEEKEND STAKES

• ECLIPSE AWARD WINNER ACCLAMATION TO BREEZE TOMORROW

• BAFFERT RATES BODEMEISTER’S WORKOUT AN UNEXPECTED ‘10’

• DOMINGUEZ TO RECEIVE SANTA ANITA’S WOOLF AWARD SUNDAY

• CHAMPION AMAZOMBIE WORKS SIX FURLONGS IN 1:13 FLAT

PLENTY AT STAKE FOR GOMEZ AT SANTA ANITA THIS WEEKEND

This weekend, Garrett Gomez hopes to pick up where he left off before fate dealt him a debilitating blow nearly three months ago.

The 40-year-old Tucson native, a two-time Eclipse Award winner as the nation’s outstanding jo

March 22, 2012

• SLIM SHADEY SHARP FOR SUNDAY’S MARATHON SAN LUIS REY

• DHAAMER MAKES U.S. DEBUT IN MILE AND A HALF TOKYO CITY CUP

• CECIL HOPES TO STIR SANTA ANA DRINK WITH STRAWBERRYDAIQUI

• SPRINT CHAMPION AMAZOMBIE TO WORK SIX FURLONGS ON FRIDAY

• ‘FREE FRIDAYS’ RETURN TO SANTA ANITA TOMORROW

‘COOL’ SLIM SHADEY SET FOR MILE AND A HALF SAN LUIS REY

Better late than never, Slim Shadey goes for his second straight marathon turf victory Sunday when he runs in the Grade II, $150,000 San Luis Rey Stakes at a mile and a half on turf.

March 18, 2012

• I’LL HAVE ANOTHER FRESH BY DESIGN FOR SANTA ANITA DERBY

• CAMELIA ROSE SET FOR SANTA ANA STAKES NEXT SUNDAY

• CLASS ACT SMITH ZEROES IN ON 5,000 CAREER VICTORIES

• SECRET CIRCLE GIVES BAFFERT ANOTHER DERBY CONTENDER



I’LL HAVE ANOTHER NO LONGSHOT FOR APRIL 7 SANTA ANITA DERBY


I’ll Have Another hasn’t raced since posting a 43-1 upset in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes on Feb. 4. The chestnut son of Flower Alley’s career has been on hold since—at least in competition—and will remain so until the Santa Anita Derby on April 7, a span of more than two months.

March 17, 2012

• WORTH REPEATING WORTH WAITING FOR IN SANTANA MILE?

• GARRETT GOMEZ SET FOR SECOND COMEBACK ON THURSDAY

• MUCH AT STAKE FOR SANTA ANITA’S LEADING RIDER ROSARIO

DELAYED 2012 DEBUT FOR WORTH REPEATING IN SUNDAY’S SANTANA MILE

Worth Repeating makes his once-delayed 2012 debut Sunday in the $70,000 Santana Mile on Santa Anita’s conventional dirt track.

The 6-year-old Giant’s Causeway horse had been scheduled to start in the Grade II San Marcos Stakes at 1 ¼ miles on turf on Feb. 11, but a minor mishap put his debut on hold.

March 16, 2012

• MISS MITTAGONG SET FOR GRADE I SANTA MARGARITA STAKES

• THERE WILL BE SUNBURN RAIN OR SHINE IN IRISH O’BRIEN STAKES

• GLADDING WELL-PLACED IN SUNDAY’S SANTANA MILE

• BREEDERS’ CUP CHAMPION AMAZOMBIE WORKS FOR SPAWR

MISS MITTAGONG CHASES ELLAFITZ AGAIN IN SATURDAY’S SANTA MARGARITA

March 15, 2012

• INCLUDE ME OUT FRESH FOR GRADE I SANTA MARGARITA ON SATURDAY

• DOWNHILL ACE UNZIP ME SET FOR IRISH O’BRIEN, WEATHER PERMITTING

• BAD LUCK FOR CALIFORNIA ECONOMY WITH TERMINATION OF HBO SHOW

INCLUDE TALAMO IN FOR SATURDAY’S GRADE I SANTA MARGARITA

Short field, lone speed, streaking front-runner. Joe Talamo knows he has his work cut out if he expects to beat Ellafitz when he rides Include Me Out in Saturday’s Grade I Santa Margarita Stakes for older fillies and mares at 1 1/8 miles.