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February 26, 2012

• MIKE SMITH, EIGHT SHY OF 5,000 WINS, EYES BIG ’CAP VICTORY ON UH OH BANGO

• SIZZLING-HOT BAFFERT WEIGHS BIG ‘CAP OR DUBAI FOR GAME ON DUDE

• ROSARIO RIDES WILLYCONKER IN GRADE I KILROE MILE SATURDAY

• RENEESGOTZIP WORKS WELL FOR GRADE I LAS VIRGENES STAKES

SMITH GIVES UH OH BANGO STAYER’S CHANCE IN GRADE I BIG ’CAP

Mike Smith is eight away from career victory No. 5,000.

February 25, 2012

• PEDROZA’S ‘BEST HORSE EVER’ MAJOR CONTENDER FOR GRADE I BIG ’CAP

• THE USUAL Q.T. , MR. COMMONS, JERANIMO WORK FOR GRADE I KILROE MILE

• NAKATANI IN GOOD SPOT WITH RENEESGOTZIP FOR GRADE I LAS VIRGENES

PEDROZA ON ‘BEST HORSE HE’S RIDDEN’ WITH ULTIMATE EAGLE IN BIG ’CAP

Make no mistake about it: Ultimate Eagle is the best horse Martin Pedroza has ever ridden.

February 24, 2012

• SWAY AWAY FINDS HIS NICHE IN SATURDAY’S SAN CARLOS

• NEW STRATEGY FOR GLADDING IN GRADE I BIG ’CAP ON MARCH 3

• THE USUAL Q.T.

February 23, 2012

• ‘WE’RE RUNNING FOR SECOND’ SPAWR SAYS OF THE FACTOR FOES

• SETSUKO SHARP FOR BIG ‘CAP; GAME ON DUDE DRILLS FOR BAFFERT

• SANTA ANITA JOCKEYS IN CHARITY GAME TONIGHT AT 7 P.M.

• CHARM THE MAKER EYES GRADE I LAS VIRGENES STAKES MARCH 3

CHAMP AMAZOMBIE VS.

February 20, 2012

• HEALTHY MENSA HEAT SET FOR GRADE II SAN CARLOS ON SATURDAY

• MOTT-TRAINED RON THE GREEK EYES GRADE I SANTA ANITA HANDICAP

• GOMEZ NAMED TO RIDE JERANIMO IN GRADE I KILROE MILE MARCH 3

STEADY MENSA HEAT TAKES ON CHAMP AMAZOMBIE IN SAN CARLOS

Like most scions of Unusual Heat, Mensa Heat pays his way.

February 19, 2012

• SMITH: THE BEST IS YET TO COME FOR CHAMPION AMAZOMBIE

• THREE FOR THE CECIL IN MONDAY’S BUENA VISTA HANDICAP

• SANTA ANITA JOCKEYS SET FOR THURSDAY’S CHARITY HOOPS GAME

• BIG ‘CAP DRAW BREAKFAST ON WEDNESDAY, FEB. 29

AMAZOMBIE SHARP FOR 2012 DEBUT IN NEXT SATURDAY’S SAN CARLOS

The best is yet to come from Amazombie.

February 18, 2012

• ROSARIO SEES LITTLE ‘CAUSE’ FOR CONCERN IN SUNDAY’S SAN VICENTE

• MILE IDEAL FOR UP IN TIME IN MONDAY’S BUENA VISTA HANDICAP

• ECLIPSE AWARD CHAMP AMAZOMBIE, THE FACTOR EYE SAN CARLOS

CREATIVE CAUSE HOPES TO BE NO. 1 FROM NO 2 POST IN SAN VICENTE

Creative Cause will break from the No. 2 post position when he makes his 3-year-old debut Sunday in the Grade II, $150,000 San Vicente Stakes for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs. Joel Rosario feels the 3-5 favorite on Jon White’s morning line is ready for another solid performance, no matter the draw.

February 17, 2012

• AMERICAN ACT TACKLES CREATIVE CAUSE IN SUNDAY’S SAN VICENTE

• AMAZOMBIE COULD FACE THE FACTOR IN SAN CARLOS NEXT SATURDAY

• SUTHERLAND, GREAT HOT TEAM UP AGAIN IN SANTA MARIA

• CECIL OPTIMISTIC ABOUT MONDAY’S BUENA VISTA HANDICAP

• OUT OF BOUNDS ON COURSE FOR MARCH 10 SAN FELIPE STAKES

CARAVA SEEKS NEW HORIZONS WITH AMERICAN ACT IN SAN VICENTE

American Act is stepping up from a maiden win to a Grade II stakes race Sunday when the son of Quiet American runs in the Grade II San Vicente Stakes against 3-5 morning line favorite Creative Cause and four ot

February 16, 2012

• CAPTAIN OBVIOUS TRIES DIRT, CREATIVE CAUSE IN SUNDAY’S SAN VICENTE

• ELLIS HOPES VISION IN GOLD DEFENDS SANTA MARIA CROWN

• WHAT’S IN A NAME? TALAMO THINKS IT’S A WINNER

TEAM REDDAM SEEKS ANOTHER UPSET IN GRADE II SAN VICENTE

Trainer Ben Cecil is hoping the success jockey Mario Gutierrez had with owner J. Paul Reddam in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes rubs off in Sunday’s San Vicente Stakes.

Gutierrez rode I’ll Have Another to a 43-1 upset for Reddam in the Grade II Lewis on Feb. 4.

February 12, 2012

• CREATIVE CAUSE MAKES 3-YEAR-OLD DEBUT IN SAN VICENTE

• ULTIMATE EAGLE ‘TEARING DOWN THE BARN’ FOR MARCH 3 BIG ‘CAP

• GOMEZ STAYS FIT AS HE PREPARES FOR EARLY MARCH RETURN

ROSARIO EAGER TO REUNITE WITH CREATIVE CAUSE IN SAN VICENTE

Creative Cause makes his much-anticipated 3-year-old debut next Sunday in the San Vicente Stakes at seven furlongs, and Joel Rosario is counting down to post time for the Grade II race he hopes will lead to greater glory on the Triple Crown trail, including the April 7 Santa Anita Derby and beyond.

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