HEAVILY FAVORED CHASING YESTERDAY UP TO WIN $75,000 ANOAKIA STAKES BY A HALF LENGTH UNDER VAN DYKE; TRAINED BY BAFFERT, SUMMER WIND  HOMEBRED GETS SIX FURLONGS IN 1:09.86

WINNER IS A HALF SISTER TO TRIPLE CROWN WINNER AMERICAN PHAROAH   ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 14, 2018)–A return to the home-front proved an elixir for heavily favored Chasing Yesterday, as she ran down talented It’sjustanillusion late to win Sunday’s $75,000 Anoakia Stakes at Santa Anita by a half length under Drayden Van Dyke.  A chestnut […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SUNDAY, OCT. 14, 2018

CLASSIC BREEDERS’ CUP WORKS AT SANTA ANITA RAINBOW PICK SIX JACKPOT $450,619 FOR TODAY BARRETTS EQUINE TO HOLD FINAL SALE TUESDAY   WEST COAST, McKINZIE, ACCELERATE DRILL FOR CLASSIC Bob Baffert seeks to add to his record of three Breeders’ Cup Classic wins–all consecutive–with West Coast and McKinzie in this year’s edition of the $6 […]

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SANTA ANITA RAINBOW PICK SIX JACKPOT CARRYOVER OF $450,619.30 INTO SUNDAY; 134 WINNING TICKETS TODAY EACH WORTH $827.80

ALTHOUGH TODAY’S RAINBOW SIX WAS SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED BY 16 SURFACE-RELATED SCRATCHES, TURF & DIRT CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO RETURN TO NORMAL ON SUNDAY   ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2018)–For the 10th consecutive racing day, Santa Anita’s popular 20 cent Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot went unsolved on Saturday, resulting in a Jackpot carryover into Sunday of $450,619.30. […]

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LOVE A HONEYBADGER GOES GATE TO WIRE TO WIN $100,000 CALIFORNIA DISTAFF HANDICAP BY 1 ¼ LENGTHS; TRAINED BY MILLER, BUSHWACKER FILLY GETS FIVE FURLONGS in 56.56 ON MAIN TRACK LISTED AS ‘GOOD’

RACE IS PART OF LUCRATIVE GOLDEN STATE SERIES FOR CALIFORNIA-BRED OR SIRED HORSES   ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2018)–In a race originally scheduled for turf, trainer Peter Miller’s Love a Honeybadger relished a main track listed as “good” as she repelled a stubborn challenge by favored S Y Sky to take Saturday’s $100,000 California Distaff […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018

ACCELERATE’S WORK IS DELAYED UNTIL SUNDAY WATCH ME BURN COULD SIZZLE IN THE ANOAKIA HESS AND STEVENS COMBINE FOR THE TRIFECTA RAINBOW PICK SIX JACKPOT $403,214 FOR TODAY   RAIN ALTERS TRAINING SCHEDULE FOR ACCELERATE A soaking rain forced the closing of Santa Anita’s main track for training Saturday, postponing the scheduled workout for Breeders’ […]

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FAVORED AMUSE COMES OFF BENCH TO TAKE SANTA ANITA $50,000 MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT BY 5 ¼ LENGTHS UNDER SMITH; TRAINED BY MANDELLA, SHE GETS SIX FURLONGS IN 1:10.43

ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2018)–Unraced since running fourth at first asking on July 21, the Richard Mandella-trained Amuse made short work of seven rivals in taking Santa Anita’s $50,000 maiden special weight feature by 5 ¼ lengths Friday as she shortened up in distance and transitioned to dirt with aplomb, getting six furlongs under Mike […]

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STABLE NOTES BY ED GOLDEN – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018

CLOCKER: JUSTIFY OVER ACCELERATE FOR HOY VICTOR ESPINOZA WORKING TOWARDS RETURN BONDE HOPES TO GET ISMELUCKY ON SATURDAY SINGLE TICKET A MAJOR MISS IN RAINBOW PICK SIX POPULAR FRIDAY ‘HAPPY HOUR’ CONTINUES TODAY   JUSTIFY TOPS ACCELERATE FOR HORSE OF THE YEAR, CLOCKER SAYS A victory by Accelerate in the Breeders’ Cup Classic would enhance […]

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