February 12, 2018
Trainer Bobby Ribaudo and owner Marc Keller have carefully managed the career of Quezon, who will be among the favorites in the Grade 2 Barbara Fritchie at Laurel Park on Saturday.
Cat Burglar and Dalmore, stakes winners in 2016, have been on the same career path in the last seven months.
Pavel, a troubled fourth in the Grade 2 San Pasqual Stakes at Santa Anita on Feb. 3, is a likely starter in the meeting's top race for older horses – the Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap on March 10.
Pee Wee Reese, a winner of two stakes at Santa Anita since July, will not race again until the spring at the earliest.
Sassy Little Lila will have her first start for trainer Richard Mandella in what should be a competitive running of the Grade 2 Buena Vista Stakes at Santa Anita on Saturday.
Ignacio Correas entered the Tampa winner's circle Saturday with a glint in his eyes. The 58-year-old trainer hardly could have been happier with the way his stable star Dona Bruja dominated the Grade 3 Endeavour Stakes. La Coronel, a Grade 1 winner, ...
Less than 48 hours after World Approval won his 6-year-old debut in what was supposed to be a prep for the $6 million Dubai Turf, trainer Mark Casse said Monday he will not be sending his 2017 turf champion overseas for the March 31 race after all.
Trip notes by Michael Hammersly for stakes races run on February 10-11.
The versatile Flameaway - adept on turf, dirt, and synthetic - moved back to the main track and won for the third time on dirt, though this was his first main-track win over a fast track.
Fifteen fillies and mares, 12 in the field's main body and three also-eligibles, are entered for the Mardi Gras Stakes at Fair Grounds on Tuesday, but one name, Finley'sluckycharm, stands out.