February 09, 2018
Santa Anita will run four Grade 1 races – Led by the $500,000 Gold Cup – during its spring-summer meeting from April 13 to June 24.
The Irish-bred colt River Boyne is winning in a style this winter that suggests he could have a big season in the United States.
Untrapped, the winner of last year's Oklahoma Derby, is being pointed to the Grade 3, $500,000 Razorback Handicap, said his trainer, Steve Asmussen.
Ivan Fallunovalot, who is near $1 million in career earnings, is being pointed to the $125,000 Hot Springs Stakes on March 10 at Oaklawn, according to trainer Tom Howard.
Scott Young, the former jockey who has won the last two training titles at Will Rogers Downs in Claremore, Okla., has expanded his presence at Oaklawn.
A mixture of European imports and a filly with a fine domestic record makes Sunday's $75,000 Sweet Life Stakes on the hillside turf course at Santa Anita a highly competitive race, considering its modest purse.
Grade 1 winner Ring Weekend is among the headliners in allowance races of various conditions and distances on Sunday's excellent 12-race program at Gulfstream Park.
After standing five seasons at stud, Overdriven has been pensioned and gelded and is in a re-training program at the Thoroughbred adoption facility, a rare approach with an active stallion.
Bob Pandolfo's Sharp Horses and Track Trends report featuring horses from Northfield, Freehold, Meadowlands, Yonkers and others.
TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona provides his Highlight Horse for Friday's card at Aqueduct.