After finishing 1-2 in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint and winning two races on the Breeders' Cup program, trainer Pete Miller is setting himself an even greater challenge, trying to become the first American trainer to win the Group 1, 1,200-meter Hong ...Full Story >>
November 15, 2017
Flavien Prat will represent the United States in an international jockey championship at Happy Valley racecourse in Hong Kong on Dec. 6, it was announced on Wednesday by the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
The Bob Baffert-trained duo of Abel Tasman and Mor Spirit both are getting some time off, but are to remain in training next year.
Greyvitos, upset winner of the Bob Hope Stakes for 2-year-olds last weekend, has earned a berth in the Grade 1 Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity on Dec. 9, trainer Adam Kitchingman said.
Batiquitos, one of the more impressive debut winners of the Santa Anita winter meeting, finally returns to the races on Friday at Del Mar in a five-furlong turf sprint for older California-bred females.
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November 13, 2017
Chickatini, who makes her debut in race 6 on Thursday at Del Mar, is a homebred for Sharon Alesia and Joe Ciaglia. They raced her dam, She's Cheeky, and then bred the mare to Bernardini.
Solid Wager will seek to win the $100,000 Cary Grant Stakes for the third straight year when he makes the 39th start of his career in the seven-furlong race for California-bred sprinters on Sunday.
Del Mar's fall meeting is bookended by the Breeders' Cup and the turf festival, and the nominations to the closing weekend's races, released over the weekend, indicate that this meet will finish with a flourish heading to closing day, Nov. 26.
Incensed and Anatolian Heat are the top contenders in race 4, a second-level allowance optional $80,000 claiming race at five furlongs.
November 12, 2017
From the time Richard Mandella took over as the trainer of Majestic Heat, he had given thought to running her on dirt, based on the way she trained on the surface, but because she was doing so well on turf, he left well enough alone.