Jockey Flavien Prat can add Group 1-winning owner to his résumé – with a French trotter. Prat, whose family has a background in French Standardbred racing, is the owner of Folelli, who won Sunday's Group 1 Prix Comte Pierre de MontessonFull Story >>
February 16, 2018
Pubilius Syrus needs a start, leading to an appearance in Sunday's $75,000 Baffle Stakes for 3-year-olds at about 6 1/2 furlongs on the hillside turf course at Santa Anita.
The middle of February last year was a grim period for jockey Drayden Van Dyke. Weeks earlier, he had broken his arm in a gruesome spill at Santa Anita and had a cast that extended above his elbow.
The established mare will be challenged by a rapidly improving filly in Sunday's Grade 3 Las Flores Stakes at Santa Anita.
February 15, 2018
Jockey Edwin Maldonado has returned to Southern California after riding the first month of the Oaklawn Park meeting in Arkansas.
Paradise Woods, a two-time Grade 1 winner who has been sidelined by illness and minor injuries in recent months, is likely to start in the Grade 2 Santa Monica Stakes on March 24.
In his brief career, trainer Robert Falcone Jr. has found a home at Santa Anita.
Say what you want about the quality of the female grass division in California, but the Grade 2 Buena Vista Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita has pari-mutuel appeal.
February 14, 2018
Brad Free's horses to watch at Santa Anita for the week of Feb. 14.
Unique Bella, the leading older female in California, will not face males in the near future.
Purses have been boosted for two turf stakes for 3-year-olds at Santa Anita. The Singletary Stakes at a mile on May 5 and the Rainbow Stakes at 1 1/8 miles on June 16 will be run for $100,000, an increase of $25,000 from the original schedule.