Barbara D. Livingston
West Coast will make his 4-year-old debut in Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream.
A standout 3-year-old season that calls to mind comparisons with Arrogate may herald much more to come from West Coast as he makes his 4-year-old debut in Saturday's Pegasus World Cup.Full Story >>
December 31, 2017
Cool Bobby, one of the top Kentucky Derby prospects on the West Coast, is off the Derby trail after undergoing surgery for a chip in his left front ankle, trainer Peter Eurton said Sunday at Santa Anita.
Peace, a maiden-race winner against 2-year-olds Saturday, has left trainer Richard Mandella looking forward to the major stakes for 3-year-olds at Santa Anita in coming months.
Both of Silent Bird’s stakes wins have come sprinting. But trainer Mark Glatt said he would like to try Silent Bird at two turns later in 2018.
After a hectic 2017 that included starts at seven tracks, Daddys Lil Darling earned a vacation after her win in Saturday’s Grade 1 American Oaks at Santa Anita.
December 30, 2017
With foot issues no longer a concern, Silent Bird won his first graded stakes in Saturday’s Grade 3 Midnight Lute Stakes at 6 1/2 furlongs at Santa Anita.
In the nick of time, Daddys Lil Darling became a Grade 1 winner in Saturday’s $301,380 American Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita.
Midnight Crossing proved impossible to catch in Saturday’s Grade 3 Robert Frankel Stakes for fillies and mares on turf at Santa Anita, rewarding jockey Brice Blanc’s decision to put the longshot on an early lead.
Santa Anita is introducing a new condition for maidens in Monday's sixth race. The six-furlong race is restricted to 3-year-old maidens who were bred by their owners or were purchased for $100,000 or less at auction.
Breeders' Cup race winners Roy H and Stormy Liberal are being pointed to races in February at Santa Anita, trainer Peter Miller said.
The parent company of the San Luis Rey Downs training center that was partially destroyed by a devastating wildfire Dec. 7 has solicited bids for the reconstruction of stables, but has not set a timetable on completion of the project.