Track Notes

Battle of Midway possible for Haskell Invitational

ARCADIA, Calif. - Battle of Midway had no difficultly beating three overmatched rivals in Saturday’s Grade 3 Affirmed Stakes for 3-year-olds at Santa Anita for his first stakes win.

Irap's next start could be Indiana Derby

ARCADIA, Calif. - Irap, who won his second graded stakes of the year in Saturday’s Grade 3 Ohio Derby, is likely to start in the Grade 3 Indiana Derby at Indiana Grand on July 15, trainer Doug O’Neill said Sunday.

Collected may run on the turf in Del Mar summer meet

ARCADIA, Calif. - Collected will be considered for turf races at Del Mar this summer despite romping to three consecutive stakes wins on dirt at Santa Anita this year, the most recent of which was a 14-length score in Saturday’s Grade 3 Precisionist Stakes.

Arrogate works six furlongs with eye to San Diego

ARCADIA, Calif. - Arrogate, the world’s top-rated racehorse, was never urged through a six-furlong workout in 1:12.40 at Santa Anita on Sunday and still had the second-fastest of 22 recorded works at the distance.

Cloud Computing breezes half-mile in Jim Dandy prep

Preakness winner Cloud Computing breezed a half-mile over the Belmont Park main track Sunday morning as he continues his preparations for the Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga on July 29.

Classic Rock, Three Rules tune up for Carry Back Stakes

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Classic Rock and Three Rules were a study in contrast when turning in their final works about 20 minutes apart for next Saturday's Grade 3 Carry Back Stakes at Gulfstream Park.

Imperial Hint seeks ticket to BC Sprint in Smile Sprint

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – What began as one of the Cinderella stories of this year’s Dubai World Cup program ended a little before midnight when trainer Luis Carvajal Jr., who operates a modest eight-horse stable at Parx Racing, was forced to scratch his star, Imperial Hint, from the Dubai Golden Shaheen just days before the race due to a minor infection.

Class vs. speed in feature at Lone Star

It’s a classic clash of class and speed in Sunday’s eighth race at Lone Star, where millionaire Neck ‘n Neck takes on course record-holder Supermason in an optional $40,000 claiming race at a mile.

Jockey Tejera getting reacquainted with Texas

Eguard Tejera was to have his first mounts in North America since October 2014 on Friday night at Lone Star Park near Dallas, but he’s actually never been away from the races. Tejera has spent the past few years riding in his native Uruguay as well as in Dubai and now plans to rejoin the circuit in Texas.

Finest City drills for Great Lady M. Stakes

ARCADIA, Calif. – Finest City, the champion female sprinter of 2016, worked a half-mile in 48.20 seconds at Santa Anita on Friday for an expected start in the Grade 2 Great Lady M. Stakes at Los Alamitos on July 8.

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