Despite once being hospitalized by the antics of Eric Da Bomb, trainer Nick (Sarge) Hines has a fondness for the California-bred gelding by Flying Victor.
Old pro Laffitt Pincay Jr. picked up his third Cal Cup Classic victory aboard 10-1 Calkins Road Saturday at Santa Anita's Oak Tree meeting.
Continental Red, winner of the San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. II) on turf at Santa Anita earlier this year, returns to the main track after a 16-race, 19-month absence from competition on dirt.
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