Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer saw his consecutive Northern California stakes streak end at seven Saturday when even-money favorite Halo Cat was defeated by Carthage and jockey Dennis Carr in the $60,950 San Carlos Handicap at sloppy Bay Meadows.
Thrilling fans and packing stands, Lost in the Fog maintained perfection with his 10th consecutive win, romping to an impressive 7 3/4-length victory before his hometown crowd in Saturday's $100,000 Bay Meadows Speed Handicap.
The undefeated sprint star Lost in the Fog drew post position one Wednesday when entries were taken for the $100,000 Bay Meadows Speed Handicap.
El Dorado Shooter gunned from his outside post position in Saturday's $142,500 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Sprint Handicap (gr. III) with jockey Chad Schvaneveldt and the 6-year-old speedster was never threatened in an easy victory.
Northern California's top two speedsters, Presidio Heights and El Dorado Shooter, will meet in Saturday's $150,000 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. III).
Daniel O'Neill's I'madrifter went gate to wire Saturday to triumph in the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) at one mile at Golden Gate Park.
Halo Cat gave trainer Jerry Hollendorfer his fourth victory in the San Carlos Handicap by defeating Fleetstreet Dancer by 1 1/4 lengths in the one-mile feature Saturday at Golden Gate Fields.
I'madrifter began 2003 the same way he kicked off 2002 – with gate-to-wire victory in the $83,100 Lafayette Handicap at Golden Gate Fields.
El Dorado Shooter, a distant sixth in the California Cup Sprint at Santa Anita on Nov. 2, posted an impressive win over 12 rivals Saturday in the $72,200 Oakland Handicap at Golden Gate Fields.
Jimmy & Dennis Richard's Bonapaw is likely to be a heavy favorite in a compact field of five in Saturday's $100,000 Arlington Sprint, a six-furlong dash for 3-year-olds & upward at Arlington Park.
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