|1||Dhaamer (IRE)||Margin: 3¼||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2007 | Chestnut Gelding | Dubai Destination - Arjuzah (IRE), Ahonoora (GB)
Sire: Dubai Destination, Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 382 yearlings sold, median $29,262.
Broodmare Sire: Ahonoora (GB), Chestnut, 1975.
|2||Romp (ARG)||Margin: 4½||TrueNicks: D||$20,000|
2004 | Bay Gelding | Incurable Optimist - Stormy Secret (ARG), Hidden Prize
Sire: Incurable Optimist, Chestnut, 1996. Raced 1 years. 6 starts, 4 wins, $271,310.
Broodmare Sire: Hidden Prize, Bay, 1988.
|3||Quaintly||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: C+||$12,000|
2008 | Bay Filly | Giant's Causeway - Measure, Seeking the Gold
Sire: Giant's Causeway , Chestnut, 1997. Raced 2 years. 13 starts, 9 wins, $3,078,989. Lifetime: 771 yearlings sold, median $140,000.
Broodmare Sire: Seeking the Gold, Bay, 1985.
Others: Juniper Pass, $6,000.
Scratched: Renegade Storm.
|1||Dhaamer (IRE)||Julien R. Leparoux||Mike R. Mitchell|
|2||Romp (ARG)||Martin Garcia||Kristin Mulhall|
|3||Quaintly||Yuichi Fukunaga||Patrick L. Biancone|
|4||Juniper Pass||Rafael Bejarano||Thomas Ray Bell, II|
Calidoscopio makes his first appearance since he scored a major upset in last fall's Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) when he takes on seven opponents in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) March 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Grade I winner Jeranimo launches his 7-year-old campaign Jan. 13 on the turf at Santa Anita Park in the $150,000 San Gabriel Stakes (gr. IIT), a race he won in 2010 and was second in last year.Thursday, January 10, 2013
Stud Dona Pancha's Calidoscopio targeted the leaders at the top of the stretch and pulled away to win the Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) by a widening 4 1/4 lengths at Santa Anita Park Nov. 2.Friday, November 02, 2012
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Reckless Abandon, son of Exchange Rate, cemented his standing as Europe's top sprinting 2-year-old.
On a light day for workouts by horses pointing to the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park, Nonios turned some heads with a bullet five-furlong breeze at Betfair Hollywood Park Oct. 24.Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Casino Host, a recent addition to the Southern California male turf division, conquered the 1 3/8-mile distance in his first try with a late-running victory in the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 25.Saturday, August 25, 2012
An automatic berth in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) will be on the line when nine well-matched horses line up for the $200,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 25.Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Fresh off a victory in the A Gleam Handicap (gr. II), dual grade I winner Switch wheels right back for trainer John Sadler while returning to two turns in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 4 at Del Mar.Wednesday, August 01, 2012
Trainer Mike Mitchell, who had surgery to remove a tumor from his brain late last month, was on hand as odds-on Dhaamer turned the closing-day Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) into a romp at Betfair Hollywood Park July 15.Sunday, July 15, 2012
Following his first United States victory for trainer Mike Mitchell, Dhaamer goes for his initial graded win in the $100,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf July 15 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, July 12, 2012
Jockey Joel Rosario, heading for New York to ride full time, finished up in Southern California a stakes winner when he guided Capital Plan to victory in the $100,000 Beverly Hills Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park.Sunday, June 24, 2012
Off for more than eight months, champion Acclamation makes his much-awaited return in the $250,000 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IT) at Betfair Hollywood Park June 9, a race he has won the past two years.Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Bourbon Bay will start as an overwhelming favorite in the marathon $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT) as the curtain comes down on Santa Anita Park for the 75th season April 22.Thursday, April 19, 2012
Dynamic Host, claimed for $40,000 last summer, became a graded stakes winner when he held off British import Dhaamer by a neck in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) at Santa Anita Mach 24.Saturday, March 24, 2012
With the 2012 Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) set for Santa Anita this fall, the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) is as good a place as any to find out which local horses can get the distance.Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The 1 1/2-mile distance of the $100,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) proved just right for Imponente Purse, who came from off the pace under Chantal Sutherland to win the final stakes of the Hollywood Park spring/summer meet.Sunday, July 17, 2011
Precocious Majestic City heads the field for the Hollywood Juvenile Championship Stakes (gr. III) while Acclamation stands out in the Sunset Handicap (gr. IIIT) as the Hollywood Park spring/summer meet ends July 18.Thursday, July 14, 2011
Juniper Pass, winner of consecutive grade II races in California, tops a field of 10 in the $150,000 Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT) July 9 at Arlington Park.Thursday, July 07, 2011
Juniper Pass needed every yard of the San Juan Capistrano Handicap's 1 3/4-mile distance, getting up with a desperate lunge to defeat Imponente Purse by a head to drop the curtain on the 2010-11 Santa Anita season April 17.Sunday, April 17, 2011
With no standout for the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap (gr. IIT), 10 trainers are taking a shot in Santa Anita's traditional closing-day turf feature April 17.Thursday, April 14, 2011
The Factor, Bandbox, and more horses from weekend racing.Tuesday, March 22, 2011
A new jockey, an equipment change and a first start on the main track all added up to the initial stakes victory for Juniper Pass in the off-the-turf San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. III) at rain-soaked Santa Anita March 20.Sunday, March 20, 2011
With marathon turf division stalwarts Champ Pegasus and Bourbon Bay aiming for Dubai, Haimish Hy could be the biggest benefactor in the $150,000 San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita March 20.Thursday, March 17, 2011
Dakota Phone, the only California-based horse to win a Breeders' Cup race last month, will return Dec. 4 in the $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park.Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Haimish Hy rallied from last on the final turn for jockey Garrett Gomez, winning the $250,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) in the final couple of strides by a head over favored Sebastian Flyte on the turf Nov. 28.Sunday, November 28, 2010