SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Tight Precision||Margin: 1½||TrueNicks: NR||$165,000|
2005 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Pure Precision - Come Tight, Artistry (SAF)
Sire: Pure Precision, Bay, 1999. Raced 2 years. 8 starts, 4 wins, $186,550. Lifetime: 31 yearlings sold, median $6,000. In 2009: .66 AEI.
Broodmare Sire: Artistry (SAF), Chestnut, 1975.
|2||Bootleg Annie||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: NR||$60,000|
2004 | Bay Mare | Go for Gin - Shu Biz Annie, Jaklin Klugman
Sire: Go for Gin, Bay, 1991. Raced 3 years. 19 starts, 5 wins, $1,380,866. Lifetime: 128 yearlings sold, median $19,500.
Broodmare Sire: Jaklin Klugman, Gray, 1977.
|3||Pretty Unusual||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$33,000|
2006 | Bay Filly | Unusual Heat - Sci Fi Kin, Siphon (BRZ)
Sire: Unusual Heat, Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Raced 4 years. 16 starts, 6 wins, $142,605. Lifetime: 74 yearlings sold, median $23,000.
Broodmare Sire: Siphon (BRZ), Bay, 1991.
|1||Tight Precision||Joel Rosario||Thomas F. Proctor|
|2||Bootleg Annie||Garrett K. Gomez||Kathy Walsh|
|3||Pretty Unusual||Chantal Sutherland||Barry Abrams|
|4||Closeout||Jose Lezcano||Thomas F. Proctor|
|5||You Lift Me Up||Rafael Bejarano||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|6||Saucey Evening||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||H. Graham Motion|
|7||Catsalot||Alonso Quinonez||Leonard Powell|
|8||Century Park||Tyler Baze||Bob Baffert|
California grade II winner Pretty Unusual died because of complications from emergency surgery Sept. 19.Monday, September 20, 2010
Even-money choice Gotta Have Her survived a stretch-long duel with the outsider Go Forth North to score a repeat victory by a neck in the Palomar Handicap (gr. IIT) on the Del Mar turf Sept. 6.Monday, September 06, 2010
Gotta Have Her, coming off a big effort in the John C. Mabee Stakes (gr. II) last month, defends her title in the Palomar Handicap (gr. II) against four rivals on the Del Mar turf Sept. 6.Friday, September 03, 2010
Tuscan Evening has so dominated the Southern California older female turf division this year that her absence leaves the $100,000 Beverly Hills Handicap (gr. IIIT) wide open June 26 at Hollywood Park.Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Augustin Stable's multiple group I winner Rainbow View will carry high weight of 125 pounds as the 4-year-old filly headlines the June 5 Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) at Woodbine.Thursday, June 03, 2010
Medaglia d'Amour made her stakes debut a winning effort when she edged clear in deep stretch to take the $100,000 Wilshire Handicap (gr. IIIT) by 1 1/4 lengths over favored Cat by the Tale on the Hollywood Park turf May 1.Saturday, May 01, 2010
Unbeaten champion Zenyatta will spot eight rivals from 12 to 19 pounds as she begins her quest for Horse of the Year honors in 2010 in the $250,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Santa Anita March 13.Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Fourteen 4-year-old fillies are entered in the $150,000 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 14, led by five-time grade I winner Stardom Bound.Thursday, February 11, 2010
Life Is Sweet makes her first appearance since her rousing victory in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) when she faces eight rivals in the $250,000 Santa Maria Handicap (gr. II)at Santa Anita Feb. 13.Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Heavy choice Tight Precision, closing fast on the outside, surged past Bootleg Annie and Pretty Unusual close to home to post her first stakes victory in the $300,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf at Santa Anita.Saturday, January 30, 2010
Pretty Unusual, fresh off a stunning 29-1 upset in the El Encino Stakes (gr. II) two weeks ago, will try her luck on grass in the $300,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf at Santa Anita Jan. 30.Wednesday, January 27, 2010
It's unusual for a runner to cross the finish line before a champion, unusual for any horse to have ancestors from 6 nations in her 3rd generation, and definitely Pretty Unusual to fit both of these descriptions.Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Jockey Chantal Sutherland earned her second grade II victory in as many days when she guided 29-1 outsider Pretty Unusual to win the El Encino Stakes at Santa Anita Jan. 17. Favored Stardom Bound was second.Sunday, January 17, 2010
Making her first start since a rousing triumph in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) two months ago, Life Is Sweet returns in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Jan. 2.Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Irish-bred Tuscan Evening, who won five of her first six starts in the United Stakes prior to a two-race skid, regained her winning form in Oak Tree's $200,000 Las Palmas Handicap (gr. IIT) for fillies and mares at one mile over Santa Anita's Camino Real Turf Course.Saturday, November 07, 2009
April Pride overcame her outside post and some heavy traffic in the homestretch to post an impressive upset win in Oak Tree's $100,000 Harold C. Ramser Sr. Handicap (gr. IIIT), her American graded stakes debut for trainer James Cassidy Saturday on the Santa Anita grass.Saturday, October 24, 2009
Mrs Kipling, on the comeback trail following a disappointing effort in the American Oaks (gr. IT), returns to action against 10 rivals in Oak Tree's $100,000 Harold C. Ramser Sr. Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Santa Anita Park Oct. 24.Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Bold Chieftain became the first two-time winner of the 20-year-old California Cup Classic and went over $1 million in career earnings in a bittersweet victory at Oak Tree's Santa Anita meeting Oct. 3. Grazen, the 4-5 favorite, led the $196,000 race by one length in the final furlong but pulled up in distress and was removed from the course by van.Saturday, October 03, 2009
Milwaukee Appeal, coming off a second-place finish in the Alabama Stakes (gr. I) and two near-misses in Canadian 3-year-old classics before that, returns as the one to beat in the $250,000 Selene Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine Sept. 26.Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Originally pointed to a fall campaign at Belmont Park, Godolphin's Cocoa Beach came out of a stakes win at Saratoga earlier this month so well her connections have opted to run her Aug. 29 in the $200,000 Ballston Spa Handicap (gr. IIT).Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Although the field for the Aug. 2 Taylor Made Matchmaker Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park contains several accomplished entrants, multiple graded stakes winner Rutherienne, who is often a fast closer at the finish, is clearly the one to beat.Thursday, July 30, 2009
Glen Hill Farm's homebred Closeout coasted to a three-length victory over Gloria Goodbody to win the 28th running of the $114,900 Locust Grove Handicap (gr. III) to close out the 45-day Spring Meet at Churchill Downs.Sunday, July 05, 2009
Darley Stable's Tizaqueena will try to bounce back off a third-place finish in the Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (gr. IIIT), a defeat that broke a string of four consecutive scores, as she headlines a field of eight fillies and mares in the $100,000 Locust Grove Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Churchill Downs turf July 5.Thursday, July 02, 2009
Odds-on choice Black Mamba always seems to run her race, and in the $147,000 Beverly Hills Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park June 28, the grinding effort was just good enough for the New Zealand-bred mare to make it consecutive wins in the 1 1/4-mile turf event.Sunday, June 28, 2009
Black Mamba, a New Zealand mare who scored her first American stakes victory in last year's Beverly Hills Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park, is back to defend her title June 28 in the $150,000 grass event.Thursday, June 25, 2009