SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Premier Pegasus||Margin: 7¾||TrueNicks: A||$150,000|
2008 | Dark Bay or Brown Colt | Fusaichi Pegasus - Squall Linda, Summer Squall
Sire: Fusaichi Pegasus , Bay, 1997. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 6 wins, $1,994,400. Lifetime: 727 yearlings sold, median $75,480.
Broodmare Sire: Summer Squall, Bay, 1987.
|2||Jaycito||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A++||$50,000|
2008 | Bay Horse | Victory Gallop - Night Edition, Ascot Knight
Sire: Victory Gallop, Bay, 1995. Raced 3 years. 17 starts, 9 wins, $3,505,895. Lifetime: 239 yearlings sold, median $20,000.
Broodmare Sire: Ascot Knight, Bay, 1984. In 2009: 1.44 AEI.
Keeneland Association September 2009 Yearling Sale, $110,000.
|3||Bench Points||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: A++||$30,000|
2008 | Chestnut Gelding | Benchmark - Mo Chuisle, Free House
Sire: Benchmark , Bay, 1991. Raced 5 years. 16 starts, 7 wins, $636,707. Lifetime: 219 yearlings sold, median $7,000.
Broodmare Sire: Free House, Gray or Roan, 1994. In 2009: 1.02 AEI.
|1||Premier Pegasus||Alonso Quinonez||Myung Kwon Cho|
|2||Jaycito||Martin Garcia||Bob Baffert|
|3||Bench Points||David Romero Flores||Tim Yakteen|
|4||Comma to the Top||Corey S. Nakatani||Peter Miller|
|5||Quail Hill||Martin A. Pedroza||David E. Hofmans|
|6||Awesome Patriot||Rafael Bejarano||Bob Baffert|
|7||Surrey Star (IRE)||Joseph Talamo||James M. Cassidy|
|8||Jakesam||Patrick A. Valenzuela||Jerry Hollendorfer|
|9||Albergatti||Garrett K. Gomez||Steven M. Asmussen|
|10||Runflatout||Joel Rosario||John W. Sadler|
Japanese Derby, Belmont, Woodbine, Monmouth, Churchill Downs, Hollywood and much more!Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Fans looking for drama in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) May 27 at Betfair Hollywood Park missed out as 3-5 favorite Comma to the Top seized control early and was never seriously challenged in the sprint.Monday, May 27, 2013
Comma to the Top will seek his third win of the year and fifth stakes victory at Betfair Hollywood Park against six opponents in the $100,000 Los Angeles Handicap (gr. III) on Memorial Day May 27.Friday, May 24, 2013
B. Wayne Hughes, Richard Mandella, and Garrett Gomez score stakes double as Jimmy Creed takes Potrero Grande after Beholder wins Santa Anita Oaks.Saturday, April 06, 2013
Comma to the Top, Jimmy Creed, and Camp Victory all bring grade I victories into the Potrero Grande (gr. II) at Santa Anita, vying to become the West Coast's top sprinter.Thursday, April 04, 2013
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
Hear the Ghost blew past weakening favorites Flashback and Goldencents in deep stretch to post a half-length upset in the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 9 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Tom LaMarra and Pete Denk handicap the Tampa Bay Derby and San Felipe Stakes this week. They also answer your questions submitted via Twitter at #THS.Saturday, March 09, 2013
Flashback and Goldencents, acknowledged by most as the leading 3-year-old males in Southern California, meet for the first time in the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 9 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman discuss throwback horses after Comma to the Top's recent efforts, Salix in the Breeders' Cup, Vyjack, and recent events.Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Flashback moved a step closer to his much-anticipated showdown with Goldencents in the upcoming San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) with a five-furlong workout March 3 in a bullet 59 seconds flat under regular rider Julien Leparoux.Sunday, March 03, 2013
Favored Comma to the Top, making just his second appearance outside of California, proved a tenacious winner of the $200,000 Tom Fool Handicap (gr. III) March 2 at Aqueduct Racetrack, just a week after making his last start.Saturday, March 02, 2013
While Comma to the Top registered his biggest win in the 2010 CashCall Futurity (gr. I), the Bwana Charlie gelding has placed in three straight graded stakes, including a clear victory in the Daytona Stakes to close out 2012Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Sahara Sky, benefitting once again by a super-hot pace, flew home on the outside to capture the $200,750 San Carlos Stakes Feb. 23 for his second grade II stakes win in a row at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, February 23, 2013
Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, February 20, 2013
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Oxbow took decisive first steps on the road to the Kentucky Derby with an 11 1/2-length victory in the Lecomte Stakes.
Versatile Comma to the Top, who has produced wins on dirt, synthetic, and turf, as well as going long and sprinting, brings his best form recently into the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 19.Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Lenny and Steve discuss Tweebster, Comma to the Top, and the Horse of the Year. Plus, an interview with Gary Stevens. Sponsored by Darby Dan FarmWednesday, January 09, 2013
Status change results in grade I winner Comma to the Top securing third graded stakes victory of his career.Thursday, January 03, 2013
Dual grade I winner Coil, soon to be a stallion, seems primed to go out on top in the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 5 at Santa Anita Park.Wednesday, January 02, 2013
It was the wrong lead but the right result for Comma to the Top, who slugged his way to victory while becoming racing's newest millionaire in an off-the-turf edition of the $100,000 Daytona Stakes Dec. 29 at Santa Anita Park.Saturday, December 29, 2012
Tom and Pete handicap the Daytona Stakes at Santa Anita Park.Thursday, December 27, 2012
The $100,000 Daytona Stakes (gr. IIIT) attracted a dozen entrants to the hillside turf course at Santa Anita Park Dec. 29 including Great Mills, most recently fourth in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) on the course.Sunday, December 23, 2012
Grade I winners Comma to the Top and Smiling Tiger tackle four entrants from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, making for an intriguing Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) Dec. 3 at Betfair Hollywood Park.Thursday, November 29, 2012
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