Jockey Garrett Gomez, returning March 9 from a fractured heel sustained two months ago, decided not to continue his comeback after one race at Santa Anita.
Jockey Garrett Gomez will return from the sidelines at Santa Anita this weekend, beginning March 9 with a first-time starter in the third race and concluding March 10 with San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) entrant Tiz Point.
Though it experienced two substantial losses in the past few days, Santa Anita's field for the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 10 could still be the most competitive of the young 2012 Triple Crown season.
West Coast star Creative Cause will take his first step toward a possible start in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) when he heads a field of six in the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita.
Dick Powell gives his selections for the Feb. 3 program at the Dubai Carnival, including Shindagha Sprint Stakes (UAE-III) and UAE 1000 Guineas, both sponsored by Gulf News.
An evenly matched field of 14 sprinters will face the starter in the Al Shindagha Sprint Sponsored by Gulf News (UAE-III) at Meydan Racecourse Feb. 3.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Buffalo Billy (IRE)||Patrick Gallagher||
|Captain Obvious (IRE)||Ben D. A. Cecil||
|Tiz Point||Kent R. Molinaro||
|Vibrato Jazz||John W. Sadler||