Trainer Carla Gaines is to begin a 30-day suspension Aug. 1 in connection with two testosterone positives after an attempt to get a court injunction stopping the penalty was denied by a Los Angeles Superior Court judge.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2008
|Jockey||Christian M. Aragon|
|Owner||Warren B. Williamson|
|Breeder||Liberation Farm, J. Stuart, P. Bance & J. Donaldson|
|Irish Art View Five-Cross Pedigree||Artie Schiller||El Prado (IRE)|
|Irish Linnet||Seattle Song|
|Royal Slip (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Bradley Thoroughbreds Brokerage||Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent for Liberation Farm, John Donaldson & Bluegrass Farm||$82,000|
|Yearling||Alice Cohn, agent||Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent for Liberation Farms, Bluegrass Farm Partners & J. Donaldson||$100,000|
On the sidelines since last fall's Breeder's Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IIT), California Flag returns to head a field of eight in the $100,000 San Simeon Handicap (gr. 11T) on the hillside turf course at Santa Anita Park April 21.
Last seen running fifth in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I), Tapizar starts off his 4-year-old campaign against Prayer for Relief in the $150,000 San Fernando Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 14 at Santa Anita.
Under a heady ride from Mike Smith, Mr. Commons split horses in the stretch and drew off to a convincing 3 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Sir Beaufort Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Dec. 26 opening day card at Santa Anita.