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Presious Passion Tries a Different Hirsch

Presious Passion Tries a Different Hirsch

After heavy rains at Belmont Park forced her to make Presious Passion a late scratch from the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (gr. IT) Oct. 3 at Belmont Park, trainer Mary Hartmann knew exactly what she had to do. She shipped her multiple grade I-winning 6-year-old cross-country to California where she knew she would find the kind of firm footing her star appreciates for a different Hirsch at Santa Anita Park.

Vienna Fined $8,500 in Medici Code Cases

Trainer Darrell Vienna has agreed to pay a fine of $8,500 for rule violations in connection with his graded stakes winner Medici Code, who was found to have excessive levels of clenbuterol in urine samples tested following consecutive races at Del Mar last summer.

San Marcos Field Talented, Matched

San Marcos Field Talented, Matched

The eight horses entered in the Jan. 19 San Marcos Stakes (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Jan. are not lacking talent, but which runner will show the best turn of foot in the 1 ¼-mile turf event remains to be seen.

Speedy Daytona Wins Hollywood Derby

Speedy Daytona Wins Hollywood Derby

Front-running Daytona wasn't supposed to be able to take the field all the way in the 1 1/4-mile Hollywood Derby, but nobody told jockey Mike Smith. They controlled the pace to win the $500,000 turf test for 3-year-olds, defeating Medici Code by a half-length at Hollywood Park Nov. 25.

Time for 'Shobiz in Hollywood Derby

Time for 'Shobiz in Hollywood Derby

Barclay Tagg could become the first trainer to win consecutive editions of the Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) since it was switched to the turf in 1981 when he saddles likely favorite Nobiz Like Shobiz for the 10-furlong test Nov. 25 at the Inglewood, Calif., track.

CHRB Cracks Down on Medici Code, Vienna

CHRB Cracks Down on Medici Code, Vienna

Trainer Darrell Vienna faces two complaints alleging that Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) winner Medici Code ran with excessive levels of clenbuterol in his system in the two races prior to the most important victory of his career.

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Connections

Trainer Darrell Vienna
Jockey Martin A. Pedroza
Owner Herrick Racing LLC
Breeder Mrs T. A. Foreman

Pedigree

Medici Code (GB) View Five-Cross Pedigree Medicean (GB) Machiavellian
Mystic Goddess
Fiveofive (IRE) Fairy King
North Hut (IRE)

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
TATFOA2004
Hip 552
Weanling Trickledown Stud Rosyground Stud $39,497
DONAPR2006
Hip 19
Two-year-old H. Morrison Bansha House Stables $21,948

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