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  • Cladocera comes home strong to take the Balanchine Stakes.

    Cladocera Captures Meydan's Balanchine Stakes

    France-based filly Cladocera posted her second win of the 2015 Dubai World Cup Carnival in the $200,000 Balanchine Stakes (UAE-II) Sponsored by District One on the turf at Meydan Racecourse the night of Feb. 18.

  • Far Right

    Redrawn Southwest Stakes Attracts Field of 11

    The redrawn Southwest Stakes (gr. III), part of a Presidents' Day program that was lost due to severe winter weather, brought back 10 of the original 12 sophomore entrants for Feb. 22 at Oaklawn Park.

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    Hard Aces Bought Privately, Moving to Sadler

    Hard Aces, sharp winner of the Louisiana Handicap in his first start of 2015, has been sold privately to Hronis Racing with plans to ship to Southern California to take on Shared Belief in the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap.

  • Golden Gate Opener Refunded After Malfunction

    The first race at Golden Gate Fields Feb. 15 was declared a no-contest when, because of a malfunction, the starting gate couldn't be moved off the track in time for the one-mile event to be completed.

  • Metaboss rolls to the win in the El Camino Real Derby.

    Metaboss Motors to El Camino Real Triumph

    Metaboss, coming from well off the pace with a powerful wide move, overtook favored Conquest Typhoon in deep stretch for a 6-1 surprise in the El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) under Hall of Fame jockey Alex Solis.

  • Isabelle comes home strong to win the Broadway Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-94ZvQmK">Order This Photo</a>

    Isabelle Takes Third Straight in Broadway

    Favored Isabelle surged late to collar pacesetting Atlantic's Smile in the final 70 yards to post her third consecutive win in the $100,000 Broadway Stakes at snowy Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 14.

  • Far Right won the 2015 Smarty Jones Stakes.

    Eleven 3-Year-Olds Set to Go in Southwest

    Convincing Smarty Jones winner Far Right is one of 11 3-year-olds seeking to advance on the road to the Triple Crown in the $300,000 Southwest Stakes (gr. III), the Presidents' Day feature from Oaklawn Park Feb. 16.

  • Conquest Typhoon won the Cecil B. DeMille Stakes on the grass at Del Mar on Nov. 29.

    Conquest Typhoon Slight Choice in El Camino

    The El Camino Real Derby (gr. III), one of only three North American stakes on this year's "Road to the Kentucky Derby" contested on a synthetic track, drew a good field of 10 led by Conquest Typhoon.

  • One King's Man wins the LA Bred Premier Night Championship.

    One King's Man Surges to Premier Night Win

    One King's Man ruled the $200,000 Louisiana Premier Night Championship Feb. 7 at Delta Downs, using a big late kick to win by 3 1/2 lengths, highlighting an evening of stakes racing for state-breds.

  • Shared Belief and Mike Smith roll to victory in the San Antonio Invitational Stakes.

    Shared Belief Finds Redemption in San Antonio

    The showdown everyone wanted to see produced a clear verdict for Shared Belief over reigning Horse of the Year California Chrome in the $500,000 San Antonio Invitational Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 7 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Dortmund fights off Firing Line to win the Robert B. Lewis Stakes.

    Dortmund All Heart in Determined Lewis Tally

    Odds-on choice Dortmund, passed in upper stretch by rival Firing Line, fought back along the inside to score a head victory in the $150,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 7 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Sunbean will attempt to defend his title in the $200,000 Louisiana Premier Night Championship Feb. 7.

    Sunbean to Defend Premier Night Championship

    Defending champion Sunbean is back to defend his title in the $200,000 Louisiana Premier Night Championship, the headline event during a full evening of stakes racing Feb. 7 at Delta Downs in Vinton, La.

  • Lord Nelson wins the San Vicente Stakes.

    Lord Nelson Nabs Texas Red in San Vicente

    Lord Nelson spoiled the 3-year-old coming-out party for Texas Red in the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Park Feb. 1, edging the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner in a terrific finish.

  • Callback finishes strong to win the Las Virgenes Stakes.

    Callback Rings Up Victory in Las Virgenes

    Stretching out for the first time, Callback became a grade I winner Jan. 31 when she took the field gate to wire to win the $300,000 Las Virgenes Stakes at Santa Anita Park for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert.

  • Take Charge Brandi (left) gets the victory in the Martha Washington over Sarah Sis.

    'Brandi' Makes Martha Washington Interesting

    Champion Take Charge Brandi got her 3-year-old campaign off to a winning start with a surprisingly tight head victory in the $100,000 Martha Washington Stakes Jan. 31 at Oaklawn Park, her fourth consecutive win.

  • Texas Red won the 2014 Breeders' Cup Juvenile. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2014-Breeders-Cup/Juvenile/i-dVVKvFM">Order This Photo</a>

    Texas Red Set for Super Return in San Vicente

    It may be Super Bowl Sunday but the eyes of the racing world will be on Texas Red as the overwhelming Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner returns to Santa Anita Park in the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II).

  • Vercingetorix won the 2015 Al Rashidiya.

    Soumillon Scores Group II Double at Meydan

    Jockey Christophe Soumillon landed a group II double at the Dubai World Cup Carnival Jan. 29 at Meydan, winning both the Cape Verdi aboard Cladocera and the Al Rashidiya with Vercingetorix.

  • Maybellene (left) finished 3rd in the Starlet behind Take Charge Brandi (center) and Feathered.

    Fillies Vie for Grade I Glory in Las Virgenes

    Her bid to upset champion Take Charge Brandi in the Starlet (gr. I) falling just short last time out, the Bob Baffert-trained Maybellene appears to be the one to beat in the grade I Las Virgenes Jan. 31 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Coalport wins the John B. Connally Turf Cup Stakes.

    Coalport Convincing Winner of Connally Cup

    Odds-on choice Coalport, shipping from Florida for Ken and Sarah Ramsey and trainer Mike Maker, dominated the $200,000 John Connally Turf Cup (gr. IIIT) Jan. 24 at Sam Houston Race Park for his first graded stakes victory.

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    Dayatthespa Earns Female Turf Eclipse

    Though she didn't start for seven months, New York-bred Dayatthespa proved her credentials at season's end with a powerful victory in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. I) to earn an Eclipse as top female turf horse.

  • CHRB Approves Galway Downs as Training Site

    Galway Downs was approved as an official training facility by the California Horse Racing Board Jan. 15, providing a needed option to small training operations being forced to relocate from Fairplex Park.

  • Shrinking Violet wins the Monrovia Stakes.

    Shrinking Violet Steps Out in Monrovia Win

    Shrinking Violet, a bargain buy for owner/trainer Wesley Ward making her initial start at Santa Anita Park, scored a 10-1 upset in the $200,000 Monrovia Stakes (gr. IIT) on the hillside turf course Jan. 4.

  • Paulassilverlining wins the Ruthless Stakes.
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    Determined Paulassilverlining Takes Ruthless

    Favored Paulassilverlining slipped through on the rail at the head of the lane and fought Noble and a Beauty to the wire to prevail by a nose in the $98,000 Ruthless Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Jan. 4 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Seduire comes home strong to win the Santa Ynez Stakes.

    Seduire Scampers to Easy Santa Ynez Victory

    Gunning from the rail for Rafael Bejarano, Seduire put away pace rival Xoxo leaving the turn and kicked away in the drive to win the $200,000 Santa Ynez Stakes (gr.II) in a powerful performance Jan. 3 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Bluegrass Singer leads them home in the Mucho Macho Man Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-4HHZj2x">Order This Photo</a>

    Bluegrass Singer Sizzles in Mucho Macho Man

    A fast pace under strong pressure failed to deter front-running Bluegrass Singer, who shook loose of his rivals in the lane and held sway to the wire in the $100,000 Mucho Macho Man Stakes for 3-year-olds at Gulfstream Park.

  • Bayern (right) and California Chrome (left) continue to work in preparation for their 4yo debuts.
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    Bayern, California Chrome Post Strong Works

    Bayern and California Chrome took another step toward a possible early-season rematch when the leading Horse of the Year contenders worked sharply about an hour apart the morning of Jan. 3 at their respective training bases.

  • Kyle Frey

    Eclipse-Winning Rider Frey Breaks Collarbone

    Eclipse-Award winning jockey Kyle Frey fractured his right collarbone and sustained other injuries when his mount went down approaching the far turn in the seventh race Jan. 2 at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Seduire won the Golden Gate Debutante by 5 1/2 lengths on Nov. 29.

    Promising Fillies Meet in Santa Ynez Stakes

    Jerry Hollendorfer's stakes-winning duo of Seduire and Light the City clash with dual graded winner Conquest Harlanate in the $200,000 Santa Ynez Stakes (gr. II) for newly-turned 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita Jan. 3.

  • Dynamic Sky will try to surpass $1 million in career earnings in the San Gabriel Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-FzDL8xQ">Order This Photo</a>

    Dynamic Sky Can Surpass $1M in San Gabriel

    After breaking through with his first stakes victory in six tries, Dynamic Sky attempts to surpass $1 million in career earnings as one of the favorites in the $200,000 San Gabriel Stakes (gr. IIT) Jan. 3 at Santa Anita Park.

  • The Lewis Dinner won the Fifth Avenue division of the New York Stallion Series by 4 3/4 lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-3h5mjSR">Order This Photo</a>

    Posse Offspring Take Pair of NY-Bred Stakes

    Odds-on choice The Lewis Dinner and 16-1 outsider Chasing Bubbles, both by Posse, were victorious in a pair of New York Stallion Series divisions for state-bred 2-year-olds Dec. 28 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Lady Pimpernel wins the Robert J. Frankel Stakes.

    Lady Pimpernel Gets First U.S. Win in Frankel

    Recent British import Lady Pimpernel landed her first United States victory by a nose when she came from off the pace in the $100,000 Robert J. Frankel Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Park Dec. 27.

  • Shared Belief wins the 2014 Malibu Stakes.

    Shared Belief Sprints to Game Malibu Triumph

    Shared Belief bounced back from a horrible trip in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) with his third grade I victory of the year, holding off a game Conquest Two Step by a neck in the $300,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I).

  • Sam's Sister wins the 2014 La Brea Stakes.

    Sam's Sister Stuns Taris in Quick La Brea

    Outsider Sam's Sister ran down a tiring odds-on favorite Taris in the final sixteenth of a mile to win the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies on opening day at Santa Anita Park Dec. 26.