Gayego figured to need a suicidal pace in order to catch the speedy Sea of Pleasure in the $79,700 San Pedro Stakes, and that's exactly what the Gilded Time colt received in setting a track record at Santa Anita Jan. 20.
Triple AAA Ranch's Arizona homebred Ez Dreamer left a tired field behind nearing the furlong pole and drew away to a 9 3/4-length laugher in the $50,000 Rattlesnake Stakes for 3-year-olds at Turf Paradise in Phoenix Jan. 20.
Heavily backed Champs Elysees took the overland route for Garrett Gomez on the turn for home but won the $150,000 San Marcos Stakes (gr. IIT) with plenty left Jan. 19 on the Santa Anita turf.
There's plenty of bull, Holy Bull that is, represented among the dozen 3-year-olds entered for the $50,000 Smarty Jones Stakes, which kicks off the 3-year-old racing season at Oaklawn Park Jan. 21.
Citing expected frigid temperatures and single-digit wind chill, Turfway Park canceled live racing for Jan. 20.
Millionaire Flower Alley's first reported foal is a colt born Jan. 8 at Ro Parra's Millennium Farms Kentucky near Lexington.
Millionaire Cherokee's Boy first reported foal is a filly born Jan. 10 at Shamrock Farms near Woodbine, Md.
Louis Arthur, a half-brother to graded stakes winner Top Commander, has been relocated to Doug and Pam Stedman's Fox Mask Farm near Gilbert, Ariz.
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