Headlines for Wednesday, April 6, 2011

  • Unzip Me won the 2010 Las Cienegas.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8886287%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Unzip Me Carrying Heavy Load in Las Cienegas

    Top female turf sprinter Unzip Me will attempt to become the third horse at Santa Anita since 1990 to carry 127 pounds to victory as the heavy favorite in the $100,000 Las Cienegas Handicap (gr. IIIT) April 9.

  • Cambina seeks her third consecutive win in the Providencia Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9416455%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Cambina Leads Providencia Import Invasion

    Five of the nine 3-year-old fillies entered in the $150,000 Providencia Stakes (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita April 9 are imported from the British Isles. Irish-bred Cambina, in search of her third consecutive win, leads the field.

  • Gambling Expansion Off Fast Track in Mass.

    Discussions about expanding gambling in Massachusetts have been moved off the fast track as the governor and legislators now will make closing the state's $1-billion budget deficit their top priority.

  • Tampa Bay Derby winner Watch Me Go is the lone stakes winner Illinois Derby.

    Watch Me Go Among 12 in Illinois Derby

    A little more than three weeks ago Watch Me Go was dismissed at odds of 47-1 in the Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II). Now, the son of West Acre is the horse to beat in the $300,000 TVG Illinois Derby (gr. III).

  • Dialed In<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9478180%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Dialed In's Next Call: Kentucky Derby

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER<br />Same connections, same track, same race, same finish -- just a different horse. Can Florida Derby winner Dialed In improve on Ice Box's 2nd-place finish in the Kentucky Derby?

  • Uncle Mo arrived in New York on Wednesday, April 6, ready for the Wood Memorial.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9478824%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Uncle Mo a Towering Presence in Wood

    The general consensus is that Uncle Mo will have little trouble in the Resorts World New York Casino Wood Memorial (gr. I) April 9 at Aqueduct when he takes on nine seemingly overmatched rivals in his final Derby prep.

  • Kathmanblu, a stakes winner on grass and dirt, tries Polytrack in the Central Bank Ashland.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9412825%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Kathmanblu Heads Deep Ashland Field

    Five D Thoroughbreds and Wind River Stables' homebred filly Kathmanblu, a stakes winner on grass and dirt, will attempt to transfer that form to Keeneland's Polytrack surface April 9 in the Central Bank Ashland (gr. I).