Headlines for Saturday, May 10, 2014

  • Frank Mirahmadi

    Mirahmadi to Spell Denman at Santa Anita

    Trevor Denman, the voice of Santa Anita Park for more than 30 years, will take time off in the month of June to "freshen up" before returning to call the Gold Cup at Santa Anita (gr. I) on closing weekend June 28.

  • Top Fortitude and Kayla Stra upset the Lazaro Barrera Stakes.

    Top Fortitude Shows Grit in Barrera Stunner

    Top Fortitude, overlooked by bettors at 30-1 after a poor 2014 debut a month earlier, outfought his challengers in the stretch May 10 to post a huge surprise in the $100,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita.

  • Tonalist rolls to victory in the Peter Pan.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-TDrjfFN">Order This Photo</a>

    Tonalist Hits High Note in Sloppy Peter Pan

    His development slowed by a lung infection, Tonalist showed he can be a major contender in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) next month when he crushed the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) May 10 on a sloppy track at Belmont Park.

  • Invincible Spirit Colt Shatters Arqana Record

    An Invincible Spirit colt sold to Nicolas de Watrigant of Mandore International for a record-shattering Arqana breeze-up price of 750,000 Euros ($1,032,119 in United States funds) May 10 at Saint-Cloud.

  • Smokin' Joey Denies Platelet Goodwood Repeat

    Smokin' Joey wore down defending winner Platelet with a powerful outside rally and won the Tapestry Wines Goodwood (Aus-I) at 40-1 odds May 10 at Morphettville.

  • California Chrome<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-BvpM5q2">Order This Photo</a>

    'Chrome Gallops at Rain-Soaked Churchill

    After heavy rain overnight in Louisville, Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner California Chrome was out a bit earlier than usual the morning of May 10 for a routine gallop at Churchill Downs.

  • Famous Seamus Shakes Up Australia's BTC Cup

    Lightly regarded Famous Seamus outsprinted group I winners Spirit of Boom and Buffering and captured the Bundaberg Distilling BTC Cup (Aus-I) May 10 at Doomben.