Keyword: Carl Van Burger

  • Texcess, left, edges out Cheroot to win the California Cup Classic.

    After 2 Years, Texcess Strikes in California Cup

    Texcess, winless since capturing the $1 million Delta Jackpot as a 2-year-old in December 2004, ended his long drought with a smart victory in the $250,000 California Cup Classic Saturday at Oak Tree's Santa Anita meeting.

  • Trainer Mitchell Can't Forget Star Over the Bay

    Trainer Mike Mitchell tried to concentrate on work in his Hollywood Park stable office Wednesday but found it impossible to forget about grade I winner Star Over the Bay, whose winner's circle pictures hung on the wall.