Keyword: follow the money

  • Surfside, who will seek to regain her Breeders' Cup Distaff form in the Santa Maria Handicap.

    Surfside Likely Favorite in Santa Maria

    Surfside is the probable morning-line favorite in Sunday's Grade I Santa Maria Handicap run at 1 1/16 miles for older fillies and mares. Trainer D. Wayne Lukas is hoping for good weather and a fast track after Surfside's third place finish as the odds-on favorite in her last start on a "wet-fast" track. Sunday's forecast calls for a 40 percent chance of rain.

  • Follow the Money (#3), with Chris McCarron, holds off Melody Queen, with Joe Bravo, to win the $150,000 Violet Handicap at the Meadowlands Friday.

    Follow the Money Wins Violet Handicap

    Follow the Money tracked early pacesetter Dominique's Joy and then dueled through the stretch with Melody Queen to win the $150,000 Violet Handicap (gr. IIIT) by a neck Friday night at Meadowlands.