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  • Sarah Sis worked five furlongs in 1:02 3/5 on April 24.

    Sarah Sis: Sibling With a Shot in the Oaks

    Joe Ragsdale has been an owner for less than three years and the Oklahoman finds himself heading to the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) with Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) winner Sarah Sis, trained by Ingrid Mason.

  • Three Hearts will break from the rail in the Santa Barbara Handicap.

    Three Hearts, Diversy Harbor Meet Again

    Graded stakes winners Three Hearts and Diversy Harbor provide the most class in a field of nine older fillies and mares set for the $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap (gr. IIIT) April 18 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Home Journey wins the Las Cienegas Stakes.

    Home Journey Too Tough in Las Cienegas

    Home Journey led every step of the way on the Santa Anita Park downhill turf course and held off another late run by Go West Marie to capture the $100,000 Las Cienegas Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 11.

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    Firing Line Breezes at Santa Anita

    Sunland Derby winner Firing Line continued his workout schedule in preparation for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) with a five furlong breeze in :59 1/5 the morning of April 11 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Beholder comes home strong to win the Santa Lucia Stakes.

    Beholder Breezes to Santa Lucia Victory

    Beholder tracked early leader Uzziel through most of the 1 1/16-mile test, then surged through the final turn and pulled away effortlessly under no urging from jockey Gary Stevens to win by 3 3/4 lengths.

  • Kobe's Back rolls late to take the Commonwealth Stakes.

    Kobe's Back Rallies to Commonwealth Victory

    In last place turning for home, Kobe's Back launched an outside rally in the stretch to surge past his six foes and score a three-quarter-length victory in the Commonwealth Stakes (gr. III) April 4 at Keeneland.

  • Sky Kingdom and Martin Garcia capture the Tokyo City Cup Stakes.

    Sky Kingdom Wins Second Tokyo City Cup

    Westrock Stables' Sky Kingdom continued to show his affinity for the 1 1/2-mile distance March 28 with an impressive victory in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Diversy Harbor

    Diversy Harbor Seeks Repeat Win in Santa Ana

    Glen Hill Farm's Diversy Harbor, a first-time graded stakes winner in her last race, highlights a field of 11 older fillies and mares in the 1 1/8-mile Santa Ana Stakes (gr. IIT) March 15 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Slideshow: Thunder Gulch

    As a companion to the feature in the February 21, 2015 issue of The Blood-Horse, 'The Thunder Rolled,' we present a visual look at Thunder Gulch's 1995 championship season.

  • Slideshow: Gary Stevens

    A celebration of the career of Gary Stevens on the occasion of his 5,000th North American victory.

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    Gary Stevens

    A celebration of the career of Gary Stevens on the occasion of his 5,000th North American victory.

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    Idaho Legislature to Honor Jockey Stevens

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, a native of Caldwell, Idaho, will be honored by the Idaho legislature next Monday, Feb. 9. He will be accompanied to the ceremony by another Hall of Fame rider, Mike Smith.

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    Stevens Lands Juvenile Fillies Turf Mount

    It seems like just yesterday Stevens looked to have little or no shot to make the Breeders' Cup following knee reconstruction surgery. But if there is one thing we have learned about Stevens it is to never count him out.

  • Gary Stevens won the 2013 Breeders' Cup Classic aboard Mucho Macho Man. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2013-Breeders-Cup/Classic/i-9h439ZJ">Order This Photo</a>

    Stevens Says He'll Ride in Breeders' Cup

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, a 10-time Breeders Cup winner, will be riding in this year's event at Santa Anita Park, exactly 14 weeks to the day after undergoing total knee replacement surgery July 25.

  • Gary Stevens at Del Mar

    Stevens Walking Again After Knee Replacement

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens was on a bench at Del Mar near the stable area racing office the morning of Aug. 15. The right knee that he had surgically replaced exactly three weeks ago was on display for all to see.

  • Bayern streaks to victory in the Woody Stephens Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-j8LjRWF">Order This Photo</a>

    Bayern Runs Away With Woody Stephens

    Returning to sprinting after finishing off the board in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), Bayern drew off in the stretch to post an easy victory in the $500,000 Woody Stephens Stakes (gr. II) June 7 at Belmont Park.

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    Beholder Makes Eastward Trek for Ogden Phipps

    A sporting gesture put two-time champion Beholder on a plane to Belmont Park last week for the brewing rematch between her and 2013 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Princess of Sylmar in the $1 million Ogden Phipps (gr. I).

  • Beholder breezes at Belmont Park June 2.
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    Beholder, Close Hatches Work for Ogden Phipps

    Belmont Stakes (gr. I) contenders weren't the only ones catching attention June 2 at Belmont Park. Champion filly Beholder and rival Close Hatches both turned in final pre-race preparations for the Ogden Phipps (gr. I).

  • Candy Boy at Churchill Downs, April 26, 2014 <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/TripleCrown/2014-Triple-Crown/Kentucky-Derby-Workouts/i-42Xb3FM">Order This Photo</a>

    Sadler Sends Candy Boy to Final Derby Drill

    California trainer John Sadler sent Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) winner Candy Boy through his final major preparations for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) April 26 at Churchill Downs.

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    Hall of Fame Jockeys to Compete at Pimlico

    One of the unique offerings on this year's Black-Eyed Susan (gr. II) day card at Pimlico Race Course May 16 is the $50,000 Jockey Challenge Presented by Xpressbet that will feature seven active Hall of Fame riders.

  • Alysheba (right) defeated Ferdinand by 1/2 length in the 1988 Santa Anita Handicap.

    Big 'Cap Seems Like Olden Days

    The Santa Anita Handicap became the West Coast's most prestigious racing event by consistently bringing out the best people and horses. The race's history has been dotted with gritty campaigners who just don't give up.

  • Mucho Macho Man works at Santa Anita.

    Mucho Macho Man Struts for Santa Anita Fans

    Mucho Macho Man was on the Santa Anita Park main track between races March 2 for his final timed workout before the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), a drill jockey Gary Stevens termed "a little romp in the park."

  • One for the Roses: Bayern

    Even with his inexperience and the possible curse of Apollo, Steve Haskin gives the case for Bayern to appear in the Kentucky Derby.

  • Pontchatrain wins the Buena Vista Stakes.

    Pontchatrain Adds to Win Skein in Buena Vista

    Glen Hill Farm's Pontchatrain edged away from favorite Egg Drop and pacesetter Miss Serendipity in the stretch and extended a three-race win streak in the $200,000 Buena Vista Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 17 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Bayern overwhelmed a $58,000 allowance test at Santa Anita, winning by 15 lengths.

    Bayern Romps; Eblouissante Second in Return

    In a race that could have Triple Crown implications, Bayern, ridden by Gary Stevens for trainer Bob Baffert, stretched out to a mile and overwhelmed a $58,000 allowance test for 3-year-olds, winning by 15 lengths.

  • Candy Boy gets up late to win the Robert B. Lewis Stakes.

    Candy Boy Makes Sweet Move for Lewis Score

    Candy Boy stamped himself as the top contender for the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) when he overpowered a pair of well-regarded Bob Baffert trainees in winning the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. I) Feb. 8 at Santa Anita.

  • Fashion Plate can not be caught in the Las Virgenes.

    Fashion Plate Wire-to-Wire in Las Virgenes

    After getting a quick jump out of the gate, Fashion Plate went wire-to-wire and held off tenacious even-money favorite Streaming for a game victory in the Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) Feb. 1 at Santa Anita Park.