Keyword: Howard Zucker

  • Joy Scott

    Joy Scott Recovering After Undergoing Surgery

    Jockey Joy Scott is in satisfactory condition March 29 following surgery a day earlier at Huntington Memorial Hospital to repair a compound fracture of her right femur, according to her son, Jesse Sanchez.

  • Joy Scott

    Fund Set Up to Help Injured Rider Joy Scott

    The Southern California racing industry is rallying around Joy Scott, a local jockey who was injured March 12 in a training accident at Santa Anita Park. A fund has been set up to help her with medical expenses.

  • Andina, who won the Osunitas on July 23, is the 120-pound highweight in the Palomar.

    Palomar a Tough One to Call

    The busy Labor Day weekend of stakes action winds down at Del Mar with the Palomar Handicap (gr. IIT). The 1 1/16-mile race for older fillies and mares is a hard one to handicap.

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    Well Monied Serves Notice in Honeymoon Score

    Well Monied made it look easy in her graded stakes debut, taking over in upper stretch and sprinting home for a 1 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Honeymoon Handicap (gr. IIT) May 31 on the Hollywood Park turf.

  • CHRB to Require Polytrack Installation at Tracks

    California racing associations that operate meets of at least four continuous weeks would be required to install a synthetic racing surface by the end of 2007 or face a loss of dates, the state's horseracing board decided Feb. 16.

  • Del Mar Execs Take Polytrack Plan to Agricultural Board

    Executives with the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club have taken a first step toward installing Polytrack at the popular seaside racetrack when they made a presentation to the 22nd District Agricultural Association during its board meeting Jan. 10.

  • Del Mar Execs Take Polytrack Plan to Agricultural Board

    Executives with the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club have taken a first step toward installing Polytrack at the popular seaside racetrack when they made a presentation to the 22nd District Agricultural Association during its board meeting Jan. 10.

  • Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella, addressed the California Horse Racing Board over the issue of track surfaces.

    Calif. Trainers Protest Poor Track Surfaces

    Track operators pledged their support to improving the conditions of racing surfaces in the state after about 25 trainers descended on the California Horse Racing Board meeting Dec. 1 at Hollywood Park to seek the commission's assistance.

  • American Dream Derby winner Deanna Manfredi

    Deanna's Dream: 'Derby' Stable and $250,000

    Deanna Manfredi, a 36-year-old marketing consultant from Toughkenamon, PA, took home $250,000 and a stable of eight Thoroughbreds when Avenueofknowledge won the "American Dream Derby" for her on Presidents' Day at Santa Anita Monday.

  • Frankel's Florida Breds Going in Sunshine Millions

    Bobby Frankel, who did not participate in last year's inaugural $3.6 million Sunshine Millions, plans to have four startes in the 2004 series, which pits Florida and California breds in a series of eight stakes races at Gulfstream and Santa Anita parks.

  • Madame Pietra Risks Her Stakes Streak

    Madame Pietra was part of the "seconditis" felt by Howard Zucker's Del Mar barn last season, but the veteran trainer never lost faith in the mare, who now has four straight stakes victories.

  • Madame Pietra After Four-Peat in Desert Stormer

    Madame Pietra, a 6-year-old mare who has quietly developed into one of the better female sprinters in the nation, seeks her fourth straight stakes victory in the $100,000-added Desert Stormer Handicap for fillies and mares at six furlongs on Saturday.

  • Route Likely for Crafty C.T., Zucker Says

    Crafty C.T., second by three lengths to Smooth Jazz as the 9-10 favorite in Sunday's Commonwealth Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. II) at seven furlongs at Keeneland, is likely to stretch out in his next start.

  • Crafty C. T., winning the San Rafael.

    Crafty C.T. Returns to Headline San Carlos

    Crafty C.T., a consistent sprinter who has finished first, second or third in 11 of 13 career starts, returns to action Sunday in the $200,000 San Carlos Handicap (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Too Much Lead on Kona Gold, Headley Says

    Trainer Bruce Headley recently made his case for assigning less weight to his champion sprinter Kona Gold, who finished sixth and last in the Palos Verdes Handicap (gr. II) in his last start Jan. 26.

  • Crafty C. T., winning the 2001 San Rafael.

    Crafty C. T. Working Toward San Carlos

    Carl Grether's Crafty C. T., who ended 2002 with back-to-back third-place finishes in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) and Cigar Mile (gr. I), is gearing up for his return to action as a 5-year-old and worked five furlongs in :58 4/5, handily, at Santa Anita Tuesday morning.

  • Madame Pietra (10) wins the $250,000 Padua Stables-Filly and Mare Sprint.

    Madame Pietra Kicks Off Sunshine Series

    Carl H. Grether's favored Madame Pietra wore down Shameful and Chispiski in the stretch to win by a head in the $250,000 Filly & Mare Sprint at Gulfstream Park Saturday.

  • Madame Pietra Extends Habibti's Streak

    Favorite Madame Pietra came from off the pace under Patrick Valenzuela to post a 2 1/2-length victory over Habibti in Sunday's $71,950 Corona Handicap at Hollywood Park.

  • Zucker Looks Forward to Thanksgiving in NY

    Former New Yorker trainer Howard Zucker could have a sweet homecoming when he brings Carl Grether's Crafty C. T. from California for the Nov. 30 Cigar Mile (gr. I).

  • Madame Pietra Takes Cascapedia Stakes

    Madame Pietra rallied under jockey Pat Valenzuela for a convincing 2 1/2-length victory Thursday in the $82,250 Cascapedia Stakes for fillies and mares at Oak Tree.

  • Trainer Zucker Knows Hoops and Hoofs

    Tomorrow's NAPA Auto Parts Breeders' Cup Sprint will be trainer Howard Zucker's first Breeders' Cup contest, but it certainly isn't the first time he has been closely involved with world-class athletes.

  • CHRB Fines Two Trainers for Del Mar Positives

    Trainers Ben Cecil and Howard Zucker were slapped with fines by the California Horse Racing Board for positive drug tests produced from races at Del Mar last summer, it was announced May 30.