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  • Fantastic Pick (outside) outnods Blue Panis in the Oak Tree Derby.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9235295%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Fantastic Pick Upsets Oak Tree Derby

    Fantastic Pick, the longest shot in the field at 22-1, edged pacesetter Blue Panis after an eighth of a mile long battle to win the $150,000 Oak Tree Derby (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park Oct. 16

  • Ticker Tape, winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes at Keeneland, has been retired.

    Grade I Winner Ticker Tape Retired

    Ticker Tape, an Eclipse Award runner-up as 3-year-old in 2004, has been retired after suffering a leg injury earlier this year.

  • CHRB to Allow Protest in Intercontinental Case

    The California Horse Racing Board Thursday voted unanimously to waive its 72-hour protest rule to allow the owners of the four horses who finished behind Intercontinental in the Sept. 3 Palomar Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIT) at Del Mar to request a hearing for redistribution of the $200,000 purse.

  • CHRB Medication Committee to Review Intercontinental Incident

    The California Horse Racing Board's medication committee plans to review the events surrounding the fining of a veterinarian who falsified a report on when she gave the champion mare Intercontinental a Salix shot prior to a stakes race at Del Mar in September, the agency's executive director said Feb. 25.

  • California Split: Ford Moves Horses From Cassidy

    Southern California Thoroughbred owner Jim Ford has moved five of his horses from the barn of his longtime trainer, Jim Cassidy, distributing four of them to Wally Dollase and one to Northern California-based leading conditioner Jerry Hollendorfer.

  • Ticker Tape (5) holds on to win the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, Saturday at Keeneland.

    Ticker Tape Royal Winner of QE II Cup

    Favored Ticker Tape stormed past the leaders in the stretch with a powerful burst and held off the unlucky Barancella to win the $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (gr. IT) at Keeneland Saturday.

  • Ticker Tape wins the American Oaks, Saturday at Hollywood Park.

    Ticker Tape Reigns in American Oaks

    Overlooked in a field boasting strong international favor, Southern California-based Ticker Tape blew off the final turn with gusto to run down pacesetting Western Hemisphere and favored Dance in the Mood in the $750,000 American Oaks (gr. IT) on the Hollywood Park turf Saturday.

  • Megahertz, blue cap on left, goes around the field, including the ultimate winner, Katdogawn, pink silks, at the top of the stretch in the Santa Ana Handicap, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Katdogawn Wins Santa Ana on Megahertz DQ

    Katdogawn was awarded victory in Saturday's $150,000 Santa Ana Handicap (gr. IIT) when 3-5 favorite Megahertz was disqualified for interference in the stretch at Santa Anita Park.

  • Ticker Tape Turns Tables in China Doll Stakes

    Ticker Tape, a British import from the barn of James Cassidy, chased down heavy favorite Mambo Slew to win the $75,800 China Doll Stakes, a turf mile for for 3-year-old fillies Thursday at Santa Anita Park.

  • Cassidy's Star Duo to Get Hollywood Billing

    Steelaninch and Star Vega, the Jim Cassidy-trained duo who swept the La Puente and Providencia, respectively, last weekend at Santa Anita will likely make their next starts during the upcoming Hollywood Park meeting, Cassidy said.

  • Star Vega Rides Rail to Win Providencia

    Star Vega rallied through an opening on the rail to defeat Makeup Artist by a neck Sunday in the $150,000 Providencia Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Santa Anita Park.