Keyword: Men's Exclusive

  • Millionaire Men's Exclusive Retired Once More

    Millionaire California-bred Men's Exclusive, who made a one-race comeback at age 11 after languishing in retirement for about a year, has been retired for good, trainer Wesley Ward and owner Debbie Reed said.

  • Hollywood Gold Cup winner Sky Jack was retired Friday and will not compete in the Cal Cup Classic.

    Full Fields Dominate Cal Cup XIV

    A total of 103 horses are entered for Saturday's California Cup XIV, the 10-race, $1.325 million showcase for California breds at Oak Tree at Santa Anita.

  • Captain Squire breaks away from field to win the $250,000 FedEx Sprint.

    Captain Squire in Bistering Sunshine Sprint Win

    After Captain Squire scored a 5 1/2-length victory in Saturday's $250,000 FedEx Sunshine Millions Sprint at Santa Anita in a blistering time of 1:08.15, trainer Jeff Mullins left little doubt on what's on his mind later this year.

  • Sunshine Sprint Attracts Men's Exclusive

    After a long and productive career, sprint specialist 10-year-old Men's Exclusive begins his final season in the Sunshine Millions on Saturday.

  • Omega Code in Exclusive Company

    Wesley Ward says Omega Code is one of the best horses he's ever trained, putting him in the ranks of venerable Men's Exclusive, a 10-year-old that has earned more than $1 million.

  • Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner Vindication worked Monday at Santa Anita.

    Vindication, Medaglia d'Oro Work on West Coast

    Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner and early Kentucky Derby favorite Vindication worked for the first time as a sophomore Monday, logging a half-mile in :48 2/5, handily, over Santa Anita's fast main track. Exercise rider Dana Barnes was in the irons for the move, which was listed as the 22nd fastest of the 46 who worked at the distance.

  • Debonair Joe upset the Underwood under Julie Krone.

    Krone Takes Debonair Joe to Underwood Stunner

    Jockey Julie Krone and 53-1 shot Debonair Joe burst through the stretch five-wide to post a stunning neck victory over F J's Pace in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) at Hollywood Park Saturday.

  • Pedroza Gets 10 Days for Infractions

    Jockey Martin Pedroza was handed two five-day suspensions for his part in a pair of disqualifications at Hollywood Park on Dec. 1.

  • Eight to Test Men's Exclusive in Underwood

    Men's Exclusive, the 9-year-old gelding who won the last two runnings of Hollywood Park's $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood (gr. III), will seek an unprecedented third victory in Saturday's 22nd running of the six-furlong stakes event.

  • Men's Exclusive, winning the Underwood last year.

    Men's Exclusive Shows Spirit in Underwood Drill

    The venerable 9-year-old Men's Exclusive, attempting an unprecedented third straight victory in the Saturday's $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III) at six furlongs, worked a bullet :47 at Hollywood Park Wednesday.

  • Old Favorite Men's Exclusive in Fresno Stakes

    A couple years ago, Men's Exclusive was showing signs of old age. But now the old war horse is rejuvenated. He turns 10 on Jan. 1 and still shows enough professionalism and zip to pay his way on the racetrack.

  • Kona Gold faces field of ten in attempt to repeat last year's win in the Bing Crosby Breeders' Cup.

    Kona Gold Faces Tough Field in Crosby

    Only three foes showed up to challenge Kona Gold in last year's running of the Bing Crosby Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Del Mar, but on Saturday 10 rivals line up to face the defending champion.

  • Bonapaw: From Dubai to Des Moines

    James and Dennis Richard's Bonapaw, who finished sixth behind Caller One in the Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I), makes his stateside return in a command performance in the $150,000 Iowa Sprint Handicap July 4 as the Iowa Festival of Racing rolls into day two at Prairie Meadows.

  • Caller One, winner of  the Los Angeles Handicap last year, defended his title in the Dubai Golden Shaheen.

    Caller One Repeats in Golden Shaheen

    Caller One won the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) for the second straight year Saturday night at Nad Al Sheba as American-based horse swept the top finishing positions.

  • Val Royal rallied from far back to win the Breeders' Cup Mile.

    Val Royal, Men's Exclusive on Track in Dubai

    Breeders' Cup Mile winner Val Royal displayed his readiness for Saturday's $2-million Dubai Duty Free (UAE- I) when he worked five furlongs in 1:00.66 at Nad al Sheba Racecourse on Monday.

  • Squirtle Squirt, winning the Breeders' Cup Sprint.

    Squirtle Squirt Sprints into Palos Verdes

    Breeders' Cup Sprint champion and Eclipse Award finalist Squirtle Squirt begins his 2002 campaign in Sunday's $150,000 Palos Verdes Handicap at Santa Anita. Squirtle Squirt delivered to trainer Bobby Frankel his first Breeders' Cup victory last October at Belmont Park, but hasn't scared away the competition, which has come up strong for the six-furlong contest.

  • Squirtle Squirt, Spain Return This Weekend

    Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Squirtle Squirt drilled six furlongs in 1:13 at Hollywood Park for Bobby Frankel on Sunday as he prepares for his return in Sunday's Palos Verdes Handicap (gr. II).

  • Squirtle Squirt, Spain Return This Weekend

    Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Squirtle Squirt drilled six furlongs in 1:13 at Hollywood Park for Bobby Frankel on Sunday as he prepares for his return in Sunday's Palos Verdes Handicap (gr. II).

  • Mens Exclusive seeks second consecutive Vernon O. Underwood victory.

    Men's Exclusive Seeks Underwood Repeat

    Men's Exclusive has lost his last four starts since winning the Palos Verdes Handicap at Santa Anita in January, but conditioner Wesley Ward is confident the 8-year-old gelding will run big in defense of his crown in the $100,000 Vernon Underwood Stakes (gr. III) at six furlongs Sunday.

  • Los Angeles Handicap winner Caller One, among the challengers to Kona Gold in the Bing Crosby.

    Five Face Kona Gold in Bing Crosby

    Headed by Eclipse Award sprinter Kona Gold, a field of six swifties was entered Friday morning for Sunday's 56th running of the grade II, $200,000 Bing Crosby Breeders' Cup Handicap at 6 furlongs on the main track.

  • Festival of Light, Caller One Victorious on World Cup Card

    American jockey David Flores rode Godolphin Racing's Festival of Light to victory in the Godolphin Mile and American runner Caller One ran off with the Golden Shaheen (UAE-III) as part of Saturday's Dubai World Cup undercard. Flores, who later won the UAE Derby with Express Tour, said Festival of Light bobbled slightly at the start before recovering to take the lead in the stretch.

  • Aptitude Works at Nad Al Sheba

    Aptitude, who is in Dubai preparing for Saturday's Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), worked 1,200 meters (six furlongs) Sunday. The son of A.P. Indy covered the distance in 1:10.4 while moving with stablemate Lido Palace.

  • Freespool Sprints to Second El Conejo Win of 2000

    Freespool set quick fractions en route to winning the $108,700 El Conejo Handicap (gr. III) by 1 1/2 lengths Sunday at Santa Anita. Under jockey Chris McCarron, Freespool completed the 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:02.50 on a fast track. McCarron and Freespool teamed to win the last running of the El Conejo, Jan. 2, making this the second time in 2000 the two have won the race.

  • In his only mount of the day on the anniversary of his record-breaking day one year ago, Laffit Pincay Jr. rode Mens Exclusive to victory Sunday.

    Pincay Earns Anniversary Win in Underwood

    On the anniversary of breaking Bill Shoemaker's all time record of 8,833 wins, Laffit Pincay Jr. won on his only mount of the day, a three-length triumph aboard Men's Exclusive in the $100,000 Vernon O. Underwood Stakes (gr. III), Sunday at Hollywood Park.

  • Lexicon Wins Bay Meadows Sprint

    Lexicon tracked Bay Runner through opening fractions of :21.94 and :44.26, before pulling away to a two-length win over Men's Exclusive in the $177,500 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. III) Saturday at Bay Meadows. Under jockey Russell Baze, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome S. Moss's 5-year-old homebred completed the six-furlong race in 1:09.19 on a fast track.

  • Dixie Dot Com Returns at Bay Meadows

    Dixie Dot Com, unraced since finishing eighth of eight in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) in March, returns to the races Saturday in the six-furlong 200,000 Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. III). In last year's renewal of the race, Dixie Dot Com finished fourth, behind two rivals he will face again on Saturday.