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  • Kela Goes Overland to Bing Crosby Victory

    Just because 6-year-old Kela had never run at a distance as short as the six furlongs of the Bing Crosby Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. I), didn't mean he was incapable of it. He proved that with style in the $250,000 stakes Sunday at Del Mar.

  • John Servis, said Smarty Jones will breeze Monday or Tuesday.

    Smarty's Vacation is Over; Work Begins Next Week

    Smarty Jones' vacation ends soon as the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner will begin serious workouts early next week in preparation for the Sept. 6 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) at Philadelphia Park.

  • Star Over the Bay, inside, refuses to let Continuously get by as he wins the  Sunset Handicap, Sunday at Hollywood Park.

    Star Over the Bay Provides Memorable Sunset

    Star Over the Bay's game front-running victory by a nose over odds-on favorite Continuously in the $150,000 Sunset Handicap (gr. IIT) on the lawn Sunday put a big bow around jockey Tyler Baze's first riding title at Hollywood Park.

  • Kela Clobbers Texas Mile Foes

    Southern California invader Kela was given a smooth ride by jockey David Nuesch and the 6-year-old responded with a convincing 5 ¼-length victory over late running Supah Blitz in Saturday's $300,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) at Lone Star Park.

  • Gallyn Mitchell Wins 700th at Emerald Downs

    Gallyn Mitchell became the first jockey to win 700 career races at Emerald Downs on Sunday when he guided Best Game In Town to a victory in the first race.

  • Congaree, will miss the Commonwealth Breeders's Cup.

    Congaree Treated for Colic; Won't Go in Commonwealth

    Stonerside Stable's Congaree, who has earned more than $3.25 million so far in his career, was expected back at Bob Baffert's barn at Keeneland Racecourse Thursday morning after being treated overnight for colic at Hagyard-Davidson- McGee veterinary clinic near Lexington, Ky.

  • Veteran Mitchell has Derby 'Gold Rush' in Mind

    Mike Mitchell has been training nearly 30 years but has never run a horse in the Kentucky Derby. If the 55-year-old Bakersfield, Calif. native gets to Churchill Downs on May 1, his hopes rest with Quinton's Gold Rush.

  • Megahertz, with jockey Alex Solis, races to the win ahead of Garden in the Rain in the San Gorgonio Handicap, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Megahertz Kicks in to Win San Gorgonio

    Michael Bello's Megahertz took advantage of a slow early pace as the 5-year-old British-bred mare unleashed a quick turn of foot in the last quarter-mile to win the San Gorgiono Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita on Saturday.

  • Wynn Dot Comma (4) leads the field en route to winning the Spectacular Bid Stakes, Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

    No Problema for Wynn Dot Comma

    Martin Cherry's Wynn Dot Conma began his 3-year-old campaign on a winning note Saturday when he passed three horses in the stretch to win the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park.

  • Pleasantly Perfect, winning the Breeders' Cup Classic.

    Mandella Non-Committal on Cup Winners

    Trainer Richard Mandella remained non-committal Sunday about plans for his four Breeders' Cup winners, including Pleasantly Perfect, winner of the Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I).

  • Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone gets first 'Cup win aboard Halfbridled.

    Krone in History-Making Ride with Halfbridled

    Jockey Julie Krone became the first female winner of a non-steeplechase Breeders' Cup race when she booted home favored Halfbridled to a 2 1/22-length victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) at Santa Anita on Saturday.

  • Juvenile Colts on Track at Santa Anita

    James McIngvale's Consecrate, fifth in the Norfolk Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita on Oct. 5, turned in a five furlong breeze in :59 at Santa Anita on Monday, indicating his readiness for the Oct. 25 Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I).

  • Domedriver upset Rock of Gibraltar in the 2002 Breeders' Cup Mile.

    Breeders' Cup Mile Winner Domedriver Retired

    Flaxman Holdings homebred Domedriver, who unleashed a strong closing kick to post an upset victory in the 2002 Netjets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), has been retired to stud at Kirsten Rausing's Lanwades Stud near Newmarket, England.

  • Mitchell Pointing Caughnawaga to Met Mile

    Trainer Philip Mitchell, who brought Running Stag to America on repeated occasions, is planning to run French-bred 4-year-old Caughnawaga in this year's renewal of the Metropolitan Handicap on May 27 at Belmont Park.

  • Skip to the Stone Spoils City Zip's Return to Sprinting

    Cutting back to a one-turn sprint after running sixth in Point Given's San Felipe (gr. II), Greystone Stable and Vincenzo LoVerso's Skip to the Stone pressed the pace before drawing away to win Saturday's $150,000 Bay Shore Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct.

  • Running Stag Unlikely for Woodward; Skimming To Run

    Due to a minor injury to his left front leg, Richard Cohen's Running Stag is now considered unlikely for the $500,000 Woodward (gr. I), according to assistant trainer Roger Teal. Meanwhile, Pacific Classic (gr. I) winner Skimming will ship to Belmont Park on Tuesday ahead of the Sept. 16th race.