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  • Momentum

    Momentum's First Winner

    Momentum, a California grade III winner, was represented by his first winner when his daughter Aromatica won March 28.

  • Momentum's First Foal Born at Vessels

    Graded stakes winner Momentum's first foal, a chestnut filly, was born Jan. 3 at Vessels Stallion Farm in Bonsall, Calif., to Donan's Magic.

  • Sizzling Sweet Return Tops Shoemaker Cast

    Sweet Return, the winner of three consecutive graded stakes, attempts to extend his streak in the $350,000 Shoemaker Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) Monday at Hollywood Park.

  • Momentum Supplemented to Shoemaker Field

    Momentum, one of the leading handicap horses in California in 2002, will make his first start in 19 months Monday in the $350,000-added Shoemaker Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park.

  • Out 19 Months, Momentum Ready for Return

    Momentum, a leading California handicap horse in 2002, is ready for a return to the races following a 19-month layoff, trainer Craig Dollase said Friday.

  • Overlooked Music's Storm Wins Bien Bien

    Although victorious in his only previous start over Hollywood Park's turf course, Music's Storm attracted little attention before posting a 24-1 upset in Wednesday's $73,450 Bien Bien Stakes, the opening-day feature of the track's 35-day Autumn Meet.

  • No Momentum for Breeders' Cup Classic

    Paul J. Reddam's Momentum, a contender for the $4 million Breeders' Cup Classic Oct. 26, has been withdrawn from the race due to a soft tissue injury to his right foreleg.

  • Haskell Invitational winner War Emblem is set to face Came Home in his next start.

    War Emblem's Still on Edge; Will Face Came Home in Pacific Classic

    Haskell Invitational (gr. I) winner War Emblem, who also has victories in the Kentucky Derby ( gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) this year, was back in his stall at Del Mar Wednesday morning, and already making it known he is a candidate for the $1 million Pacific Classic (gr. I) on August 25.

  • Gold Cup Winner Sky Jack Prospects For More

    Though it's still more than three weeks away, Del Mar's $1-million Pacific Classic (gr. I) on August 25 appears to be a viable prospect for Ren-Mar Thoroughbreds' Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) champion Sky Jack, trainer Doug O'Neill said Thursday morning.

  • Sky Jack holds off Momentum to win the Hollywood Gold Cup.

    Sky Jack, Pincay Win Gold Cup Thriller Over Momentum

    Sky Jack joined some elite company on Sunday when the 6-year-old gelding by Jaklin Klugman became the fifth California-bred to win the Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I). Sky Jack won the 1 1/4-mile fixture under 55-year-old Laffit Pincay Jr. after a stretch-long duel with Momentum, finally prevailing by a nose.

  • Six Expected for Gold Cup

    Sunday's grade I at Hollywood Park is the first of 16 "Road to the World Thoroughbred Championships" broadcasts.

  • Milwaukee Brew rallied to win the Californian.

    Hollywood Park Race Report: A Star Brewing

    If there was anyone who doubted Milwaukee Brew, they'd better think again. Proving his four-length romp in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) in March wasn't a fluke but instead a sign, the brawny bay changed his tactics and still came up big on June 15, running down Bosque Redondo late to win the $500,000 Californian Stakes (gr. II) at nine furlongs.

  • Mizzen Mast (4) pulls away to defeat Giant Gentleman and Orientate in the Strub Stakes.

    Santa Anita Race Report: The Master

    "You're killing me!" Bob Baffert called out to fellow trainer Bobby Frankel, who was posing for pictures in the winner's circle following Juddmonte Farms homebred Mizzen Mast's romping victory in the Feb. 2 Strub Stakes (gr. II). "I may have to go back to Los Alamitos."

  • Western Pride, drawing off to defeat Orientate in the San Fernando.

    Santa Anita Race Report: Beaming With Pride

    No, he didn't mix it up with Monarchos and Point Given last spring. Some might say he took the easier road. But it's pretty hard to fault a horse who can lay claim to three Derbys and nearly three-quarters of a million dollars in earnings. Nevertheless, if Western Pride had any lingering naysayers, they got stopped in their tracks on Jan. 12 after the muscle-bound colt ran off with the $214,200 San Fernando Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita.

  • Western Pride heads a field of 12 for the San Fernando Breeders' Cup Stakes.

    Western Pride Top-Weighted San Fernando Entrant

    A field of 12 has signed on for the $200,000 San Fernando Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. II), the second leg of the Strub Series for foals of 1998. Western Pride is the 122-pound highweight for the 1 1/16-mile main track event. Western Pride also garnered the highest weight allocation of the 12 entered here by Globeform's ranking of last year's 3-year-olds.

  • Siphonic, voted top horse at Hollywood Park's autumn meet.

    Higher Attendance and Handle for Hollywood Park

    Hollywood Park concluded its autumn meet Monday with a 4.8% increase in attendance and a 2.8% increase in total handle. The growth was particularly encouraging since it rained during the Southern California's 11th annual Turf Festival, the biggest day of the meet.

  • Momentum, defeating Euchre in the Native Diver.

    From the Print Edition: Gathering Momentum

    He didn't have enough of it in his first stateside start, and lost all of it at the beginning of the Native Diver Handicap (gr. III), but Momentum gathered his namesake over the Native Diver's nine furlongs and proved a convincing winner of the $100,000 race at Hollywood Park Dec. 9.

  • Knickerbocker winner Sumitas is one of three New York ship-ins for the Hollywood Turf Cup.

    Blazing Fury Among Ship-Ins For Hollywood Turf Cup

    Blazing Fury, who arrived from New York late Wednesday afternoon for Saturday's $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup, jogged on the training track during a rainy Thursday morning. Assistant Danny Dubuc is overseeing final preparations for the 3-year-old gelding until trainer Jim Toner arrives Friday night.