Keyword: NIck Canani

  • Called to Serve

    Called to Serve Posts Bullet Big 'Cap Move

    Called to Serve registered his third straight bullet work in preparation for the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) when he went five furlongs on Santa Anita Park's fast main track Feb. 22 in :59 1/5 with Gary Stevens up.

  • Called to Serve streaks home to win the Discovery.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2220978238&k=rJxndZT">Order This Photo</a>

    Called to Serve Rolls in Discovery

    Marc Ferrell's Called to Serve, a son of Afleet Alex, blew past favorite Willy Beamin to win the nine-furlong Discovery Handicap (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct Nov. 17.

  • Romacaca won the Matchmaker Stakes on the Monmouth Park turf July 31.

    Romacaca After 6th in a Row in Ballston Spa

    As good as she has been during her current five-race winning streak, Romacaca will need to step it up a bit to keep her string alive in the $200,000 Ballston Spa Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Saratoga turf Aug. 27.

  • Adminniestrator Looks to Repeat in Sunshine Millions Turf

    In a testament to how tough this year' s $500,000 Franks Farms Turf has come up, Adminniestrator, who took the 2003 edition of the race, will be 15-1 when wagering opens for the unique East vs. West Showdown Saturday at Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita Park.

  • Nick Canani Gets First Maryland Win for Gill

    It didn't take long for trainer Nick Canani to win his first race in Maryland for owner Michael Gill. In Wednesday's fourth race at Laurel, Expect The Best scored as the third mount the trainer saddled in the state.

  • Canani Runs Brother/Sister Act in Whittingham, Oaks

    Father's Day weekend is coming up, but a productive mother will be in the forefront of stakes activity at Hollywood Park. Downtown Blues, a broodmare by Seattle Song, is the dam of both Night Patrol and Harbor Blues, entered in the $350,000 Charlie Whittingham Memorial Handicap (gr. IT) and $200,000-added Hollywood Breeders' Cup Oaks (gr. II), respectively, on Saturday.

  • No Pace, No Problem for Major Idea in Providencia

    Major Idea, favored in five of her last six races, will likely be the public choice once again Sunday in the $150,000 Providencia Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/8 miles on turf.

  • Maiden Island Fashion Wins WinStar Oaks

    Everest Stables' homebred Island Fashion picked a nice spot to break her maiden Saturday, winning the inaugural $250,000 WinStar Sunland Park Oaks in New Mexico with a powerful stretch run.

  • Night Patrol (8) beats Kachamandi (4) to win the Oak Tree Breeders' Cup Mile.

    Night Patrol Noses Kachamandi in Oak Tree Mile

    Everest Stable's Night Patrol disposed of heavily-favored Congaree at the top of the stretch and prevailed in a furious stretch battle with Kachamandi to capture the $250,000 Oak Tree Breeders' Cup Mile by a nose Saturday.

  • Congaree, D'wildcat Top Oak Tree Mile

    Congaree and D'wildcat, two horses trying to establish their credentials for the Breeders' Cup Mile, will meet Saturday in the $250,000 Oak Tree Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita.

  • Englander Rises to Top of Ownership Ranks

    In three short years, Richard Englander has carved his name alongside Thoroughbred racing's elite list of owners. He has done it not by purchasing blue-blood stock for seven figures at public auction, but by setting up racing stables from coast to coast and employing nine different trainers in as many states, and claiming his way to the top.

  • California Trainers Fined for Herbal-Related Positives

    Five Southern California trainers have been fined $1,500 each by the California Horse Racing Board after an herbal product they used on horses under their care was found to contain two banned substances. A hearing will be held in January.