Keyword: pleasantly

  • Pleasantly Perfect capped a perfect day for trainer Richard Mandella with his stunning Classic victory.

    Classic Recap: One Perfect Day

    The San Gabriel Mountains could barely be seen against the black morning sky. Then, just before 5:30, a fiery glow appeared, illuminating the peaks off to the east. As in 1993, raging fires had broken out near Santa Anita, although these were some 40 miles away.