Keyword: Ron McAnally

  • Gainesway Farm 2016

    Tapit's World

    A look at three-time leading sire Tapit, from his up and down racing career to record heights as a stallion.

  • John Henry, Phil Marino, and Early Cajun Days

    If John Henry had one positive trait, it was his ability to touch people's lives. Of course, everyone knows how John affected the lives of Ron McAnally and Sam Rubin, but no one's life was affected more by the horse than Phil Marino's.

  • Quick Casablanca wins the San Juan Capistrano Stakes.

    'Casablanca' Dominant in San Juan Capistrano

    An eye-catching move in the fourth and final turn snapped a 10-race winless streak for Quick Casablanca and gave trainer Ron McAnally his fourth San Juan Capistrano Stakes (gr. IIIT) victory April 10 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Northern Spur won the Breeders' Cup Turf in 1995.

    Champion Grass Horse Northern Spur Dies

    Northern Spur, champion grass horse of 1995, died earlier this month at a New York farm following a bout with colic. An Irish-bred son of Sadler's Wells, Northern Spur was 25.

  • Sweet Return to Nicks Farm in Indiana

    Sweet Return, a three-time grade I winner on the Southern California circuit, will stand the 2016 breeding season at Nicks Farm near Sellersburg, Ind., for a $2,000 live foal stands and nurses fee.

  • Inside the October 10, 2015 Issue

    Gold Standard: Tonalist repeats in the Jockey Club Gold Cup and more in the October 10, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse Magazine.

  • Hall of Fame Trainer Richard Mandella

    Trainers Discuss Euro Dominance of BC Turf

    With defending champion Magician likely to be among Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien's contingent for the 2014 World Championships, Europe appears to be in a good position to continue its dominance in the Breeders' Cup Turf.

  • Miss Serendipity won the 2014 Gamely Stakes.

    Miss Serendipity Has Tough Company in Mabee

    Argentinian mare Miss Serendipity, who put it all together to eke out a grade I win in the Gamely Stakes in her fifth United States start, returns in the $250,000 John C. Mabee Stakes (gr. IIT) Aug. 10 on the Del Mar turf.

  • Quick Casablanca won the 2014 Last Tycoon Stakes.

    San Juan Capistrano Offers Turf Marathon

    Quick Casablanca hopes to make the San Juan Capistrano the continuation of a beautiful friendship with the Santa Anita turf, as the Chilean-bred won a grade III stakes over the Arcadia, Calif., lawn in April.

  • Miss Serendipity just beats Emollient in the Gamely Stakes.

    Miss Serendipity Upset Winner in Gamely

    Matias Cavalieri's Miss Serendipity, a group I winner in Argentina, won her first race in the United States when she nipped Emollient at the finish to win the $300,000 Gamely Stakes (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park May 26.

  • Quick Casablanca (left) and Fire With Fire (right) finished a head apart in the Last Tycoon.

    Last Tycoon Rematch Set in Whittingham Stakes

    Quick Casablanca and Fire With Fire, separated by a head the last time they met for their respective Hall of Fame trainers, will battle again in the $200,000 Charles Whittingham Stakes (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Quick Casablanca gets up late to win the Last Tycoon.

    Quick Casablanca Posts Last Tycoon Surprise

    Chilean-bred Quick Casablanca landed his first North American win when he overcame a slow start to nip Fire With Fire and favored Rookie Sensation in the $100,000 Last Tycoon Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Santa Anita Park turf.

  • Suggestive Boy won the 2013 Arcadia.

    Suggestive Boy Facing Tough Field in Arcadia

    Suggestive Boy, who went to the sidelines with a splint injury last spring, returns from an 11-month absence to defend his title in the $200,000 Arcadia Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 1 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Interaction wins the San Juan Capistrano Handicap.

    Interaction Gives McAnally Third 'Capistrano

    Thirty-three years after his first victory in the San Juan Capistrano Handicap (gr. IIT), Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally did it again April 21 with late-running Interaction on closing day of the Santa Anita Park meet.

  • Suggestive Boy won the Arcadia Stakes by 2 1/2 lengths on Feb 2.

    Suggestive Boy Tops Lineup for Kilroe Mile

    Argentine-bred Suggestive Boy, an impressive 2 1/2-length winner of the Arcadia Stakes (gr. IIT) over the Santa Anita Park turf one month ago, heads an eight-horse field in the $300,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile Stakes (gr. IT).

  • Trainer Ron McAnally

    Paseana Win Would be Good for Ailing McAnally

    A victory by Charm the Maker in the Paseana Handicap Jan. 13 would be beneficial on several fronts for trainer Ron McAnally, in addition to providing a good story line.

  • Billy Morey Elected to TOC Board

    Owner and trainer William E. "Billy" Morey had been added to the board of directors of the Thoroughbred Owners of California, filling a vacancy created recently by the resignation of Ron McAnally.

  • All Star Heart wins the Las Palmas Stakes.

    Improving All Star Heart Lands Las Palmas

    All Star Heart circled the field in the stretch and charged home impressively under jockey Brice Blanc to register her first graded stakes win in the $150,000 Las Palmas (gr. IIT) Nov. 6, closing day at Santa Anita.

  • Eclair de Lune takes on 7 in the Santa Ana Stakes.

    Santa Ana Distance Should Fit Eclair de Lune

    Eclair de Lune, looking to regain the form that made her a grade I winner last summer, finds a more suitable distance in the $150,000 Santa Ana Stakes (gr. IIT) at nine furlongs on the Santa Anita lawn March 19.

  • Beverly D winner Eclair de Lune takes on 4 in the Frankel.

    Eclair de Lune, Harmonious Clash in Frankel

    When Santa Anita officials were scouting about for a stakes event to name after the late Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel, they could hardly have found a better fit than the San Gorgonio Handicap.

  • BC Interview: Ron McAnally

    Lenny Shulman talks with Hall of Fame Trainer Ron McAnally about Eclair de Lune, his entrant in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. I).

  • Eclair De Lune

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    Eclair de Lune Doing 'Light' Duty

    Hall of Fame conditioner Ron McAnally is taking a page out of the John Henry training manual in preparing Eclair de Lune for the Emirates Airlines Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT).

  • Ron McAnally (third from left) won the Bevery D with Eclair de Lune for Arlington Park chairman Richard Duchossis (2nd from left).

    Catching up With Ron McAnally

    Trainer Ron McAnally, who is selling a couple horses in book two at the Keeneland September yearling sale, is still basking in the victory of Eclair de Lune in the Aug. 21 Beverly D. (gr. IT).

  • Eclair de Lune leads them home in the Beverly D.

    Eclair de Lune Delivers Sweet Beverly D. Win

    Arlington Park chairman Richard L. Duchossois, who named the $750,000 Beverly D. Stakes (gr. IT) for his wife, won the race for the first time when his Eclair de Lune rolled to victory over Hot Cha Cha.

  • Breeders' Cup Classic winner Zenyatta will be paraded at Santa Anita on opening day.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8609368%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Zenyatta Highlights Santa Anita Opening Day

    Santa Anita Park, which opened on Dec. 25, 1934, will celebrate its 75th anniversary season beginning with opening day, Saturday, Dec. 26, with a special early first post time of 11:30 a.m. PDT.

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    Santa Anita to Unveil Statue of John Henry

    A life-sized bronze statue of the legendary John Henry will be unveiled by his Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally at Santa Anita Park's picturesque paddock gardens Dec. 26, opening day of the track's 75th anniversary meet.