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  • Big Macher won the 2014 California Cup Sprint.

    Big Macher Mounts Cal Cup Sprint Defense

    Grade I winner and defending champ Big Macher, along with multiple stakes winner Rousing Sermon and potential star San Onofre, head a deep and competitive field of nine older horses for the $150,000 California Cup Sprint.

  • Big Macher wins the Cary Grant Stakes.

    Big Macher Shows Star Quality in Cary Grant

    Rebounding from a troubled effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), favored Big Macher outfought a determined Rousing Sermon to score a game neck victory in the $100,000 Cary Grant Stakes Nov. 23 at Del Mar.

  • Tamarando

    Tamarando Tries Turf in Snow Chief Stakes

    Although his Derby Trail run ended with disappointment, grade I winner Tamarando has a chance to claim a lucrative consolation prize as the likely favorite in the $250,000 Snow Chief Stakes April 26 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Blueskiesnrainbows and Martin Pedroza take the Native Diver.

    Hollendorfer Runners 1-2-3 in Native Diver

    Jerry Hollendorfer trained the top three finishers in the Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) Dec. 14 at Betfair Hollywood Park, including Blueskiesnrainbows, who blasted out of the starting gate in a front-running tour de force.

  • Setsuko makes his first start since the 2012 Santa Anita Handicap.

    Records on the Line in Final Native Diver Run

    Trainer Richard Mandella takes a shot at his own record Dec. 14 in the $150,000 Native Diver Stakes (gr. III), a 7-year-old longshot could become the oldest winner in the final running, and Slim Shadey tries Cushion Track.

  • Blueskiesnrainbows holds on to win the Swaps at Hollywood Park.

    Steady Blueskiesnrainbows Wires Swaps Stakes

    There weren't a lot of fireworks in the $150,000 Swaps Stakes (gr. II) as Blueskiesnrainbows dictated an even tempo and held on gamely for his first stakes victory in the Independence Day feature at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Nonios upsetting Liaison in the Affirmed Handicap.

    Nonios Battles Liaison Again in Swaps Stakes

    After upsetting Liaison in the Affirmed Handicap (gr. III) at 15-1 odds one month ago, Nonios will face his rival once again in the $150,000 Swaps Stakes (gr. II), the Independence Day feature at Betfair Hollywood Park.

  • Kentucky Derby News Minute 5/1/2012

    The withdrawal of Mark Valeski, which allows Optimizer to run, Rousing Sermon's work, gallops from Alpha, Went the Day Well, Trinniberg, and Prospective, new arrivals, and more. Sponsored by Three Chimneys Farm.

  • Rousing Sermon works at Churchill Downs 5/1/2012.
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    Rousing Sermon Works, Hollendorfer Pleased

    Cal-bred Rousing Sermon, trained by Hall of Famer Jerry Hollendorfer, was the last and lone Derby worker May 1 at Churchill Downs. Jockey Jose Lezcano aboard the son of Lucky Pulpit for the first time.

  • Derby Graded Earnings List Inflates

    After Saturday's graded stakes, Rousing Sermon is number 20 on the Kentucky Derby graded stakes earnings list with $270,000. He's ahead of Mark Valeski, El Padrino, Reveron and a host of others.

  • Haskin's Derby Trail: Ride the Wild Surf

    Going strictly by the numbers, Windsurfer would appear to have little or no shot to win the Louisiana Derby. But sometimes, numbers do lie, which is why racing has a steady stream of longshot winners.

  • Mark Valeski

    Mark Valeski, 13 Others in Louisiana Derby

    The coupled entry of Mark Valeski and Mr. Bowling was made the 2-1 morning-line favorite in a full field of 14 for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots April 1.

  • Creative Cause is one of 2 grade I winners in the San Felipe.

    San Felipe Attracts Balanced Field of 10

    Though it experienced two substantial losses in the past few days, Santa Anita's field for the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 10 could still be the most competitive of the young 2012 Triple Crown season.

  • Rousing Sermon

    Contentious San Felipe Shaping Up

    Rousing Sermon is coming up to his next scheduled start in the San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) sharply after a bullet half-mile work in :46 3/5 over Hollywood Park's Cushion Track March 4.

  • Longshot I'll Have Another flies home in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes.

    I'll Have Another Uncorks Lewis Shocker

    Off for five months and making his first start around two turns, I'll Have Another produced an easy upset victory at odds of 43-1 in the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 4.

  • Liaison and Rousing Sermon finished 1-2 in the CashCall Futurity.

    Liaison Faces Rousing Sermon Again in Lewis

    Liaison, at this early juncture trainer Bob Baffert's most accomplished contender for the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) and beyond, faces seven opponents in the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 4.

  • Liaison holding off Rousing Sermon to win the CashCall Futurity at Hollywood Park.

    Rousing Sermon Drills, 'Ready to Go' in Lewis

    California-bred Rousing Sermon, beaten only a neck by Liaison in the CashCall Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park last month, worked four furlongs Jan. 29 in :47 2/5 for his 3-year-old bow in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes Feb. 4.

  • Majestic City is 3-for-3 on the Hollywood Park Cushion Track.

    13 Juveniles Set to Go in CashCall Futurity

    With an opportunity to enhance their standing for next year's Run for the Roses, 13 promising juvenile colts and geldings are set for the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park Dec. 17.

  • Jerry Hollendorfer

    Hollendorfer Eyes Starlet/Futurity Sweep

    Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer hopes the formula that enabled Killer Graces to win the Hollywood Starlet (gr. I) works again with Rousing Sermon in the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) Dec. 17 at Hollywood Park.

  • Norvsky gets up late to win the California Cup Classic.

    Bejarano, Norvsky Nab California Cup Classic

    Favored Norvsky, ridden by a red-hot Rafael Bejarano, flew home in the final 100 yards to nab pacesetter Lucky Primo just before the wire to win the $175,000 California Cup Classic at Santa Anita Park Oct. 29.

  • Soul Candy won the 2010 California Cup Classic at Hollywood Park.

    Soul Candy Seeks Repeat in Cal Cup Classic

    Soul Candy, winner of the California Cup Classic last year when it was held on the Cushion Track at Hollywood Park, is back to defend his title against seven rivals in the $175,000 event on Santa Anita's turf course Oct. 29.