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  • Catch a Flight catches Appealing Tale to win the San Diego Handicap.

    Catch a Flight Finds Just Enough in San Diego

    Dialing back in distance proved to be the winning formula for Haras Santa Maria de Araras' Catch a Flight, who wore down longshot Appealing Tale in the final strides to take the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 25.

  • Masochistic wins the 2015 Triple Bend Stakes.

    Masochistic Easy Winner of Triple Bend

    California-bred Masochistic, owned by Los Pollos Hermanos Racing and Jay Em Ess Stable, made short work of six foes to win the $300,000 Triple Bend Stakes (gr. I) June 27 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Masochistic will make his graded stakes debut in the Kona Gold.

    Masochistic to Make Graded Debut in Kona Gold

    Masochistic, the horse at the center of recent controversy involving former trainer A.C. Avila, will make his graded stakes debut under new trainer Ron Ellis in the $200,000 Kona Gold (gr. II) April 11 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Dick Whittington comes on late to win the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-rLdncVg">Order This Photo</a>

    Dick Whittington Rises Late to Win Phoenix

    Trainer Aidan O'Brien's domination of the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes (Ire-I) continued Aug. 10 with Dick Whittington edging past favorite Kool Kompany late in the race for 2-year-olds at the Curragh.

  • Central Banker outfinishes Shakin It Up to win the Churchill Downs Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-NxpJrzH">Order This Photo</a>

    Central Banker Cashes in CD Stakes Upset

    Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence's Central Banker, one-for-one at Churchill Downs heading into the $464,800 Churchill Downs Stakes (gr. II), made it two-for-two with a win in the seven-furlong test May 3.

  • Dads Caps leads them home in the Carter Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/35724761_2vdnSX#!i=3162218820&k=DxG6F28">Order This Photo</a>

    Dads Caps Gets His Due in Carter Upset

    Hard-knocking Dads Caps had been three times the bridesmaid in recent starts, but he broke through at the highest level April 5 at Aqueduct Racetrack when stealing the Carter Handicap (gr. I) at odds of 10-1.

  • Sahara Sky won the San Carlos Stakes on March 8.

    Sahara Sky Takes Second Crack at Carter

    Runner-up in the 2013 Carter Handicap (gr. I) and lightly raced since then, California-based Sahara Sky will get another crack at the seven-furlong sprint April 5 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • After the Wire: Santa Anita Handicap

    Evan Hammonds recaps the historical Santa Anita Handicap, San Felipe Stakes, Gulfstream Park Handicap, and the Tampa Bay Derby.

  • Sahara Sky surges late to win the San Carlos Stakes.

    Sahara Sky Storms to Second San Carlos Win

    In an impressive display of gameness and power, Sahara Sky drove between horses in the stretch and struck for a repeat win in the $250,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) March 8 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Secret Circle won the 2013 Breeders Cup Xpressbet Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2013-Breeders-Cup/Sprint/33149951_TtjBB8#!i=2878473354&k=SLjRDZN">Order This Photo</a>

    Eclipse Finalists Square Off in Palos Verdes

    Racing fans will want to take a short break from pre-Super Bowl hype Feb. 2 to check out the Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita, where Eclipse Award sprint finalists Secret Circle and Sahara Sky are set for battle.

  • Points Offthebench

    Male Sprint Finalists Approach the Wire

    In the male sprinter division, tragedy ended the spectacular season of Points Offthebench, Secret Circle made a memorable return to racing, and Sahara Sky delivered a stirring victory in the Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I).

  • Sahara Sky

    Sahara Sky Taps Pleasant Bicoastal Success

    PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter<br />Conceived in Kentucky, foaled in Florida, and trained in Southern California, Sahara Sky made another cross-country journey to secure his first grade I victory.

  • Sahara Sky wins the Metropolitan Handicap.
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    Sahara Sky Nabs Metropolitan 'Cap at Wire

    Sahara Sky, invading from Southern California for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, needed every inch of the long Belmont Park stretch run to catch pacesetting Cross Traffic in a heart-pounding finish to the Metropolitan Handicap.

  • Flat Out is undefeated in four starts at Belmont Park.

    Met Mile: Flat Out Faces Pletcher Pair

    The Met Mile (gr. I) at Belmont Park traditionally has been one of the most prestigious races in the country, and all you have to do is go down this year's list of entries to understand why.

  • Sahara Sky rallies late to win the San Carlos Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

    Sahara Sky Runs a Scorcher in San Carlos

    Sahara Sky, benefitting once again by a super-hot pace, flew home on the outside to capture the $200,750 San Carlos Stakes Feb. 23 for his second grade II stakes win in a row at Santa Anita Park.

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    The Lumber Guy Stacks Up Well in San Carlos

    Top sprinter The Lumber Guy, looking to rebound from a disappointing performance in the Malibu Stakes (gr. I), is part of a well-balanced field for the $200,000 San Carlos Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 23 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Sahara Sky and Joe Talamo take the Palos Verdes Stakes.

    Longshot Sahara Sky Scorches Palos Verdes

    Sahara Sky took advantage of a blistering pace to tally a one-length victory from off the pace for a 21-1 upset in the $150,500 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 19 at Santa Anita Park.