Keyword: San Gorgonio Handicap

  • 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.

  • Cat by the Tale cruises in the San Gorgonio.<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%3D8726084%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Cat by the Tale Gets Purr-fect 'Gorgonio Trip

    The $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Jan. 2 could not have come up any better for Cat by the Tale, who seized the lead from pacesetter Century Park on the final turn and burst home easily.

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    Life Is Sweet Scratched from San Gorgonio

    Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) winner Life Is Sweet was scratched from the the Jan. 2 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) when she "tied up a little" following a morning jog, according to trainer John Shirreffs.

  • 2009 Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic winner Life Is Sweet switches to the turf in the San Gorgonio Handicap.<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%3D8608643%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Life Is Sweet Starts New Season On Turf

    Making her first start since a rousing triumph in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) two months ago, Life Is Sweet returns in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) on the turf at Santa Anita Jan. 2.

  • Tizfiz outlasts a wide-eyed Marzelline to win the San Gorgonio. <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%3D7311175%0D%0A%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Tizfiz Sparkles in San Gorgonio Surprise

    Tizfiz, claimed for $50,000 by trainer Ralph DeLeon last fall, took the San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) field all the way, outlasting Marzelline by a nose in an upset on the Santa Anita turf course Jan. 4.

  • Valbenny will try to end an eight-race losing streak in the San Gorgonio Handicap.

    Valbenny and 'Friends' Meet in 'Gorgonio

    The multiple graded stakes winner Valbenny lands in a good spot to try to end an eight-race losing streak in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. II) on the Santa Anita turf Jan. 4.

  • Wait a While starts new year with a San Gorgonio win.

    Wait a While Waits, Wins 'Gorgonio'

    Arindel Farm's Wait a While didn't get the easiest of trips despite a five-horse field, but she found room when it counted and spurted away to a relatively easy victory in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) Jan. 14 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Citronnade wins the San Gorgonio, Sunday on the Santa Anita turf.

    Citronnade Full of Zest in 'Gorgonio Romp

    Stronach Stables' homebred Citronnade was left alone on an easy lead and spurted away from her rivals in the stretch to win the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) for fillies and mares by three lengths Sunday on the Santa Anita Park turf course.

  • Silver Cup and Victor Espinoza, outside, battle to the wire with Ticker Tape to win the San Gorgonio Handicap.

    Silver Cup Pours It On in San Gorgonio

    The Irish-bred outsider Silver Cup overtook Ticker Tape in the final strides to win the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) for fillies and mares on the Santa Anita Park lawn Sunday.

  • Star Parade won the Bayakoa (gr. II) at Hollywood Park last month.

    Star Parade Seeks First Turf Win in 'Gorgonio

    The 6-year-old mare Star Parade, who has won $935,419 in her career, seeks her first victory on the turf in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita Park Sunday.

  • Fencelineneighbor, with jockey Luis Jauregui, runs to the win in the San Gorgonio Handicap, Saturday at Santa Anita.

    Fencelineneighbor Scales Sloppy 'Gorgonio

    Favored Fencelineneighbor claimed her first graded stakes win Saturday at sloppy Santa Anita Park, overcoming a slow break to lead at every call in the $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. III), which was reduced to a five-horse field when heavy rain forced the race off of the turf course.

  • Harty Spots Firth of Lorne in San Gorgonio

    Trainer Eoin Harty expects a solid effort from the Irish-bred mare Firth of Lorne in Saturday's $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) for older fillies and mares at 1 1/8 miles on the turf.

  • New Faces Try Tates Creek in San Gorgonio

    Neil Drysdale entered two horses in Saturday's $150,000 San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) for older fillies and mares at 1 1/8 miles on the Santa Anita turf. But the Hall of Fame trainer gives Magic Mission a definite edge over stablemate Double Cat.

  • Janet seeks another graded stakes win in Sunday's San Gorgonio at Santa Anita.

    San Gorgonio Boasts Wide-Open Field

    Multiple graded-stakes winner Tout Charmant heads a field of nine fillies and mares going 1 1/8 miles on the turf in the $150,000 grade III San Gorgonio at Santa Anita Park Sunday. The 6-year-old Slewvescent mare, who finished second to Perfect Sting in the 2000 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf, will have to run well to keep her racing career going. If she shows signs of slowing down, she will likely keep a date with Storm Cat in the breeding shed.

  • Uncharted Haven (right) holds off Brianda (left) to win Monday's San Gorgonio Handicap at Santa Anita Park. Uncharted Haven survived a stewards' inquiry and gave trainer Robert Frankel his 700th Santa Anita win.

    Uncharted Haven Survives Inquiry to Win San Gorgonio

    Trainer Robert Frankel, who's won three of the last five runnings of the San Gorgonio Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita, saddled a strong one-two entry in this year's renewal on Monday's Martin Luther King Holiday card, with front-running Dancingonice the perfect complement to stretch closer Uncharted Haven. As it turned out, Dancingonice carved out the fractions and set things up perfectly for her 3 Plus U Stable barnmate, and Uncharted Haven took down the top prize in the nine-furlong turf race for fillies and mares.