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  • Lucky Primo won the 2012 California Cup Classic.

    Cal Cup, Sunshine Millions to Combine in 2014

    A time of year when tracks across the country are featuring their state-bred stars, California Cup, a fixture on the fall racing calendar at Santa Anita since it was established in 1990, will not be contested this season

  • And They're Off: The Harvest Edition

    Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman discuss Princess of Sylmar, Breeders' Cup "sleepers," and "And They're Off at the Derby Dozen." They also review a Breeders' Cup top 10 list for additional BC races. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm

  • Breeders' Cup Event Guide

    A mobile guide to the 2013 Breeders' Cup with race details, events, maps and more.

  • Mucho Macho Man

    Solid Santa Anita Work for Mucho Macho Man

    Mucho Macho Man, fresh off his first grade I victory for trainer Kathy Ritvo, posted a half-mile workout Oct. 12 at Santa Anita Park, where he is expected to make a return start in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic.

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    Stanco Hoping 'Princess' Runs in Distaff

    Owner Ed Stanco says he is "expecting and hoping" top 3-year-old filly Princess of Sylmar will run in the Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) following the filly's half-mile breeze in :49 3/5 at Belmont Oct. 12.

  • Garrett Gomez

    Gomez Taken Off Mounts After Latest Absence

    Garrett Gomez, who took off his six riding assignments at Santa Anita Park Oct. 6 due to a missed flight from Kentucky, will be off his mounts for the remainder of the week pending a hearing before track stewards.

  • Poker Player in the Bourbon Stakes.
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    Catalano Reveals Breeders' Cup Plans

    Trainer Wayne Catalano was doing a little advance planning the morning of Oct. 7, both in the short term for the Keeneland meet and for a few weeks down the road at the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita.

  • Groupie Doll at Keeneland 10/5/2013.

    Wise Dan, Groupie Doll Remain Bound for Cup

    Both Wise Dan and Groupie Doll, who led the list of notable upsets nationwide in major stakes tests Oct. 5, remain on target for their respective dates in the Breeders' Cup World Championships, according to their trainers.

  • Trinniberg tries to get back to the Winner's Circle in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship.
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    Trinniberg Faces Vital Test at Santa Anita

    Winless in three starts this season, champion Trinniberg returns to the track where he won last year's Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), against a strong field in the $250,000 Santa Anita Sprint Championship (gr. I).

  • Indy Point wins the John Henry Turf Championship.

    Stevens Guides Indy Point to John Henry Win

    Rebounding from a dismal try in the Arlington Million (gr. IT), Indy Point charged to victory in the $150,000 John Henry Turf Championship (gr. IIT) Sept. 29 at Santa Anita Park for red-hot jockey Gary Stevens.

  • Ron the Greek winning the Jockey Club Gold Cup.
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    Gold Cup's Top Trio Likely for BC Classic

    The first three finishers in the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) are headed for a rematch in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park, their trainers indicated on the morning of Sept. 29.

  • Mucho Macho Man rolls to victory in the Awesome Again under Gary Stevens.

    Awesome Again: Mucho Macho Man Flexes Muscles

    Mucho Macho Man earned his long-anticipated first grade I victory and stamped his return ticket to the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) with an impressive performance in the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes Sept. 28.

  • Tiz Flirtatious gets the jump on the competition to win the Rodeo Drive Stakes.

    Tiz Flirtatious Wins Rodeo Drive at Wire

    Tiz Flirtatious flew on the outside and caught pacesetter Vionnet and Marketing Mix nearing the finish line to win $250,000 Rodeo Drive Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 28 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Secret Compass gets up late under Rosie Napravnik to win the Chandelier Stakes.

    Secret Compass Lights Up Chandelier

    Westrock Stables' Secret Compass prevailed over favorite She's a Tiger in the $250,000 Chandelier Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Sept. 28 for trainer Bob Baffert.

  • Chips All In takes the Eddie D Stakes at Santa Anita.

    Chips All In All Out to Get Eddie D Nod

    Chips All In, back on his favored Santa Anita turf course, staved off the late-charging Boat Trip by a nose to capture the $101,750 Eddie D Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the opening day of the autumn meet Sept. 27 in Arcadia, Calif.

  • Del Mar Futurity winner Tamarando tries two turns in the FrontRunner Stakes.

    Tamarando Leads 11 Juveniles in FrontRunner

    After displaying a wicked late kick in winning the Del Mar Futurity (gr. I), Tamarando attempts two turns for the first time against 10 opponents in the $250,000 FrontRunner Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 28 at Santa Anit

  • Paynter is back in California for the Awesome Again.

    Paynter, Mucho Macho Man Clash at Santa Anita

    Grade I winner Paynter, whose comeback from life-threatening illness more than a year ago was stalled in the Woodward Stakes (gr. I), will attempt to atone at Santa Anita Sept. 28 in a race named for his sire, Awesome Again.

  • CHRB to Resume Post-Hollywood Considerations

    As they have for the past several months, post-Hollywood Park racing plans will dominate the agenda for the California Horse Racing Board when it meets Sept. 19 in Pomona beginning at 9:30 a.m. PDT.

  • Breeders' Cup to Test Effects of Lasix Ban

    Horses competing in the upcoming Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park will form a test sample of the potential effects of running without anti-bleeding medications, but it will be up to their owners whether to participate.

  • Mico Margarita rolls home to win the Carry Back.

    Mico Margarita Solid in Carry Back Score

    The $150,000 Carry Back Stakes (gr. III) set up perfectly for a closer at Calder Casino & Race Course on July 6, and Mico Margarita took full advantage to win his first graded stakes for J. Kirk and Judy Robison.

  • In Summation Sires First Winner at Delaware

    Freshman sire In Summation, a grade I-winning millionaire and two-time Santa Anita Park track record-setter, sired his first winner when his 2-year-old colt No Fruit Degroote captured his debut at Delaware Park June 1.

  • Autism Awareness

    Popular Runner Autism Awareness Dies

    In his first start back after more than a year April 14, dual graded stakes winner Autism Awareness winner suffered an injury in an April 14 allowance optional claiming race at Santa Anita Park. He was later euthanized.

  • Santa Anita Plans to Renovate Chandelier Room

    Santa Anita Park unveiled renovation plans for its Chandelier Room May 14 in advance of this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships and that it may have more dates with the pending closure of Hollywood Park.

  • Hollywood Park to Close in December

    Betfair Hollywood Park, in a May 9 letter, said it told the California Horse Racing Board it won't seek 2014 racing dates and will close at the end of its fall meet Dec. 22.

  • 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.

  • Chips All In overtakes favorite Obviously to win the San Simeon Stakes.

    Game Chips All In Collects San Simeon Pot

    Chips All In ran down even-money choice Obviously in the final strides to record his first graded stakes victory in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the hillside turf course April 20 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Sky Kingdom won the Tokyo City Cup last month on the dirt.

    Sky Kingdom Tries Turf in San Juan Capistrano

    Sky Kingdom showed his staying ability with an easy win in the Tokyo City Cup last month, so now's the time to find out if he can transfer that same success to the turf in the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap April 21.

  • Obviously had three consecutive wins during the summer and fall last year.

    Obviously Makes Return in San Simeon Stakes

    Idle since running third n the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) last fall, Obviously will make his 2013 debut for trainer Mike Mitchell in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 20 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Racing at Santa Anita Park.

    Expanded Roles Seen for Santa Anita, Del Mar

    With Fairplex Park announcing it is pulling back on expanding its racetrack, Santa Anita Park and Del Mar are likely to host the 2014 Southern California racing circuit should Betfair Hollywood Park shut down.

  • Mizdirection overtakes Schiaparelli late to win the Las Cienegas Stakes.

    Mizdirection Keeps Winning in Las Cienegas

    Odds-on pick Mizdirection, prepping for bigger things to come, posted her fifth consecutive win on the hillside turf course at Santa Anita Park when she captured the $100,000 Las Cienegas Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 13.

  • CHRB Renews Racing Injury Prevention Program

    The California Horse Racing Board April 11 approved an allocation of $2.85 million over the next three years for continuation of its racing injury prevention program with the University of California-Davis.

  • Mizdirection is undefeated in four starts over the hillside turf course at Santa Anita Park.

    Mizdirection Towers Over Las Cienegas Rivals

    Mizdirection, undefeated in four prior starts over the hillside turf course at Santa Anita Park, towers over five other older fillies and mares in the $100,000 Las Cienegas Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 13.