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  • Mario Pino

    Pino to Receive George Woolf Award April 14

    Mario Pino, winner of the 2013 Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, will accept the award in a winner's circle ceremony between races April 14 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Liaison wins the Santana Mile.

    Liaison Shows His Fire in Santa Anita Return

    Idle since he was well beaten in the Travers Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25, Liaison came back running in the $71,500 Santana Mile March 31, defeating favored Midnight Transfer by a half-length at Santa Anita Park.

  • Joy Scott

    Joy Scott Recovering After Undergoing Surgery

    Jockey Joy Scott is in satisfactory condition March 29 following surgery a day earlier at Huntington Memorial Hospital to repair a compound fracture of her right femur, according to her son, Jesse Sanchez.

  • Goldencents

    O'Neill Tries Tactical Change for Goldencents

    Sham Stakes (gr. III) winner Goldencents had his final major drill for the upcoming $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), going six furlongs on a fast main track in 1:14 flat Marhc 29.

  • Tiz Flirtatious wins the Santa Ana Stakes.

    Tiz Flirtatious Flies Home in Santa Ana

    Tiz Flirtatious held off the late charge of even-money choice Lady of Shamrock to nail down her first graded stakes win in the $150,000 Santa Ana Stakes (gr. II) on the turf at Santa Anita Park March 24.

  • Sky Kingdom leaves the others behind in the Tokyo City Cup at Santa Anita.

    Sky Kingdom Reigns Supreme in Tokyo City Cup

    Sky Kingdom, on the comeback trail for trainer Bob Baffert, spurted away from challenger Oilisblackgold in the stretch to easily record his first stakes victory in the marathon Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Trainer James Cassidy, president of CTT

    California Trainers Discuss Hollywood Options

    California Thoroughbred Trainers officials met with members March 21 to update them on industry discussions for an alternative to Betfair Hollywood Park when it eventually closes for expected development.

  • Calidoscopio won the 2012 BC Marathon by 4 1/4 lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Marathon/26130229_MsH7Ls#!i=2192123925&k=VftDMwK">Order This Photo</a>

    BC Marathon Winner Calidoscopio in Tokyo City

    Calidoscopio makes his first appearance since he scored a major upset in last fall's Breeders' Cup Marathon (gr. II) when he takes on seven opponents in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup (gr. III) March 23 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Joy Scott

    Fund Set Up to Help Injured Rider Joy Scott

    The Southern California racing industry is rallying around Joy Scott, a local jockey who was injured March 12 in a training accident at Santa Anita Park. A fund has been set up to help her with medical expenses.

  • Bright Thought in the San Luis Rey.

    Bright Thought Set World Mark in San Luis Rey

    Bright Thought, a scintillating 3 1/4-length winner of the $150,000 San Luis Rey Stakes going 1 1/2 miles on turf March 16, has established a new world record time of 2:22.72, according to the American Racing Manual.

  • Joyful Victory rolls home in the Santa Margarita Stakes.

    Joyful Victory Cool as Ice in Santa Margarita

    In her sixth try at the grade I level, Joyful Victory finally broke through with a front-running trip under Rosie Napravnik to capture the $294,250 Santa Margarita Stakes in style March 16 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Racing at Fairplex Park

    CTT Pushing for Consideration of Fairplex

    The president of the California Thoroughbred Trainers wants a more transparent process for selecting the track that will eventually succeed Betfair Hollywood Park and is calling for renewed consideration of Fairplex Park.

  • Joyful Victory won the Houston Ladies Classic on Jan. 26 by 4 1/2 lengths.

    Joyful Victory Chases Grade I in 'Margarita

    Joyful Victory, shipping to Southern California from New Orleans, has a golden opportunity to secure her first grade I victory in the $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes March 16 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Providencia Added to Santa Anita Derby Card

    The $150,000 Providencia Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/8 miles on turf, originally scheduled to be run April 7, will instead be run a day earlier on the Santa Anita Derby program.

  • Rumor wins the Las Flores Stakes.

    Rumor Runs True in Las Flores Surprise

    Rumor put it together for the Hall of Fame tandem of trainer Richard Mandella and jockey Mike Smith to register her first graded stakes victory in the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes (gr. III) March 10 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Teddy's Promise won the Santa Monica by three lengths on Jan. 26.

    Teddy's Promise in Sharp Form for Las Flores

    Teddy's Promise, recent winner of the Santa Monica Stakes (gr. II), is a clear standout among eight older fillies and mares set for the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes (gr. III) March 10 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Flashback (outside) works with Den's Legacy at Santa Anita.

    Flashback Posts Bullet Move for San Felipe

    Flashback moved a step closer to his much-anticipated showdown with Goldencents in the upcoming San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) with a five-furlong workout March 3 in a bullet 59 seconds flat under regular rider Julien Leparoux.

  • Game On Dude is all alone at the finish of the Santa Anita Handicap.

    Game On Dude Doubles Fun With Big 'Cap Romp

    Game On Dude erased any doubts about his ability to get 1 1/4 miles and proved once more that he's the king of Santa Anita Park with a breathtaking front-running score in the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 2.

  • Beholder cruises to victory in the Las Virgenes Stakes at Santa Anita Park.

    Champ Beholder Back in Form for 'Virgenes Win

    Compromised by a throat ulcer in her first start of the year, the real Beholder showed up in the $250,000 Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) March 2 at Santa Anita Park, romping over seven 3-year-old filly opponents.

  • 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).

  • Beholder takes on 7 in the Las Virgenes Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Juvenile-Fillies/26130210_XSj9gp#!i=2191793794&k=84JtKwD">Order This Photo</a>

    Beholder Tries to Make Amends in Las Virgenes

    Champion filly Beholder will try to avenge her odds-on defeat to longshot Renee's Titan when they square off at Santa Anita Park in the $250,000 Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I)

  • Game On Dude faces 9, including 2012 Santa Anita Handicap winner Ron the Greek, in the 2013 Santa Anita Handicap.

    Game On Dude, Ron the Greek Star in Big 'Cap

    Game On Dude and Ron the Greek, horses with contrasting styles but both possessing a victory in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), are the clear standouts in the marquee event for handicap horses March 2 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Beholder

    Beholder Drills Sharply for Las Virgenes

    Eclipse Award winner Beholder worked five furlongs on Santa Anita's fast main track Feb. 24 in :59 3/5 under regular rider Garrett Gomez in preparation for the upcoming Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies.

  • 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.

  • The Lumber Guy faces 7 in the San Carlos Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2124731258&k=FRLr8G9">Order This Photo</a>

    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.

  • Shakin It Up wins the San Vicente Stakes.

    San Vicente: Shakin It Up Clears First Hurdle

    Given a patient ride by David Flores, Shakin It Up rallied between horses to capture the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 17 at Santa Anita Park, giving trainer Bob Baffert his eighth win in the sprint event.

  • Great Hot and Gary Stevens cannot be caught in the Santa Maria Stakes.

    Stevens Swipes Santa Maria With Great Hot

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens stole the $200,000 Santa Maria Stakes (gr. II) aboard outsider Great Hot Feb. 16 for his third consecutive stakes win at Santa Anita Park over the past two weekends.

  • Trainer Ron Ellis has Treasury Bill in the San Vicente Stakes.

    Will Treasury Bill Pay Dividends in 'Vicente?

    Treasury Bill is among six 3-year-olds entered in the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 17 at Santa Anita Park, but trainer Ron Ellis said the seven-furlong event is a starting point for the son of Lemon Drop Kid.

  • Lady of Fifty is the 123-pound high weight in the Santa Maria Stakes.

    Hollendorfer Has Half of Santa Maria Field

    Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer accounts for half the Santa Maria Stakes (gr. II) field of six older fillies and mares at Santa Anita Park Feb. 16, headed by 123-pound high weight Lady of Fifty.

  • CHRB Cancels Wagering Committee Meeting

    The California Horse Racing Board has canceled a Pari-Mutuel/ADW and Simulcast Committee meeting scheduled for Feb. 20 at Santa Anita Park, and will reschedule it for a yet-to-be determined date.