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  • 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.

  • Game On Dude wins the San Antonio Stakes.

    Game On Dude Looks Super in San Antonio

    Game On Dude took some heat for six furlongs, then sped away in the stretch to take the $196,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) as expected Feb. 3 for his sixth win in seven tries at Santa Anita Park.

  • Guilt Trip pulls away to victory in the Strub Stakes.

    Guilt Trip Relishes Route in Strub Triumph

    Trainer Bob Baffert and owners Gary and Mary West had nothing to apologize for after favored Guilt Trip gave them their second grade II win of the afternoon in the $200,000 Strub Stakes Feb. 2 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Flashback, and Julien Leparoux are all alone at the finish of the Robert B. Lewis Stakes.

    Baffert's Flashback Makes Lewis Look Easy

    Trainer Bob Baffert viewed the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) as a scrimmage for untested Flashback, and the talented son of Tapit proved he was ready for tougher with an easy tally at Santa Anita Park Feb. 2.

  • Silentio won the Sir Beaufort at Santa Anita on Dec. 26.

    Silentio Packs Top Weight in 14-Horse Arcadia

    Lightly raced Silentio, a stylish winner of his stakes debut to begin the Santa Anita season in December, will be part of a packed starting gate for his first start as a 4-year-old in the $150,000 Arcadia Stakes (gr. IIT).

  • He's Had Enough faces three in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Works/26130247_gxH6nS#!i=2183298163&k=VNCVmDG">Order This Photo</a>

    He's Had Enough Meets Baffert Duo in Lewis

    Trainer Doug O'Neill will seek a repeat win Feb. 2 in the $200,000 Robert B. Lewis Stakes (gr. II) with Reddam Racing's He's Had Enough, who has just three opponents in the early-season Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) prep.

  • Fed Biz

    Baffert's Fed Biz, Guilt Trip Drill for Strub

    Fed Biz and Guilt Trip, the one-three finishers in a three-horse photo in the San Fernando Stakes (gr. II), worked six furlongs in company on Santa Anita's wet/fast main track on the morning of Jan. 27 for the Strub Stakes.

  • Teddy's Promise rolls to victory in the Santa Monica Stakes.

    Teddy's Promise Delivers Santa Monica Victory

    Jockey Victor Espinoza put favored Teddy's Promise on the outside where she likes to be and the daughter of Salt Lake did the rest, rolling to an easy victory in the $250,000 Santa Monica Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Garrett Gomez, shown aboard Tiz a Minister, won both divisions of the California Breeders Champion Stakes.

    Gomez Boots Home Pair of Cal Breeders Winners

    Jockey Garrett Gomez won both divisions of the $300,000 California Breeders Champion Stakes for 3-year-olds in remarkably similar fashion Jan. 26 at Santa Anita Park, bringing both Qiaona and Tiz a Minister from far back.

  • Fiftyshadesofhay and Rafael Bejarano win the Santa Ysabel at Santa Anita.

    Santa Ysabel: Clean Trip for Fiftyshadesofhay

    Returning to the dirt for trainer Bob Baffert, Fiftyshadesofhay shook loose of her rivals and romped to her first stakes victory in the $100,000 Santa Ysabel (gr. III) over a wet/fast track at Santa Anita Park Jan. 26.

  • He's Had Enough finished 2nd in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Juvenile.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Juvenile/26130125_Wz4K8f#!i=2194440122&k=mT36BvZ">Order This Photo</a>

    He's Had Enough Zips Six Furlongs in Company

    He's Had Enough, game runner-up in last fall's Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), worked six furlongs over a wet-fast track at Santa Anita Park Jan. 25 in preparation for his upcoming 3-year-old debut.

  • Weewinnin tries two turns in the California Breeders Champion Stakes.

    Cal Breeders Champion Stakes Draw Big Fields

    Weewinnin, who blew out the Betfair Hollywood Park toteboard at 60-1 to take the King Glorious Stakes Dec. 16, will try two turns for the first time in the $300,000 California Breeders Champion Stakes Jan. 26 at Santa Anita.

  • Kindle has a record of four wins and three seconds in nine lifetime starts.

    Kindle Switches to Dirt for Santa Monica

    After giving Mizdirection quite a tussle earlier this month on the hillside turf course, the speedster Kindle switches to dirt for the $250,000 Santa Monica Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 26 at Santa Anita Park.

  • More Chocolate wins the La Canada Stakes.

    More Chocolate Wins Dirt Debut in La Canada

    More Chocolate, making her first start on dirt for trainer John Sadler, put away Willa B Awesome in the stretch and shook clear for her first stakes victory in the $150,000 La Canada (gr. II) Jan. 20 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.

  • Kevin Krigger

    Jockey Krigger Injured at Santa Anita

    Jockey Kevin Krigger, who was unseated when his mount, Ricspretentiousgal, clipped heels during the stretch run of the fifth race at Santa Anita Park Jan. 18, was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena.

  • Keith Brackpool

    CHRB Chairman Leaving for Stronach Group

    Keith Brackpool, chairman of the California Horse Racing Board for the past three years, announced Jan. 18 that he had notified Gov. Jerry Brown's office that he is resigning to become part of The Stronach Group.

  • Hollywood Park Decision Due on 2013 Fall Meet

    Betfair Hollywood Park is expected to announce whether it will conduct its fall meet later this year or shut down in preparation for development of the Inglewood property at the Jan. 17 California Horse Racing Board meeting.

  • Fed Biz fights off Tritap to win the San Fernando.

    Fed Biz Bounces Back in San Fernando Triumph

    Fed Biz, a colt that came with a big price tag and a world of potential, recorded the first graded stakes win of his career with a gate-to-wire triumph in the $151,000 San Fernando (gr. II) Feb. 12 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Jeranimo won the San Gabriel Stakes in 2010.

    Jeranimo, Slim Shadey Clash in San Gabriel

    Grade I winner Jeranimo launches his 7-year-old campaign Jan. 13 on the turf at Santa Anita Park in the $150,000 San Gabriel Stakes (gr. IIT), a race he won in 2010 and was second in last year.

  • Santa Anita Park

    Pick 6 On-Track Bonus Pays Off at Santa Anita

    The new 20% on-track Pick Six bonus at Santa Anita Park rewarded three bettors Jan. 6. They will each bag $8,776.20 thanks to the track bonus rather than $7,313.20, which is what nine other winning tickets paid.

  • Mizdirection wins the Monrovia Stakes.

    Hillside Ace Mizdirection Wins Monrovia Again

    Mizdirection, making her first start since defeating males in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), ran down speedy Kindle in the shadow of the wire to register a repeat victory in the $150,000 Monrovia Stakes.

  • Gary Stevens on Jebrica in his return race.

    Stevens Third on Jebrica in Comeback Race

    In his first race in more than seven years, Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens felt the thrill of being in front heading for the wire. But the exhilaration was short-lived as his mount Jebrica was passed in deep stretch.

  • Coil overtakes Ultimate Eagle to win the San Pasqual Stakes by a head.

    Coil Goes Out on Top in San Pasqual Thriller

    In his final start before retiring to stud in California, grade I winner Coil outlasted Ultimate Eagle by a head after a terrific stretch duel in the $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 5 at Santa Anita Park

  • 2012 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint winner Mizdirection faces 5 in the Monrovia Stakes.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2012-Breeders-Cup/Turf-Sprint/26130142_BL5TMr#!i=2192868162&k=MDWxQzc">Order This Photo</a>

    BC Star Mizdirection Back to Defend Monrovia

    Mizdirection, one of the stars of the 2012 Breeders' Cup with her come-from-behind win over males in the Turf Sprint (gr. IT), returns to defend her title in the $150,000 Monrovia Stakes (gr. IIT) Jan. 6 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Goldencents won the Delta Jackpot at Delta Downs Nov. 17.

    Goldencents' Season Gets Started for O'Neill

    The Triple Crown season at Santa Anita Park begins Jan. 5 with the Sham Stakes (gr. III) led by Goldencents, recent winner of the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) and runner-up in the Champagne Stakes (gr. I).

  • Santa Anita Notebook

    There was a quartet of graded races over the opening week of the Santa Anita winter/spring meeting.