Keyword: Tyler Baze

  • Selcourt wins the Santa Monica Stakes at Santa Anita Park

    Selcourt Speeds to Santa Monica Victory

    Selcourt keeps carrying her speed forward on the Southern California circuit. In the $200,000 Santa Monica Stakes (G2) March 24 at Santa Anita Park, the quick filly won the seven-furlong test in a blazing 1:21 flat.

  • Selcourt holds on for the victory by three quarters of a length in the Las Flores Stakes at Santa Anita

    Selcourt Digs in to Win Las Flores

    One of Southern California's top female sprinters loomed at the quarter pole in the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes (G3) and the result looked to be a foregone conclusion.

  • Itsinthepost (inside) holds off Hayabusa One in the San Marcos Stakes at Santa Anita Park

    Itsinthepost Takes San Marcos by a Whisker

    Coming off a win in the Jan. 6 San Gabriel Stakes (G2T), 4-5 favorite Itsinthepost hit the front with a quarter mile to run in the 1 1/4-mile San Marcos, and somehow repelled the late challenge of longshot Hayabusa One.

  • Edwards Going Left wins the California Cup Sprint at Santa Anita Park

    Edwards Going Left Dominates California Cup Sprint

    Trainer John Sadler was confident he had the best horse in the $150,000 Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint despite what the odds board said, and he was proven right emphatically by Edwards Going Left Jan. 27 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Farhaan wins the 2017 Thunder Road Stakes

    Farhaan Makes the Grade in Thunder Road

    In his second start for trainer Phil D'Amato, Matthew Schera's Farhaan took an impressive step forward April 29 to win his first graded stakes in the $100,000 Thunder Road (G3T) at Santa Anita Park.

  • Itsinthepost wins the Elkhorn Stakes over Charming Kitten

    Itsinthepost Goes Long in Elkhorn Stakes

    The turf marathon niche has proven one that suits Jed Cohen's Itsinthepost as the bay gelding scored his second straight graded triumph when he captured the $250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes (G2T) by 1 1/4 lengths over Charming Kitten.

  • Itsinthepost (FR) wins the 2017 San Luis Rey Stakes (G2T)

    Itsinthepost Breaks Through in San Luis Rey

    Second in three of his last four starts, including two against graded competition, the son of American Post finally broke through March 25 at Santa Anita Park in the $200,000 San Luis Rey Stakes (G2T).

  • Enola Gray wins the 2017 Irish O'Brien Stakes

    Enola Gray Takes Irish O'Brien

    Nick Alexander's homebred Enola Gray rocketed clear of competition three-sixteenths of a mile from home as she went on to win the $100,000 Irish O'Brien Stakes at Santa Anita Park March 18 by a comfortable four lengths under Tyler Baze.

  • Ashleyluvssugar wins the 2017 California Cup Turf Classic

    Ashleyluvssugar Scores in Cal Cup Turf Classic

    Ashleyluvssugar got his 2017 season off on the right foot, but he certainly had to earn it. A likely prep for bigger and better things in the $250,000 California Cup Turf Classic Jan. 28 at Santa Anita Park turned into a dogfight in the stretch.

  • Enola Gray comes home strong to win the California Distaff Handicap

    Enola Gray Scores on Grass in CA Distaff 'Cap

    Jockey Tyler Baze got a good feeling Nick Alexander's Enola Gray would take to a new surface for her first grass start Oct. 15, when the Grazen filly warmed up and traveled up the Santa Anita Park hillside turf course.

  • Accelerate wins the Los Alamitos Derby

    Accelerate Finds Just Enough in Los Al Derby

    Hronis Racing's Accelerate took the long way around the racetrack and had to wait out a lengthy inquiry, but was able to survive both to win his graded stakes debut Sept. 24 in the $200,000 Los Alamitos Derby (gr. II).

  • Big Book wins last year's Fleet Treat Stakes

    Beholder Work Moved After Del Mar Breakdowns

    Three breakdowns within a span of 10 minutes marred the early training session at Del Mar on a hazy morning July 23, forcing Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella to postpone a scheduled breeze for three-time champion Beholder.

  • Alert Bay (right) wins the San Francisco Mile Stakes April 30

    Alert Bay Holds Tough in San Francisco Mile

    Alert Bay shook off pacesetter G. G. Ryder in the stretch and dug in to repel good-closing graded winners Gabriel Charles and Bal a Bali to win the $100,000 San Francisco Mile (gr. IIIT) April 30 at Golden Gate Fields.

  • Quick Casablanca wins the San Juan Capistrano Stakes.

    'Casablanca' Dominant in San Juan Capistrano

    An eye-catching move in the fourth and final turn snapped a 10-race winless streak for Quick Casablanca and gave trainer Ron McAnally his fourth San Juan Capistrano Stakes (gr. IIIT) victory April 10 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Doug O'Neill

    O'Neill Wins No. 2,000 with Formally Wild

    Trainer Doug O'Neill earned his 2,000th victory of his career Nov. 22 at Del Mar, when Formally Wild crossed the wire first in a seven-furlong, $8,000 claiming event at the Southern California racetrack.

  • Smooth Roller runs away from the competition in the Awesome Again Stakes.

    Smooth Roller Runs Away in Awesome Again

    In only the fourth start of his career, Lucky Charm Stable's Smooth Roller lived up to his name with an impressive score in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 26 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Masochistic

    Masochistic Eyes Second Grade I in Crosby

    Speed should again be on display July 26, as Masochistic will seek his third straight graded stakes sprint win and second consecutive grade I in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I) at Del Mar.

  • 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.

  • Beholder is scheduled to return to the races in the Adoration Stakes.

    Beholder, Warren's Veneda Meet in Adoration

    The highly-anticipated matchup between Beholder and Warren's Veneda was derailed in May, but the pair will get another opportunity to go at it in the $100,000 Adoration Stakes (gr. III) June 13 at Santa Anita Park.

  • Quick Casablanca won the 2014 Last Tycoon.

    Last Tycoon Stakes Has International Flavor

    A group of world travelers will enter the gate for the $100,000 Last Tycoon Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 25, including last year's winner of the 1 1/4-mile turf test at Santa Anita Park, Chilean-bred Quick Casablanca.

  • Get Happy Mister will make his graded stakes debut in the San Simeon.

    Arapahoe Star Tries Turf in San Simeon

    Annette Bishop's Get Happy Mister has a lot working against him in the $100,000 San Simeon Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 19 at Santa Anita Park, but he's shown an affinity for crossing the wire first.

  • Three Hearts will break from the rail in the Santa Barbara Handicap.

    Three Hearts, Diversy Harbor Meet Again

    Graded stakes winners Three Hearts and Diversy Harbor provide the most class in a field of nine older fillies and mares set for the $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap (gr. IIIT) April 18 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.