Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint S.

Race 8 at Santa Anita Park on January 25, 2014

  • STK
  • 6 furlongs
  • Dirt
  • $125,000
  • 4 yo's & up
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:08.62
10   Big Macher
4   Coach Bob $14.20 $13.80
8   Kate's Event $8.00
$2 Exacta (10-4) 113.00
$2 Trifecta (10-4-8) $962.80
$2 Superfecta (10-4-8-9) $6,021.80
Order of Finish

Big Macher

Beau Genius  – Insight

4YO Gelding

  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:Richard Baltas
  • B:Ballena Vista Farm
  • O:Mansor, Tom and Tachycardia Stables
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Beau Genius , Chestnut, 1985. Lifetime: 314 yearlings sold, median $14,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Kris S. , Dark Bay or Brown, 1977.
  • Sale History: 2011 BARFYR, $10,000.

Coach Bob

Bertrando  – Gentleman's Hope

5YO Horse

  • J:Kent J. Desormeaux
  • T:Reina E. Gonzalez
  • B:Pam & Martin Wygod
  • O:Gerstel, Tom, Gonzalez, Reina E., Hembree, Keith, Hembree, Jean et al.
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Bertrando , Dark Bay or Brown, 1989. Lifetime: 316 yearlings sold, median $18,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Yankee Gentleman , Bay, 1999.
  • Sale History: 2010 NCAAUG, $5,000.

7YO Horse

  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:William Henry Ziering
  • O:William H. Ziering
  • Margin:neck
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Event of the Year , Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Lifetime: 78 yearlings sold, median $11,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Mane Minister , Dark Bay or Brown, 1988.

Spirit Rules

Tribal Rule  – Heavenly Lady

5YO Gelding

  • J:Ignacio Puglisi
  • T:Paul G. Aguirre
  • B:John Ernst & Allegra Ernst
  • O:Accardy, Barbara, Aguirre, Paul G., Siedler, Craig, Xitco, Jim and Xitco, Mark


Cyclotron  – Moana Loa

6YO Horse

  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Bruce Headley
  • B:Bruce Headley, Irwin Molasky & Andrew Molasky
  • O:Headley, Bruce and Molasky, Irwin and Andrew


Lucky Pulpit  – Tamarack Bay

6YO Gelding

  • J:Martin A. Pedroza
  • T:Ed Moger, Jr.
  • B:Mr. & Mrs. Larry D. Williams
  • O:Steve Moger


Soul of the Matter  – Valleyofthebells

8YO Horse

  • J:Corey S. Nakatani
  • T:Gary Mandella
  • B:Robert Reseigne
  • O:Double JH Stable, Inc. and Reseigne, Robert


Western Fame  – Jetinwith Kennedy

4YO Colt

  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:Mark Glatt
  • B:Applebite Farms
  • O:Branch, William, Glatt, Mark and Wagner, Cory


Muqtarib  – Xpress Xcess

6YO Gelding

  • J:Abel Cedillo
  • T:D. Wayne Baker
  • B:Ron Lang, Lillian Lang & D. Wayne Baker
  • O:Baker, D. Wayne and Lang, Ron and Lillian
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Taris

    Taris Speedy in Santa Anita Drill

    Taris' final timed workout at Santa Anita Park before shipping to Keeneland for the Breeders' Cup Filly &Mare Sprint (gr. I) was impressive enough on paper, a bullet five furlongs in :59 flat.

  • 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.

  • Secret Circle has been training well in Dubai. <br><a target="blank" href="">Order This Photo</a>

    Secret Circle Strong Into Golden Shaheen

    Secret Circle has impressed assistant trainer Dana Barnes before, but in preparing for the Dubai Golden Shaheen, the exercise rider can feel added strength in the 6-year-old Eddington runner.

  • Lava Man

    Slideshow: Claimers to Grade I Winners

    A visual look at ex-claimers who became grade I winners, including Princequillo, Stymie, Lava Man, and more. A companion to the article in the February 14 edition of The Blood-Horse.

  • Big Macher won the 2014 California Cup Sprint.

    Big Macher Mounts Cal Cup Sprint Defense

    Grade I winner and defending champ Big Macher, along with multiple stakes winner Rousing Sermon and potential star San Onofre, head a deep and competitive field of nine older horses for the $150,000 California Cup Sprint.

  • Big Macher wins the Cary Grant Stakes.

    Big Macher Shows Star Quality in Cary Grant

    Rebounding from a troubled effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), favored Big Macher outfought a determined Rousing Sermon to score a game neck victory in the $100,000 Cary Grant Stakes Nov. 23 at Del Mar.

  • Lakerville to Harris Farms for 2015

    Lakerville, a son of six-time California leading sire and all-time California-bred progeny earnings leader Unusual Heat, will stand at John C. Harris' Harris Farms in Coalinga, Calif, for the 2015 season.

More Results

More Results