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Baffert’s Big Colt Dessman Parks In His First Start at Santa Anita

No surprise that a Baffert maiden, Dessman, won the seventh at Santa Anita on January 19, 2019, by eight lengths. The gorgeous hunk of horseflesh towered over the field, both in racing terms and in looks, weighing 250 pounds more than any other horse in the field (Santa Anita posts weights of all horses), and looking like the proverbial man among boys.

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No surprise that a Baffert maiden, Dessman, won the seventh at Santa Anita on January 19, 2019,....



Beholder Gives Birth To a Healthy Curlin Filly!

Spendthrift Farm's General Manager Ned Toffey has reported that the superstar mare Beholder has had a healthy Curlin filly this afternoon. We wish mother and daughter well! 

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Spendthrift Farm's General Manager Ned Toffey has reported that the superstar mare Beholder has....



Pegasus World Cup Turf Contender Aerolithe Arrives at Gulfstream

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Sunday Racing Co., Ltd.’s Grade 1-winning mare Aerolithe arrived at Gulfstream Park early Wednesday at approximately 3:15 a.m. to prepare for the $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1), North America’s richest grass race, Jan. 26. The mare’s excellent adventure went from Tokyo to South Korea to Anchorage to Miami. Total travel time, including layovers, was 21 hours and 25 minutes.

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HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Sunday Racing Co., Ltd.’s Grade 1-winning mare Aerolithe arrive....



Shippers Dominate Santa Anita’s La Canada Stakes

From the “a good horse can come from anywhere” file, the La Canada S.-G3 at Santa Anita, run on Saturday, January 12, 2019, proved a total anomaly because of its one-two finishers. Winning the race was Manitoba Wonder Mare Escape Clause, who has been racking up wins at such tracks as Assinoboia and Canterbury, whose race record now reads 28 starts, 19 wins, three seconds and three thirds. Talk about consistency! And iron-leggedness! Her bank account contains $423,500 for owner/trainer Don Schnell. By little known Canadian sire Going Commando, by Unbridled’s Song, Escape Clause became his first graded stakes winner.

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From the “a good horse can come from anywhere” file, the La Canada S.-G3 at Santa Anita, ru....



Pedigree Column: Bellafina

The Santa Ynez S.-G2, run January 6, 2019 at Santa Anita, was hyped as a two-horse race, and commentators noted that they could not separate Bellafina and Mother Mother, as the two were both so talented. Wrong! This wasn’t so much a horse race, or even a two-horse race, as it was a demonstration of breathtaking ability and superiority on the part of the gorgeous Bellafina. She won by 8 ½ lengths, her separation from the rest of the field growing as she neared the finish line.

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The Santa Ynez S.-G2, run January 6, 2019 at Santa Anita, was hyped as a two-horse race, and co....



The Interviews: Top Rider Turned Broadcaster, Richard Migliore

MigliorefunnycideRichard Migliore started race riding in 1980 at the age of 16. Richard rode over 30,000 races and 4,450 winners for purse earnings of over $160 Million. Following his enforced retirement in 2010, Richard worked as a racing analyst for HRTV, New York Racing Association and Fox Sports 1. Nicknamed "The Mig" after the jet fighter plane for his tenacious style of riding, Richard now lives with his wife, Carmela and children in Millbrook, New York.

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Richard Migliore started race riding in 1980 at the age of 16. Richard rode over 30,000 races a....



Abel Tasman Thrills Us Again – This Time In The Sales Ring

Champion, current Eclipse Award nominee, winner of six Grade One stakes races, and multi-millionaire Abel Tasman provided all the thrills at the 2019 opening day of the Keeneland January Sale when she sold as hip number 288 for five million dollars, tying a Keeneland January record that stood for 19 years when the beautifully bred Mackie (Summer Squall/Glowing Tribute, by Graustark) fetched the same amount. Bidding opened at three million dollars, then hardly paused until Abel Tasman reached the five million mark.

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Champion, current Eclipse Award nominee, winner of six Grade One stakes races, and multi-millio....



Welcome Back Victor Espinoza!

Beloved Triple Crown winning, Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza returned to the saddle for the first time on January 5, 2019. Before July 22, 2018, this wouldn’t have been news, but on that day, at Del Mar, the horse he was on suffered a fatal breakdown. Espinoza hit the dirt hard, fracturing his C3 vertebra in the process. It was unclear if he would ever ride again, and his depression as he worked his way through the pain of the injury itself, and the process of rehab and physical therapy, was well documented.

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Beloved Triple Crown winning, Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza returned to the saddle for th....



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