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Spiced Perfection Wins Betty Grable

From DMTC Publicity DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 11, 2018) — Perfectly placed by jockey Flavien Prat behind dueling leaders in the early stages of the $100,000 Betty Grable Stakes for Golden State Series eligible fillies and mares, Spiced Perfection surged between rivals to take command entering the stretch and drew off impressively to win the […]

GRADE 1-WINNER OF $1,295,814 MAJESTIC HARBOR TO HARRIS FARMS!

Now at Harris Farms for 2019! MAJESTIC HARBOR won the Grade 1 Gold Cup at Santa Anita by a widening 6 1/4 lengths, posting a 111 Beyer Speed Figure over GAME ON DUDE (G1), LIDERIS (G1), SALTO DEL INDIO (G1), CLUBHOUSE RIDE (G2), IMPERATIVE (G2), and FURY KAPCORI (G3). MAJESTIC HARBOR was on the board in […]

Cruel Intention Outfinishes Galilean in Golden State Juvenile

By Steve Andersen Arcadia, CA (November 3, 2018)-Cruel Intention and Galilean could not get rid of each other through the stretch of Saturday’s Golden State Juvenile for 2-year-old California-breds at Santa Anita before Cruel Intention prevailed by a neck. This was their first meeting, but is unlikely to be their last. They could easily meet […]

Lakerball Has Easy Time in Pike Place Dancer

By Chuck Dybdal Albany, CA (Octber 27, 2018)-Trainer Doug O’Neill couldn’t have scripted things more perfectly for Lakerball ($4) as the 2-year-old Lakerville filly won her second straight turf stakes, taking the $75,225 Pike Place Dancer with ease on Saturday at Golden Gate Fields. O’Neill sent the filly north to see how well she shipped […]

Jetinwith Kennedy Passes at 29

COALINGA, Calif. (Oct. 15, 2018) – California-bred Jetinwith Kennedy, a multiple stakes winner and the 2005 California Broodmare of the Year, was euthanized at the age of 29 at Harris Farms on Monday. Jetinwith Kennedy, a daughter of Kennedy Road, out of the Blue Eyed Davy mare Blue Jet Set, was bred by owner Sidney […]

Lakerball Scores Wire-to-Wire in Surfer Girl S.

Arcadia, CA (October 8, 2018)-The Lakerville juvenile daughter, Lakerball was trying three new items in the $100,000 Surfer Girl Stakes. It was her stakes debut and trying turf for the first time as well as routing for the first time. Jumping quickly from the gate the filly kept rolling along from her outside post stopping […]

Shades of Victory Shocks Johnston at 80-1

CYPRESS, Calif. (Sept. 8, 2018) – Former claimer Shades of Victory turned his first dirt route into a stunning upset in Saturday’s $75,000 E.B. Johnston Stakes for California-breds at Los Alamitos. Shades of Victory’s win price of $162.60 was the second largest since daytime thoroughbred racing returned to Los Alamitos in 2014. Devils Triangle, who […]

Unusual Heat Colt Tops Barretts Del Mar Sale

Del Mar, CA (August 28, 2018)-Unusual Heat’s dark bay son brought a high bid of $250,000 from Jay Em Ess Stable. Topping the sale the colt as hip 11 Unusual Heat-Cinema Paradisa image here had generated an early buzz before he set foot in the ring due to his dam producing two stakes placed juveniles. […]

Top Selling Norcal Filly is by Smiling Tiger

PLEASANTON, Calif. (Aug. 14, 2018)-A Smiling Tiger filly was the top priced female at Tuesday’s 2018 Northern California Yearling and Horses of Racing Age Sale at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. The top selling filly was by Smiling Tiger, out of the Tannersmyman mare Tanned Reflection, was bred and consigned by Woodbridge Farm. Hip 74 was […]