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Gas Station Sushi captures Beaumont

April 8, 2018 0

Gas Station Sushi entered Sunday’s $150,000 Beaumont Stakes (G3) boasting only one race, a 3 1/2-length maiden score at Del Mar last August 6, but exited the Keeneland contest a graded winner for trainer Richard […]

Madam Dancealot waltzes home late in Santa Ana

March 18, 2018 0

Slam Dunk Racing’s Madam Dancealot spotted the pacesetter as many as 14 lengths through a leisurely pace in Sunday’s $201,035 Santa Ana (G2), but jockey Corey Nakatani had confidence in her turn of foot, and […]

Bowies the Kilroe Hero after World Approval fades

March 10, 2018 0

Saturday’s $401,035 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (G1) appeared a straightforward spot for champion turf horse World Approval to prolong his winning streak, but when the 1-2 favorite uncharacteristically retreated on the backstretch, the Santa Anita […]

How Unusual crashes Red Carpet

November 23, 2017 0

It’s not unusual for the progeny of recently deceased patriarch Unusual Heat, or jockey Corey Nakatani, to star on the California turf, and How Unusual illustrated both points with a 9-1 upset of Thanksgiving Day’s […]

Bolt d’Oro electrifying in FrontRunner

September 30, 2017 0

A narrow-margin victory in the Del Mar Futurity (G1) in early September looks, in retrospect, to have been just the tip of an iceberg known as Bolt d’Oro. On Saturday, the son of Medaglia d’Oro […]

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