August 13, 2020

McKinzie back in business in Triple Bend

June 7, 2020 0

After turning the Santa Anita Derby (G1)/Oaks (G2) double on Saturday, Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith completed a weekend triple, fittingly enough in the $200,000 Triple Bend (G2), aboard McKinzie. By far the class […]

McKinzie shortens up in Triple Bend

June 5, 2020 0

The last time McKinzie reverted to 7 furlongs after flopping in a major event, he rolled to one of his more impressive victories in the 2018 Malibu (G1) at Santa Anita. Bob Baffert takes the […]

Whitmore seeks third win in Count Fleet Sprint

April 15, 2020 0

A Grade 1-winning earner of more than $2.9 million, Whitmore loves Oaklawn Park and will pursue his third victory in Saturday’s $350,000 Count Fleet Sprint H. (G3), a staple of the Racing Festival of South […]

Captain Scotty hangs on in Palos Verdes

January 25, 2020 0

Transitioning from turf to dirt was just what the doctor ordered for Captain Scotty, who perfectly rationed his abundant early speed to score an upset victory in the $200,000 Palos Verdes (G2) on Saturday at […]

Flagstaff, Speed Pass among six in Palos Verdes

January 24, 2020 0

From a strict probability perspective, trainers Bob Baffert and John Sadler have a combined two-in-three chance of winning Saturday’s $200,000 Palos Verdes (G2) at Santa Anita. Bettors, however, will likely deem their chances much higher […]

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