January 23, 2018

Layoff no problem for Coniah in Las Cienegas

January 20, 2018 0

Coniah fired fresh in a big way at Santa Anita on Saturday afternoon, comfortably taking the $100,690 Las Cienegas (G3) while snapping a streak of three consecutive runner-up finishes in stakes company. Unraced since June […]

Blackjackcat holds off Vyjack in Del Mar Mile

August 20, 2017 0

Al and Saundra Kirkwood’s homebred Blackjackcat, who fended off a returning Vyjack in the July 23 Wickerr, repeated the effort in Sunday’s $200,345 Del Mar Mile (G2) over the same course and distance. Overlooked at […]

Kentucky Derby 143 Jockey Quotes

May 6, 2017 0

John Velazquez, Always Dreaming (1st) “This is the best horse (trainer) Todd (Pletcher) and I have ever come to the Kentucky Derby with. Nothing against all the others, but this was the best horse. I […]

Decked Out gets up in revised American Oaks

December 31, 2016 0

While Decked Out might have been a hunch play in the New Year’s Eve feature at Santa Anita, you didn’t need a holiday-appropriate angle to see her appeal in the $302,415 American Oaks (G1). The […]