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Cambodia among tough cast of 12 in Matriarch

November 24, 2017 0

Half of the dozen fillies and mares scheduled to line up in Sunday’s $300,000 Matriarch (G1) at Del Mar enter the one-mile grass test with current form that’s hard to dismiss. A three-time graded stakes […]

Approval topples the World in Breeders’ Cup Mile

November 4, 2017 0

Eleven years after half-brother Miesque’s Approval upset the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) at Churchill Downs, World Approval dispatched an international cast in Saturday’s $1,840,000 renewal of the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Del Mar. Unlike his […]

Mr. Roary upsets Eddie D.

September 29, 2017 0

Kretz Racing LLC’s Mr. Roary was sent off at 22-1 in Friday’s $101,725 Eddie D. Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita Park but finished like a favorite when running down Tribalist to secure a neck victory […]

Om favored to snap losing streak in Eddie D.

September 26, 2017 0

The last time Om raced down Santa Anita’s hillside turf course, he made up 13 lengths in the final quarter-mile and nearly sling-shot from last to first in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1). Despite […]

Hunt heads D’Amato trio in Del Mar Handicap

August 16, 2017 0

After winning his first summer meet title in 2016, Phil D’Amato is enjoying another fine season atop the standings at Del Mar, entering the fifth week with a two-win advantage over the nearest challenger. He […]

Hunt gets gap, goes distance in Eddie Read

July 22, 2017 0

Last summer, Michael House’s Hunt was emerging as a smart turf sprinter with three straight wins on Santa Anita’s downhill. Now the Phil D’Amato trainee has broadened his portfolio by scoring his first two-turn victory […]