March 22, 2018

Fault romps in Santa Margarita

March 17, 2018 0

Agave Racing Stable and Little Red Feather Racing’s Fault rallied wide in the stretch of Saturday’s $401,725 Santa Margarita Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita Park and easily drew off under jockey Geovanni Franco to post […]

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 […]

Hunt holds on for Seabiscuit win

November 26, 2017 0

Michael House’s Hunt bided his time on the backstretch of Sunday’s $200,345 Seabiscuit Handicap (G2) at Del Mar before taking command late in the stretch and holding off a game late run from He Will […]

Hunt keeps rolling with Del Mar Handicap win

August 19, 2017 0

Michael House’s Hunt has transformed from turf sprinter into long-distance runner, stretching out successfully to 1 3/8 miles in Saturday’s $252,760 Del Mar Handicap (G2). Winner of the 1 1/8-mile Eddie Read (G2) earlier in […]

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 […]

Spectator romps in Sorrento

August 5, 2017 0

Rick and Sharon Waller’s homebred Spectator dueled throughout Saturday’s $200,690 Sorrento Stakes (G2) before shaking loose in the Del Mar stretch under jockey Jamie Theriot and drawing away to a 5 3/4-length victory. Surrender Now, […]

Ransom the Moon prevails in tense Bing Crosby

July 29, 2017 0

Saturday’s $301,380 Bing Crosby Stakes (G1), a “Win & You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1), saw Ransom the Moon earn the coveted guaranteed berth to that November 4 contest at Del Mar, […]

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 […]

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