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Battle of Midway sinks McKinzie in San Pasqual

February 2, 2019 0

Fittingly enough for a horse named after a pivotal naval battle, Don Alberto Stable and WinStar Farm’s Battle of Midway relished the sloppy conditions at Santa Anita Saturday to topple 1-2 favorite McKinzie in the […]

Gunmetal Gray bursts Coliseum’s bubble in Sham

January 5, 2019 1

Saturday’s $100,702 Sham S. (G3) at Santa Anita marked the eagerly expected stakes debut of Bob Baffert’s latest hotshot debut winner, Coliseum, who was bet down to 3-5 favoritism. But far from anointing the newcomer, […]

Champion Unique Bella injured, retired

August 18, 2018 0

Reigning champion female sprinter Unique Bella has been retired after she was found to have suffered a fractured sesamoid bone following a workout Saturday morning at Del Mar. Owner Haras Don Alberto confirmed the retirement […]

Instagrand captures the imagination

August 15, 2018 0

Instagrand created a buzz with a 10-length debut win at Los Alamitos in late June and the two-year-old looks like the next big thing in Thoroughbred racing after romping by 10 ¼ lengths in Saturday’s […]

Instagrand brilliant in Best Pal

August 11, 2018 0

Instagrand ran to his 1-9 odds with another remarkable display of superiority in Saturday’s $200,000 Best Pal (G2) at Del Mar. A juvenile son of Into Mischief, the Jerry Hollendorfer-trained colt was exiting a 10-length […]

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