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Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile Draws Deep Field

November 3, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom This year’s Las Vegas Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (GI) marks the 11th running of the $1 million main track event. And while it doesn’t carry the star-making power — or rich $6 million purse — of its chief rival, the 1 ¼-mile Classic, that’s not to say the Dirt Mile has suffered from […]

Eight Search For Breeders’ Cup Classic Berth in Awesome Again

September 29, 2017 |

By Margaret Ransom Saturday’s $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (GI), inaugurated as the Goodwood Stakes in 1982 at the now-defunct Oak Tree at Santa Anita fall racing season, was re-named in 2012 to honor track owner Frank Stronach’s 1998 Breeders’ Cup Classic (GI) winner. And, for more than two decades, it was Southern California’s signature prep […]

Cupid Strikes the Rebel Heart with a Win at Oaklawn

March 20, 2016 |

Cupid Strikes the Rebel Heart with a Win at Oaklawn: The Rebel Stakes has been a very strong race as a predictor of the winning going on to be a very good horse. In the past, not only have Kentucky Derby winners Sunny’s Halo and Smarty Jones, but also Preakness winners like Curlin and Lookin […]

Discreetness the Secret Choice in Rebel Stakes 2016

March 16, 2016 |

Discreetness the Secret Choice in Rebel Stakes 2016: Better stay quiet on this selection, because Discreetness will offer value on Saturday in the Rebel Stakes (GII) at Oaklawn Park. While he finished seventh in the Southwest Stakes (GIII) last month, the connections are not discouraged and he presses on towards the May 7 Kentucky Derby (GI) […]

Can Smokey Image Remain Undefeated in San Felipe Stakes?

March 9, 2016 |

Can Smokey Image Remain Undefeated in San Felipe Stakes?: Undefeated stakes horses hold a special place in racing fans’ hearts. One undefeated colt rising in popularity, named Smokey Image, will attempt to keep his streak going in the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes (GII) on Saturday at Santa Anita Park. Now 6 for 6 after five ungraded […]