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MCKINZIE CAPTURES LOS ALAMITOS CASHCALL FUTURITY VIA DQ

By Bob Mieszerski —- MCKINZIE CAPTURES LOS ALAMITOS CASHCALL FUTURITY VIA DISQUALIFICATION; BAFFERT COMPLETES GRADE I SWEEP AS FAVORED DREAM TREE ROMPS IN STARLET Bob Baffert; Los Alamitos File Photo CYPRESS, Calif. –Hall of Famer Bob Baffert became the first trainer in the...
Posted On 10 Dec 2017
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STIDHAM BARN OFF TO HOT START, CAPTURES LAMBHOLM SOUTH FEATURE

By Mike Henry —- OLDSMAR, FL. – Ben Trask isn’t used to being interviewed. But as the assistant trainer to Michael Stidham at Tampa Bay Downs, he might find himself being surrounded more often by reporters carrying tape recorders and notepads. Trask sent out 3-year-old...
Posted On 10 Dec 2017
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FAIR GROUNDS: MOBILE BAY REPEATS IN CLASSIC THRILLER

By Brian W. Spencer —- MOBILE BAY REPEATS IN CLASSIC THRILLER; LA-BREDS IMPRESS ON CHAMPIONS DAY CARD NEW ORLEANS (December 9, 2017) – A 10-month layoff appeared to be no issue for Tigertail Ranch’s Louisiana millionaire Mobile Bay as he successfully defended his title in...
Posted On 10 Dec 2017
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PASS THE GRAVY TAKES 39TH RUNNING OF JIM EDGAR FUTURITY

By Jim Miller —- Holding off a determined run by Sir Anthony, favored Pass the Gravy scored in Saturday’s Jim Edgar Futurity at Hawthorne Race Course. Owned by Richard Ravin, V-Leaf Stables Inc. and Larry Rivelli, and trained by Larry Rivelli. The Jim Edgar Futurity,...
Posted On 10 Dec 2017
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Fair Grounds Barn Notes: Friday, December 8

By Michael Adolphson —- • My Miss Chiff Will Attempt to Stay Undefeated at Fair Grounds • Underpressure Looks to Take Down Mobile Bay in LA Champions Day Classic • Fort Pulaski, Trust Factor Renew Rivalry in Champions Day Turf MY MISS CHIFF WILL ATTEMPT TO STAY UNDEFEATED...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017
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THREE RULES, MO CASH SET SIGHTS ON OLDSMAR; DEC. 16 BRUNCH SET

By Mike Henry —- OLDSMAR, FL. – A pair of accomplished Florida-bred 3-year-olds, Three Rules and Mo Cash, are likely to strut their stuff on Dec. 16 at Tampa Bay Downs in the $125,000 Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association Marion County Florida Sire Stakes....
Posted On 08 Dec 2017
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More than 800 Fire-Threatened Horses Evacuated to Del Mar

Del Mar’s backstretch area has provided safe haven for more than 800 horses escaping a wind-blown, fast-moving fire that ripped through the North County area of San Diego Thursday. The first group of horses arrived at the Del Mar Fairgrounds late Thursday afternoon and vans...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017
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Fair Grounds Notes: Stall Sends Out Three Star Guitar Babies for LA Champions Day

By Michael Adolphson —- • Stand Him Up Goes for Hat Trick in LA Champions Day Sprint • Mr. Al’s Gal Seeks First Stakes Victory on Turf STALL SENDS OUT THREE STAR GUITAR BABIES FOR LA CHAMPIONS DAY Trainer Al Stall, Jr. has a “natural sense of pride” when it comes to...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017
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LOS ALAMITOS: IMPRESSIVE MAIDEN WINNER MCKINZIE GOES LONG IN CASHCALL FUTURITY

By Bob Mieszerski —- IMPRESSIVE MAIDEN WINNER MCKINZIE GOES LONG IN CASHCALL FUTURITY; UNDEFEATED DREAM TREE HEADLINES FIELD IN GRADE I STARLET CYPRESS, Calif. – Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has a chance to make history Saturday in the $300,000 Los Alamitos CashCall...
Posted On 07 Dec 2017
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FERRER A FINALIST FOR GEORGE WOOLF MEMORIAL JOCKEY AWARD

By Mike Henry —- OLDSMAR, FL. – With almost 4,200 career winners and 26 graded stakes triumphs, including the Grade I Spinaway Stakes at Saratoga in 2000 on Stormy Pick, Jose Ferrer is used to riding in exclusive company. But the 53-year athlete reached another level today...
Posted On 07 Dec 2017
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