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  • Shared Belief highlights Santa Anita's inspired opening day

    It might be too early to call it a trend, but there are signs of a possible resurgence in Southern California horse racing. Just two months after 61,114 showed up for the final day of the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita, a post-Christmas crowd of 40,810 came...
  • Irish Mission wins for French trainer at Gulfstream

    Horseplayers who rely on past performances, stakes history or just plain hunches had an edge in finding Irish Mission, the winner of Saturday's La Prevoyante Handicap at Gulfstream. The race named for a filly with a French name was won for the fifth...
  • Mawthooq early fave for Mucho Macho Man Stakes

    Happy birthday, juveniles! On Saturday, Gulfstream Park will mark the recent birthday of this year's crop of 3-year-olds by reserving five lucrative stakes races for members of the new sophomore class. Regardless of foal date, all race horses age one...
  • Pletcher, Castellano, Ramseys repeat as top earners

    For the second straight year, trainer Todd Pletcher, jockey Javier Castellano and owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey wrapped up 2014 as North America's top money earners. Leading all North American thoroughbreds in 2014 was Breeders' Cup Classic winner Bayern,...
  • Never Stop Looking is among four stakes winners at Laurel

    Never Stop Looking is among four stakes winners at Laurel
    Never Stop Looking hadn't won a race since last January, but past performances were of little matter as he steered wide into the stretch and ran down his foes to win the Fire Plug Stakes, the second of four $100,000 stakes Saturday at Laurel Park. The...
  • Horse of the Year finalists named

    Horse of the Year finalists named
    California Chrome, who fell short in his bid to become thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, is one of three finalists for Horse of the Year honors to be awarded at the 44th Annual Eclipse Awards. The dinner and ceremony will be...
  • California Chrome vies for Horse of Year at Eclipse Awards

    California Chrome vies for Horse of Year at Eclipse Awards
    Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, along with Bayern and Main Sequence, are finalists for Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards. California Chrome, Bayern and Shared Belief are finalists for 3-year-old champion male honors. The...
  • Stakes winners launch comebacks at Gulfstream

    Saturday could be a day of new beginnings at Gulfstream Park. This is the hope of the connections of some prominent contenders in three graded stakes and a high-caliber optional claimer, whose present isn't as glowing as their past. Lea and Lochte won...
  • A win at Hollywood Derby can make California Chrome horse of the year

    A win at Hollywood Derby can make California Chrome horse of the year
    There are just six horses entered Saturday in the $300,000 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar, but the presence of Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome means the horse racing world will be watching closely. Trainer Art Sherman is...
  • Red Rifle wins $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup

    Red Rifle wins $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup
    After beginning the month by winning the $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Sprint aboard Work All Week, jockey Florent Geroux ended the month by winning the Grade II $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup with New York invader Red Rifle. "Today was something special...
  • Cary Street likes long, grinding road

    Cary Street likes long, grinding road
    A 91/4-length victory in the 13/4-mile Las Vegas Marathon at Santa Anita on the first day of last month's Breeders' Cup races suggests Cary Street isn't going to have an energy crisis when he hits the homestretch in Saturday's 11/4-mile Hawthorne Gold...