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Separating the Men from the Boys

The First Saturday in May is rapidly approaching, but first there’s business to take care of in April. A trifecta of prep races highlights a full day of action on Saturday all over the country. 111 more words

'Blue Tone' Wins $75K Santana Mile At Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Blue Tone won the $75,000 Santana Mile for older horses by 2 3/4 lengths Sunday at Santa Anita.

Ridden by Kent Desormeaux, Blue Tone ran the distance in 1:36.11 and paid $11.60, $6 and $4.40 at 9-2 odds. 69 more words


Santa Anita opinions for Sunday, March 29

Race 6: #3 Dixie Dame (5-2)

Trainer Phil D’Amato has been tearing it up this meet (21%) and this filly had the lead until deep in the stretch. 54 more words

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Assorted stakes previews, 3/28

Gulfstream Park and the Fair Grounds take center stage this weekend as the Florida Derby and Louisiana Derby are set to be contested. Each track is also offering a slew of other great graded stakes, so let’s dive into the action right away! 608 more words

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Santa Anita opinions for Saturday, March 28

Race 3: #4 Hit a Homerun (8-1)

I don’t know if this 3-year-old is good enough, but this much I do know: trainer Steve Miyadi has won with at least two first-timers in recent weeks at Santa Anita and owners Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC bred this colt and they place their horses in reasonable spots. 55 more words

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Santa Anita opinions for Friday, March 27

Race 1: #4 Believe Too

Trainer Brian Koriner won 22% of the time last year but is 0-for-17 this meet. He’s gotta break out and maybe this 4-year-old filly is the one. 81 more words

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Santa Anita opinions for Thursday, March 28

Race 1: #6 Believe Too (NL)

This 3-year-old broke his maiden over this track and then threw in a clunker over synthetic at Golden Gate. Returns to dirt and in with claimers. 57 more words

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