Month: March 2019

Santa Anita runs downs Big ‘Cap, San Felipe day contenders – Horse Racing Nation

Photo: Alex Evers/Eclipse Sportswire Fans will be treated to five stakes Saturday, greatest interest focusing on the Grade 1, $600,000 Santa Anita Handicap and the Grade 2, $500,000 San Felipe Stakes, the latter expected to match Bob Baffert’s two leading undefeated Triple Crown contenders, champion Game Winner and Improbable. Additionally, the prestigious Grade 1, $400,000…

Cute Foals of the Week for March 3

Thoroughbreds in North America all celebrate their birthdays on Jan. 1, so as soon as the New Year rolls around, so does “foaling season” – that magical time that lasts from the beginning of January through the late spring when racehorse babies are born. In this weekly piece, we’ll bring you the best of new…

Five Key Takeaways from Fountain of Youth Stakes Day

Tom Pedulla presents five key takeaways from the $400,000 Xpressbet Fountain of Youth Stakes and other graded stakes on Saturday at Gulfstream Park: Sweet Adjustment: When Code of Honor lagged in fourth in the Mucho Macho Man Stakes on Jan. 5 at Gulfstream, Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey decided to ask more of the…