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Thursday, January 29

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Delta Downs, Race 6
Golden Gate, Race 2
Santa Anita, Race 3

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Golden Gate, Race 6
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Here's the field: 1 Lord Nelson / 2 Serbian Syclone / 3 Jazzy Josh / 4 Texas Red / 5 Punctuate / 6 Magic Taste / 7 Bench Warrant / 8 Sir Samson
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  • Sullivan · Would not be surprised if Punctuate or Bench Warrant beat him · 7 minutes ago
  • Mary Z. · 2. I want to see what he can do. · 41 seconds ago
Thursday's 7th race (4:06pm PT) from Santa Anita Park a Starter Allowance event for 4-year-olds and up traveling one mile on the turf course (rail at 24 feet). #1 Wicked Heat (9-2) exits a romping Los Al maiden win at this trip and was a competitive 5th in a local flat mile turf try last May. Baltas...Read More
A runaway winner of the Grade I Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Nov. 1, Texas Red will make his 3-year-old debut in Sunday’s Grade II San Vicente Stakes at seven furlongs. Read More
  • hannahWTC1 · Go Texas Red! He has a very fast turn of foot, but at 7f he might not have enough ground to get there. Talent wise, he towers over this field, so I think he will win. Long shot pick is Serbian Syclone · 12 minutes ago
Leave the Light On, winner of the Remsen Stakes his last start, injured a hind ankle in a workout last weekend, needs surgery, and is off the Triple Crown trail, trainer Chad Brown said Thursday. According to DRF
  • jockey2be. · OhmigoshNO.I was so excited to watch him in the Fountain of Youth.I just hope he heals with no issues!!!!!!Get well Soon,Leave the Light on! · 13 minutes ago
POST TIME 6:04 PM EST – The Santa Anita 5th race features 10 fillies and mares that will be negotiating the downhill turf course seeking their first win.  Half of the field has tried repeatedly to break their maiden without success.  Of those that are on the lightly raced side of the ledg...Read More
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  • amino998 · This was original once and I survived >> t_v has all the "je ne sais quoi" of a pancreatic cancer symposium on a requiem thread. · 2 hours ago ·
  • amino998 · 9 10 3 2 final... hope you boxed the Super t_v :) · 1 hour ago ·
Humoristica wins in career debut, daughter of 2003 champion two year old filly Halfbridled
I met up with Thunder Gulch a couple weeks ago. He is looking great for his age and even indulged in some selfies. Best wishes in his retirement.
Will return to Uruguay to stand at Haras Cuatro Piedras, the farms announced Jan. 18. Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/89847/invasor-to-uruguays-haras-cuatro-piedras#ixzz3QFQ34acA
KY Derby Winner Thunder Gulch Pensioned at 23 Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://www.bloodhorse.com/#ixzz3QFOzwmrq
Thunder Gulch, 1995 Kentucky Derby and Belmont stakes winner, 1995 champion three year old male, and leading sire of 2001, has been retired and pensioned from stud duties at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky. The 23-year-old son of Gulch is "in great health and doing well," according to Ashford's director of sales Charlie O'Connor. Thunder Gulch's top runner at stud is Point Given , Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old male of 2001, the year Thunder Gulch was the leading sire in North America by progeny earnings. Winner of the Preakness and Belmont (both gr. I) stakes, Point Given earned more than $3.9 million. He stands at Calumet Farm near Lexington. Article on Bloodhorse
  • MustangLover2889 · He's back with Pletcher. Been training at Palm Beach Downs · 45 days ago
  • michael_best · According to reports, Pletcher's Derby contenders will get two preps before May. I think we will see him go back to NY for the Gotham and the Wood · 3 hours ago
Should not run in any more 10 point preps. Should wait for a 50 pointer. Perhaps the Fountain Of Youth.
  • michael_best · According to reports, Pletcher is going to have his Derby contenders run two preps before May. For Carpe Diem, I would say run him in the F.O.Y. or the Spiral, and then the Blue Grass. · 3 hours ago
Vercingetorix canters home easily past True Story under a hand ride by Christophe Soumillon to win the G2 Al Rashidiya at Meydan for trainer Mike De Kock. A hugely impressive 2015 carnival debut considering Vercingetorix had been off the racetrack since finishing 3rd in the G1 Audemars Piguet QE II Cup at Sha Tin back in April, 2014.
Dr. Fager's trainer John Nerud turns 102 on February 9th. The last racehorse for the horseman, appropriately named Final Chapter, won his maiden recently at Aqueduct. Said Nerud of the victory: "I won with the first horse I ever owned and bred and I've won with the last horse I owned and bred. And I've had a few good ones in between."
  • travel_vic · Great voice for the game. Glad to hear he is still with us. The REAL Dr. Fager did a good job on him. · 3 hours ago
We all have our favorites … Certain races, forever echoing inside memories from days gone by. Over the years, I have been witness to many of racing’s thrillers.Read More
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  • mauro.perdomo.75 · https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EITfAxhVqWQ orfevre against gentildonna that was a great race :) · 6 hours ago
  • Bill B. via Disqus · There are soooo many! Top six (all oldies, but goodies), but as soon as I post this, I'm sure something else will come to mind. Affirmed/Alydar 1978 Belmont Secretariat's 1973 Belmont Forego/Honest Pleasure 1974 Marlboro Cup Sunday Silence/Easy Goer 1989 Preakness Personal Ensign/Winning Colors 1988 Distaff Exceller/Seattle Slew 1978 JCGC · 4 hours ago
Ocho Ocho Ocho, unraced since winning the Delta Jackpot Stakes in Louisiana in November, worked a half-mile in 47.60 seconds at Santa Anita on Thursday. After the work, Jim Cassidy tells DRF's Steve Andersen that the work was so good, that he now could be ready in time to start in the Feb.7th Robert B. Lewis Stakes, though definite, Cassidy says he's seriously considering it, according to DRF
Good luck to all.
Sometimes i just do not get the Racing Industry as a whole . At Aq. today, they carded an 8 Race Program. In 2 of these Races(25 % of the card ). We are looking at a basic match race. In the 2nd race,it was scratched down to a 3 horse field. In the 4th race, it is a true match race( 2 horse field). I understand that there is absolutely no way to control this. But ever since the Ruffian tragedy, it seems as though "Match Races" have become a 4 Letter word. Yet today on the same card, we are presented with 2 of them. To compound the matter, i beleve on the balance of the card, we have at most a 6 horse field. I have no idea as to why so many scratches. Maybe the Snow storm had something to do with it. But i do not think so. It seems the days after 1 or multiple cancellations, there are multiple cancellations on those cards.I tip my hat to any of the brave people that are willing to brave the elements and attend todays races. I would be very interested to see what portion of todays handle is live and home network betting outlets. I would not be one of those to say cancel winter racing. To many people depend on this time . But there has to be a middle ground solution.
  • amino998 · Many of the scratches were entries erroneously taken in violation of the 14 day rule. Will report back on handle :) http://www.drf.com/news/more-scratches-loom-thursday-card · 6 hours ago
  • tmallios via Disqus · That in itself makes it more embarrassing for NYRA. They put rules in order to cover their butts . They make sure that all the P.R. is handled to get the message out. The one thing they forget to do is put in a system to monitor these rules. Almost similar to the Belmont Stakes fiasco,when some did not get the memo about arriving in the Paddock. Leads one to wonder in a very strong manner. Do these guys running the show actually have a clue what is going on,or do they just pat themselves on the back. · 6 hours ago
Any idea when or where they are pointing to bring him back to the races?
NHC Day 2 Leader, John O'Neil, fell out of the lead several times throughout Sunday, but the final table proved his time to shine.Read More
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  • travel_vic · Run this contest 14 times and you will have 14 winners. · 23 hours ago
  • ron via Disqus · what software does he use? · 7 hours ago

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SA 1/29/2015 R5 - Chaos reigns in Santa Anita 5th

POST TIME 6:04 PM EST – The Santa Anita 5th race features 10 fillies and mares that will be negotiating the downhill turf course seeking their first win.  Half of the field has tried repeatedly to break their maiden without success.  Of th...

SA 1/29/2015 R7 - Wicked Heat switches surfaces for winning outfit

Thursday's 7th race (4:06pm PT) from Santa Anita Park a Starter Allowance event for 4-year-olds and up traveling one mile on the turf course (rail at 24 feet). #1 Wicked Heat (9-2) exits a romping Los Al maiden win at this trip and was a competitive ...

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