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Shared Belief Works in Fog for Malibu

Jerry Hollendorfer hopes Shared Belief runs to his workout when the male 2-year-old champion of 2013 makes his 4-year-old debut in Friday’s Grade I Ma...

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Friday, December 26

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Sunland, Race 8
Santa Anita, Race 6
Fair Grounds, Race 7

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Charles Town, Race 2
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What the Horse Racing Nation is talking about...

Enjoy part one (of two) of a selection of Heidi Carpenter's favorite photographs from 2014.Read More
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  • Capper · All great photos, Heidi! I'm partial to the one of War Front. · 22 hours ago
  • jockey2be. · Thanks so much for all the GREAT photos!!!I think my fave was War Front,lol!Discreet Marq is so pretty! · 22 hours ago
Friday's 6th race (2:47pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is the Grade I La Brea for 3-year-old fillies dashing seven furlongs on the main track. #3 Thank You Marylou (6-1) exits a solid 3rd in the BC Filly & Mare Sprint. The fresh filly is training well for this and should get first run behind multip...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · I gottago chalky Stonetastic, Taris, then longer shots Amaranth and Sam's Sister. 7,1,8,9 · 2 hours ago ·
  • cognibene · Contenders: #1, 7, 2, 8. Favorite #1 Taris (2/1) is vulnerable having the wrong running style. However, the horse is too sharp to ignore and I would not bet against him. There is no profit potential if I am correct so I will defer this race. However, I see it as #1, 7, 3, 8. Good luck!!! · 3 minutes ago ·
Christmas Day and I have just returned home following a delicious roast beef dinner at Moms place. Cooked by my brother Monte, it was one of the best meals I have had in some time. Only to have it spoiled by a new page which I spotted on Facebook. Desiring to spread a little Christmas Cheer, I opene...Read More
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  • https://www.facebook.com/mimi. · I also love horse racing and horses in general and I have handicapped for as long as I can remember even though I didn't know what it was called. I do have issues with those who don't care, and those who don't learn enough to use medications properly. But I had a little mare years ago named Honey - she was just an ordinary hack horse, but she was mine. She loved to run, and she loved to race. In an ordinary horse show they held what was called a 'Mustang Race' - 220 yard straightaway - it was run in heats of 3 or 4 horses at a time. There was a starter with a pistol. The first day she came in 3rd and qualified for the 'Bread and Butter' race the next day. This race was run in stock saddles - luckily for me. We came up to the line the second day, and she just stood there - head down - ears sideways - The other 3 were rearing, spinning etc. The starter raised his hand and Honey coiled up like a spring - probably lowered 3 or 4 inches - I held on front and back. when the gun went off she landed about 30 feet down the track. It was a split decision 1 judge said I won, but two said I was second. NOBODY can train the will to race into any horse. Honey even waited for the gun to go off. Those who think differently haven't worked much with horses - it's usually nearly impossible to make them do what they don't want to do. Groups like that one on Facebook are responsible for the real mess the mustangs are in. Those in favor of racing should start their own page to talk against any point they try to make. Count me in if there is one. · 22 minutes ago
  • https://www.facebook.com/fred. · I just copied this from the page of Against Horse Racing...... "I'd also like to take this time to say to all the people who are posting on the this page about how we are wrong and horse racing is good to stop. I'm not trying to be rude but frankly its quite annoying and yes we respect your opinion but there is no need for you to post about it on a 'Against Horse Racing', this is for people who like us are only against horse racing. We honestly do not really care about anything else then raising awareness to the truth behind it and contributing to the ban of it in the future. It saddens me more that the people posting on our page have been fooled to think that it's a good thing. Thank you for reading". · 4 minutes ago
2014 Malibu Stakes - post time: 3:52 PT http://www.drf.com/drf/live_video/santa_anita_mbr/240690
POST TIME 6:52 EST -- This year's edition of the G1 Malibu Stakes is headlined by California's second favorite racing star (second only to California Chrome), the multiple G1 stakes winner, #8 Shared Belief.  After a compromised Breeders' Cup Classic race which found this rising star knocked ar...Read More
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  • Mary Z. · Also, I cannot speak for any trainer, but I would want a win and a check, or two, well above vengeance or toppling. They also have a longer shot to bring up the rear. · 50 minutes ago ·
  • icyhotboo · " he doesn't necessarily possess that sprinter burst of speed required to overcome a slower paced sprint race. While he is tactical, he doesn't have that lightening quick turn of foot," I must have been watching the wrong horse as I saw a horse with a very quick turn of foot. I didn't look at the form yet but I would either put him on top or toss him. Considering Baffert is 1 for 2 in KOing him and almost got him both times, once with 1 horse and once with 2 horses. This time he has 4 horses in. Best thing to do is go right to the top with SB and the other leader then hit that last furlong with an 11:2/5, Only way to be sure. · 36 minutes ago ·
California Chrome, the winner of both the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, has been selected to receive the 2014 Secretariat Vox Populi Award.Read More
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  • leven60 via Disqus · Congrats to the Chrome team - well deserved. I saw him lose at the Belmont after being kicked, but will be glad to see him run next year. I just hope he stays healthy · 46 minutes ago
  • Buckpasser via Disqus · To a certain extent this award was tailor made for Chrome. He brought a great deal of excitement to racing and more importantly he proved once again that you don't need a million dollar youngster to win America's Classics. In the tradition of the other rags to riches horses, like Stymie, Carry Back, Canonero II: California Chrome has made his mark on racing and more power to him. · 43 minutes ago
The New York Racing Association today released its stakes schedule for the 2015 spring/summer meet at Belmont Park, featuring 60 stakes races worth $18.55 million throughout the course of the 59-day meet. Read More
  • Jbyrnes1 · I really like the plan NYRA put out for memorial day in 2015, with the Met Mile now on Belmont day, they needed a special card of some sort to replace it, putting the New York Bred showcase day on memorial day, in my opinion, is genius. It's popular, reportedly draws a crowd, and can show what New York horses are all about, nice idea for the future, can't wait for Belmont in 2015 · 1 hour ago
The Gravesend win brings the 2014 record of Salutos Amigos to 6-of-14 ... I hope he gets a break sometime soon.
A dream comes true for Dana Steidle, courtesy of King of Prussia Stable.Read More
2 Chitu / 8 Shared Belief / 1 Conquest Two Step / 7 Tamarando
There's still time for one horse to make an impact on the 2014 Eclipse awards.Read More
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  • smarty1968 · I respect yours and Mr. Beyer's opinion but California Chrome will be 3yr and Horse of the Year. I have been listening to too many voters opinions to think otherwise. · 2 hours ago
  • annmatt · CA Chrome doesn't deserve to be in the conversation? Duh! What turnip truck did you come in on? Bayern was a dud until June. 9th in the Preakness? A complete dud in two of the biggest races of the year. If he doesn't wipe out his competition at the start in the BC Classic, he isn't in this conversation. Chrome has 4 Grade 1 wins, including 1 on the Turf. Two Classic wins trumps anything else that Bayern has done. Bayern only has 2 grade 1s. He is the one that shouldn't be in the conversation. Another turfer with 4 grade 1 wins and no Classic wins does not get HOY, turf champ, yes, and that's it. It may be close, but CA Chrome will be Horse of the Year. · 2 hours ago
Date: December 24, 2014 Track: PALM MEADOWS TRAINING CENTER Distance: Four Furlongs Time: 49:95 Breezing Track Condition: Fast Surface: Dirt Rank: 20/41
competitive field..going with Home Run Kitten and Long On Value
  • Eventer1999 · I like Toñito M · 3 days ago
  • Mary Z. · Awesome Return, Patriot's Rule,Talco, Heart To Heart. Sawyer's Hill if any of those scratch. · 2 hours ago
Chitu VS Shared Belief? Yeah, Chitu will leave him in the dust.
  • Mary Z. · That is his chance, Cierra, "kill" himself trying to wire. Otherwise, Shared Belief, Midnight Hawk, RPrettyboy, Chitu. · 3 hours ago
Awesome Baby is expected to scratch from the La Brea today, and is entered to run on Sunday in the Kalookan Queen at SA. according to DRF
Wildcat Red worked today. 5F in 1.02.66, finished strong when asked, gearing up for the Sunshine Millions Classic
If Shared Belief is indeed able to get right back on the winning track, it will come at the direct expense of the trainer who has won two out of the last three editions of the Malibu, Bob BaffertRead More
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  • Kobe 24 via Disqus · The article states Baffert takes another shot at shared belief in Malibu. All this talk about horse of the year and best horse (california chrome). Go somewhere else with that. I want to know who your betting in the Malibu? Here's my belated Christmas gift to some of you clowns Joel Rosario wins another Malibu by 2 lengths! Merry Christmas! Your welcome! Thank me on Saturday when the article with chitu appears on the site. Also i hate to give people a horse I bet without telling you why. Look back at what goldencents ran his 7 furlongs going a mile and what chitu ran his 7 when winning 2 races earlier off 6 months layoff. I Like shared belief he's a great horse on synthetic and a good dirt horse. Gl to all but I won't be eating chalk tomorrow no thanks · 1 day ago
  • CierraJanay · Chitu has this one put away lol Did anyone see his last performance and his KD? This is a walk in the park. If Shared Belief loses this one, then I give up hope on him... it will be evident that his owners were running him in the easiest races to build up hype. We will see his true colors in this race. Chitu is a beast. · 5 hours ago
Secret Circle would seem way too good to end the season winless.Read More
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  • zatt · When Dandy Don sang Turn out the lights, the party is over ... one of my favorite parts of Monday Night Football. · 17 hours ago
  • LE El via Disqus · (y) · 6 hours ago
Jerry Hollendorfer hopes Shared Belief runs to his workout when the male 2-year-old champion of 2013 makes his 4-year-old debut in Friday’s Grade I Malibu Stakes at Santa Anita.Read More
When Ahmed Zayat and Bob Baffert look at their programs tommorrow. They will see Taris , Amarath , Sonetastic and Awesome Baby in the field. They will pray that none of them scratch out of this race. Then let these 4 speed freaks set up the perfect scenerio for the "Balcony Sweep Move" on the far turn. I can hear Trevors call now.................................On the Grandstand side ,here comes JoJo Warrior moving like a winner. She looks like she just jumped on the Racetrack. They could not of asked for a better pace case scenerio.
  • Sullivan · "But it's Taris hanging on, Taris lets loose and goes for home! Stonetastic in the middle and Amaranth on the outside but Taris strikes the front! Taris scintillating in the La Brea! · 15 hours ago
  • Eventer1999 · You forgot the beginning... "And a-way they go..." I think Awesome Baby will run big. She is also a Baffert lady. They'll be going fast. · 12 hours ago

Poll of the Day

Who will win the Grade 1 La Brea? 

  • Ramona's Wildcat
  • Taris
  • Amaranth
  • Jojo Warrior
  • Sam's Sister
  • Stonetastic
  • Awesome Baby
  • Uzziel
  • More Complexity
  • Thank You Marylou

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SA 12/26/2014 R8 - Baffert owns the G1 Malibu Pace

POST TIME 6:52 EST -- This year's edition of the G1 Malibu Stakes is headlined by California's second favorite racing star (second only to California Chrome), the multiple G1 stakes winner, #8 Shared Belief.  After a compromised Breeders' Cup Cl...

SA 12/26/2014 R6 - Thank You Marylou sits garden spot trip in La Brea

Friday's 6th race (2:47pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is the Grade I La Brea for 3-year-old fillies dashing seven furlongs on the main track. #3 Thank You Marylou (6-1) exits a solid 3rd in the BC Filly & Mare Sprint. The fresh filly is training we...

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