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The untested Fashion Alert will face twelve contenders fighting for a spot in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies. Read More
Thursday's 4th race (2:36pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is an Optional Claiming event for CA-bred or sired 2-year-old fillies dashing six furlongs on the main track. #4 Easter Fever (5-2) was claimed out of a productive $50k maiden claimer (1st by 5.5L; 2-3 finishers next out winners) at Del Mar Aug 7...Read More
  • travel_vic · contenders is a very poor betting race: 5 Stormy Adieu 2 Princess Bertrando 6 City Ride 3 Party Rock 5 1 go out and then 4 6 come late · 2 hours ago ·
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Beholder looms as the odds on favorite for the Breeders' Cup Distaff but with a depleted older horse division and questions surrounding the leading three year olds she would have a great shot at winning the Classic.Read More
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  • tmallios via Disqus · I may not be a fan of running Beholder or any other filly/mare against the boys. But i do believe that come the BC Distaff. Beholder will get her back to back Victory. The reason i am so confident is not because i feel she is hands down the best. It is because of the Race Track. Regardless if it is a highway or a normal speedway. You just won't beat Beholder at Santa Anita. · 1 hour ago
  • ksweatman via Disqus · Beholder is FABULOUS, but not Zenyatta. They should keep her away from the boys. · 17 minutes ago
schooled in the paddock this am, very relaxed..
STAKES WINNING UZZIEL BACK AT HER BEST DISTANCE IN SATURDAY’S GRADE III, $100,000 L.A. WOMAN STAKES; NORTHERN INVADER STOPSHOPPINGDEBBIE HEADS SOUTH LOOKING FOR 10th CONSECUTIVE WIN; FILLIES AND MARES SET TO GO 6 1/2 FURLONGS IN GRADE III AT GREAT RACE PLACE I pulled this from the Santa Anita web site. jlp
  • ShayStenchever · If you read the whole article, there is a typo that makes it look as if Deb has *never* even hit the board in her 9 starts, showing her record to be 9-0-0-0! lol, clearly they arent giving much care to the filly. We will see if that changes after this weekend... · 26 minutes ago
He is definitely the best
Good luck and please all come home safe!
Mr Toss patron of mannions pub in tottenham is wondering what in the name of God is he doing letting that cocaine sniffing bastard ride on a horse for him! he is not impressed but disgusted and many here feel the same. Outraged!
The West Coast definitely had its' share of excitement with Opening Weekend at Santa Anita Park, and HRN Photographer Melanie Martines was there to capture the excitement.Read More
  • zatt · The next best thing to being there ... beautiful work, Melanie! · 3 hours ago
  • Goblin · Wonderful report of the weekend, Melanie! I really enjoy your contributions to HRN. · 2 hours ago
Is anyone aware of the next race for this colt?
  • CauseForConcern · There is a sighting!!!! The lil' fella has been spotted as an entrant in Saturday's Belmont's $500K Champagne Stakes. He is #4 in a six-horse field, with odds of 5-1. Daredevil(#6), trained by Todd Pletcher, is the 2-1 favorite. Go Holy Boss!!!!!!!!!! · 2 hours ago
Trainer Doug O’Neill will serve a 45-day suspension and was fined $10,000 by the New York State Gaming Commission for the finding of a forbidden substance in one of his horses following a race at Belmont Park in June 2013. Under a settlement reached with the gaming commission, O’Neill’s suspension does not begin until Nov. 3, two days after the Breeders’ Cup is run at Santa Anita. The suspension runs through Dec. 18. Also, as part of the settlement, O’Neill would have to serve an additional 45 days if he incurs another violation involving a Class 1, 2, or 3 medication between now and Dec. 18, 2015, at any track. Article on DRF
  • tmallios via Disqus · Yet when they are on a Derby Trail , they are revered and loved by the Majority. Normally you'd like to give someone the benefit of the doubt. But this suspension does seem very harsh. Add to it the additional days ,should an infraction occur. For them to agree to these terms,they got caught with their hands in the Cookie Jar . I have not read nor do i plan to read the DRF article. But by the sound of this,at least O'neill accepted responsibility. Did not cry the age old excuse of many others that the dog ate their homework. My only question to the Cali Racing Commission. You needed an outside racing venue to catch this. If i were a NY Trainer.other than the BC itself. I would not ship to the West Coast. You know what they say about revenge. · 3 hours ago
Nice win!
Can someone add him to the undefeated list? Thanks.
I cant wait for A.P Holiday to make his debut.
Go Cavorting!
What I find entertaining is that there are many who have posted on here that are in disagreement with the Stewards suspension of Victor Espinoza. One of the many blames for that 'great injustice' was placed on media pressure. Something that if true, should not have been allowed to influence their decision. Yet here we have those same critics of that purported injustice allowing the media to influence their own personal views. They are torn between liking, and even loving Shared Belief and hoping to see him lose, or exposed as being a fraud, and some are just outright haters because of it. Fortunately, his true fans, and indeed true racing fans, are not so shallow and weak-minded that they should let something as superficial as the opinions of others - especially the media - prevent them from rooting for him, and enjoying the exciting ride that this brave little horse brings to the track every time he runs! ...humans are so puny!!!
The "potential" of the car is NOT altered a bit by the driver. They can only retard the potential to varying degrees.
  • amino998 · ...and some jockeys make some horses [NUMBERS] more retarded than others :D ... please find the reply button, sir · 23 hours ago
  • amino998 · It's not about 'potential'! It's about the minimizing of what you understand to be 'retardation' of potential. Only a driver/jockey who is 'active not passive' can have such an effect · 12 hours ago
non science people know very little about controlled experiments...Ridiculous acceptance of confirmation biases stats leads to dumb conclusions.
Phoney correlations stats have nothing to do with cause and effect. Get some of these GLORY boys on also ran horses and see how their skills STOP atop and go no further.. Stats are riddle with false conclusions 1) great pitcher on a poor hitting baseball team often has a poor win lost record because the REST OF THE TEAM had no run support 2) Many a very good QB has less than stellar receiving percentage stats because of poor receivers..Just a few of dozens and dozens of stats the MEAN zip when it context JUST LIKE jockeys. Hell before the turn of the century they rarely even named the riders in the record books. Did they know what we know now? riders are riders and horse racing horses do the running?? No one is running away: I had to take 8 photos at the Wednesday night card tonight.
Go Condo Commando!

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SA 10/2/2014 R4 - Easter Fever can bounce back for Miller

Thursday's 4th race (2:36pm PT) from Santa Anita Park is an Optional Claiming event for CA-bred or sired 2-year-old fillies dashing six furlongs on the main track. #4 Easter Fever (5-2) was claimed out of a productive $50k maiden claimer (1st by 5.5L...

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