2009 Ancient Title (G1)

10/11/2009, Santa Anita Park
6 f (Synthetic)
3+ M

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Ancient Title (G1)...

One-time Kentucky Derby contender Square Eddie made his return to the races on Sunday in the Ancient Title Stakes at Santa Anita Park. It was the three-year-old colt's first start since April.Second in last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile, Square Eddie finished sixth in the six-furlong sprint. The co...Read More
Godolphin Racing's GAYEGO (Gilded Time) rallied from next to last in Sunday's $300,000 Ancient Title S. (G1) at Santa Anita, circled the entire field rounding the turn and ran off down the middle of the track to record an easy 1 1/4-length victory under jockey Garrett Gomez. Making just his second s...Read More
The 2009 Mahab Al Shimaal (G3) winner, Gayego, should leave little doubt in the mind of his handlers as to which Breeders’ Cup race he should contest after a monumental run in the Ancient Title Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita. Following fast fractions, the son of Gilded Time was angled well into the midd...Read More
Sunday’s (Day 10) Pick 6 from Oak Tree @ Santa Anita features the Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch Memorial Championship and Ancient Title Stakes. Presious Passion is the one to catch in the Hirsch, and Gayego looms the one to beat in the Ancient Title. Read More
Gayego, winner of the 2009 Mahab Al Shimaal (G3) on Super Thursday, will return to stakes company for the first time since his second in the 2009 Godolphin Mile (G2).  Read More
The major preps for the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita on Saturday will be a little trickier for the locals, thanks to a few prominent shippers from the East Coast. Gayego, a stakes winner in California in 2008 and an acquisition of Godolphin Racing's last fall, is a candidate for Sunday's $300,000 An...Read More