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2009 Bayakoa Hcp. (G2)

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1 1/16 m (Synthetic)
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3+ F
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What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Bayakoa Hcp. (G2)...

Zardana's first start on a synthetic track in 22 months produced a milestone victory in Saturday's $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap at Hollywood Park. Zardana won the Grade 2 race by 1 1/4 lengths over Silver Swallow, the first graded stakes victory of her 17-race career. Zardana had won three minor stakes...Read More
  • ruby · In the midst of the Zenyatta sensation, and the Rachel debate... the fact that Shirreffs won both the Classic and the Ladies' Classic didn't get enough attention. Winning a G2 with another talented female off the bench just adds to his remarkable year. · 1595 days ago ·
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  • cigar · That's a good point, ruby. He's an exceptional trainer... was perhaps a little too conservative w/Zenyatta, but ultimately a Hall of Famer. · 1595 days ago ·
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When perusing the stakes schedule for this weekend it becomes readily apparent- winter is here.  With Calder having to cancel a couple of graded stakes races because of issues with Equine Herpes, the richest events on the entire afternoon come at Zia Park in Hobbes, NM, Woodbine, and Hollywood....Read More
The complexion of Saturday's $150,000 Bayakoa H. (G2) changed when the connections of Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (G1) winner Life is Sweet (Storm Cat) decided to bypass it following a short rest. Her absence hurts the star quality of the 1 1/16-mile event at Hollywood Park, but it generated more ...Read More
Life Is Sweet, winner of the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I), could run next the $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap (gr. II) at Hollywood Park Dec. 5, according to the filly's owner.Read More
  • Medlocke · Life is Sweet is really a filly that has started to come into her own, racing in the shadow of Zenyatta for most of the year, she really proved her metal in the Ladies Classic and I thought did quite well to get up for 3rd rallying from far off the pace in the Hollywood Gold Cup earlier in the year. If she stay's in training, this is a filly that I feel we'll be hearing more from in 2010. · 1601 days ago ·
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