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2009 Citation Handicap (G1)

Date/Track:
Distance:
1 1/16 m (Turf)
Age/Sex:
3+ M
Time:
1:40.48

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Citation Handicap (G1)...

Thanksgiving weekend has come and gone. There are no more Grade I races this year east of the Mississippi and only one graded stakes race in NY. What does that mean? Very little in the grand scheme of things as one of the biggest money-making seasons in New York racing is set to begin. Racing begins...Read More
Trainer Humberto Ascanio's cellphone started ringing in the winner's circle at Hollywood Park on Saturday. Ascanio, the assistant to Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel for 35 years, was being interviewed by reporters after winning a Grade I stakes for the second consecutive day, this time the 5-year...Read More
Fluke's win in Friday's $300,000 Citation Handicap at Hollywood Park was a milestone that trainer Humberto Ascanio would have gladly postponed indefinitely. The Grade 1 race was Ascanio's first stakes win since the death of his boss, Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel, from a lengthy illness on Nov....Read More
By the time Cowboy Cal reached the eighth pole of the Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita on Nov. 7, he was one worn-out 4-year-old colt. Setting a quick pace took its toll, and he faded to finish 10th of 11. It was Cowboy Cal's worst performance of the year, but it did not leave trainer Todd Pletcher...Read More
Thanksgiving is not only a time for families to gather together and celebrate everything they have to be appreciative for but to reflect on the best parts of their lives.  For racing fans Thanksgiving is that plus the unofficial end to the racing season.  There are only two Grade I stakes ...Read More
Multiple Grade 2 winner Cowboy Cal will try to put a disappointing performance in the Breeders’ Cup behind him as he makes a quick turnaround against nine challengers in the $300,000 Citation Handicap (G1) on Friday at Hollywood Park.Read More