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2009 Matriarch Stakes (G1)

Date/Track:
Distance:
1 mile (Turf)
Age/Sex:
3+ F
Time:
1:33.58

What the Nation is saying about the 2009 Matriarch Stakes (G1)...

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
This, Humberto Ascanio said, was the one he wanted. Ascanio, the long-time assistant to trainer Bobby Frankel, got his first Grade 1 win on Friday in the Citation Handicap with Fluke, then came right back on Saturday at Hollywood Park to win another Grade 1 race, this time with the brilliant mare Ve...Read More
Humberto Ascanio will be listed as trainer of Ventura for Saturday's $300,000 Matriarch Stakes at Hollywood Park, but if the brilliant 5-year-old wins the Grade 1 race over a mile on turf, he will not take credit. Ascanio's thoughts will be with the late Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel, who died ...Read More
Ventura, one of the leading stars for the late trainer Bobby Frankel and Juddmonte Farms during the past two years, goes for her fourth grade I victory against six rivals in the Nov. 28 Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park.Read More
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who never won the prestigious Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) as a rider, will try to win the grade I test as a trainer with Diamondrella on Nov. 28 at Hollywood Park.Read More

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