2010 La Jolla Handicap (G2)

8/14/2010, Del Mar
1 1/16 m (Turf)
3 M

What the Nation is saying about the 2010 La Jolla Handicap (G2)...

The performance of the week was turned in by Sidney’s Candy in the Grade 2 La Jolla at Del Mar. The John Sadler trainee set blazing fast fractions, put away Macias, and kept on going in a visually impressive turf debut. He stopped the clock in a track record 1:39.67 and will probably remain on the g...Read More
The Craig Family Trust's Sidney's Candy, the 7-5 betting favorite, turned in a record-setting performance Saturday in romping to a brilliant triumph in the featured $150,000 La Jolla Handicap under jockey Joel Rosario. Read More
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  • railbird33 · I have been impressed with Candy Ride sired horses, like Smart Strike & Distorted Humor- who have produced some impressive sires. I only hope Sidney stays-- injury free. · 1341 days ago ·
  • humphrey · |It is very different running on the putting green versus the rough. Let this one do it on a real turf course not the one that is rock hard with blades about 1/4 inch long. · 1339 days ago ·
JOEL ROSARIO (Sidney's Candy) -- "John (trainer John Sadler) doesn't want me to fight him. We've got to let him do what he does. He broke so sharp and he just wanted to go. So I let him go. I knew we were going fast, but he's such a good horse he can do that. When we turned for home, I opened up wit...Read More
Sunday’s pick six from Del Mar includes a carryover of more than $800,000. The feature race is the Grade 2 John C Mabee Stakes for fillies and mares traveling nine furlongs on the turf. Morning line favorite Wasted Tears has a nose for the wire and must be caught. Classy mare Gotta Have Her likes th...Read More
Sidney's Candy did freak in this race. He looked like Presious Passion, except that he had company for the first 1/2 of the race. Then he put Macias away and just kept rolling.
Saturday’s pick six from Del Mar features the Grade 2 La Jolla Handicap for 3-year-olds traveling a mile and a sixteenth on the turf. Morning line favorite Sidney’s Candy is trying turf for the first time. The John Sadler trainee has the pedigree power to handle the surface switch and sports a stron...Read More
Trainer John Sadler expects his speedy Sidney's Candy to be just off the lead in Saturday's Grade II, $150,000 La Jolla Handicap for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16 miles on the Jimmy Durante Turf Course.   The colt, who impressed Sadler with a smart 6-furlong work on the turf Sunday in 1:11.80, has alw...Read More
With Kentucky Derby runner and Swaps Stakes runner-up Sidney's Candy leading the way, eight 3-year-olds will tackle the Jimmy Durante Turf Course Saturday in the 70th edition of the Grade II, $150,000 La Jolla Handicap at 1 1/16 miles.   Sidney's Candy, who will pack high weight of 121 pounds ...Read More
Trainer John Sadler reported his undefeated Oceanside Stakes winner Twirling Candy in good shape Thursday morning following the 3-year-old colt's impressive victory in Del Mar's opening-day feature.   "We'll be looking at a number of races for him," Sadler said. "If we go the traditional route...Read More

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