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2010 Swaps (G2)

Date/Track:
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Synthetic)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:49.94
*Rank is current Power Ranking among all active horses, based on highest HRN rating. Rating is based on HRN member voting.

What the Nation is saying about the 2010 Swaps (G2)...

In what was essentially a match race from start to finish, Skipshot wore down Sidney’s Candy in the final strides to win the $196,000 Swaps Stakes Saturday at Hollywood Park.   The 4-1 second choice in the field of four, Skipshot tracked the prohibitive 1-5 favorite, dropped back a bit early i...Read More
The most accomplished 3-year-old in California during the Santa Anita winter meeting was Sidney's Candy, who won three stakes, including the Santa Anita Derby. The most disappointing California-based horse in the Kentucky Derby on May 1 was Sidney's Candy, who faded from contention on the final turn...Read More
Multiple graded stakes winner Sidney’s Candy will make his first start since the Kentucky Derby on May 1 when he takes on four other 3-year-olds in the $200,000 Swaps Stakes Saturday at Hollywood Park. The Swaps, which is run at 1 1/8 miles over Cushion Track, is one of a pair of Grade II races on ...Read More
For the next 10 days, the focus of the final weekend of Hollywood Park and the opening day at Del Mar is on 3-year-olds - the established main-track stars and the up-and-coming hopefuls on turf. Hollywood Park concludes its spring-summer meeting this Sunday, and the most lucrative race of the final ...Read More
Santa Anita Derby winner Sidney’s Candy and “now” horse Golden Itiz turned in their final works Sunday for the $200,000 Swaps Stakes at Hollywood Park Saturday. The Grade II Swaps is for 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles on Cushion Track.Read More
Alexis Barba, trainer of Alphie’s Bet, glanced at a sheet with only eight nominees for the $200,000 Swaps Stakes July 17. “It’s not big, but it’s tough,” said Barba of the Grade II test for 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles on Cushion Track. Expected to join Sham and Snow Chief stakes winner Alphie’s Bet a...Read More
Trainer Ron Ellis, who won the Affirmed Handicap Saturday with Golden Itiz and two earlier stakes with Rail Trip, hopes for a big finish at this meet with the pair. “Golden Itiz came back good; we’re keeping our fingers crossed for next month,” said Ellis, aiming 3-year-old Golden Itiz for the $200,...Read More

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