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2011 California Cup Sprint (RS)

Date/Track:
10/29/2011, Santa Anita Park
Post Time:
4:51 PM PT
Distance:
6 f (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3+ M
Time:
1:07.97

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 California Cup Sprint (RS)...

Saturday’s Pick 6 from Santa Anita Park features a carryover of more than $50,000. The sequence includes four California Cup races. The Cal Cup Sprint looks like a speed fest and razor sharp late running threat Mensa Heat exits a close-up 3rd in the Grade 1 Ancient Title and could easily be along in...Read More
The $100,000 Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint is not lacking speed. That said, trainer Bruce Headley makes no bones about strategy for his charge, 2009 Malibu Stakes winner M One Rifle. The Sprint goes as the eighth of nine races. “It’s perfect,” Headley said of drawing the No. nine post positi...Read More
Put Patrick Valenzuela on a committed front-runner and a potentially fast pace is a virtual certainty in Saturday’s $100,000 Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint. The horse is Bob Black Jack, who equaled Santa Anita’s track record of 1:20 1/5 for seven furlongs when he won the Grade I Malibu Stakes...Read More
Two of the nation’s fastest Thoroughbreds, both winners of one of America’s most prestigious sprint races—the Grade I Malibu Stakes—are on course for a showdown in the California Cup Sprint at Santa Anita on Oct. 29. They are M One Rifle, the 2009 winner, and Bob Black Jack, winner of the seven furl...Read More
Bruce Headley is the rarest of horsemen: he doesn’t own a cell phone. Old school to the core, the 76-year-old trainer is a hay, oats and water man. It’s been a successful modus operandi throughout his career of nearly half a century, producing champions such as Kona Gold, the 2000 Breeders’ Cup Spri...Read More

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