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2011 El Encino (G2)

1/16/2011, Santa Anita Park
1 1/16 m (Dirt)
4 F

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 El Encino (G2)...

Blind Luck probably will have her moment Monday when she is expected to be named champion three-year-old filly at the Eclipse Awards. On Sunday, however, the spotlight belonged to Always a Princess. Arnold Zetcher’s Always a Princess opened a huge lead on Blind Luck entering the stretch and held ple...Read More
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  • blooy · thier muscles are, sore, they didn't have, clunked, bounced you get what i mean. she feel short in the ladies bc, she was bound to not have it for this race. i saw quite a few closers win the other day actually, feels very netrual track to me. · 1186 days ago ·
  • blooy · oh wiat it is very much speed faovred track, i think on mondy it was more balanced, my mistake, anyway there were a few closers strong closers who won. and we know blind luck is one of those kind of horses, i think she just lost because she was off that day is all i am saying. · 1186 days ago ·
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  • gardenesque1 · Quote from Jerry Hollendorfer - "My filly got beat," he said, while walking back to the stables. "We may have to do something else. If the track stays the same way, I don't think we'll run here." · 1189 days ago ·
  • blooy · man up jerry she didn't have it from the start. · 1189 days ago ·
Sunday’s pick six from Santa Anita Park includes the Grade 2 El Encino Stakes for 4-year-old fillies traveling a mile and a sixteenth on the main track. Heavy favorite Blind Luck is a closer attempting to win over a speed favoring surface. The consistent filly is classy but could fall a tad short in...Read More
While many of the soon to be champions of 2010 either have been retired or will come back a little later this year, it should come to no one’s surprise to see the name of Blind Luck emerge as the first one on the entry list for 2011. The now four-year-old daughter of Pollard’s Vision will eye a triu...Read More
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  • LDP · she should be going for her 3rd consecutive in 2011. IMO she was the champion filly in 09 and she proved it in the final race that year. · 1194 days ago ·
  • Curlin1234 · I'm so excited Blind Luck has returned, she was the most impressive campaigner last year by far in terms of travel, competition and performance! · 1192 days ago ·
One day after being named a finalist for champion 3-year-old filly of 2010, Blind Luck moved a step closer to her 2011 debut by working a sharp seven furlongs at Santa Anita on Friday morning. What was more impressive, though, was the gallop out. The relentless mighty mite went out another seven fur...Read More
Likely 3-year-old filly champion Blind Luck worked six furlongs on Santa Anita's main track Jan. 1 in 1:11 4/5 as she prepares for her 2011 debut in the El Encino Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 16.Blind Luck’s workout was one of 216 recorded during the morning at Santa Anita. “Fantastic” is how Jerry Hollendo...Read More

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