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2011 La Jolla Handicap (G2)

Date/Track:
8/13/2011, Del Mar
Post Time:
5:35 PM PT
Distance:
1 1/16 m (Turf)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:42.36

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 La Jolla Handicap (G2)...

Under a rousing ride by jockey Patrick Valenzuela, Burns held off the late charge of Lil Bit O”Fun to win the featured $150,000 La Jolla Handicap for three-year-olds Saturday. Burns, runner-up to Mr. Commons in the opening-day Oceanside Stakes, rallied along the rail in the stretch to take a narrow ...Read More
Saturday’s Pick 6 from Del Mar features the Grade 2 La Jolla for three-year-olds traveling a mile and a sixteenth on the turf. Morning line favorite Midnight Interlude took to turf at Hollywood last time and should make his presence felt throughout. Burns ran well in the Oceanside on opening day and...Read More
It was close but no cigar in the first stakes try for Burns in the opening-day Oceanside. The Barry Abrams-trained California-bred son of Unusual Heat, owned by Madeline Auerbach, David Abrams and Sonny Pais, closed strongly to pass six horses in the stretch and finish second, beaten 1 ½ lengths by ...Read More
Midnight Interlude, who met trainer Bob Baffert’s expectations of success in his debut run over the surface, is aimed for taking another step up on grass in Saturday’s Grade II La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar. Read More
  • MichaelPavelick · “He looks good in the mornings and this will set him up for the Derby at the end here.” WHAT DERBY? Does anyone here at HRN know what Baffert is speaking about? · 980 days ago ·
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  • BrianZipse · The Del Mar Derby. · 980 days ago ·
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