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2011 Oak Leaf (G1)

Date/Track:
10/2/2011, Santa Anita Park
Post Time:
4:43 PM PT
Distance:
1 1/16 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
2 F
Time:
1:42.92

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 Oak Leaf (G1)...

After winning the third straight race to start her career while capturing her second Grade I victory in the $250,000 Oak Leaf Stakes, Weemissfrankie ...Read More
Weemissfrankie remained undefeated and notched her second Grade 1 win in the Oak Leaf Stakes on Sunday, October 2.  The post time favorite sat in fifth place behind a moderate pace until given her head at the quarter pole. Swinging wide at the top of the stretch, Weemissfrankie flew through the...Read More
In Sunday's Grade 1 Oak Leaf at Santa Anita Park, Weemissfrankie ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:42.92 as jockey Rafael Bejarano mounted a torrid finish to overtake Candrea.Read More
Change is in the air as we begin the fall season of racing in Southern California, however it’s what’s not changing that brings the most excitement to race fans... Read More
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  • mdracing69 · HRTV is also running a free online preview during the fall meet at Santa Anita. Go to hrtv.com to watch. · 929 days ago ·
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Sunday’s Pick 6 from Santa Anita Park includes two graded events. First up is the Clement L. Hirsch Turf Championship (4th race) and morning line favorite Acclamation is the one to reel in. The seemingly wide open Oak Leaf Stakes (8th race) includes 1-2 Del Mar Debutante finishers Weemissfrankie and...Read More
Silent Saga was beaten 3 ½ lengths by victorious Weemissfrankie in the Grade I Del Mar Debutante on Sept. 3, but Victor Espinoza, who has ridden the 2-year-old filly in each of her three starts and who rides again in Sunday’s Grade I Oak Leaf Stakes, expects her to rebound. “She was a little bit fla...Read More
I'm probably bias but looking at Silent Saga to rebound and make a solid run in Oak Leaf at SA on Sunday.
Ben Cecil was pleasantly surprised when Self Preservation ran second at 24-1 in the Grade I Del Mar Debutante in her U.S. debut on Sept. 3. “I didn’t like the way she was working down there before she ran, so it was kind of a nice surprise,” the trainer said of the English-bred daughter of Lion Hear...Read More
Weemissfrankie goes for her second straight Grade I victory from only three starts in Sunday’s Grade I Oak Leaf Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles. It will mark her first race on traditional dirt, having won her first two starts on Del Mar’s synthetic Polytrack. The 175,000 New York-bred ...Read More
Don't count out Killer Graces. She didnt like the synthetic at Del Mar but loves the dirt.
A paid workout Friday at Fairplex Park by the promising 2-year-old filly Candrea will catapult her into a Grade 1 next month at Santa Anita.Candrea, trained by Bob Baffert and ridden by Martin Pedroza, dominated the $50,000 Phil. D. Shepherd Stakes at Fairplex, winning the seven-furlong race by four...Read More
It was a little after 7 a.m. and trainer Peter Eurton confessed that he had “just shown up” at his Barn X headquarters. A bit later than is his habit, but with a reasonable explanation. The celebration dinner at L’Auberge on Saturday evening after Weemissfrankie’s victory in the Grade I, $250,000 De...Read More