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2011 Sham Stakes (G3)

Date/Track:
1/15/2011, Santa Anita Park
Distance:
1 1/16 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3 M
Time:
1:40.38
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What the Nation is saying about the 2011 Sham Stakes (G3)...

Tapizar seemed to find himself while breaking his maiden during the fourth and final start of his juvenile campaign last November at Churchill Downs. Sent off as the even-money favorite Jan. 15, the son of Tapit proved he is a serious 3-year-old when he won his stakes debut in the $100,000...Read More
Saturday’s pick six from Santa Anita Park includes a pair of Stakes races. First up is the Grade 2 Santa Ynez (6th race) and it looks like a match race between Zazu and Plum Pretty. Sidney’s Candy is out of the Grade 2 San Fernando (8th race) and Thiskyhasnolimit will likely inherit the role of favo...Read More
Grade 1 winner SIDNEY'S CANDY (Candy Ride [Arg]) will seek his second stakes victory of the Santa Anita meet when he lines up for the $150,000 San Fernando S. (G2), and the John Sadler-trained colt will be the one to catch among nine four-year-old rivals in the 1 1/16-mile event. The chestnut exits ...Read More
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  • humphrey · I strongly get the impression that this one could NOT win on the deeper grass surfaces which make up the majority of turf courses throughout the country. When you are running on a putting green with no moisture of springiness to it, you are essentially (as the Brits call it) running on the top of the ground....Take this one to Woodbine Arlington or Saratoga and he would likely be a regular also ran. · 1187 days ago ·
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  • icyhotboo · amazing observation humphrey as I saw dust rising up after watching his race before the breeders cup. it must have been rock hard.thanx I'll look elseware with the exception that if this is rock hard again he is a wager odds allowing. · 1187 days ago ·
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Over the past decade Steve Asmussen has been a dominating force in North America, especially at Churchill Downs where he has been the perennial leading trainer at the home of the Kentucky Derby (gr. I).But other than the late-blooming Curlin, who jumped up to finish third in the 2007 Derby, Asmussen...Read More