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2012 Potrero Grande (G2)

4/7/2012, Santa Anita Park
Post Time:
4:30 PM PT
6 1/2 f (Dirt)
4+ M

What the Nation is saying about the 2012 Potrero Grande (G2)...

Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith became the 25th jockey in racing history to win 5,000 career races Saturday as he piloted the Bill Spawr-trained Amazombie to victory in the Grade II, $150,000 Potrero Grande Stakes at Santa Anita. Read More
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  • 4everzenyatta · Must you take away from such a tremendous achievement? · 727 days ago ·
  • AnnaK · T_vic isn't taking away, think he's putting it on the scale of Mt Everest. Baze & Pincay are at the summmit planting the flag, they have 123 seconds before they must descend, then Shoe and Day and the rest. Bet there are alot of jocks looking at those figures as they scale win by win. A daunting challenge as the oxygen/youth gets thinner, and you have to keep trudging.... · 727 days ago ·
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Friday Santa Anita Park Recap – April 6 Edge to early-pressing types on the main track (2 wire jobs). Turf course played fair (turf rail at 24 feet). Hat trick for Joe Talamo and Joel Rosario booted home a pair. On the ticket front I tabbed two Primary (Dani’s Sis, After Later) winners two Secondary...Read More
Amazombie blew out four furlongs on Santa Anita’s main track Thursday morning in 47.40 for Saturday’s Grade II, $150,000 Potrero Grande Stakes at 6 ½ furlongs, although trainer Bill Spawr still left the door ajar for the Grade III Count Fleet Sprint Handicap at Oaklawn Park on April 14. Read More

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