2012 San Marcos Stakes (G2)

2/11/2012, Santa Anita Park
Post Time:
4:42 PM PT
1 1/4 m (Turf)
4+ M

What the Nation is saying about the 2012 San Marcos Stakes (G2)...

British-bred Slim Shadey, whose 13-1 upset victory in a first-level allowance event one month ago halted an 11-race losing streak, turned Santa Anita’s 60th running of the Grade II, $150,000 San Marcos Stakes topsy turvy on Saturday.Read More
  • manutim · norvsky lost a shoe in san marcos and was knocked around quite badly in big cap. will now get about 8 weeks off. · 771 days ago ·
This week's best in racing by Eclipse Sportswire photographers includes scenes from the dual-Southwest Stakes at Oaklawn, swept by Bob Baffert's Castaway and Secret Circle. Read More
Bejarano has ridden Bourbon Bay nine times in the 6-year-old Sligo Bay gelding’s 23-race career, winning four times, including the marathon grass series of the San Luis Obispo Handicap, the San Luis Rey Handicap and the San Juan Capistrano Handicap at Santa Anita in 2010, each a Grade II race. Read More
Friday Santa Anita Park Recap – Feb 10 Three more wire jobs on the fast main. Turf course seemed to play fair (rail at 30 feet). Hat trick for Rafael Bejarano. Riding double for Victor Espinoza. On the ticket front I tabbed three Primary (Teraad, Sean S, Mon Coeur) winners and one Secondary (Jack O ...Read More
A return to Santa Anita could prove the tonic for multiple graded stakes winner Bourbon Bay when defending his championship against German-bred upstart Sanagas in Saturday’s 60th running of the Grade II, $150,000 San Marcos Handicap at 1 ¼ miles on turf. Read More
The Usual Q.T. will win.
The Usual Q.T., one of Unusual Heat’s wealthiest and most successful progeny and one of a rash of California-bred Thoroughbreds to gain national prominence recently, hopes to add to his millionaire status Saturday when he runs in the Grade II, $150,000 San Marcos Stakes for older horses at 1 ¼ miles...Read More