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2013 Malibu (G1)

12/26/2013, Santa Anita Park
Post Time:
3:30 PM PT
7 f (Dirt)
3 M

What the Nation is saying about the 2013 Malibu (G1)...

17-1 longshot, Shakin It Up, rolled home in the Grade 1 Malibu StakesRead More
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  • Toasting · I didn't post the photo, but I never drew the conclusion that Flores was hitting the other horse. If you look at his elbow, Flores actually seems to have his arm pointed forward, and it could very well be the wind that's bending the whip back. · 113 days ago ·
  • The Bid · I think I am really happy that I had 20 to win on Shakin It Up...... · 112 days ago ·
Goiing with Shakin It Up and Demonic
Demonic was no secret when he made his debut. Sent off as the even-money favorite in his first start nearly a year ago, Demonic rallied wide under Garrett Gomez to win by a head in a seven-furlong maiden allowance race.Read More
Sunday’s Hollywood Park Recap – Dec. 22 Both surfaces seemed to play fair. Four-bagger for leading rider Rafael Bejarano. Joe Talamo booted home a pair and ended up second in the rider standings. Corey Nakatani guided home two turf route winners on closing day. Peter Eurton saddled two winners. Usin...Read More
1st- Zee Bros, 2nd- Central Banker, 3rd- Distinctiv Passion, 4th- Flashback
Holy Lute, Flashback, and Bakken
Santa Anita’s traditional opening day headliner, the Grade I Malibu Stakes, attracted a field of 12 and will be headed by the Bob Baffert-trained Flashback.Read More
Unbeaten on the track and unknown in quality, Bakken invades from the East Coast for the Grade I Malibu Stakes on opening day.Read More
Mike Smith and Jim Cassidy have enjoyed considerable success together in the past, which could continue at Santa Anita opening day should Smith pilot Holy Lute to an upset win for the veteran trainer in the Grade I Malibu Stakes for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs.Read More
  • Mary Z. · Very early order, if they all run, Zeewat, Holy Lute, Flashback. Sorry to be skeptical, but that Heir Of Storm last race is almost too good to be true. Seems fluky. · 121 days ago ·
The Malibu is either shaping up to be a great close to 2013, or a tasty start to 2014, depending on your orientation on such things.
Flashback, favored in each of his five career starts, twice at odds-on and never higher than 11-10, figures to be the choice again when he runs in the Grade I Malibu Stakes at Santa Anita on opening day.Read More

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