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2013 Santa Margarita (G1)

Date/Track:
3/16/2013, Santa Anita Park
Post Time:
3:35 PM PT
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
4+ F
Time:
1:49.53

What the Nation is saying about the 2013 Santa Margarita (G1)...

Romping home for the second time in two 2013 starts, Joyful Victory and Rosie Napravnik secured a couple of career milestones for the five-year-old mare in today's Santa Margarita.Read More
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  • nayrod64 · Valuable broodmare in the making. I believe this is the age and time some horse's bloom. Nice! · 396 days ago ·
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  • Peppermint Paddy · Did not care for the unneccessary urging Rosie gave. Great rider, poor ride. jmo. You'll never see RB abuse the whip like so 4-5 lengths the best, EVER! · 396 days ago ·
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I'm thinking Joyful Victlry is going to run away in this race.
Rosie Napravnik, the nation’s leading rider in terms of wins with 72 through March 12, returns to Santa Anita Saturday for the first time since last November to ride Joyful Victory in the Santa Margarita Stakes. Read More
Friday’s Santa Anita Park Recap – March 15 Fast main track seemed to play fair. Stalkers and closers nabbed all three turf races carded (rail at 30 feet). Tyler Baze booted home a pair. On the ticket front I tabbed two Primary (National, Could Be Trouble) winners and one Secondary (Waitwaitdonttellm...Read More
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On the face of it, one might question why Brushed by a Star followed Joyful Victory to Santa Anita for Saturday’s Grade I Santa Margarita Stakes, since Joyful Victory just beat Brushed by a Star by 4 1/4 lengths in the Houston Ladies Classic Stakes in Texas on Jan. 26. Read More
Great Hot, fresh off the biggest race of her life, a gate to wire score at 9-1 in the Grade II, 1 1/16 miles Santa Maria Stakes on Feb. 16, and Joyful Victory, a well traveled and highly accomplished 5-year-old mare by hot sire Tapit, head a field of six as they each try for consecutive victories in...Read More
More Chocolate worked six furlongs on Santa Anita’s fast main track Sunday morning in a bullet 1:12, her final major drill for Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Santa Margarita Stakes for older fillies and mares at 1 1/8 miles. Read More
Eblouissante, a 4-year-old half-sister to 2010 Horse of the Year Zenyatta, may have her stakes debut postponed after being diagnosed with a bruised foot following a win in an optional claimer last month.Read More
Wasn't Eblouissante also mentioned as possible for the Santa Margarita?

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