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Game On Dude returns in the San Antonio, while a huge field contests the San Marcos.Read More
  • travel_vic · Hard to beat the only one on the lead particularly this short. Contenders:5 Game On Dude 4 Majestic Harbor 1 Willyconker (IRE) · 67 days ago ·
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  • travel_vic · saw from the chart he was challenged significantly early same scenario that beat him badly in the past...A router GROOVY · 67 days ago ·
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Mid-pack past the half mile pole, the John Sadler-trained Vagabond Shoes was caught six wide turning for home and finished resolutely as the 5-2 favorite, winning Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Marcos Stakes by a 1 ¼ lengths under Victor Espinoza, while covering 1 ¼ miles on turf in 1:58.88.Read More
Jeranimo is a rare horse in today’s short-attention span society. Not only did he make history by winning the San Gabriel Stakes three times, he is still competing at a world-class level as a full horse at the grand old age of eight.Read More
Hard to believe it's going on 14 years since Neil Drysdale gave Kent Desormeaux a leg up on $4 million yearling purchase Fusaichi Pegasus to win the Kentucky Derby in 2000. Three months later, Drysdale, now 66, would be elected to racing's Hall of Fame.Read More
A galloping winner of the Grade II, 1 1/8 miles turf San Gabriel Stakes Jan. 4, 8-year-old Jeranimo heads a field of 14 older horses in Saturday’s Grade II, $200,000 San Marcos Stakes at 1 ¼ miles on turf.Read More
I guess when you are a jockey with a name like Gary Stevens you better be good, and it looks like we have another good one. Did you see today’s Grade 2 Santa Maria? I mean for a new rider, it was simply masterful. This kid was on one of the race’s long shots, a mare named Great Hot, and it was like ...Read More
Fresh off victory in Santa Anita’s Grade II Arcadia Stakes with Suggestive Boy on Feb. 2, Hall of Fame trainer Ron McAnally will be out to win his second Grade II stakes in a week, as his Argentine-bred Interaction heads a deep and competitive 14-horse field in Saturday’s $150,000 San Marcos Stakes ...Read More
Friday’s Santa Anita Park Recap – Feb 8 Edge to early-pressing types (2 wire jobs @ 6f) on the fast main track. The lone flat mile turf race was captured by pace presser Funny Belle (rail at 24 feet). Four more wins for red hot leading rider Rafael Bejarano. Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer saddled two wi...Read More
Richard’s Kid will make his second start on turf when the 8-year-old Lemon Drop Kid horse runs in Saturday’s Grade II San Marcos Stakes at 1 ¼ miles on the grass. Read More
The good news for Ron McAnally these days is, his horses are in better shape than he is. But the 80-year-old Hall of Fame trainer is soldiering on anyway. Read More
Slim Shadey, prepping for next Saturday’s Grade II San Marcos Stakes at 1 ¼ miles on turf, worked five furlongs on Santa Anita’s main track today in 1:01 under Gary Stevens, who rides the English-bred son of Val Royal in the San Marcos. Read More
  • goblin · Interesting news! I'd be happy to see both Gary and Slim Shadey in the winner's circle. · 436 days ago ·
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  • notobsessed · I really miss seeing Gary on HRTV passing on his years of knowledge to us viewers. · 436 days ago ·
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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. · 769 days ago ·
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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., 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
Bourbon Bay took on 8-to-5 favorite Champ Pegasus in midstretch and quickly drew away to a clear 1 3/4-length victory in the $150,000 San Marcos Stakes (G2) on Monday at Santa Anita Park. The five-year-old Sligo Bay (Ire) horse avenged a loss to Champ Pegasus in his previous start, finishing third b...Read More
Monday’s pick six from Santa Anita Park includes a pair of Stakes races. First up is the San Pedro (7th race) for 3-year-olds dashing six and one-half furlongs on the main track. Keep an eye on Baffert’s uncoupled pair (Classic Legacy, Sinai). The feature race is the Grade 2 San Marcos (8th race) fo...Read More
Grade 1 winner CHAMP PEGASUS (Fusaichi Pegasus), who nearly wired the November 6 Breeders' Cup Turf (G1) at Churchill Downs last time out, opens his five-year-old campaign over his home turf in Monday's $150,000 San Marcos S. (G2) at Santa Anita. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day feature shapes up as a...Read More

Race Results & Past Performances

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View Details02/08/14SA71 1/4 mT04+ MSan Marcos Stakes-G2Vagabond ShoesSi SageLucayan1:58.88
View Details02/09/13SA91 1/4 mT04+ MSan Marcos Stakes-G2Slim ShadeyInteractionAll Squared Away1:59.17
View Details02/11/12SA91 1/4 mT04+ MSan Marcos Stakes-G2Slim ShadeyUtopianNorvsky2:01.55
View Details01/17/11SA81 1/4 mT04+ MSan Marcos Stakes-G2Bourbon Bay Champ PegasusSebastian Flyte2:00.03
View DetailsView Video01/24/10SA81 1/4 mT04+ MSan Marcos Stakes-G2Loup BretonHigh Court DramaRiviera Cocktail2:00.94
View Details01/23/71SA81 1/4 mT04+ MSan Marcos StakesCougar IIStaunch EagleSuerte Al Cobre2:02.00