Tag Archives: Dori

Stellar Wind Honors Beholder With Gutsy Mile Victory Over Vale Dori

Hronis Racing’s Stellar Wind twice defeated last year’s champion older mare, but could do no better than fourth in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff at the end of the season. This year, the 5-year-old daughter of Curlin has returned with a vengeance to win both the G1 Apple Blossom and, on Saturday at Santa Anita, the newly-renamed G1 Beholder Mile. Ridden ...

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Vale Dori Records Sixth Consecutive Victory In Adoration Stakes

Heavily favored Vale Dori stalked longshot pacesetter Sensitively early and held off a game Skye Diamonds late to take Sunday’s Grade III, $ 100,000 Adoration Stakes by a half length at Santa Anita, her sixth consecutive win and her fifth consecutive graded stakes triumph. Trained by Bob Baffert, the 5-year-old Argentine-bred mare got a mile and a sixteenth over a ...

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Finest City Stretches Out, Takes On Vale Dori In Santa Margarita

Jockey Mike Smith guides Vale Dori to the winner’s circle after their victory in the Grade II, $ 200,000 Santa Maria Stakes, Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Santa Anita Fresh off a rousing 3 3/4-length win going seven furlongs, reigning Eclipse Champion Female Sprinter Finest City will stretch out to a mile and one eighth as she takes on streaking ...

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Vale Dori Makes It Four Straight In Santa Maria

Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum’s 1-5 favorite Vale Dori cruised to an easy victory – her fourth in a row – in Saturday’s Grade 2 Santa Maria Stakes at Santa Anita Park under Mike Smith. Show Stealer finished second, with Autumn Flower third and Lady Tapit fourth in the field of six older fillies and mares. The Argentine-bred daughter ...

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Vale Dori Never Threatened In La Canada

Vale Dori and jockey Mike Smith pose in the winner’s circle after their victory in the Grade II, $ 200,000 La Canada Stakes Sent from her inside post from the outset, heavily favored Vale Dori took no prisoners as she waltzed gate to wire to a 2 ½ length win under Mike Smith in Saturday’s Grade II, $ 200,000 La ...

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Vale Dori Guns For Third Straight Win In Saturday’s G2 La Canada

Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum’s Vale Dori and jockey Mike Smith win the Grade II $ 200,000 Bayakoa Handicap Third behind superstar distaffers Stellar Wind and Beholder three starts back, Bob Baffert’s Vale Dori seeks her third consecutive win on Saturday at Santa Anita in the Grade II, $ 200,000 La Canada Stakes for older fillies and mares at ...

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