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Santa Anita: Songbird Returns To Work Tab, Breezes Half-Mile Thursday Morning

by Paulick Report Staff | 06.22.2017 | 1:20pm Songbird wins the G1 Ogden Phipps Champion Songbird turned in her first work since capturing the G1 Ogden Phipps Stakes when she breezed a half-mile in 48.20 seconds at Santa Anita June 22. The Daily Racing Form reported that clockers recorded Songbird’s work as “breezing”, meaning she wasn’t urged by her rider. Trainer Jerry ...

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Songbird Works Sharp Half-Mile At Santa Anita

Champion Songbird turned in her final work Tuesday morning in preparation for 2017 debut in the G1 Ogden Phipps Stakes June 10 at Belmont Park. The BloodHorse reports that the 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro worked a half-mile in :46 2/5, with fractions of :23 1/5 and :35 flat. She galloped out five furlongs in :58 4/5 under jockey Mike Smith. “She’s all ...

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Eight-Month Layoff No Problem For Cupid In The Gold Cup At Santa Anita

The Coolmore partners’ Cupid returned to the races from an eight-month layoff to dominate the G1 Gold Cup at Santa Anita on Saturday, winning by 3 1/4 lengths over a troubled Follow Me Crev. Ridden by Rafael Bejarano for Bob Baffert, the 4-year-old son of Tapit covered 1 1/4 miles over the fast main track in 2:00.89, earning his first ...

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‘Tough’ Arrogate Rebounds From Dubai Trip, Returns To Serious Training At Santa Anita

The top-rated horse in the world right now has returned to training, reports bloodhorse.com. Arrogate, winner of the Breeders’ Cup Classic, Pegasus World Cup and Dubai World Cup in his last three starts, has re-gained the weight he lost on his overseas journey in March, and recently resumed regular training under the watchful eye of Hall of Famer Bob Baffert ...

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Midnight Storm Guns For G1 Dirt Win In Gold Cup At Santa Anita

Midnight Storm and jockey Rafael Bejarano win the Grade II, $ 200,000 San Pasqual Stakes, Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.© BENOIT PHOTO Once thought to be turf horse, trainer Phil D’Amato’s Midnight Storm returns to Southern California and heads Saturday’s Grade I, $ 500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita.For 3-year-olds and up, the Gold Cup ...

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Santa Anita: Plethora Of Graded Stakes On Tap Over Long Holiday Weekend

As America honors its patriotic men and women of the military this Memorial Day weekend, Santa Anita proudly shares in the acknowledgment of their service, showcasing seven stakes races highlighted by the Grade I Gold Cup at Santa Anita and the Grade I Gamely Stakes next Saturday. Supporting Saturday’s bill are the Grade II, $ 200,000 Monrovia Stakes for fillies ...

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Evo Campo Earns First Graded Stakes Victory In Santa Barbara

Michael and David Day and Mary DiPietro’s Evo Campo earned the first graded stakes win of her career in Sunday’s G3 Santa Barbara Stakes at Santa Anita Park. The 5-year-old daughter of Approve laid just off the early pace, then rounded up the leader in the stretch to win going away by several lengths. Ridden by Rafael Bejarano, the Paddy ...

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Songbird ‘Coming Along’ For Hollendorfer At Santa Anita

Songbird, Eclipse Award winner as outstanding two-year-old female of 2015 and outstanding three-year-old of her sex in 2016, worked four furlongs under exercise rider Edgar Rodriguez in 48.80 Saturday morning at Santa Anita Park. “Songbird went out five-eighths in 1:02.36 and three quarters in (one) 15 and one,” trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said of the daughter of Medaglia d’Oro, whose only ...

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