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  • As Kentucky Derby nears, these two already have won

    As Kentucky Derby nears, these two already have won
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As the Kentucky Derby approaches, consider Dennis O'Neill and Tom Knust as Twin Spires for racehorse Goldencents. The backstretch barns at Churchill Downs were celebrity central Wednesday morning, led by the current biggest...
  • Pictures in the News | April 30, 2013

     
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  • Goldencents has final prep before Kentucky Derby trip

    Goldencents has final prep before Kentucky Derby trip
    Santa Anita Derby winner Goldencents was put through his final workout on Thursday morning at Santa Anita in preparation for a start in the Kentucky Derby on May 4. Goldencents was clocked in 1 minute 16.20 seconds for the breeze under exercise rider...
  • John Shirreffs' move east is sad sign for Southern California racing

    John Shirreffs' move east is sad sign for Southern California racing
    John Shirreffs should not depart the Southern California thoroughbred racing scene without a salute. So cup your right hand to your forehead and read on. There will be no brass bands playing when Shirreffs leaves. That's partly because it will be...
  • Goldencents gives Doug O'Neill a Rerun for the Roses

    Goldencents gives Doug O'Neill a Rerun for the Roses
    Apparently, trainer Doug O'Neill has taken the name of his most famous horse literally. Saturday, he decided, I'll Have Another. So, here we go again. If race fans have that feeling of "Groundhog Day," nobody could blame them. The O'Neill Show, a...
  • Strategy will be the focus in Santa Anita Derby

    Strategy will be the focus in Santa Anita Derby
    It will take less than 110 seconds to decide the winner of Saturday's $750,000 Santa Anita Derby, but if you pay attention to the bettors, they are almost certain to place their trust in the combination of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert and two-time...
  • Doug O'Neill hopeful about Goldencents in Santa Anita Derby

    Doug O'Neill hopeful about Goldencents in Santa Anita Derby
    It was a year ago that trainer Doug O'Neill's fortunes began to turn, by a nose, at the Santa Anita Derby. He hopes to duplicate that magic this weekend. His horse, I'll Have Another, edged the favorite, Creative Cause, to win the Santa Anita Derby in...
  • Flashback is 9-5 favorite for Santa Anita Derby

    Flashback is 9-5 favorite for Santa Anita Derby
    The Bob Baffert-trained Flashback drew post position No. 1 for Saturday's $750,000 Santa Anita Derby and was installed as the 9-5 favorite in a nine-horse field. "I really don't like the one hole," Baffert said after Wednesday's draw for the 1 1/8-...
  • Hear The Ghost surprises in San Felipe Stakes

    Hear The Ghost surprises in San Felipe Stakes
    With the Kentucky Derby less than two months away, excitement and tension filled the Santa Anita paddock Saturday just before the running of the Grade II $300,000 San Felipe Stakes. Cameras were everywhere, and all eyes were on the two highly regarded...
  • Midnight Lute produces three winners at Santa Anita this weekend

    Midnight Lute produces three winners at Santa Anita this weekend
    If anything was learned at Santa Anita this weekend, it's that the $15,000 stud fee for Eclipse Award winner Midnight Lute needs to be raised. There were three horses from the first crop of foals by Midnight Lute that won Saturday and Sunday, all trained...
  • Way past his prime, jockey Gary Stevens can still ride like a winner

    Way past his prime, jockey Gary Stevens can still ride like a winner
    It was late in the day Saturday at Santa Anita, when grandpa Gary Stevens decided to show the young'uns a thing or two about horse racing. The starting gate was almost full for the ninth race, the $150,000 Grade II featured San Marcos Stakes. Eleven...