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Louisiana Native Talamo Among Finalists for George Woolf Award

by Mike Willman/Santa Anita

Five finalists for one of American racing’s most prestigious honors, the Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, have been announced, with the winner to be revealed in February following a vote of jockeys nationwide. 675 more words

Stable Add: Top of the Game

The Breeders’ Cup has come and gone. I had a grand time in the Turf Club at Golden Gate Fields. But now it’s trying to grind out some opinions, reviewing the SoCal and Kentucky racing from the prior weekend. 119 more words

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2017 Breeders' Cup - Selections

The juggernaut that is the Breeders Cup is nearly upon us! In fact it’s only a couple of hours away. The pinnacle of the US racing season also brings down 2017 for many¬† of the European equine superstars too. 986 more words


Santa Anita opinions for Sunday, Oct. 29

FIRST RACE: #5 Kristi’s Copilot (6-1)
This gelding moves up in class after scoring a win at longer on this turf course. Always like horses shortening up going down the hill. 177 more words

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Santa Anita opinions for Saturday, Oct. 28

SECOND RACE: #7 Lipster (5-1)
This gelding has been forwardly placed in both of his starts and he is cutting back a half-furlong today which should help. 193 more words

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Santa Anita: October 28, 2017 Picks and Analysis, By Jeff O'Reilly

Race 1:

(5) Goseecal has good tactical speed and should sit a dream trip in this spot Saturday. Has had tough trips her last few races and should improve with a better trip here. 1,403 more words


Santa Anita opinions for Friday, Oct. 27

Preview: Watch out for the Doug O’Neill barn. Not the best year but won three races on Thursday and might be rounding into form at the right time of the year. 256 more words

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