Horse Racing News on March 10, 2012
He ran erratically through the stretch, but Creative Cause, third in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile last November, won his first stakes as a 3-year-old in Saturday's $300,000 San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita.
Martin S. Schwartz's Zagora, a smashing winner in her comeback in the Grade 3 Endeavour Stakes, made a successful return trip to Tampa Bay Downs for Saturday's Grade 3, $150,000 Hillsborough Stakes.
Alternation was allowed to take the lead heading into the first turn and never relinquished it, defeating 11-10 favorite Tapizar in the $125,000 Razorback Stakes March 10 at Oaklawn Park.
Prospective rebounded from a second-place finish in last month's Sam F. Davis Stakes and put himself on the Kentucky Derby trail with a three-quarter-length victory over Golden Ticket in Saturday's Grade 2, $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby.
Shivananda Parbhoo's Trinniberg is a colt to be reckoned with in the major three-year-old sprints later this year after an impressive 2012 debut in Saturday's Grade 3, $150,000 Swale at Gulfstream Park.
Mucho Macho Man continues to establish himself as a serious player in the older horse division, posting a convincing victory in Saturday's Grade 2, $300,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap.
Despite an initial early challenge in Saturday's Grade 3, $147,000 Cicada Stakes, Agave Kiss easily ran away with the six-furlong contest to move her career record to a perfect four-for-four under jockey Ryan Curatolo.