Horse Racing News on March 12, 2011

Premier Pegasus took a seemingly wide-open San Felipe Stakes and turned it into a tour de force on Saturday at Santa Anita
Most Santa Anita Park regulars are familiar with John Shear, but the 90-year-old paddock guard added to his notoriety Saturday afternoon, when the former jockey endangered his life to save a young girl.
The longshot Miss Match closed resolutely and just did get up in the final strides to defeat favored Switch in the Grade 1, $300,000 Santa Margarita Invitational Stakes on Saturday.
Uncle Mo's 3-year-old debut, an easy 3 3/4-length victory over a game but overmatched Rattlesnake Bridge in Saturday's inaugural edition of Gulfstream Park's $100,000 Timely Writer.
Watch Me Go defeated fellow longshot Crimson Knight in the Tampa Bay Derby.
In a performance called "effortless" by her rider, Mike Smith, Joyful Victory established herself as one of the most exciting 3-year-old fillies in the country on Saturday.
Tackleberry turned back multiple challenges to win the Gulfstream Park Handicap.
Denomination dueled with favored Zagora through a long drive and came away with a hard-earned neck victory in the Grade 3, $150,000 Hillsborough Stake

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