Horse Racing News

The top female miler in California pushes the envelope Sunday by trying to stretch her speed 1 1/8 miles on Santa Anita's turf. And if Tuscan Evening wins the Grade 2 Santa Ana Handicap, her 2010 campaign could lead just about anywhere.
Bourbon Bay's love affair with the Santa Anita turf course continued on Saturday when he thoroughly dominated nine overmatched rivals when scoring a 2 1/2-length victory in the Grade 2, $150,000 San Luis Rey Stakes for older horses.
Trainer Nick Zito knew Ice Box was a much better horse than his fifth-place finish in the Fountain of Youth indicated.
D' Funnybone confirmed his status as the best 3-year-old sprinter in the country with a relatively easy 1 1/4-length victory in Saturday's Grade 2, $150,000 Swale Stakes at Gulfstream Park.
Overcoming a slow start, Liam's Dream slipped through inside the leaders turning for home, and drew clear to win Saturday's Grade 3, $100,000 Cicada Stakes at Aqueduct under Rosie Napravnik.
Unrivaled Belle always gives her connections and backers some anxiety before her races. More often than not, though, she provides some relief when the race is over.
It has been well documented how loaded trainer Todd Pletcher is for this year's Kentucky Derby. Well, it appears he will be well-represented in the Kentucky Oaks as well.
Sitting on 3,998 wins heading into the day, Ramon Dominguez wasted no time getting his 4,000th career victory, sweeping the first three races to reach and then surpass the milestone.
Several weeks ago, executives at Breeders' Cup and several influential board members were ready to recommend that, starting in 2011, the Breeders' Cup year-end event be held at Santa Anita Park for the next five to 10 years.
everal days of warm sunshine have heralded spring's official arrival at 1:32 p.m. Saturday, with the rescheduled Grade 3 Cicada part of a stakes doubleheader along with the Kings Point Stakes.
 
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