Tags ‘Amazombie’

Amazombie finished racing

DRF | 6 months ago
Trainer Bill Spawr said Thursday that the 8-year-old Amazombie was scheduled to leave his stable at Santa Anita on Friday for a local farm, and that a yearlong attempt at a comeback had been abandoned. Read More...

Del Mar: Tasty Treat gets sweet victory in Daisycutter

DRF | 1 year ago
Tasty Treat is likely done for the Del Mar meeting after winning Friday’s $111,050 Daisycutter Handicap for female turf sprinters. Read More...

Hollywood Park: Amazombie sidelined with a wrenched ankle

DRF | 2 years ago
A training-track accident at Betfair Hollywood Park has delayed the comeback of 2011 champion sprinter Amazombie, who will miss the summer season and possibly his entire 7-year-old campaign. Read More...

Santa Anita: Amazombie’s 2013 debut delayed by quarter crack

DRF | 2 years ago
Brad Free ARCADIA, Calif. – The 2013 debut of Amazombie has been postponed by a quarter crack, trainer Bill Spawr said Monday at Santa Anita. Winner of the 2011 Breeders’ Cup Sprint a... Read More...

Santa Anita: Amazombie will launch season in Tiznow Stakes

DRF | 2 years ago
Brad Free ARCADIA, Calif. – The 2011 champion sprinter Amazombie will make his first start of 2013 in the $125,000 Tiznow Stakes on April 27 at Betfair Hollywood Park, owner-trainer Bill Sp... Read More...

Santa Anita: Baffert has busy weekends ahead as Kentucky Derby nears

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman ARCADIA, Calif. – Bob Baffert is going to be in action in Derby preps every weekend from now until the Kentucky Derby on May 4, and though last weekend did not pan out as planne... Read More...

Santa Anita: Paynter among top runners readying for comeback races

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman 0 Barbara D. LivingstonPaynter, seriously ill after winning last year's Haskell, has worked out three times in recent weeks fo... Read More...

Hollywood: Amazombie will stay clear of Santa Anita for now

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 Barbara D. LivingstonTrainer Bill Spawr said that Amazombie’s first objective for 2013 is likely to be the $250,000 Cou... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Sprint: Baffert hits hard with one-two-three punch

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch 0 ARCADIA, Calif.  – Bob Baffert has already won the $1.5 million Breeders’ Cup Sprint more times – thr... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Sprint: Fast Bullet gives Baffert three among the field of 14

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch 0 Barbara D. LivingstonFast Bullet drew into the Sprint and will be joined by Bob Baffert-trained stablemates Coil and Capital... Read More...

Santa Anita: Amazombie will undergo tests after flop in Sprint Championship

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 Shigeki KikkawaAmazombie is still pointing to the Breeders' Cup Sprint, but his connections want to find out if there is ... Read More...

Santa Anita: Sprint Championship next step in Amazombie’s quest to repeat in Breeders’ Cup Sprint

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 Shigeki KikkawaAmazombie wins the Bing Crosby under his regular rider, Mike Smith, at Del Mar in his most recent start.AR... Read More...

Santa Anita: Amazombie expected to face six challengers in Sprint Championship

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 Amazombie, the champion sprinter of 2011, will have as many as six rivals in Saturday’s $250,000 Santa Anita Sprint... Read More...

Breeders’ Cup Sprint: Amazombie back on top of division

DRF | 2 years ago
Mike Welsch 0 Benoit & AssociatesAmazombie will be seeking a repeat victory in the Breeders' Cup Sprint.With each of the first three finis... Read More...

Santa Anita: Amazombie gets ready for Breeders’ Cup stretch run

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 Benoit & AssociatesAmazombie is being pointed for the Santa Anita Sprint Championship, then a defense of his Breeders' Cu... Read More...

Del Mar: Amazombie following familiar path to Breeders’ Cup Sprint

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman Benoit & AssociatesAmazombie, winning the Bing Crosby, will race only once more before the Breeders' Cup in November.DEL MAR, Calif. – The plan that Bill Spawr mapped out with A... Read More...

Del Mar: Amazombie pulls clear to take Bing Crosby Stakes over The Factor

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman DEL MAR, Calif. – Last year, Amazombie came into the Grade 1 Bing Crosby just 29 days after a race at Hollywood Park. Given nearly three months between races for this year&rsquo... Read More...

Del Mar: Amazombie fresh for Bing Crosby Stakes

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen Barbara D. LivingstonShackleford (right) outfinishes Amazombie to win the Churchill Downs Stakes on Kentucky Derby Day.DEL MAR, Calif. – In the nearly three months since Amaz... Read More...

Del Mar: Bing Crosby to match Amazombie vs. The Factor

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman Audrey C. CrosbyAmazombie hasn't raced since finishing second to Shackleford in the Churchill Downs Stakes.DEL MAR, Calif. – There will a good old-fashioned shootout at Del Mar ... Read More...

Hovdey: Del Mar brings out the West Coast’s big guns

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Hovdey Shigeki KikkawaAmazombie won the Potrero Grande at Santa Anita in April with Mike Smith aboard. He will make his next start in the $300,000 Bing Crosby on July 29 at Del Mar.For those ... Read More...

Holywood Park: Amazombie works six-furlong bullet

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen Amazombie, the champion sprinter of 2011, worked six furlongs in 1:13.40 at Hollywood Park on Friday under jockey Mike Smith, the fastest of nine recorded works at the distance. Am... Read More...

Hollywood: Amazombie likely for Triple Bend

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Jenny BurgosAmazombie (6) runs second to Shackleford in the Churchill Downs Stakes.INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Amazombie, second to Shackleford in the Churchill Downs Stakes on the K... Read More...

Churchill Downs: Shackleford outduels Amazombie to win Churchill Downs Stakes

DRF | 3 years ago
David Grening Audrey C. CrosbyShackleford scores a one-length win over Amazombie in the Grade 2 Churchill Downs Stakes.LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With approximately three furlongs remaining in the $... Read More...

Churchill Downs: Amazombie tries to stretch speed to seven furlongs in Churchill Downs Stakes

DRF | 3 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonAmazombie is back at Churchill Downs for Saturday's Grade 2, $400,000 Churchill Downs Stakes.LOUISVILLE, Ky. – While everyone knows it’s the first S... Read More...

Santa Anita notes: Amazombie points to Tiznow Stakes

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Shigeki KikkawaAmazombie gets his first win of 2012 in Saturday’s Potrero Grande. ARCADIA, Calif – Reigning champion sprinter Amazombie will have two starts at the upcoming... Read More...

Santa Anita: Amazombie looks better than ever in Potrero Grande

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Benoit & AssociatesChampion sprinter Amazombie provides jockey Mike Smith with his 5,000th career victory in the Potrero Grande.ARCADIA, Calif. – As good as Amazombie was last y... Read More...

Santa Anita: Mike Smith wins 5,000th career race in Potrero Grande Stakes

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Benoit & AssociatesMike Smith is all smiles after collecting his 5,000th career victory aboard Amazombie in the Potrero Grande Stakes.ARCADIA, Calif. – The 5,000th win of Hal... Read More...

Santa Anita: Amazombie gets green light for Potrero Grande

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Shigeki KikkawaAmazombie will run in Saturday's Potrero Grande at Santa Anita rather than next weekend's Count Fleet Sprint at Oaklawn Park.ARCADIA, Calif. - Amazombie, the champio... Read More...

Santa Anita: Amazombie will be tough to beat, if he goes

DRF | 3 years ago
Brad Free ARCADIA, Calif. – All week long, people asked owner-trainer Bill Spawr the same question about the Grade 2 Potrero Grande on Saturday at Santa Anita. “Is Amazombie running?&... Read More...

Santa Anita Derby: Holy Candy’s status will be a raceday decision

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Shigeki KikkawaHoly Candy has been entered in the Santa Anita Derby, but trainer John Sadler is unsure if he will run in the race.ARCADIA, Calif. – Holy Candy is in Saturday&... Read More...

Santa Anita: Amazombie remains on fence for Potrero Grande

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Barbara D. LivingstonChampion sprinter Amazombie will be entered in next weekend's Potrero Grande, but trainer Bill Spawr has not made up his mind if his horse will actually run.Am... Read More...

Santa Anita: Amazombie leaning toward Oaklawn’s Count Fleet Sprint Handicap

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Shigeki KikkawaAmazombie could be headed to Oaklawn Park for the Count Fleet Sprint Handicap.ARCADIA, Calif. – Amazombie, champion sprinter of 2011, worked six furlongs in 1:... Read More...

Santa Anita Notes: Amazombie beats the rain with drill

DRF | 3 years ago
Brad Free Shigeki KikkawaAmazombie worked five furlongs in 59 seconds on Friday at Santa Anita.ARCADIA, Calif. – Amazombie beat the rain and the sun early Friday at Santa Anita, where he wo... Read More...

The Factor rolls in San Carlos

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
By MICHAEL COMPTON Every athlete or sports team gets on a roll. Momentum works in horse racing as well. Trainer Bob Baffert is proof. Read More...

The Factor Rolls in San Carlos

Photo courtesy of Santa Anita/Benoit photo Trainer Bob Baffert continues his stakes dominance with The Factor at Santa Anita Every athlete or sports team gets on a roll. Momentum works in horse racing as well. Trainer Bob Baffert is proof. The veteran ... Read More...

Sway Away fits in San Carlos

3 years ago
Sway Away has raced at distances from five furlongs to a mile and 3/16ths and at six different tracks in a seven-race career. Today, he takes on The Factor and Amazombie in Santa Anita’s San Carlos Stakes (G2). Read More...

Amazombie Set for San Carlos Stakes

Benoit photo The Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner begins his trek to another title against five foes on Saturday at Santa Anita Amazombie, last year’s Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) and Eclipse Award champion, is slated to make his seasonal bow on Saturday... Read More...