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Santa Anita: Blueskiesnrainbows prevails in San Pasqual Stakes

DRF | 10 months ago
No matter the distance, if you put Blueskiesnrainbows in the right spot, he’ll deliver. Second in the Breeders’ Cup Marathon at 1 3/4 miles in November, Blueskiesnrainbows won the Grade 3 Native Diver at Hollywood Park last month going 1 1/8 miles, then shortened up to 1 1/16 miles on Saturday and won the Grade 2, $200,000 San Pasqual Stakes at Santa Anita by a comfortable 1 1/4 lengths. Read More...

Barretts at Fairplex: Drill conceding weight to rivals in Governor’s Cup Handicap

DRF | 1 year ago
Ten veteran sprinters entered the Governor's Cup Handicap, and there are reasons to wager against the best horse Wednesday. Grade 1 winner Drill was assigned 125 pounds, conceding 4 to 14 pounds to a salty field that includes Basmati (121 pounds) and Kate’s Event (120). Read More...

Santa Anita: Private Zone primed for breakthrough in Palos Verdes

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 Benoit & Associates.Private Zone (right) dropped a heart-breaker to Jimmy Creed in the Grade 1 Malibu. A repeat of that e... Read More...

Trip Notes: Peter Pan Stakes, Lazaro Barrera Stakes

DRF | 3 years ago
Michael Hammersly Saturday, May 12, 2012 Belmontread more Read More...

Hollywood Park: Drill may travel to New York for Woody Stephens

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Shigeki KikkawaThe seven-furlong Woody Stephens on June 9 may be the next target for Laz Barrera winner Drill.INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Drill, the winner of the Grade 3 Laz Barrera Stake... Read More...

Hollywood Park: American Act tries to turn tables on Drill in Laz Barrera

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Drill and American Act were separated by a nose in the Grade 2 San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita in February. The rematch occurs in Saturday’s $100,... Read More...

Oaklawn: Drill gets another chance at two turns in Northern Spur

DRF | 3 years ago
Mary Rampellini Benoit PhotoAlthough Drill is winless in four starts around two turns, trainer Bob Baffert believes he may have been a victim of circumstance.HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – There is a ... Read More...

Santa Anita: Bodemeister tunes up for Arkansas Derby

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Benoit & AssociatesDrill (left) will run in the Northern Spur at Oaklawn rather than the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland this weekend.There will be Southern California-based runners... Read More...

Santa Anita: Bodemeister tunes up for Arkansas Derby

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Benoit & AssociatesDrill (left) will run in the Northern Spur at Oaklawn rather than the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland this weekend.There will be Southern California-based runners... Read More...

Hansen Tops Blue Grass Hopefuls

Hansen, champion juvenile colt of 2011, heads 11 horses being pointed to the 88th running of the Toyota Blue Grass (G1) at Keeneland on April 14. Owned by Kendall Hansen and Skychai Racing, Hansen won the Gotham Stakes (G3) at Aqueduct in his most rece... Read More...

Santa Anita: Drill will stretch out for Keeneland’s Blue Grass

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen ARCADIA, Calif. – Drill, the winner of two graded stakes for sprinters but winless in four races around two turns, is bound for the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland on... Read More...

Maiden Madness

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Jon & Joel talk about the continuation of new shooters onto the Kentucky Derby trail, and interview the owner that potentially holds the strongest hand in this year’s Kentucky Derby picture. Read More...