Tags ‘Martin Pedroza’

Wilkinson Upsets Mr. Commons in American Handicap

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
Making his first start for trainer Jeff Mullins, Wilkinson upset odds-on favorite Mr. Commons in the American Handicap (G2) at Hollywood Park on Saturday. Dismissed at 44-1, the 4-year-old son of Lemon Drop Kid saved ground while racing close to the pa... Read More...

Willa B Awesome Runs to Name in Santa Anita Oaks

Willa B Awesome turned the tables on Reneesgotzip and Eden’s Moon in Saturday’s $300,000 Santa Anita Oaks (G1), winning the prestigious race with a well-timed ride from Martin Pedroza. With Pedroza perfectly timing his chestnut filly’s closing bi... Read More...

Big ‘Cap Draw Has ‘Luck’ Feel

Photo of John Ortiz and Julio Canani courtesy of Santa Anita Park/Benoit photo Actor John Ortiz from HBO’s “Luck” participated in Wednesday’s Santa Anita Handicap draw. Julio Canani, left, trainer of Big ‘Cap starter Holla... Read More...

Ron the Greek pointed to Big ‘Cap

Michael Compton | 2 years ago
By MICHAEL COMPTON Ron the Greek, second most recently to Mucho Macho Man in the Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park, is being pointed to the Santa Anita Handicap (G1), according to trainer Bill Mott. The $750,000 race, slated for March 3, carries a purse of $750,000. Mott also added that Jose Lezcano will ride. Read More...