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Santa Anita: Mucho Macho Man, Will Take Charge may scare rivals away from Big Cap

DRF | 9 months ago
The presence of top older males Mucho Macho Man and Will Take Charge in the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap on March 8 may limit the size of the field. As of Sunday, a field of eight or nine was expected for the Big Cap, with a few trainers taking a wait-and-see approach as to whether they will have a runner. Read More...

Santa Anita: Hollendorfer doubles his chances in San Pasqual

DRF | 11 months ago
Blueskiesnrainbows and Rousing Sermon finished first and third in the Grade 3 Native Diver Stakes at Hollywood Park on Dec. 14, part of a sweep of the first three positions by trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, and they are back Saturday in the $200,000 San Pasqual Stakes at Santa Anita. Read More...

Hollywood Park: Hollendorfer plots out stakes for Native Diver’s top trio

DRF | 12 months ago
Blueskiesnrainbows, Hear the Ghost, and Rousing Sermon are scheduled to start in major stakes in the opening month of the Santa Anita meeting. Read More...

Hollywood Park: Blueskiesnrainbows heads 1-2-3 sweep for Hollendorfer in Native Diver

DRF | 12 months ago
Blueskiesnrainbows, Hear the Ghost, and Rousing Sermon gave Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer a sweep of the first three positions of Saturday’s $150,500 Native Diver Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park. Read More...

Hollywood Park: Tactical change makes Rousing Sermon dangerous in Native Diver

DRF | 12 months ago
A change in tactics, racing closer to the pace, has put Rousing Sermon in the winner’s circle of two of his last three starts. He seeks his first graded stakes victory in Saturday's Native Diver Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park. Read More...

Hollywood Park: Rousing Sermon wears down Cyclometer in On Trust Handicap

DRF | 1 year ago
Rousing Sermon has become a different horse this fall after a change in race tactics. A colt who was once a deep closer is more effective when racing near the pace. Read More...

Hollywood Park: Cyclometer must ration speed in On Trust

DRF | 1 year ago
If Cyclometer reproduces the performance he gave in his smashing allowance win 17 days ago, the $100,000 On Trust Handicap is all his Sunday at Betfair Hollywood Park. Read More...

Santa Anita: Pick six carryover tops $439,000 as Rousing Sermon heads Big Bear

DRF | 1 year ago
Breeders’ Cup week at Santa Anita begins with jackpot – a two-day, $439,664 pick six carryover Thursday that kicks off a weeklong gambling extravaganza. Read More...

Hollywood Park: Rousing Sermon heads strong allowance cast

DRF | 2 years ago
Rousing Sermon won for the third time in his career in an optional claimer at Santa Anita on April 14 and will be favored to win another optional claimer at Betfair Hollywood Park on Friday. Read More...

California Cup: Rousing Sermon back home against statebreds

DRF | 2 years ago
Steve Andersen 0 Barbara D. LivingstonRousing Sermon will be looking for his first win of the year in Saturday's California Cup.ARCADIA, C... Read More...

Louisiana Downs: Blueskiesnrainbows early favorite for Super Derby field of nine

DRF | 2 years ago
Mary Rampellini Shigeki KikkawaBlueskiesnrainbows has been made the 3-2 morning-line favorite for the Grade 2, $500,000 Super Derby.BOSSIER CITY, La. – Rousing Sermon will get another crack... Read More...

Del Mar: Super Derby possible for Rousing Sermon

DRF | 2 years ago
Jay Privman Barbara D. LivingstonRousing Sermon could make his next start in the Grade 2 Super Derby at Louisiana Downs.Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said he is eyeing the Grade 2, $500,000 Super De... Read More...

Hollywood Park: Rousing Sermon may be back for Belmont Stakes

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Rousing Sermon finished eighth in the Kentucky Derby on May 5, but could be back in the Triple Crown for the Belmont Stakes by the end of this weekend, tr... Read More...

Kentucky Derby workouts: Rousing Sermon looks more comfortable during five-furlong breeze

DRF | 3 years ago
Mike Welsch Barbara D. LivingstonIn contrast to his appearance on the track Monday, Rousing Sermon made a much more positive visual impression during a five-furlong workout Tuesday.LOUISVILLE, Ky... Read More...

Kentucky Derby 2012: Why Hollendorfer chose Lezcano to ride Rousing Sermon

DRF | 3 years ago
David Grening Barbara D. LivingstonRousing Sermon, with jockey Jose Lezcano up, works five furlongs in 1:00.13 on Tuesday at Churchill Downs.Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said there were a lot of re... Read More...

2012 Kentucky Derby: Rousing Sermon works on light morning at Churchill Downs

DRF | 3 years ago
Mike Welsch Shigeki KikkawaRousing Sermon worked five furlongs in 1:00.13 Tuesday at Churchill Downs.LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Rousing Sermon worked five furlongs in 1:00.13 at Churchill Downs on Tuesday... Read More...

2012 Kentucky Derby: Rousing Sermon works 7 furlongs at Hollywood

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Shigeki KikkawaRousing Sermon worked seven furlongs Saturday in 1:27.20 and galloped out a mile in 1:41.Rousing Sermon, who was only named a confirmed starter in the Kentucky Derby... Read More...

2012 Kentucky Derby: Rousing Sermon is going, says Hollendorfer

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Rousing Sermon, third in the Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds on April 1, will start in the Kentucky Derby, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said. Owned by breeders Larry and Marianne ... Read More...

Kentucky Derby: Hollendorfer still in decision process with Rousing Sermon

DRF | 3 years ago
Shigeki KikkawaRousing Sermon may start in the Snow Chief for California-breds rather than the Kentucky Derby.A decision on whether Rousing Sermon will be pointed for the Kentucky Derby may be made this week, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said on Tuesday.... Read More...

Kentucky Derby: Creative Cause works at Hollywood Park in ‘cheater blinkers’

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Benoit & AssociatesCreative Cause, Joel Rosario up, wins the San Felipe.Creative Cause moved closer to a start in the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs with a five-furlong workout ... Read More...

Kentucky Derby: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

DRF | 3 years ago
Jay Privman Four-Footed FotosAfter his upset win in the Illinois Derby, Done Talking has moved into the top 20 of Derby Watch. He is listed as a 50-1 outsider.WHO’S HOTread more Read More...

Rousing Sermon needs big effort in Louisiana Derby to make Kentucky Derby

DRF | 3 years ago
Steve Andersen Rousing Sermon, the champion 2-year-old California-bred male of 2011, needs a strong result in Sunday’s $1 million Louisiana Derby at Fair Grounds to justify a st... Read More...

Still wide open

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Jon & Joel discuss the trio of key three-year-old prep races over the weekend in Florida, New York and California. Who stepped up? Who disappointed? And who looks best moving forward on the Triple Crown Trail? Read More...

Prep Preview

2012 Triple Crown | 3 years ago
Jon & Joel preview Saturday’s trio of key Derby preps, and explain why this weekend could be the biggest so far in this young Triple Crown season. Which 3yos will step up? Watch it. Comment. Read More...