Tags ‘Setsuko’

Santa Anita: Mandella mulls giving Setsuko one more shot at Big Cap

DRF | 10 months ago
Setsuko, winless in three starts over the past two years, may be pointed to the Santa Anita Handicap. Read More...

Santa Anita: Safety Belt, Setsuko set for Wednesday optional claimers

DRF | 12 months ago
The Argentine import Safety Belt will not have an easy race for his American debut in an optional claimer over 1 1/16 miles at Santa Anita on Wednesday. Read More...

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

DRF | 1 year 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 notes: Mandella plans for big March with Beholder, Setsuko, Indy Point

DRF | 1 year ago
March could be a big month for trainer Richard Mandella. If all goes according to plan, Beholder will make her first start of 2014, Setsuko will try again to win the Santa Anita Handicap, and Indy Point will run in a lucrative race in Dubai. Read More...

Ron the Greek wins Big ‘Cap

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
Florida-bred Ron the Greek had always flashed plenty of promise. It wasn’t until he joined trainer Bill Mott’s barn last year that the 5-year-old son of Hartley/De Renzo stallion Full Mandate began to truly blossom. Now he’s a Grade 1 winner. Read More...

Ron the Greek Rolls in Big ‘Cap

Florida-bred runner ships from his base at Payson Park to win the richest race of his career in California. Florida-bred Ron the Greek had always flashed plenty of promise. It wasn’t until he joined trainer Bill Mott’s barn last year that the 5-yea... Read More...

Full field of 13 drawn for Santa Anita Handicap

Michael Compton | 3 years ago
By MICHAEL COMPTON Saturday’s 75th running of the Santa Anita Handicap (G1) drew a full field of 13, including morning-line favorite Ultimate Eagle. 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 | 3 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...