The Grade 2 Santa Monica Stakes comes our way from Santa Anita Park in beautiful Arcadia, California this Saturday, January 26. The race will feature fillies and mares four years old and upward as they go seven furlongs for their share of the $250,000 purse.
The Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes comes our way this Saturday, January 26 from beautiful Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida. Three year olds will be featured as they ramp up for the Kentucky Derby in May in this 1 1/16 mile dirt race. A nice purse of $400,000 is on the line in what should be a most interesting race.
Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida will be the scene of the Grade 2 Forward Gal Stakes this Saturday, January 26. Three year old fillies will duke it out in this seven furlong dash as they pursue the winner's portion of the $200,000 purse.
Another weekend of graded stakes action is in the books - there was even Monday races to keep your obsession fulfilled! Santa Anita in Arcadia, California hosted a trio of important under-the-radar Grade 2 races this past weekend - Gulfstream and the Florida Sunshine Millions stole a little thunder from the California track this week. Here is a look at what happened at Santa Anita on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
The 2012 Eclipse Awards went down at Gulfstream Park Saturday Night and it was Wise Dan that stole the show winning Horse of the Year while also taking home the older male and male turf honors. In an exciting night of pageantry and typical Award Show awkwardness, Honors were handed out to the best of 2012. Let's break it down.
The Santa Ynez Stakes completes a weekend of Grade 2 racing at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia California - the Santa Ynez comes our way Monday, January 21. Three year old fillies will be featured as they sprint 6 1/2 furlongs on Santa Anita's dirt track in search of the winner's portion of the $150,000 purse.
The Grade 2 La Cañada Stakes is on tap for Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California this Sunday, January 20. A group of four year old fillies will line up and go 1 1/16 miles on Santa Anita's main dirt track as they race for their share of the $150,000 purse.
Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California will be the scene of the Grade 2 Palos Verdes Stakes this Saturday, January 19. Horses four years old and upward will be featured as they dash six furlongs on Santa Anita's dirt track in search of the winner's share of the $150,000 purse.
Another week of graded stakes action is in the books and as always, there was some terrific action all over the country. Two tracks hosted important graded stakes races this weekend - both Gulfstream and Santa Anita each hosted a Grade 3 race Saturday and a Grade 2 race Sunday. Let's take a look at what went down in Florida and California this past weekend starting with the Saturday action.
Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California will host the Grade 3 San Gabriel Stakes this Sunday, January 13. Four year olds will be featured as they go 1 1/8 miles on Santa Anita's turf track in search of their share of the $150,000 purse.