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A talk with Richard Mandella about Geaux Rocket Ride

POSTED: August 14, 2023

Marla Zanelli with Past the Wire caught up with Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella to talk about his latest star Haskell winner Geaux Rocket...

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Bellstreet Bridie faces fierce field of 11 in GI American Oaks

POSTED: December 24, 2022

Bellstreet Bridie winning her first U.S. race, the GIII Red Carpet Stakes, at Del Mar Nov. 24, 2022. (Benoit Photos) Mike Willman/Santa Anita Press Box...

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Mike Smith and Royal Ship Continue Partnership in Awesome Again

POSTED: September 30, 2022

ARCADIA, Calif.— Mike Smith has bonded with Royal Ship ever since the Brazilian-bred son of Midshipman came to the United States, having ridden him in...

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Inch Proves Length The Best in Feature Thursday at Del Mar

POSTED: August 26, 2022

DEL MAR, Calif.— The chestnut gelding Inch teamed up with the Hall of Fame rider Mike Smith and they came away a three-quarter length winner...

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$3.5 Million 2-Year-Old to Debut Saturday at Del Mar

POSTED: August 19, 2022

DEL MAR, Calif.— Del Mar is known as the place where many champion horses got their start. American Pharoah, Silver Charm, Bertrando and Life Is...

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Teddy’s Barino Switches From Dirt To Turf and Stretches Out To Win $69,000 Santa Anita Allowance Feature

POSTED: June 6, 2022

ARCADIA, Calif. —Taking full advantage of a California-bred incentive program that allows horses to run at the same allowance condition they’ve already won at, providing...

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The Kentucky Derby points system speed myth

POSTED: April 28, 2022

Is it hype or is it fact, is there a Kentucky Derby speed bias with the point system in place Grab a reservation while they...

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Pre-Kentucky Derby One-on-One with Mike Smith

POSTED: April 27, 2022

Mike Smith has one of the best resumes of any jockey in the history of Thoroughbred Horse Racing, the Sport of Kings! He is a...


Evening Sun Rations Early Speed and Rallies for Victory In $72,000 Santa Anita Allowance Feature 

POSTED: March 11, 2022

ARCADIA, Calif.—Reserved off the early pace, English-bred Evening Sun rallied for an impressive head victory in Friday’s $72,000 Santa Anita allowance feature. Ridden for the first time by...



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