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10 Years Later, 'Battle of the Exes' Evokes Mostly Fond Memories

POSTED: August 6, 2021

DEL MAR, Calif.— In the spring of 2011, an idea for a promotion at Del Mar was formed in the fertile brain of track executive...

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Royal Ship Headlines Saturday’s San Diego Handicap

POSTED: July 15, 2021

Dream Shake gets class break for first turf start, Van Dyke eyes fast, fresh start following Midwest sojourn; Nine to go in Saturday’s Osunitas Stakes...

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Crazy Beautiful set for a Grade One Summer

POSTED: July 5, 2021

An exciting summer campaign of Grade One targets lies ahead for Crazy Beautiful after Phoenix  Thoroughbreds' filly notched up her third Oaks win of the...

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Kentucky invader Crazy Beautiful rallies to take Grade II, $200;000 Summertime Oaks by 1 ¾ lengths as Smith and McPeek Team for 1 1/16 mile win in 1:43.85

POSTED: May 31, 2021

ARCADIA, Calif. –Kentucky-based Crazy Beautiful made amends for a disappointing effort in the Grade I Kentucky Oaks as she rallied three-wide turning for home en...


Remembering the epic Arrogate run down of Gun Runner in the Dubai World Cup

POSTED: March 24, 2021

ARROGATE WINS THE TWENTY SECOND RUNNING OF THE DUBAI WORLD CUP IN 2017 Arrogate ran down Gun Runner in an epic performance prompting comparisons with...

Podcasts & Videos

Analyzing Morning Workouts

POSTED: March 23, 2021

Welcome to another episode of Past the Wire TV. In this episode Santa Anita trainer Jeff Metz talks with professional handicapper Jonathan Stettin about analyzing...

Upcoming Races

Life Is Good fires a bullet for upcoming San Felipe

POSTED: February 27, 2021

LIFE IS GOOD BREEZES IN BULLET 59.60 Undefeated Life Is Good worked five furlongs this morning for Bob Baffert in a bullet 59.60, breezing, for...

International Horse Racing News

Mishriff sits the trip to beat Charlatan in the 2021 Saudi Cup

POSTED: February 20, 2021

Young rider David Egan had to be thrilled to be aboard the highly regarded but somewhat overlooked in the wagering Mishriff for trainer John Gosden...


The Saudi Cup 2021: The top contenders

POSTED: February 17, 2021

Saturday 20th of February, the world will watch the second edition of the richest horse race on the planet: The $20 Millions Saudi Cup. It...



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