Author Archives: Turfdom

Nauvoo: 2nd Strong Dominate Win in 16 Days.

Four year old gelding for Kristin Mulhall, who she just claimed for $12,500 16 days ago, was entered right back for $20,000 on Sunday in a six horse field at a flat mile on the main track. Off as the even money favorite having just won at a mile by 11 lengths, he zipped right […]

Heart Headed: Beat By a Head After Running a Bang Up Race

Three year old colt for John Sadler tried grass for the 1st time in his 4th career start in the Baffle stakes on Saturday and really took to the lawn in this hillside sprint for sophomores. Off at 5/2 and drawn on the rail with J.J., he sat third down the hill just 3 lengths […]

Goldeneye: Was Best Today Had He Had a Clear Path.

Five year old gelding for the red hot Peter Eurton barn tried a starter allowance race for non winners of three in Saturday’s opener, at 9 furlongs on the grass for older runners. Off at 3/1 under J.J. and bet down from a M/L of 5/1, he settled in nicely from the start and moved […]

Laudatory: Closed Stoutly Late To Win Going Away at the Wire.

Three year old filly for Phil D’Amato stretched out to a mile for the first time in her three race career on Saturday and showed the quick turn of foot it takes to win on the grass. Off as the 8/5 choice in a field of 10 in this mile maiden special weight, she relaxed […]

Travelin’ Show: Sitting on a Win for This Veteran Barn

Three year old gelding for Craig Lewis made his 3rd career start on Sunday and 2nd on the turf in a Cal bred maiden special weight event at six and a half on the turf. Off at 6/5 and the 2nd choice in a field of six, he went right to the lead under J.J. […]

Player B: Can Win Right Back Under Top Turf Rider Berrios.

I don’t know if it was the soft turf course or the addition of blinkers, but this son of American Pharoah really woke up in a huge way on Sunday in a maiden special weight event at six and a half on the turf for older runners. Off at 12/1 in a field of 10 […]

Enjoy It Strait: Will Continue His Winning Ways Going Long or Short.

Five year old gelding for Mark Glatt, who had not been to the post since April of 2023, tried the 1st allowance condition for Cal breds on Saturday at ¾ on the main. Off at 4/1 in a field of 9, he broke OK under Flavien Prat and was 4th early and on the outside […]

Runamileinmyshoes: In the money long or short next time out.

Three year old filly for Jeff Mullins drew the rail slot on Saturday in her 3rd attempt to break her maiden at six and a half out of the chute on the lawn. Off at 2/1 in a field of 9 Cal bred sophomore fillies, she broke running from the rail but was not quick […]

Calm Sea: Runner Who Doesn’t Need The Lead To Win

Four year old gelding for George Papaprodromou tried the first allowance condition at a mile on the turf for open runners on Saturday in the final race on the program. Off a t 10/1 in a full field of 12 runners, he battled for the lead right from the get go from his rail post […]

Summer Lake: Won by 5 With Newly Shown Early Speed | Upcoming Race:Santa Anita March 3, 2024

Five year old mare for Carla Gaines, off since late November, tried the first allowance condition for Cal breds in the opener on Saturday at six and a half down the hill for older fillies and mares. Off at 5/1 in a field of 8, she broke running under Frankie Dettori and quickly grabbed the […]