Category Archives: Horses To Watch

Arrowthegreat: Son of Arrogate Won Handily By 3, Keep On Eye On Him

Three year old gelding for Dan Blacker made his 4th career start at a mile on the main Sunday for maiden special weights 3 and up. Off at 5/2 in a field of 9, this son of Arrogate went right to the lead from the five hole under Victor Espinoza and made every pole a […]

Gentle (GB): Bad Trip and Finished 3rd On Sheer Class Can Improve

Three year old filly for George Papaprodromou was in for the 1st allowance condition on Sunday after breaking her maiden impressively over this turf course 3 weeks ago. However, once her regular rider, Umberto Rispoli, took off all of his mounts Sunday, “Papa” didn’t use good judgement in selecting the veteran Jose Valdivia to ride […]

Breakfast Ride: Look For Drop In Class Where He’ll Be Well Meant

Four year old gelding for Peter Miller, who he just claimed for $80,000 on July 30, was entered right back at the same price on Sunday. Off as the 6/5 choice under the leading rider, he bobbled and went to his knees in this one mile allowance race and lost about 3 lengths at the […]

Uffda: Expect Improvement In Longer Turf Sprints at Santa Anita

Two year old filly for Eric Kruljac made her debut in Friday’s opener, a 5/8 turf sprint for maiden special weights. Off at 25/1 in a 9 horse field, she broke OK under Ricky Gonzalez and relaxed nicely on the fence down the back side, five lengths from the leaders. The jock kept her on […]

Miracle Mark: Has Ton Of Talent But Needs More Gate Schooling

Two year old colt for Phil D’Amato made start #2 on Saturday and for the 2nd consecutive race, he broke poorly at the start with a stumble to lose all chance. Off at 5/1 in a field of 8 runners going a mile on the main in this maiden special weight, he was six back […]

Linda’s Gift: Lock to Win 2nd Condition Watch For Her At Santa Anita

Four year old filly for Richard Mandella made her 2nd start this year in Saturday’s ninth, a first allowance condition at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf, 3 and up. Off at 4/1 in a field of 9, she broke running under Tiago Pereira and made the lead into the clubhouse turn. She […]

Kitzkaty: Good Enough To Break Maiden With Cal Breds and Clean Trip

A brutal trip for this two year old filly for Doug O’Neill in Friday’s third, a maiden special weight event at a mile on the turf for Cal breds. Off at 5/2 and bet down from a M/L of 6/1, she broke OK under hot riding Fresu from the inside, but then checked into the […]

Rothschild: $700K Son of Top Sire Uncle Mo Just Might Be Worth It

Two year old colt for Tim Yakteen made start #2 on Friday at six and a half on the main for maiden special weights. Off at 7/1 in a field of six and drawing the rail, he broke well under Ray Vasquez and had the lead by the half mile pole. On a track playing […]