Tag Archives: Carla Gaines

Lucky N Smart: If Can Get Away Clean He’s Soon A Winner

Three year old gelding for Carla Gaines made his debut in Saturday’s 4th, a Cal bred maiden special weight event at ¾ on the grass, 3 and up. Off at 5/1 and drawing the rail in a 10 horse field, he bobbled at the start and was away last, then bobbled again at the dirt […]

Queen’s Code: Soon Winner if Kept in Cal Bred Ranks | Upcoming Race:Santa Anita June 2, 2024

Seven year old gelding for Carla Gaines, off since January of 23, came back to the races on Saturday in a 1st allowance condition for Cal breds at six and a half down the hill for older runners. He came out running from the rail slot under Franko, quickly opened up 2, then was joined […]

Summer Lake: Won by 5 With Newly Shown Early Speed

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 […]

Tamara wins 2023 Del Mar Debutante

Del Mar 2023 Stakes Recaps: Terrific Tamara

By Jarrod Horak The closing week stakes races at Del Mar featured some excellent performances, but none were better than Tamara in the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante on Saturday, Sept. 9. She won for fun and stamped herself as the early favorite for the BC Juvenile Fillies. That does it for my Del Mar […]

Prince of Monaco wins the 2023 Best Pal Stakes

Del Mar stakes recaps: Prince of Monaco rules

By Jarrod Horak The Del Mar stakes star of the week was an easy choice. Exciting 2-year-old prospect Prince of Monaco ran a hole in the wind in the Best Pal Stakes on Sunday for trainer Bob Baffert. He might be the goods! Click here for Del Mar Racing Picks, Tips, and Insider Analysis Graduation – […]

Closing Remarks: Closed Well After Trouble

Hard luck mare for Carla Gaines once again encountered trouble, this time in the Grade 2 Buena Vista at a mile on the turf. Off at 6/1 in a field of 7 that did not have much speed, she broke OK under Bravo and was taken back off the pace and was 6th into the […]