Tag Archives: Doug O’Neill

Happy Jack: Best at the Sprint Game and If placed Properly Soon Winner

Five year old full horse for Doug O’Neill returned in the Kona Gold stakes on Saturday at six and a half on the main track for older runners. Off at 12/1 in a field of 8, and having not run since July of last year, he almost gave the 1 to 5 shot The Chosen […]

Just Nails: Look for O’Neill to turn her back now, either down the hill or out the chute

Five year old mare for Doug O’Neill tried two turns for the 1st time in her career on Saturday in a 1st allowance condition at a mile on the lawn for older runners. Off at 7/1 in a full field of 12 runners, she was hustled to the lead from the 12 hole under Maldonado […]

Santa Anita Derby 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Derby 2024 continues at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, April 6, and I have included Santa Anita Derby 2024 picks below. The Grade 1 event for 3-year-olds has a $750,000 purse and the eight entrants will be journeying 1 1/8 miles on the main track. The Santa Anita […]

Mackinnon: Ideal Candidate For The Hill And Soon Winner

Five year old gelding for Doug O’Neill made just his 2nd start since last July on Sunday in a 2nd allowance dash at ¾ on the lawn for older runners. Off at 9/1 in a field of 9, he broke a step slow under Fresu and was last early, but rushed up on the rail […]

Guy Named Joe: Rallied Well Late But Came Up a Head Short Against Perfect Trip Favorite

Three year old colt for Doug O’Neill tried the Pasadena stakes on Saturday in a non graded stakes at a mile on the lawn for sophomores. Off at 3/1 in a field of just four due to a late scratch, he sat off the lead down the back side in third, about 4 lengths back […]

Santa Ysabel Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 continues at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, March 9, and I have included Santa Ysabel Stakes 2024 picks below. The Grade 3 event for 3-year-old fillies has a $100,000 purse and the eight entrants will be journeying 1 1/16 miles on the main track. The Santa […]

Just Nails: Looked Like A Solid Winner In Deep Stretch

Five year old mare for Doug O’Neill tried the first allowance condition on Saturday down the hill for older runners that are fillies and mares. Off at 4/1 and bet down from a 12/1 line and getting a ton of late money, she broke running under Berrios and dueled for the lead down the hill […]

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 […]

Santa Ynez Stakes 2024 Picks

By Jarrod Horak The road to Kentucky Oaks 2024 continues at Santa Anita Park on Sunday, January 7, and I have included Santa Ynez 2024 picks below. The Grade 3 event for 3-year-old fillies has a $100,000 purse and the five entrants will be journeying seven panels on the main track. The Santa Ynez is […]

Bougie Like: Dug In The Stretch But Beat By a Neck with 3rd Two Lengths Behind

Four year old filly for Doug O’Neill made just the 2nd start of her career and 1st time around two turns along with the 1st time on the grass in Saturday’s opener. She passed all the tests very well in this Cal bred maiden event at a mile on the turf for older runners. Off […]