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  1. Del Mar beach party the place to be by the sea

    Steve Andersen

    Jockey Patrick Valenzuela first came to Del Mar as a fresh-faced, 16-year-old apprentice, and though both he and Del Mar have matured in the three decades since, both retained their youthful enthusiasm on opening day on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  2. Prospectiv wins Tampa Bay Derby

    Steve Andersen

    Prospective rebounded from a second-place finish in last month's Sam F. Davis Stakes and put himself on the Kentucky Derby trail with a three-quarter-length victory over Golden Ticket in Saturday's Grade 2, $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2012
  3. Tapizar controls pace en route to San Fernando win

    Steve Andersen

    Tapizar was allowed to set his own pace in Saturday's $150,000 San Fernando Stakes at Santa Anita, a tactic that essentially dictated the outcome long before the field reached the wire.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2012
  4. Weemissfrankie heads field of six in Hollywood Starlet Stakes

    Steve Andersen

    Weemissfrankie will face the smallest field of her career when she starts as a heavy favorite in Saturday's $250,000 Hollywood Starlet Stakes, the last Grade 1 race of the year for 2-year-old fillies.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2011
  5. Weemissfrankie adapts to dirt in Oak Leaf

    Steve Andersen

    The closer the calendar gets to November, the more the outlook on the season changes for the people surrounding the unbeaten 2-year-old filly Weemissfrankie.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2011
  6. Burns gets rail-hugging ride to win La Jolla Handicap

    Steve Andersen

    Valenzuela's next opportunity with Burns occurred in Saturday's La Jolla Handicap and this time the 48-year-old jockey chose to keep his mount on the rail, closing from third in the final furlong to win over 1 1/16 miles on turf.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2011
  7. Midnight Interlude inherits role of La Jolla favorite

    Steve Andersen

    The absence of Mr. Commons from Saturday's $150,000 La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar because of a bruised foot will make Santa Anita Derby winner Midnight Interlude the favorite in the turf race over 1 1/16 miles for 3-year-olds.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  8. New style in San Diego Handicap leads to new results for Tres Bor...

    Steve Andersen

    After a third in his 2011 debut in an allowance race for sprinters at Hollywood Park in June, Tres Borrachos started as an outsider in Saturday's $200,000 San Diego Handicap, and won his first graded stakes since the Grade 2 Swaps Stakes in 2008.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2011
  9. Hollywood Oaks goes to Zazu

    Steve Andersen

    Zazu was behind pacesetter Wallstreeter and Kentucky Oaks winner Plum Pretty on the final turn of Saturday's $147,000 Hollywood Oaks when jockey Joel Rosario decided he would stay inside in early stretch.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2011
  10. Switch to get distance test in Vanity Handicap

    Steve Andersen

    Switch is a multiple Grade 1 winner at seven furlongs, a graded stakes winner at 1 1/16 miles, and nearly won a Grade 1 over 1 1/8 earlier this year.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  11. Blind Luck wears down Evening Jewel in Kentucky Oaks

    Steve Andersen

    Kentucky Oaks heroine Blind Luck may make her next start in the $250,000 Mother Goose Stakes at Belmont Park on June 26, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2010
  12. Georgie Boy on top in San Felipe

    Steve Andersen

    Georgie Boy beat Gayego by three-quarters of a length Saturday in the $200,000 San Felipe Stakes for 3-year-olds at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2008
  13. Not your usual Texas shipper

    Steve Andersen

    aturday's $300,000 Strub Stakes at Santa Anita is an ideal opportunity for a shipper such as Dixie Meister to challenge the 4-year-old males based in Southern California.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2006
  14. Very Vegas pulls upset in La Habra

    Steve Andersen

    Very Vegas pulls upset in La Habra

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2004