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  1. Baffert back home; sending 3 to G1 SA Derby

    Steve Andersen

    Nine days removed from having a heart attack, and fewer than 24 hours after arriving back in California from Dubai, trainer Bob Baffert strolled into Santa Anita on Wednesday morning, his humor still intact.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2012
  2. Cup veterans to sit this one out

    Steve Andersen

    Smiling Tiger and Unzip Me, California-based sprinters who finished third in Breeders' Cup races at Churchill Downs in 2010, will not be making return engagements for Breeders' Cup races in Kentucky on Nov. 5, their respective trainers said.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  3. Twirling Candy retired with injury

    Steve Andersen

    Twirling Candy, one of the top older horses in California this year, is out of the Breeders' Cup with an injury and will be retired to stud at Lane's End farm in Kentucky in 2012, trainer John Sadler said Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2011
  4. Twirling Candy going straight to Cup

    Steve Andersen

    Twirling Candy, one of the top older horses in California this year, will make his next start in a Breeders' Cup race at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5 after missing training earlier this month because of a bruised foot, trainer John Sadler said on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2011
  5. Acclamation proves just as good on Polytrack as turf in Pacific C...

    Steve Andersen

    Already proven on turf, Acclamation added California's richest race for older horses to his list of accomplishments with a front-running win in Sunday's $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2011
  6. Baze agrees to random alcohol testing

    Steve Andersen

    Jockey Tyler Baze has attended counseling for alcoholism and has signed an agreement for alcohol testing with the California Horse Racing Board in the aftermath of a failed Breathalyzer test at Del Mar last Friday, according to Del Mar stewards.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2011
  7. Shirreffs will pit Star Billing against Nereid in American Oaks

    Steve Andersen

    Trainer John Shirreffs has a deep team of 3-year-old turf fillies this summer in the stakes winner Star Billing and the improving Nereid.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  8. Caracortado has shift in plans

    Steve Andersen

    An injury and key defections at the top of California turf mile division may lead trainer Mike Machowsky to start Caracortado in the $250,000 Shoemaker Mile on July 2.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2011
  9. Californian provides chance for Twirling Candy to restore reputat...

    Steve Andersen

    Five months into the year, the older male division in California lacks a leader, an issue that could be sorted to some extent after Saturday's $150,000 Californian Stakes at Hollywood Park.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011
  10. Amazombie nails Captain Cherokee at wire of Potreo Grande

    Steve Andersen

    A 5-year-old gelding, Amazombie won his first graded stakes on dirt in Sunday's $150,000 Potrero Grande Stakes at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2011
  11. Champ Pegasus noses out Bourbon Bay in San Luis Obispo

    Steve Andersen

    After Saturday's $150,000 San Luis Obispo Stakes at Santa Anita, it's safe to say there is a tie at the top of the California turf marathon division.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2011
  12. California Nectar makes it two in a row in Santa Ynez

    Steve Andersen

    California Nectar won her second consecutive stakes of the winter-spring meeting in Saturday's $150,000 Santa Ynez Stakes at Santa Anita, holding off a late threat from Zazu to win by a neck.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2011
  13. Jeranimo grabs his second Grade 2 in San Gabriel

    Steve Andersen

    Monday, in the third start of his current campaign, Jeranimo won the second Grade 2 stakes of his career in the $150,000 San Gabriel Stakes on turf at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2010
  14. Turbulent Descent solidifies status as West's top juvenile filly ...

    Steve Andersen

    Saturday, Turbulent Descent stretched her unbeaten streak to three races in her first start around two turns in the $412,250 Hollywood Starlet Stakes at Hollywood Park.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2010
  15. Zenyatta's California fans give her a warm send-off to Kentucky

    Steve Andersen

    Zenyatta heard the hearty cheers of a California racing audience for the final time at Hollywood Park on Sunday, with an enthusiastic crowd lining the paddock and the winner's circle to bid farewell to the popular mare.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2010
  16. Zenyatta's California fans get chance to say good-bye

    Steve Andersen

    Zenyatta will be paraded between races at Hollywood Park on Sunday as part of Zenyatta Appreciation Day, a day before she is flown to Kentucky.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2010