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  1. St Trinians retired, to be sold at Keeneland

    Brad Free

    Grade 2 winner St Trinians, whose shining moment was when she gave Zenyatta a scare in the Grade 1 Vanity Handicap in 2010, has been retired from racing, trainer Mike Mitchell said Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  2. Talamo loses mount on St Trinians after Milady DQ

    Brad Free

    St Trinians will have a different rider for the Grade 1 Vanity Handicap on June 18, trainer Mike Mitchell confirmed Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2011
  3. Hollywood no place for favorites in Milady, Railbird

    Brad Free

    Saturday was a tough day for even-money favorites in graded stakes at Hollywood Park.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2011
  4. Smiling Tiger formidable, but no lock in San Carlos

    Brad Free

    Smiling Tiger, however, is no cinch Saturday. One month after relinquishing his title as California's top sprinter by finishing a dull third in the Grade 2 Palos Verdes, Smiling Tiger tries to restore his reputation in the $150,000 San Carlos Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2011
  5. Vanity Handicap: Zenyatta no sure thing this time

    Brad Free

    Zenyatta might be greatest mare who ever raced, she probably is the best horse in the country and she certainly has captured the hearts of California fans.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  6. Martin Garcia picks up mount on Zenyatta challenger St Trinians

    Brad Free

    Martin Garcia is the new jockey for St Trinians, the 5-year-old mare expected to provide Zenyatta her main challenge June 13 in the Grade 1 Vanity Handicap at Hollywood Park.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  7. Door open for Third Dawn in the Milady Handicap

    Brad Free

    For the first time in three years, Zenyatta will not win the Grade 2 Milady Handicap for fillies and mares Sunday at Hollywood Park.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2010
  8. Rail Trip wins comeback in Mervyn LeRoy Handicap

    Brad Free

    A sharp comeback win by Rail Trip ($3) on Saturday at Hollywood Park reestablished the 5-year-old gelding as the top handicap horse in California and early favorite to win his second straight Hollywood Gold Cup on July 10.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2010
  9. Tap It Light takes Tokyo City Handicap by storm

    Brad Free

    The Santa Anita marathon division picked up a new shooter Saturday when Tap It Light scored a $21.60 upset in the Grade 3 Tokyo City Handicap , a mile and one-half race on the main track.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2010
  10. Zenyatta goes back to work for Apple Blossom

    Brad Free

    Zenyatta cruised six furlongs Thursday at Hollywood, her first workout since extending her win streak to 15 races in the Grade 1 Santa Margarita Handicap. Mike Smith was aboard for the 1:14.60 drill that clockers dubbed breezing.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2010
  11. Tuscan Evening tries to go an extra furlong

    Brad Free

    The top female miler in California pushes the envelope Sunday by trying to stretch her speed 1 1/8 miles on Santa Anita's turf. And if Tuscan Evening wins the Grade 2 Santa Ana Handicap, her 2010 campaign could lead just about anywhere.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2010
  12. Allowance horses target soft San Luis Obispo

    Brad Free

    Allowance-caliber geldings Dynamic Range and Bourbon Bay are eligible to compete below the Grade 2 level at which they run Sunday. But neither will find an easier race.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2010
  13. Santa Monica: Czechers may be late-bloomer

    Brad Free

    Early this month, the Grade 1 Santa Monica Handicap at Santa Anita was shaping up as the best early-season stakes of the winter meet.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2010
  14. horse, horse racing, Daily Racing Form, Lava Man, Hollywood Gold ...

    Brad Free

    Lava Man's retirement from racing lasted all of one year.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2009
  15. Del Mar Handicap, Black Astor, Del Mar, Breeders' Cup Challenge, ...

    Brad Free

    Did the gelding Black Astor get lucky, or did he get good?

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2009
  16. John C. Mabee Stakes, Del Mar, Magical Fantasy, Tuscan Evening, C...

    Brad Free

    It has been a long, steady climb to the top for Magical Fantasy. She runs infrequently, wins barely, and only improves a shade each start.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009