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  1. Sweet August Moon upsets A Gleam

    Steve Andersen

    All the precautions that went into getting Sweet August Moon to the gate in a relatively calm state for Saturday's $150,000 A Gleam Handicap at Hollywood Park resulted in the filly's most prestigious win.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2010
  2. Del Mar Mile, Ferneley, Breeders' Cup Challenge, Del Mar, Ben Cec...

    Steve Andersen

    Ferneley's 2009 season was rejuvenated on Saturday with an upset win in the $238,000 Del Mar Mile.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2009
  3. Midnight Lute arriving just in time

    Steve Andersen

    Midnight Lute worked six furlongs in 1:10.60 from the gate at Santa Anita, preparing for a defense of his victory in the 2007 BC Sprint at Monmouth Park.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2008
  4. Zenyatta has rivals thinking of second in Hirsch

    Steve Andersen

    It takes a smart aleck's point of view to envision beating Zenyatta in Saturday's $300,000 Clement Hirsch Handicap at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2008
  5. Golden Gate may also get synthetic surface waiver

    Steve Andersen

    In an effort to avoid a widespread disruption of racing dates on the Northern California circuit, the California Horse Racing Board said on Tuesday it may allow both Bay Meadows and Golden Gate Fields to race in 2008 without synthetic surfaces.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2007
  6. Shoemaker Mile: Becrux seeks return to form

    Steve Andersen

    For trainer Neil Drysdale, the Grade 2 San Francisco Mile at Golden Gate Fields in April remains something of a puzzle. He had two starters - one ran too poorly to be true, the other better than expected.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2007
  7. Laddies Poker enters Will Rogers off big win

    Steve Andersen

    Once he got away from the gates, Laddies Poker scored a near-perfect maiden win at Santa Anita on April 8. He stalked the pace, took the lead in early stretch, and pulled clear for a sharp three-length win.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2007
  8. Two tarnished stars out to regain luster

    Steve Andersen

    Declan's Moon and Siren Lure will arrive at the starting gate for Saturday's $100,000 Vernon Underwood Stakes at Hollywood Park in need of a victory.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2006
  9. Valenzuela misses big weekend due to knee injury

    Steve Andersen

    Jockey Patrick Valenzuela, who suffered a bruised knee in a starting-gate accident last Friday, is hoping to resume riding on Wednesday, according to his agent, Ron Ebanks.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2005
  10. Cozy Guy goes dirt to turf

    Steve Andersen

    The field was barely away from the starting gate in the $1 million Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park in January when trainer Dan Hendricks knew that Cozy Guy was beaten.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2005
  11. Don'tsellmeshort upsets Graduation Stakes

    Steve Andersen

    Don'tsellmeshort upsets Graduation Stakes

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2003
  12. Broken leg puts Rollins out up to three months

    Steve Andersen

    Broken leg puts Rollins out up to three months

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2001
  13. Tiznow towers over five Strub foes

    Steve Andersen

    ARCADIA, Calif. -- Tiznow joins an elite cast of 4-year-olds when he walks into the starting gate for Saturday's $500,000 Strub Stakes at Santa Anita. Four days after being named 2000 Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards dinner in New Orleans, T...

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2001
  14. Favored High Walden captures Matiara

    Steve Andersen

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- After a month of occasional schooling sessions at the starting gate, High Walden put the knowledge to good use on Saturday, winning the $150,000 Matiara Stakes at Hollywood Park in her delayed United States debut. Last month a...

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2000