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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Sidney's Candy sets course record in La Jolla

    Steve Andersen

    Stakes wins are seldom as dramatic as Sidney's Candy's in Saturday's $150,000 La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2010
  4. La Jolla Handicap, Del Mar, Meteore, Richard Mandella, Rendezvous...

    Steve Andersen

    Meteore, who was such a disappointment when fifth as the favorite in the Oceanside Stakes on July 22, redeemed himself with a last-to-first move to win Saturday's $150,000 La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2009
  5. Del Mar, La Jolla Handicap, Meteore, I'll Show Them, Richard Mand...

    Steve Andersen

    The fifth-place finish by Meteore in the Oceanside Stakes at Del Mar on July 22 did not make sense to trainer Richard Mandella immediately after the race.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2009
  6. Sky Cape upsets La Jolla

    Steve Andersen

    It took more than three months, but Sky Cape completed a stakes hat trick with an upset win in Saturday's $150,000 La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2008
  7. La Jolla: Tiz West a tough one on turf

    Steve Andersen

    Tiz West has shown a new attitude since trainer Richard Mandella tried him on turf in March.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2008
  8. Medici Code gets first U.S. win in La Jolla

    Steve Andersen

    Medici Code, whose trainer described him as "a very expensive gelding," looked like more of a bargain than a $585,000 purchase winning Saturday's $150,000 La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2007
  9. Worldly aims to add to stakes total in La Jolla

    Steve Andersen

    Even with 4 wins in 6 career starts, and two consecutive stakes wins, Worldly has yet to figure out racing, trainer Ben Cecil said.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2007
  10. Momentum's a win away for A.P. Warrior

    Steve Andersen

    A. P. Warrior has already proven that he can win important stakes on turf and dirt. In March, he won the San Felipe Stakes, a prep to the Kentucky Derby, which was on dirt. In August, he won his turf debut in the Grade 2 La Jolla Handicap at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2006
  11. Get Funky victorious in Del Mar Derby

    Steve Andersen

    The absence of blinkers, a new jockey, and an outstanding trip helped Get Funky win his first stakes in Sunday's $400,000 Del Mar Derby.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2006
  12. A.P. Warrior takes La Jolla

    Steve Andersen

    A.P. Warrior has won 4 of 12 starts and $530,595 for owner Stan Fulton.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2006
  13. Porto Santo just needs to stay out of trouble

    Steve Andersen

    Porto Santo ran too well to lose in the second division of the Oceanside Stakes at Del Mar on July 19. He was making a bold move in the stretch when he was bothered, and finished second by a head.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2006
  14. Blackdoun takes La Jolla

    Steve Andersen

    Blackdoun takes La Jolla

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2004
  15. Solis gets doctors' nod to go home

    Steve Andersen

    Solis gets doctors' nod to go home

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2004
  16. Inesperado victorious in La Jolla

    Steve Andersen

    Inesperado victorious in La Jolla

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2002