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  1. Espinoza's change of plans pays off for Celtic New Year in Del Ma...

    Steve Andersen

    The race strategy for Celtic New Year in Sunday's $200,000 Del Mar Handicap was to try to lead throughout the turf marathon over 1 3/8 miles on turf.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2011
  2. 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
  3. Temple City will skip Breeders' Cup Marathon

    Steve Andersen

    Temple City, winner of the Grade 3 Cougar II Handicap at Del Mar in July, will not start in Friday's $500,000 Breeders' Cup Marathon at Churchill Downs, trainer Carla Gaines said Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2010
  4. Bourbon Bay, Champ Pegasus facing off in Hirsch

    Steve Andersen

    When Bourbon Bay and Champ Pegasus meet for the first time in Sunday's $250,000 Clement Hirsch Turf Championship at Hollywood Park, they do so at a time when their careers are headed in different directions. Literally.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  5. Slow fractions help Temple City steal Cougar II Handicap

    Steve Andersen

    Temple City won his first stakes in Friday's $125,000 Cougar II Handicap at Del Mar, earning an automatic berth to the Breeders' Cup Dirt Marathon at Churchill Downs in November, subject to the payment of entry fees.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2010
  6. San Juan Capistrano: Bourbon Bay completes turf triple at Santa A...

    Steve Andersen

    Bourbon Bay had a perfect meeting at Santa Anita this winter and spring, going undefeated in four races, and his win in Sunday's $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap was the race that left trainer Neil Drysdale most happy.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2010
  7. San Luis Obispo Handicap: Bourbon Bay pulls away at Santa Anita

    Steve Andersen

    Since Bourbon Bay was acquired in fall 2008, there has been talk in the Neil Drysdale barn that the gelding would thrive in marathon turf races.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2010
  8. Unusual Suspect, Cougar II Handicap, Del Mar, Richard's Kid, Pol...

    Steve Andersen

    Unusual Suspect pulled an upset in Wednesday's $150,000 Cougar II Handicap at Del Mar, outfinishing Richard's Kid by a nose in the Polytrack race at 1 1/2 miles.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2009
  9. Hollywood Park, Sunset Handicap, Porfido, Obrigado, Black Astor, ...

    Steve Andersen

    A pair of 3-year-old colts sired by 2000 Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus will try to establish a name for themselves in Sunday's Grade 3, $150,000 Barbaro Stakes at Delaware Park.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2009
  10. Midships wires San Juan Capistrano

    Steve Andersen

    Left alone on the lead, Midships was unstoppable in Sunday's $196,000 San Juan Capistrano Handicap at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2009
  11. Tokyo City Cup: Big Booster hopes to go far

    Steve Andersen

    The 2008 season nearly ended in glory for Big Booster.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2009
  12. Turf star Spring House goes for his biggest win yet

    Steve Andersen

    With two graded stakes wins this year, Spring House has become the top turf marathon horse in California. He will need to do more to win his third major race in Saturday's $250,000 Clement Hirsch Turf Championship at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2008
  13. Zappa scores; Pacific Classic may be next

    Steve Andersen

    Zappa earned an automatic berth to the $500,000 Breeders' Cup Marathon at the Oak Tree at Santa Anita meeting on Oct. 25 with his win in Wednesday's $150,000 Cougar II Handicap at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2008
  14. Big Booster good for long run

    Steve Andersen

    With the launch of the $500,000 Breeders' Cup Marathon at the Oak Tree meeting on Oct. 25, an emphasis has been placed on distance races in California this year. Big Booster is making all the stops along the way.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2008
  15. Big Booster good for long run

    Steve Andersen

    With the launch of the $500,000 Breeders' Cup Marathon at the Oak Tree meeting on Oct. 25, an emphasis has been placed on distance races in California this year. Big Booster is making all the stops along the way.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2008
  16. On the Acorn captures San Juan

    Steve Andersen

    The ex-claimer On the Acorn won his first stakes on Sunday in Santa Anita's top marathon turf race, the $250,000 San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2007