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  1. Experience, not stamina, is concern for Kilograeme heading into S...

    Steve Andersen

    Starting the rapidly improving Kilograeme over 1 1/16 miles for the first time in Saturday's $250,000 Santa Anita Oaks against a highly talented field is not a concern, trainer Mike Mitchell insists.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  2. Jaycito now in Baffert stable

    Steve Andersen

    Jaycito, the winner of the Norfolk Stakes at Hollywood Park in October and seventh in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Churchill Downs on Nov. 6, was transferred from trainer Mike Mitchell to Bob Baffert earlier this week, the trainers said on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  3. St Trinians to rest for 2011 campaign

    Steve Andersen

    St Trinians will miss the $300,000 Clement Hirsch Stakes at Del Mar on Aug. 7 because of soreness, trainer Mike Mitchell said on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2010
  4. Tap It Light in deep in Gold Cup

    Steve Andersen

    For more than a decade, the acquisition of high-priced claimers helped trainer Mike Mitchell win some of the biggest races of his career.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2010
  5. Zenyatta may see St Trinians again

    Steve Andersen

    Sunday evening, several hours after Zenyatta caught a game St Trinians in deep stretch of the $250,000 Vanity Handicap to extend her unbeaten streak to 17, trainer Mike Mitchell sent John Shirreffs a text message.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2010
  6. Misremembered captures G1 Santa Anita Handicap

    Steve Andersen

    Regardless of whether time is measured in decades or years, Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has been waiting for a horse like Misremembered and a race such as Saturday's $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap for a long time.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2010
  7. Fluke wins bittersweet Citation Handicap at Hollywood Park, Humbe...

    Steve Andersen

    Fluke's win in Friday's $300,000 Citation Handicap at Hollywood Park was a milestone that trainer Humberto Ascanio would have gladly postponed indefinitely.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2009
  8. Cowboy Cal looks to rebound in Grade 1 Citation Handicap at Holly...

    Steve Andersen

    By the time Cowboy Cal reached the eighth pole of the Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita on Nov. 7, he was one worn-out 4-year-old colt. Setting a quick pace took its toll, and he faded to finish 10th of 11.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2009
  9. Eddie Read Stakes, Del Mar, Global Hunter, A.C. Avila, Monterey J...

    Steve Andersen

    Global Hunter pulled a 14-1 upset in a bizarre running of the $350,000 Eddie Read Stakes on Saturday, a race marred by an incident on the first turn when Thorn Song bolted while leading.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2009
  10. Swaps Stakes, Hollywood Park, Misremembered, Bob Baffert, George ...

    Steve Andersen

    Just when lucrative opportunities for 3-year-olds on the main track are drawing to a close in Southern California, Misremembered seems to have figured out racing.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2009
  11. Hollywood Park, horse racing, horse, Affirmed Handicap, Grazen, R...

    Steve Andersen

    Repelling a solid challenge on the backstretch, Grazen won his stakes debut in Saturday's $100,000 Affirmed Handicap at Hollywood Park. The style of the win suggested that the late-developing 3-year-old could show further improvement.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2009
  12. Midships best left to run freely

    Steve Andersen

    Victor Espinoza was in no mood to fight Midships in the Grade 2 San Luis Rey Handicap at Santa Anita last month.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2009
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Injury sidelines On the Acorn

    Steve Andersen

    On the Acorn, winner of the Grade 2 Jim Murray Handicap last month, has been taken out of training after swelling developed in one his ankles earlier this week, trainer Mike Mitchell said.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2008
  16. Murray field lacking in pace

    Steve Andersen

    On the Acorn's only loss this year, a third-place finish in the Grade 2 San Luis Obispo Handicap at Santa Anita in February, still bothers trainer Mike Mitchell.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2007