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  1. Great Hot using La Brea as stepping-stone

    Steve Andersen

    Great Hot had a milestone trip to Kentucky in October, winning the Grade 2 Raven Run Stakes at Keeneland. She was in the state for one start too many from the perspective of trainer A.C. Avila.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2011
  2. Mizdirection gives TV sports commentator Jim Rome first stakes wi...

    Steve Andersen

    Mizdirection's front-running win in Friday's $90,285 Sandy Blue Handicap at Del Mar was a milestone first stakes win for the filly and one of her co-owners.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2011
  3. Stute savors 2,000th win, plans dispersal of horses

    Steve Andersen

    Trainer Mel Stute won the 2,000th race of his career at Hollywood Park last Saturday, a win that caught him by surprise since he was unaware of the looming milestone.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2010
  4. Smiling Tiger masters his elders in Bing Crosby

    Steve Andersen

    The start of Sunday's $250,000 Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar left Smiling Tiger clear on the lead, and on his way to a milestone victory.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2010
  5. Turning Top scores big win in G3 Beverly Hills

    Steve Andersen

    Turning Top's win in Saturday's $100,000 Beverly Hills Handicap at Hollywood Park produced milestones for the 4-year-old filly, her 26-year-old trainer Simon Callaghan, and her 37-year-old jockey Brice Blanc.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  6. Milestones for Amen Hallelujah, Sutherland in Santa Ynez

    Steve Andersen

    A reduction in distance and an easier field gave Amen Hallelujah her first stakes win in Saturday's $150,000 Santa Ynez Stakes at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2010
  7. Jockey Joel Rosario wins six to tie Hollywood Park record

    Steve Andersen

    Jockey Joel Rosario equaled a Hollywood Park record shared by three Hall of Famers with a six-win day on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2009
  8. Zardana wins first graded stakes in Bayakoa Handicap at Hollywood...

    Steve Andersen

    Zardana's first start on a synthetic track in 22 months produced a milestone victory in Saturday's $150,000 Bayakoa Handicap at Hollywood Park.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2009
  9. 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
  10. horse, horse racing, Breeders' Cup, Oak Tree at Santa Anita, Bree...

    Steve Andersen

    It will take decades for someone to surpass the milestone that French trainer Freddie Head can achieve if Goldikova wins Saturday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2009
  11. San Gabriel: Proudinsky gives Frankel milestone win

    Steve Andersen

    Proudinsky ended a six-race losing streak in Sunday's $150,000 San Gabriel Handicap, giving trainer Bobby Frankel a record 900th career win at the Santa Anita winter-spring meeting.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2008
  12. Gomez hits milestone aboard Hyperbaric

    Steve Andersen

    Hyperbaric gave jockey Garrett Gomez the 3,000th winner of his career in the Oak Tree Mile. Another career milestone could await Gomez if Hyperbaric starts in the Breeders' Cup Mile on Oct. 25.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2008
  13. Pletcher scores victory No. 2,000

    Steve Andersen

    Trainer Todd Pletcher recorded the 2,000th win of his record-setting career with On the Virg in Sunday's eighth race at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2008
  14. Plenty of speed for Hollywood Gold Cup

    Steve Andersen

    The presence of two confirmed front-runners in Saturday's $750,000 Hollywood Gold Cup - A. P. Xcellent and Mr. Splash - may help Lava Man equal a unique milestone, or give the red-hot Molengao his first Grade 1 win.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2007
  15. Balance seeking win at key distance

    Steve Andersen

    A year to the day after her first win in a Grade 1, Balance will be after another milestone in Sunday's $200,000 La Canada Stakes at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2007
  16. One Off rallies from last to win San Marcos

    Steve Andersen

    Proving it is never too late to reach a career milestone, the 7-year-old gelding One Off won his first stakes in Sunday's $150,000 San Marcos Stakes at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2007