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  1. Ultimate Eagle upsets Oak Tree Derby

    Steve Andersen

    In the days leading up to Saturday's $150,000 Oak Tree Derby at Santa Anita, trainer Mike Pender said that his longshot Ultimate Eagle had "a bolt of confidence" from two consecutive wins at Del Mar.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2011
  2. Longshot filly Margot Did surprises in Nunthorpe

    Steve Andersen

    Margot Did, one of two fillies in a field of 17, pulled a 20-1 upset in Friday's Group 1 Nunthorpe Stakes at York, England, giving jockey Hayley Turner a career-best second win at the highest level this summer.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2011
  3. Immortal Verse upsets Goldikova in Prix Jacques le Marois

    Steve Andersen

    The 3-year-old filly Immortal Verse, the winner of the Group 1 Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot in June, upset the heavily favored Goldikova in Monday's Group 1 Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville, France.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2011
  4. Dreamy Kid catches Coil in final yards of Swaps

    Steve Andersen

    Making his graded stakes debut and first start with blinkers, Dreamy Kid pulled an upset in Saturday's Grade 2, $150,000 Swaps Stakes at Hollywood Park, catching 1-2 favorite Coil in the final stride.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2011
  5. Breeders' Cup winner Dakota Phone retired

    Steve Andersen

    Dakota Phone, the upset winner of the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile last November, has been retired because of an injury sustained in the spring, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  6. Archarcharch upsets; The Factor unplaced in Arkansas Derby

    Steve Andersen

    Archarcharch rallied from off the pace and held off a late threat from Nehro to win Saturday's $1 million Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2011
  7. Dubai World Cup: Victoire Pisa leads one-two finish for Japanese ...

    Steve Andersen

    Victoire Pisa pulled an upset in Saturday's $10 million Dubai World Cup after jockey Mirco Demuro made a bold move to challenge for the lead about five furlongs from the finish.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2011
  8. Santa Ana Stakes won't have Harmonious

    Steve Andersen

    Game On Dude, the upset winner of the controversial Santa Anita Handicap on March 5, will miss a scheduled start in the $10 million Dubai World Cup on March 26 because of a foot abcess, his trainer, Bob Baffert, said Tuesday morning.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2011
  9. Speed bias helps Always a Princess foil Blind Luck in El Encino

    Steve Andersen

    Always a Princess upset Blind Luck in Sunday's $150,000 El Encino Stakes at Santa Anita, taking advantage of a track that favors speed in two-turn races to win by 3 1/2 lengths.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2011
  10. Dakota Phone goes for two in a row in Native Diver

    Steve Andersen

    Dakota Phone showed what he can do on his best day with a 37-1 upset in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile at Churchill Downs on Nov. 6. The problem is Dakota Phone does not string those performances together very often.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2010
  11. Briecat leads all the way in Las Palmas Handicap

    Steve Andersen

    Briecat's upset win in the $150,000 Las Palmas Handicap at Hollywood Park on Sunday equaled the most prestigious win of her career, but it meant more to trainer Vladimir Cerin.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2010
  12. Nakatani guides Fantastic Pick to 22-1 surprise in Oak Tree Derby...

    Steve Andersen

    Mad Flatter won the first graded race of his career and in the process earned an automatic berth in the Saturday, Fantastic Pick won for the third time in his last four starts in the $150,000 Oak Tree Derby.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  13. Liberian Freighter upsets in Oak Tree Mile

    Steve Andersen

    The $150,000 Oak Tree Mile at Hollywood Park on Saturday was more of a prep for the $100,000 California Cup Mile on Oct. 30 than the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile at Churchill Downs on Nov. 6.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2010
  14. Jaycito pulls upset in Norfolk Stakes

    Steve Andersen

    Jaycito, winless in his first two starts, including a second-place finish in the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity last month, ran down favored J P's Gusto to win Saturday's $250,000 Norfolk Stakes at the Oak Tree at Hollywood Park meeting.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2010
  15. Record pick six carryover of nearly $1.6 million at Del Mar

    Steve Andersen

    There is a record pick six carryover of $1,597,470 for Saturday's 10-race program at Del Mar, after bettors failed to hit the wager from Wednesday through Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2010
  16. 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