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  1. So You Think odds-on choice in Irish Champion

    Steve Andersen

    So You Think will be a heavy favorite to win yet another race at that level in Saturday's Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown Racecourse in Ireland.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2011
  2. Tampa Bay Derby has rewarded Pletcher in long run

    Steve Andersen

    Saturday, Pletcher is back at Tampa with Brethren, an undefeated half-brother to Super Saver who will be heavily favored against eight rivals to win the Grade 2, $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby, the centerpiece of a 12-race card at Tampa Bay Downs.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2011
  3. Twirling Candy topweighted at 122 for Santa Anita Handicap

    Steve Andersen

    Twirling Candy will carry top weight of 122 pounds when he attempts to win his third consecutive stakes in Saturday's $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2011
  4. Thunder Road will determine path for Victor's Cry

    Steve Andersen

    The $100,000 Thunder Road Handicap on turf at Santa Anita on Saturday will determine Victor's Cry's March itinerary.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2011
  5. Zenyatta's California fans get chance to say good-bye

    Steve Andersen

    Zenyatta will be paraded between races at Hollywood Park on Sunday as part of Zenyatta Appreciation Day, a day before she is flown to Kentucky.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2010
  6. Volcanic ash strands trainer Simon Callaghan

    Steve Andersen

    Falcon Rock will give Simon Callaghan his best chance for a graded stakes win this year in Sunday's $150,000 San Juan Capistrano, and the trainer has virtually no chance of seeing the race live.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2010
  7. 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
  8. Darley Debutante Stakes, Del Mar, Mi Sueno, Eric Guillot, Souther...

    Steve Andersen

    Mi Sueno will go to Santa Anita this fall as the leading 2-year-old filly in California after her gutty win in Saturday's $300,000 Darley Debutante.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2009
  9. Mrs Kipling, Hollywood Park, American Oaks Invitational, horse ra...

    Steve Andersen

    Nine weeks since she scored an impressive victory in the Grade 3 Senorita Stakes, Mrs Kipling will attempt to win the third stakes of her career in the $700,000 American Oaks at Hollywood Park on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  10. Turf: Red Rocks hit obstacles after beating Curlin

    Steve Andersen

    Red Rocks, the last horse to beat reigning Horse of the Year Curlin, will start in the Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita on Saturday without a prep race in more than three months and a reputation for failing to put together consecutive wins.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2008
  11. 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
  12. Heatseeker goes for gold at Hollywood

    Steve Andersen

    Heatseeker has made a steady rise to the top of the California handicap division in the last six months. Staying there will require a win in the $750,000 Hollywood Gold Cup at Hollywood Park on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2008
  13. Valenzuela, rider of Kelso, to be inducted early

    Steve Andersen

    Ismael Valenzuela, better known as Milo during a career that included 2,545 wins, will be inducted into the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame in a special ceremony at Santa Anita on Sunday evening.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2008
  14. Grade 3 Monrovia H. lacks a standout

    Steve Andersen

    The moody mare Strong Faith will have trainer Jeff Mullins guessing before Tuesday's $100,000 Monrovia Handicap at Santa Anita.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2007
  15. Many questions for Worldly in Hollywood Derby

    Steve Andersen

    The $500,000 Hollywood Derby at Hollywood Park on Sunday will test Worldly in several ways.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2007
  16. River's Prayer going for five in row

    Steve Andersen

    Friday at Del Mar, River's Prayer will be favored to win the $200,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap over 6 1/2 furlongs for fillies and mares.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2007