March 14, 2013 - 7:25pm
Stevens has been doing very well at Santa Anita Park.
Gary Stevens, who just turned 50, says so far his return to racing in January of this year, has gone better than expected.“I’m in heaven and having a ball and the horses are running well for me. I’m very appreciative of the opportunities that have been given to me, at the level...
January 7, 2013 - 9:00am
Goldencents, winner of the Sham Stakes, vaults to the top of the Kentucky Derby point standings
Trainer Doug O’Neill, who won last year’s Kentucky Derby with I’ll Have Another, is poised for another Run for the Roses – and his current top contender is a horse part-owned by University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino.Goldencents, who won the Delta Downs...
November 1, 2012 - 9:04am
Louisville native has several top contenders set to compete at Santa Anita
It’s been quite a year for locally-based trainer Dale Romans.He’s chalked up wins in Grade 1 races from coast to coast, including Little Mike in the Arlington Million and Dullahan in the Pacific ClassicHe’s working toward his own goals off the track. He says he’s lost about...
October 18, 2012 - 8:46am
The son of Malibu Moon, named for Louisville guard Russ Smith, begins his racing career at Santa Anita
The much-anticipated debut of University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino’s horse Russdiculous – named for charismatic Cardinal junior guard Russ Smith – is set for Saturday’s third race at Santa Anita Park, scheduled for 5:02 p.m. ET.Russdiculous, a Kentucky-...
November 6, 2010 - 7:00am
As we look to this afternoon's Breeders' Cup Classic and Zenyatta's race for perfection, we take a look back at her racing career.
Zenyatta's first stakes win came on January 13, 2008 in the grade 2 El Encino from Santa Anita Park. David Flores was again aboard for the ride.