Looking for that Golden Hour double

LOOKING FOR THAT GOLDEN HOUR DOUBLE What’s the goal for every speculator?….Low risk high yield . With that in mind, let’s take a swing at the Golden Hour Double on Friday, March 12. This wager involves selecting the winner of the final race at Santa Anita and...

Opening Day at Santa Anita even more special

SANTA ANITA OPENING DAY EVEN MORE SPECIAL This time of year means lots of things to lots of people. The celebration of Christmas is always a real biggy. The ringing in of a new year is also high on the charts. But this year especially, opening day at Santa Anita...

Tiger Dad gets his Stakes score

TIGER DAD GETS HIS STAKES SCORE Being that Father’s Day is June 21, who better to talk about than Tiger Dad? In fitting fashion, this four-year old son of Smiling Tiger was ferocious on June 13 in winning the Thor’s Echo Stakes at Santa Anita. Always a hard-knocker,...

O’Neill has three musketeers for Daytona Stakes

When they go to post at Santa Anita on May 23 for the Daytona Stakes, one conditioner will be serving up a candy bar of sorts. Now, why in the world will a trainer of Thoroughbreds indulge in this type of delight? Take a look at the entries for this 5 1/2 furlong dash...

Jockey Smith a grade above

JOCKEY SMITH A GRADE ABOVE Opening day at Santa Anita usually is a proving ground for the past and sometimes gives us a glimpse of the future. The December 28, 2019 edition provided a confirmation for what many already knew in regards to one of the veterans of the...