Jan 142015
 

Saturday’s Silverbulletday at the Fair Grounds may only be listed and not yet a graded stake, but it does carry qualifying points for the Kentucky Oaks and the chances of one or more of the entrants being in the starting  gate for the Oaks at Churchill Downs the day before the first Saturday in May are infinitesimally greater than any of the LeComte GIII starters being in the starting gate at Churchill Downs for the Derby the day after the day before the first Saturday in May.

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Jan 042015
 

If one of Frank Stronach’s New Year’s resolutions was to make thoroughbred racing more interesting it was accomplished on Saturday at Santa Anita as form went out through the bathroom window with not a single favourite winning a race on the entire card.

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Dec 282014
 

Watching Bolo repel the challenges and cruise to an easy victory in the Eddie Logan Stakes at Santa Anita Park on Saturday makes one wonder if the connections can resist the lure of the dirt and the Kentucky Derby Trail.

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